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Kevin Heisler

Kevin Heisler

Articles by Kevin Heisler

  1. Google Rumored to Buy Digg for Third Time

    A few months ago we explained why Digg would be worth $200 million to Google. Now it appears the rumor mill is reporting that Google will buy Digg for $200 million or so. Rumor has it the two companies have signed a letter of intent and...

  2. Yahoo Q2 2008 Disappoints Wall St.

    Yahoo Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results • Revenues were $1,798 million for the second quarter of 2008, a 6 percent increase compared to $1,698 million for the same period of 2007. • Marketing services revenues were $1,587 million for the...

  3. Yang to Yahoos: One Team, One Voice

    We're not sure what the long-term implications of the Yahoo-Yang-Icahn settlement will be. In the short term, though, the agreement that ended the impending proxy fight appears to have inspired Jerry Yang to use capital letters in his memos to...

  4. Google Earnings Top $5.37 Billion in Revenue Q2 2008

    Google revenues topped $5.37 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, an increase of 39 percent compared to the second quarter of 2007. That's also an increase of 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2008. But those numbers still...

  5. SEO Can Be A Bear

    We often take the mainstream press to task for not understanding the value of search engine marketing and search engine optimization. So it's a welcome change when a national columnist gets it right. Today Steven Strauss in TheStreet.com...

  6. Q&A with Google's Tim Armstrong

    Canadian Business Magazine has an excellent Q&A with Google's Tim Armstrong. Here are some choice excerpts that show where Google's headed and why. Canadian Business: What are some other emerging trends you're seeing in Internet...

  7. Google Share of Searches Almost 70 Percent

    Google grabbed 69.17 percent of all U.S. searches for the four weeks ending June 28, 2008, Hitwise announced today. Yahoo! Search, MSN Search and Ask.com each received 19.62, 5.46 and 4.17 percent respectively. The remaining 42 search engines in...

  8. Twing Search Engine Launches Buzz Graph

    Twing.com, a new search engine dedicated to finding information within forums and communities, today announced it has launched new features that can help brand managers gain insight into product and company discussions. “Our Saved Search and...

  9. NowPublic Buys Truemors: Kawasaki Says It's All True

    TechCrunch is reporting that NowPublic has acquired Truemors, a rumor site launched by Guy Kawasaki in May 2007. NowPublic bills itself as a"participatory news site." The startup has raised two rounds of financing. Kawasaki will serve on the...

  10. Yahoo's Yang Rips Microsoft and Icahn

    CEO Jerry Yang accused Microsoft of trying to destabilize Yahoo without intending to complete a deal, according to the Wall St. Journal. Yang also fired back at billionaire investor Carl Icahn and his selection of a new Yahoo board. What...

  11. Google Lively: Comprehensive Guide to Getting Started

    Second Life, get a life. Google Lively is the new virtual world created by the world's largest search engine. Google Lively is billed as a "chat experience" using avatars. Google says, "You're about to embark on a chat experience in which you...

  12. Google Docs Dying for a Checkup

    The Register reported today that Google Docs disappeared in the cloud computing stratosphere, leaving users hoping for a house call from the Google guys. No word yet on the outage on the official Google Docs blog. Cade Metz noted that Google's...

  13. Twitter Buys Summize?

    Twitter, the social media sensation, is rumored to buy Summize, the Twitter search engine. Summize is widely considered to be the best search engine for Twitter conversations. Of course there are skeptics about the acquisition given that it...

  14. Marc Chagall Google Doodle

    Today's the birthday of artist Marc Chagall. Google has honored Chagall with a Google Doodle. The Marc Chagall Wikipedia entry states, "After gaining a reputation as an artist, Chagall left St. Petersburg to settle in Paris to be near the...