Google just granted itself the right to use your name and photo in its online ads

Google just granted itself the right to use your name and photo in its online ads

Sadly no surprise here.

While Google is opting all of its adult users into the scheme, it’s also providing a means of opting out. Users can decide whether or not to share their name and photo in Google’s “shared endorsements” setting. Given the likelihood that many people will never read the company’s updated terms of service, the change is bound to go unnoticed by many of Google’s users.

You’ve been warned.

伊藤洋一 //「激変の予兆か?マイクロソフトが断念した日」(第137回)

5月3日、米マイクロソフトが米ヤフーの買収を断念すると発表した。最終的な買収金額が折り合わなかったことが原因だが、また別の理由があるとも言われている。そもそもマイクロソフトがヤフー買収を試みたのはなぜか。買収とその断念にいたる真の理由、そして今後のネット、IT社会の行方を伊藤洋一が解説する。

(from 伊藤洋一のビジネストレンド)

In this podcast, Itoh Youichi analyzes the Microsoft-Yahoo! deal.

Microsoft + Yahoo! > Google?

no way. Even for Search.

So when we speak about SAAS and PAAS. Really, where is the added value?