Best of the Day (7/12)
By Michael Hickins Getty The campus at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California
How Much Is a User Worth?
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge not to return the domain names of one of Spain’s most popular websites seized as part of a major US crackdown on Internet piracy.
Forget being friended on Facebook or followed on Twitter. What you really want now is to be Circled—or so Google hopes. The company’s latest social-networking effort, Google+, lets users organize people into Circles of friends so you can choose what you share with each group.
If you’re curious about all things Google+ , you’re in luck.
Computerworld - Just two weeks old, Google's social network is generating a tidal wave of curiosity and excitement. And that level of interest may have social networking giants like Facebook and Twitter getting a little anxious. " Google+ is getting a lot of attention, particularly in techie circles," said Dan Olds, an analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group.
David Temkin, head of mobile at AOL, hit the stage at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2011 conference today to clarify the company’s mobile vision.
How executive shuffles, product changes, and a delayed IPO paid off for a couple of private equity firms. By Kevin Maney , contributor CEO Bates (left) first interviewed with financier Durban (center) over Skype - but met Andreessen (right) the old-fashioned way, in his office.
Jessie Becker, here to share two significant changes at Netflix with you.
Netflix announced this morning that it is changing its pricing structure for DVD and streaming videos. Starting Sept.1, unlimited movie streaming and DVD-by-mail will be separate options costing $7.99 a month with the option of combining the two for $15.98 a month, or double what a standard Netflix subscription now costs. The announcement comes as a surprise to those that thought that Netflix would eventually kill off its DVD-by-mail business and only offer streaming video.