Monthly Archives: May 2007

Big bucks for online advertisers

The International Herald Tribune reports that companies like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL are buying once-obscure online advertising firms for eye-popping prices. The issue reached new heights May 18 when Microsoft agreed to pay $US 6 billion for the online … Continue reading

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Phone your next blog update

The Guardian of 21 May 2007 reports that British technology group SpinVox has signed a deal with US blogging company Six Apart to offer speech-to-text technology to its LiveJournal service. About 12 million bloggers use LiveJournal. SpinVox’s co-founder and chief executive … Continue reading

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Escape from Bigblog

I started this blog because I was unhappy with what Telstra did to my Bigblog. Telstra placed advertisements on the site without my permission, changed the appearance and generally made it unattractive. So I have gone here, where I have … Continue reading

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