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Will everything on the web one day be free?

I ask this question because I think we may well be inching closer to a point where lots of web services will be free. I say free, but what I really mean is advert-supported. But that’s still free, isn’t it? I thought about making this into a huge analysis of a possible future free web, […]

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Google to slow the pace of and widen the features of their web applications

I’ve been sitting on this tidbit for over a week, but it’s a tidbit that’s been largely overlooked. So I’m sort of hoping it’s still fresh to most of you: “Google leaders told their engineers to stop focusing on launching a dizzying array of new services, and concentrate on making sure the existing ones work. […]

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Google very much ink deal with YouTube to the tune of $1.5 billion

With hardly enough time to draw breath between curious rumour and putting ink to cheque, Google have indeed bought YouTube. “As Google put it in when announcing the buy, ‘The acquisition combines one of the largest and fastest growing online video entertainment communities with Google’s expertise in organizing information and creating new models for advertising […]