The New Stuff

Matt Cutts hacked

Google’s Matt Cutts will wake to an interesting April Fools Day, Google’s spammer head kicker has had his blog hacked by the Dark SEO Team. According to Search Engine Land, the hack was more than the main/ index page hijacking, with ...

TechCrunch acquires Fucked Company

The Ying and Yang of the startup business. Michael Arrington has announced that TechCrunch has acquired famed Web 1.0 failures site Fucked Company in a script for assets deal. Arrington says on the deal: Since FC focuses on the negative news coming ...

New Media Wire – Fri Mar 30, 2007

Would You Watch Ads On Your Cell Phone? Some people seem to think that you and I would be willing to watch ads on our cell phones in return for free calling minutes. A Harris Interactive survey suggests, however, that more people would prefer cash ...

Yahoo acquires Wretch for $21m

Yahoo has won regulatory approval to acquire Taiwanese based social networking site Wretch.cc for $21.2m. The relatively unknown Wretch, which we covered back in February, is a Xanga style blogging and social networking destination extremely popular ...

Amsterdam, Sold! For $50,000!

Amsterdam, one of the landmark business in Second life, modeled on the city’s red light district, and specializing in adult content, was sold for $50,000. The previous owner, whose avatar is called “Stroker Serpentine”, says he ...