Google Loses $13 Billion Overnight – Bad Check Fees Adding Up?

Hot on the heels of Google AdSense checks reportedly bouncing, and as Google heads to Washington to defend it’s recent Doubleclick acquisition (which as we all know, is part of their attempt to buy the whole Internet), it now looks like Google has managed to lose $13 Billion… overnight. (Thanks to Nathan Weinberg of InsideGoogle for reporting on this.)

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John Chow’s Latest Contest May Soon Be Overshadowed…

John Chow and BlueFur web hosting are holding what they are calling a contest, with the prize being a 24? wide screen LCD monitor. Near as I can tell, it’s more of a lottery than an actual contest, but who cares… I’m in.

The rules are simple enough. To enter all I have to do is

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Digg Flaw Gives Out Digg Login Info!

Let’s hear it for sensationalism! On Digg today, I came across the following headline: “Google Flaw Gives Out MySpace Login Info!”. It’s referring to an article by Loren Baker, and a story he wrote about how Google is collecting login information for other services without using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which would

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Google’s New ConSextual Advertising Program

So, according to the FishSEO blog, it looks like Google has decided to continue to allow companies to monetize their parked adult themed domain names. I, for one, am thrilled (as I am sure most other advertisers of non-adult themed businesses are). Now, in addition to getting traffic to my finance related sites from domains like www.getmorewidgets.com and www.thepsychicofsedona.com, I can look forward to what I am sure will be well converting traffic from people who happen to land on high quality sites such as, get ready, www.jerkfest.org.

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