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  • While You Are Reading About The Steroids Report, Here Are Some Related Products You Might Enjoy

    While You Are Reading About The Steroids Report, Here Are Some Related Products You Might Enjoy

    The problem with automated advertising on news sites has always been the placing of inappropriate ads next to serious news issues. Take today’s report on steroid use in baseball. For at least a brief period, the story on CNN.com was matched with these “Ads by Google” shown at right trying to sell you the very steroids that the baseball commission is so upset about What’s… Read More

  • Crazy fact: More WoW players than farmers in US

    Crazy fact: More WoW players than farmers in US

    Someone over at BoingBoing is on a rant again (go figure). This time, it’s about America’s lack of farmers. Did you know that there are 4 million active World of Warcraft players though? That’s more than the 3 million farmers we have in this country. BoingBoing recreates Anderson Cooper from CNN interviewing someone about Warcraft: ANDERSON: We stopped by the gates of Ogrimmar in… Read More

  • Google Lands CNN As Exclusive Adsense User

    Google Lands CNN As Exclusive Adsense User

    CNN.com and Google have announced an agreement that will see Google’s AdSense become the exclusive text link advertising provider on CNN.com. The deal will also open up the extensive inventory on CNN.com to Adwords’ advertisers. Senior VP and GM of CNN.com David Payne said the deal would help deliver relevant ads to CNN users, “enhancing their overall experience on… Read More

  • CNN Calls Gates Out On Vista's Design

    Sometimes you gotta face the music, Billy boy. You know damn well you copied a lot of features from OS X when designing Vista and now CNN is calling you out. Watch this video to see Gates get called out on his own game and go “no no no” as a rebuttal. But according to Gates, Vista has revolutionary features like support for tablet PCs and parental controls. Parental controls? Wow! I… Read More

  • CNN, AOL launch new video services – trouble for startups?

    Two Time Warner sites are making serious moves into online video. CNN is expected to formally launch today a system for collecting user generated content, with video at the center of its strategy. The basics are already up at CNN Exchange. The system will be powered by Blip.tv – quite a deal to land for them. A CNet story this weekend said that war footage from Lebanon found on YouTube was a… Read More