Could BOSS be the saviour of Yahoo search?

Yahoo recently launched their open source search tools, under the name BOSS ( Build Your Own Search Service ). The published aim of BOSS is to grow the breadth of search offerings using the Yahoo technology. Use of the Yahoo technology is free in return for Yahoo selling ads against the search results. There are plans for Yahoo to start sharing [what little] revenue they achieve from these new search tools.

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Digital Mission to New York FAQ

New York City There's only a short while left to get applications in for the Digital Mission to NYC (deadline today, Wed 23rd July) and there's been heaps of questions about the mission itself. The team have been working flat out over the last few days to respond to email and phone queries.

The main queries have been gathered together and summarised here, which hopefully will be useful for companies thinking about applying for the New York mission, but also those wanting to better understand the hows, whys and wherefores of the application process and the mission itself.

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Digital Mission announces stellar advisory board

Wise counsel from external experts is certainly a factor in creating a successful business. Their mission is to help whittle down the applications (don't forget the deadline is Wed 23rd July to get yours in), and help shape the Digital Mission so that the successful companies get the absolute maximum benefit from the trip.

Digital Mission is extremely fortunate to benefit from the considerable wisdom of our expert advisory board...

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Seedcamp applications now open

Digital Mission partners, Seedcamp have just opened their application process, with entries accepted until 10th August. Details of the entry criteria and how to apply is available from their website and blog.

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Applications open for Digital Mission to NYC

application-form-screenshot.gif "It's alive!", as any good horror movie actor would scream. The application form for the Digital Mission to Web2.0 Expo in NYC is now officially open.

Closing Date: midnight, Wed, 23rd July

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Digital Pulse for June 2008

Digital Pulse indices
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June’s results showed an overall increase in market confidence from May, coming in at 123.0 (up 1.4%). While specific confidence in current market conditions continued to slide - as did faith in the economic environment in six months time - the overall index reflecting sentiment about conditions in the future increased, up to 126.1 (up 4.4% on

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Online Advertising Networks Buyer's Guide 2008




Author: Richard Maven and Linus Gregoriadis, E-consultancy
Pages: 223 pages
Structure: Market trends and issues, 28 network profiles

About this Guide

This buyer's guide is aimed at those who are investigating the market for online advertising networks, with profiles of 28 leading networks.

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