Yahoo! pulled back the curtain on a new line-up of online shows along with new ways it will pair advertising with content at its websites. The struggling Internet pioneer spotlighted coming programs at a flashy Digital Content NewFront event in New York that featured appearances from stars such as Ed Helms, John Stamos, Morgan Spurlock and Cheryl Hines. The event was to be capped with a 30-minute set by the band The Lumineers, with the performance streamed online at music.yahoo.com.
A few moments after I posted Perl Web Pages and Search Engines, someone at Big Blue Marble said “You should explain what you’ve done technically.” I run a few sites, including this one. I’ve worked on the technology behind a few others. We’ve been working on a short article called Simple SEO in Ten Minutes to explain a few easy techniques to help web crawlers find out exactly what a web page is about and to display it to the people who could most benefit from it
Earlier this year, we told you that advertising exchange AdBrite was shutting down and selling itself in pieces. Now we know where one of the pieces has gone: Intel’s TV-over-the-Web project. Intel Media has picked up five members of AdBrite’s core engineering team, according to a person familiar with the move.