Is Sarah Lacy Making Sponsored Posts on TechCrunch?

Post Updated See End of Post If you read TechCrunch, you may have noticed a post this weekend about Blueprint Cleanse, a health product designed to cleanse your body. On the surface, the piece seemed to be a  “California” lifestyle piece; however, after doing a bit of research, it turns out there’s a lot more intrigue, questionable journalistic ethics, and … [Continue reading Is Sarah Lacy Making Sponsored Posts on TechCrunch?]

New Website

So if you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the past week, I’ve been putting the finishing touches on a new website The idea behind Viral Conversations is putting business owners who have a product or service, in touch with bloggers who are interested in reviewing it. The difference between this website and other website review services is Viral Conversations … [Continue reading New Website]

Google Current and Google Zeitgeist

So there I was cruising over to Google Zeitgeist hoping to find some data on local searches and I’m still upset that Zeitgeist doesn’t have an RSS feed (Hey Matt Cutts if hook you up with some Red Bull’s in Vegas can you make that happen for code jam 2006?) and I stumble across Google Current. Think Kurt Loder of … [Continue reading Google Current and Google Zeitgeist]

Internet Based TV Network

Earlier this week Google launched Google Video, a service which allows you to download and play videos. Some big time players are participating in the distribution like CBS and the NBA. While some of these videos are free many of them have a nominal download fee (currently $$3.95 or less). This puts them on a level playing field with ITunes … [Continue reading Internet Based TV Network]

John Battelle: Google and AOL Lame or are Telling Porkie Lies

In Case you missed it Google “clarified” some of the issues about the AOL partnership on their blog. Now John Battelle wonders if there isn’t a bit of “interpretation” going on  John Battelle’s Searchblog: Google Clarifies