Daily Archives: September 28, 2007

Real Estate prices. Highest to lowest cities show more than a 1000% difference.


Wow, Coldwell Banker is reporting these stats on the most expensive vs cheapest USA markets for a comparable  4 BR house.  I’ve been wondering about this for some time and this indicates clearly the truth of the old maxim in … Continue reading

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1850 bottle of Scotch sets sales record at almost $60,000


A 157 year old Bowmore Scotch sold for almost $60,000, setting a new world scotch record.  My experiences with single malts have been uninspired – so much so that I’m skeptical about most people who claim to have special tastes for good … Continue reading

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Google + Doubleclick? Microsoft cries “Advertiser Monopolizer!”


Dana Baran over at WebGuild blog has a great short article summarizing Microsoft’s case against a Google takeover of Doubleclick.   The chart (from the MS legal team?) has what appears to be an excellent summary of the total online advertising spend.  I assume … Continue reading

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