Talk Articles

Why Isn’t There More Talk About PR Uses of SMS?

I’ve been pondering the lack of discussion about the potential PR applications for SMS (short message service for wireless/cell phones).

Blair and Cameron Podcast Firsts

You know podcasting has now definitely entered the mainstream when two politicians – one a Prime Minister no less, and both leaders of their parties and members of the government – use the medium in conjunction with two national newspapers to convey particular messages to voters in the UK.

Google Talk Tasting Blackberry
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Blackberry users get to use Google Talk and Google Local services on their mobile messaging devices as Google makes its maps and chat available for the popular platform.

Interview with Todd Malicoat

I was planning to post this interview with Todd next Monday, but as usual, Todd has done a super job and providing insight into all things important about SEO.

Google Pack – A User Data Bonanza
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I noticed this morning a link on Google’s home page to Google Pack, a collection of “essentials to make your PC just work.”

Wales Scuttles Wikipedia Ad Talk, Kind Of

Advertising was the hot issue after a Times Online UK interview with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales seemed to indicate they would be part of the online encyclopedia’s future.

Google Talk And AIM: Buddies

One underreported provision of Google’s billion-dollar deal with AOL is that AOL will make Google Talk interoperable with AOL Instant Messenger.

Google Talk Jabbers A Jingle

Specifications created by Google and Jabber for carrying VoIP and video will be released as an open set of extensions to the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP).

Talk Digger 2.0 Blog URL Metasearch Simply Rocks

The team at our agency has been gushing of late over Talk Digger and I can certainly see why.

News Search Engines Talk

I just left the “Meet The News Search Engines” session at SES Chicago. The speakers were Chris Tolles of Topix.net and Nathan Stoll of Google. Later, we will be hearing more about news search from WebProNews Editor Mike McDonald who interviewed Chris following after the session. There are lots of interesting plans for news search coming from Topix.

Google Talk From The Browser With Gtalkr

The voice chat and instant messaging client from Google has been implemented as a Flash-based application, usable from any web browser that supports Flash.

Andy Beal Makes Pilgrimage To PubCon

In his first appearance at the conference, Beal reflected on his “dumbass decision” to give over the keys to Search Engine Lowdown, and jokingly asked the audience at his talk to change their links from SEL to his new Marketing Pilgrim site.

Pubcon 10 Las Vegas Starts Tuesday

Monday I leave for Las Vegas to attend Pubcon 10, WebmasterWorld’s Search Engine Marketing Conference.

Find Me, Call Me; Google Maps and Talk Mash-up?

Imagine the value of an Internet service that starts with a search, continues with a detailed map location, and ends with a phone call directly to an advertiser through a VoIP connection. This is the train of thought that leads one to an API mash-up of Google Maps and Google Talk.

Gates Not Afraid Of Google

Heh, Bill is giving me lots of stuff to talk about tonight at a certain party at a certain Mountain View, CA location that I’m not allowed to blog about. Sorry, not my rules.

Google Talk Gains Gaim Developer

Sean Egan, Gaim’s lead developer, disclosed on Gaim’s Sourceforge site he has been working for Google for the past month and a half.

Microsoft Wants To Talk To Your Mom

The Xbox360 will be in store on November 22nd and Microsoft is looking at all the demographics. One group their aiming for is a bit non-traditional for the gaming market, women. This is part of Microsoft’s plan to make the Xbox360 a family affair.

NASA and Google Join Up/ Web 2.0 Talk
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Some interesting things on the blogs today (I am linking here to Memeorandum): Om Malik touched off a firestorm of comment …

Three Year Plans at Internet Companies?

Earlier today I was with a small group entering a conference room for a meeting that I can’t tell you about.

Podcaster Records Cockpit Talk from Distressed JetBlue Flight

The Fly With Me podcast has captured some of the pilot-tower audio from last week’s Jet Blue emergency landing at LAX.

300 Analysts Talk To Google, Remember Nothing

Google’s standard rule of not telling anybody anything until its too late has caused worldwide speculation as to what on Earth they plan to do with all that new money. A recent New York invitation-only meeting with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin did little to change that silent trend.