Vast.com Launches

I got a chance to get a quick preview and overview of Vast.com yesterday. What is Vast? On first blush it's yet another free classifieds site, joining an already extremely…

IPTV Article of the Day

The Washington Post's Leslie Walker penned an interesting post-CES piece today about IPTV. From the article: No single company put everything together into a magical product at the Consumer Electronics…

AOLTV, TW and 'The Tail'

Last week we issued an ILM White Paper about the future of TV (IPTV and video search). One of the strongest of the Internet incumbents in this category is AOL,…

Real Estate and the Future of Dynamic Mapping

Although everyone and their great grandmother has already written about this, I wanted to point out Housingmaps to the 10 people who haven't already heard or read about it. This…

HomePages: The Next Level

I'm technically off today. But check out HomePages.com. It's real-estate mapping and accompanying monetization taken to the "next level," with a great deal of local info built around the map.…

Mashup: Google Maps + Google Local

Google has brought Local out of beta and combined it with the surprisingly popular Google Maps in a single "map-centric" interface. Here's a search for "wine shops in Greenwich Village…

So Many Stories . . .

It was a very interesting day yesterday at DDC2005, which saw keynote speeches from Dex Media's George Burnett and YellowBook's Joe Walsh (both of which seemed to elicit strong reactions)…

Google Finally Talks — and IMs

After an almost unprecendented frenzy of speculation Google Talk is live. What is it? It's an IM client that has VoIP (good transmission quality). You have to have a gmail…