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Why YouTube Will Never Replace TV

Joseph Farrell | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

YouTube recently embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content. A move no doubt inspired by the successes of Netflix, this is part of YouTube's continuing efforts to increase viewership and to transform itself into a destination for long-form original content. But will it work?

How I Increased My Adsense Earnings 80% With One Simple Test

Bob Lotich | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology
Bob Lotich

For years, I've told bloggers that if they simply start testing different variations with their Adsense units, they can increase their earnings over night. Those who took me up on it have confirmed there's a lot of money left on the table.

How Valuable Are 46,000 Adsense Accounts -- and to Whom?

Chris Castle | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

The standard that Google wants to impose on the world is that when you profit from crime, you can keep your money if you promise not to do it again.

Google Kills '20 Percent Time'

Quartz | Christopher Mims | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business

Quartz: Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists. That’s a...

Here's Why GM Backed Out Of Its Deal With Facebook

Reuters | Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook may only have itself to blame for why General Motors rained on ...

Racist CafePress Ad Featured On Daily Kos

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

CafePress is stirring up trouble again with its anti-Mexican products. But this time, the merchandise photos were not on, but instead po...

Lawyer's Unemployment Benefits Yanked Over $1 A Day From Blog

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Does writing a blog constitute work? That appears to be the position of the New York State Department of Labor, which recently declared a laid-off att...

VIDEO: New York Times Digital Chief: Has "Unbelievable Margins" from Google AdSense

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Martin Nisenholtz, who heads digital operations at The New York Times Company, says that companies who create low cost, highly verticalized and contextualized content will get "very rich" from AdSense.

Why Google Bothered to Appeal a $761 Small Claims Case (and Won)

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

There is no law explicitly stating so, but there was no need for Google to behave in as draconian a manner as it did throughout the entire process of investigating the circumstances surrounding my AdSense account termination.

Why I Sued Google (and Won) [Updated]

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

With a single click, a faceless Google employee decided that my company's membership in the AdSense program "posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers," and the account was disabled with no warning.

Google And 'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane Strike Deal For Web Series

New York Times | Brooks Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- Google is experimenting with a new method of distributing original material on the Web, and some Hollywood film financiers are betting ...

Google Earnings Under Microscope

Fortune | Yi-Wyn Yen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google's shares have lost a third of their value since the start of the year, and concern is growing whether the small text ads Google serves are part...