If I Can Just Put on My Sneakers

At Princeton's Fourth of July fireworks last night, I got into a discussion with a friend who is concerned about his son who works as a journalist for a small N.J. newspaper. I referred him to a "tell it like it is"…

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AskCity Drops Maps, Outsources to MSFT

Microsoft's Virtual Earth Blog posted yesterday that AskCity will now use Virtual Earth to power its mapping and local features. This will take the place of Ask's homegrown mapping tool that was the first to come out with multi-point directions,…

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Digg Gets More Social

Social bookmarking and news aggregator Digg has announced that it will integrate a new recommendations engine. This will track users' activity and recommend stories according to the behavior of other presumably like-minded users. This is mostly a filter to increase…

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Local.com Pushes Display Ads for Brand Marketers

Local.com yesterday announced an ad distribution deal with Hearst-owned White Directory Publishers. The deal will bring Local.com's display ad inventory to White's national sales force. In this way it presents an opportunity for White to appeal to national advertisers that…

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