Google Analytics: AdSense Reporting, Visualization Tools, & More

October 22nd, 2008

Google Analytics Upgrade: AdSense Reporting, Visualization Tools, & More

"A day after announcing a slight touch up, Google Analytics is rolling out what it calls a “significant upgrade” to its feature set. The new tools include AdSense integration, “Motion Charts,” advanced segmentation, an API, custom reports and an updated user interface to highlight these new tools better.

Place your television ads with Google TV Ads (!) | Inside AdWords : Google

May 1st, 2008

Inside AdWords: Place ads on television with Google TV Ads

Cool! But I think we'll start to see more YouTube-grade commercials on commercial TV from here on out.

On second thought: could they possibly be worse than our local auto dealer ads? ;^)

"We'd like to introduce Google TV Ads, a flexible, all-digital system for easily and efficiently buying more accountable and measurable TV advertising.

Meet Google: Search Giant, Monopolist Extraordinaire

January 9th, 2008

Google Watch | Google vs. Microsoft | Meet Google: Search Giant, Monopolist Extraordinaire

"Microsoft also articulated (Word doc) how the combination of Google's vast ad networks with DoubleClick's publishing tools will give the company overwhelming chunks of the market.

Microsoft Sees Olympic Gold and Silverlight

January 9th, 2008

Microsoft Sees Olympic Gold and Silverlight

We'll never have to suffer through another Bob Costas "human interest" story again!

"NBC will deliver NBCOlympics.com on MSN, and the video, more than 3,000 hours of free, live and on-demand content, will be powered by Silverlight, Microsoft's cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering high-quality video experiences on the Web.

Happy New Year! JPMorgan Predicts 2008 Will Be “Nothing But Net”

January 3rd, 2008

JPMorgan Predicts 2008 Will Be “Nothing But Net”

Some great stats and graphs for us all to use and get off to bright start.

 "JPMorgan’s Internet analyst Imran Khan and his team released a massive 312-page report this morning titled Nothing But Net that paints a bullish picture for the major Internet stocks (Google, Amazon, Yahoo, eBay, Expedia, Salesforce.

Could Google’s Android Be the Cell Phone Savior?

November 8th, 2007

Could Google's Android Be the Cell Phone Savior?

And now for a completely different opinion:

"The U.S. mobile market today gives companies two less-than-ideal alternatives when trying to create mobile functionality. It can either go the app approach or the browser approach.

Google Customers = “Programmed Drones?”

November 7th, 2007

Google Customers = "Programmed Drones?"

This may turn into a nice flame war between Google and Ziff Davis, publishers of CIO Insight:

"Android is more evidence of the Google attitude and mimicking of Microsoft of 15 years ago. For Android is an empty promise—the worst kind of vaporware.