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The Blog King doesn’t want to be the Blog King: He wants his sites to be as compelling as TV. Here’s his promo reel.
News Bytepersonal blog today, as a follow-up to a much-discussed post on Google’s official blog about sites with “shallow or low-quality content.” Many observers thought Google’s original note was about Demand Media, but Demand CEO Richard Rosenblatt says that’s not the case.
News Byteplanned acquisition of flight information provider ITA Software, Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis. and head of a Senate antitrust panel, today urged the Department of Justice to be extra diligent in its review of the deal. Citing the concerns of consumer groups and existing online travel search and booking sites, Kohl suggested the DOJ may need to consider predicating its approval on certain conditions to ensure fair competition.
News Byteissued a statement today denying that it hijacked Internet traffic, in response to a report issued yesterday by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, which claims that on April 8, 15 percent of global Web traffic was diverted through Chinese Web servers. The rerouted data reportedly included traffic from U.S. government and military sites, as well as corporate sites like Microsoft and Yahoo.
No one seems to spend much time talking about the HTML5 vs. Flash video face-off anymore. For good reason: There’s not much to debate anymore.
News Byteit has acquired MyPerfectSale, an online shopping service for high-end fashion, which will join its ShopStyle network of shopping sites. Last month, CEO Brian Sugar spoke with Kara Swisher about a couple of other recent expansion moves–its first foray into local in June and its first foray into Facebook in July, with the launch of a shopping game called Retail Therapy.