Daily Archives: April 9, 2007

Who reads the front page?

I was trying to determine how profitable Tribune’s online operations would be if they blocked sites from displaying links to their stories. The answer: “Not very.” The stats for washingtonpost.com and nytimes.com (which have much stronger online operations than Tribune) … Continue reading

Posted in journalism, media, newspapers, publishing | 4 Comments

Dash-ing ahead of the GPS pack

Newcomer Dash is seeking 2,000 drivers across the country to beta test a new concept in satellite navigation. Instead of relying primarily on data stored on a DVD or flash memory, Dash Express uses two-way Internet connectivity to a deliver … Continue reading

Posted in dash, gps, satellite navigation, yahoo | 1 Comment

Attack of the wireless patent trolls

I did a vanity search last night on the patent office’s published application database looking for some patents I’ve submitted. I came across a lot of patents submitted by Strategic Patents, P.C. The name itself screams patent troll. Trolls are … Continue reading

Posted in aol, google, intellectual property, yahoo