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Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Findory Neighborhoods

This is my blowlinked blog neighborhood over at Findory. Try entering your blog name in the URL too to get to see your neighborhood. [Via Battelle.]

Yahoo Blogs Japan

Yahoo’s new Japanese blogging service allows up to 2GB of images. [Via SEW.]

Gmail Invites Moved

If you’re a regular Gmail user, you might have noticed the invite box moved to the lower left. As you can see from the screenshot, my colleague in a single day received 44 new invitations to hand out...

Electric Sheep Screensaver

Electric Sheep is a clustered screen saver turning artificial life into fascinating visuals. The documentary [MOV] explains the details. [Via Metafilter.]

LifeHacker for $25,000?

Dan Gillmor quotes AdAge (subscription):

“Sony Consumer Electronics e-Solutions Group is the exclusive sponsor for the launch of LifeHacker (...) The deal, which also includes placements on Gizmodo, Gawker’s earlier gadget title, will cost Sony in the range of $25,000 a month, according to a source close to the deal. The sponsorship runs for about three months.”

Google AdSense Spam?

It seems Cameron Marlow of is being spammed by a Google salesman. [Via Waxy.]

Google Referral

You can now earn $20 for each customer who signs up for AdWords or AdSense through your site (note the customer must spend at least $20 in AdWords, or earn $75 in AdSense, for you to get the money). All you need to do is apply to become a member of the Google Referral Program. [Thanks Dirson.]

The Great GOOG

“Google reported strong fourth-quarter results after the closing bell today. The Internet-search company posted earnings per share of 78 cents, versus 19 cents in the year-ago period. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call had estimated earnings of 77 cents per share. Revenue for the quarter was $1.03 billion, a record amount for the company, and more than twice that of the year-ago period. In a press release, Google cited increased online-advertising revenue as the main growth driver.”
-- Forbes, 02.01.05


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