Ok, that’s one heck of a headline, but the big news this weekend was Apple’s announcement that Steve Jobs was taking another medical leave, the subsequent plunge of Apple shares on European markets (8 percent when I checked last), and the sense of impending doom when US markets open Tuesday.
Well, I say the markets will shrug it off. It’s awful what Jobs is going through, and it’s bad for Apple too. But the story will continue, and stock markets, I hope, are about long term stories. Right?!
Reminder: The NASDAQ Is Going To Plunge On Tuesday Morning (SAI) Well, thanks guys.
What does Steve Jobs’ medical leave mean for Apple? (TNW) One of about 500 similar articles.
A year of the new DoubleClick Ad Exchange: improving large publishers’ returns (Google) Google looks to convince a very skeptical press that, in fact, ad exchanges in general, and Google in particular, is not a soul stealing demon.
Behind The Mystery Of Facebook Likes (TNW) As I read this, I thought to myself, “It’s rather odd folks haven’t spent more time obsessing over Facebook’s algorithms. Why is that? And will it change? I think it will.”
“Alone Together”: An MIT Professor’s New Book Urges Us to Unplug (FC) We had Turkle in the very first issues of Wired. Good to see her still creating important work on the sociology of technology.
9 Ways to Get More Out of Quora (Mashable) Continuing my ongoing exploration of all things Quora.
For Magazines, a Bitter Pill in iPad (NYT) Meet your new overlord, traditional publishers in love with distribution. It’s called Apple.
FCC Open Internet Apps Challenge (FCC) Can you imagine the Bush administration ever doing something like this? Didn’t think so.
B2B Brands Score With Online Marketing (MarketingProfs) In short, investment online works best. I like to see that.
Check out this crazy ad by Intel. (SAI) It’s pretty cool I must say.
Tweet Away, Troops: Pentagon Won’t Ban Social Media (Wired) Well ain’t that grand! I would have expected the opposite. This is good news, but also I’m going out on a limb and predicting it won’t last.
Timelapse Me (noah’s blog) Heisenberg principle in action. Who *are* these people?
FM’s campaign of the day is again Foodbuzz’s Project Food Blog.
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