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Google Maps finds AdSense

There was this talk of people painting their company logos and contact details onto the roofs of their premises when Google announced Google Maps way back when. More recently, Google released Google MyMaps, giving us the tools to create outlines of the land and property we own, or where we live, or maybe the route […]

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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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YouTube to kick-off soccer deal?

Much has been said about Google buying YouTube. I’ve even had something to say in the past, too. What with so much content of dubious, questionable copyright floating around on YouTube, many eyes are focused in their direction. A few weeks ago, the BBC struck something of a deal with YouTube, which allowed the BBC […]

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Yahoo! to buy MyBlogLog

As a fairly regular reader of TechCrunch, I kept seeing this Recent Reader list popping up. Curiosity got the better of me, and in the last week of December I signed up to MyBlogLog, the provider of the aforementioned list. Since then, I’m happy to say that MyBlogLog has been a pretty good investment, one […]

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Can Yahoo! and local papers save each other?

What with Google shifting some of its considerable weight towards old school ‘off-line’ advertising, we’re now starting to feel the first tremors of that seismic shift: “Yahoo! announced this morning a partnership with a number of large newspaper chains, controlling a total of 176 publications, to share content and functionality. Both Yahoo! and local papers […]