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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Once More, with Feeling

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    • Various Artists
    • Most musical episodes of TV shows frankly stink. They are usually little more than ill-conceived vehicles intended to let the stars show off what musical talent they have. Once More, With Feeling,

  • The Printz

    • 8 out of 10
    • Bumblebeez 81
    • Part white rap, part alternative, part pop, and part rock, the Bumblebeez grabbed a hold of me with "Pony Ride," and didn't let go.

      This group does a marvelous job of moving seamlessly be

  • Machine Gun Etiquette

    • 8 out of 10
    • The Damned
    • Punk rock is mostly associated with three chords and a bad attitude, but the Damned were one of the few bands of the era bent on bringing musicianship and a good sense of humor to the scene. And while
  • Trouble

    • 8 out of 10
    • Ray LaMontagne
    • At first, Ray LaMontagne might strike you as just another breathy-voiced knockoff of folk/rock guitarists like John Mayer and Jack Johnson. But he's actually got a better voice than either, he tell

  • An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Torm�

    • 10 out of 10
    • Mel Torm� & George Shearing
    • Of the three men who taught me how to sing, the last was Mel Torme. Apparently, Mel Torme is a joke to anyone more than a decade older than me, a living parody of a Vegas crooner. But I stumbled on th

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Google Offers AdWords Advertisers Access to iPhone Search Results

Google AdWordsGoogle announced Monday a new option for its AdWords advertisers to have access to, or even target, mobile devices with fully HTML-compliant browsers -- to wit: iPhone and the Android-based T-Mobile G1. AdWords is the advertising program Google offers for results on its own search engine, and the new feature will display those ads on the mobile-formatted version of search results the company sends to mobile devices.

The company is allowing its advertisers to either include mobile pages, exclusively target mobile pages in their campaigns, or specifically exclude them. Those advertisers can also get separate performance reports for ads displayed on mobile pages.

In Google's announcement, Alexandra Kenin, Product Marketing Manager, Mobile Ads team, noted that these ads displayed on these phones can point to normal desktop landing pages, meaning that advertisers don't have to create special mobile landing pages due to the capabilities of the mobile browsers in question.

This move is an important one for Google for two reasons. The first is that the economic slowdown has had an impact on the search giant, as many of its advertisers have trimmed advertising budgets. The second is the growing size of the mobile-based searches that Google is seeing.

Ms. Kenin wrote, "The ads will have many of the same benefits as our standard mobile ads, such as the delivery of mobile-specific calls-to-action and reaching mobile users that are searching with their phones more than ever -- especially during the holiday season."

Monetizing the search results that iPhone users are making could well become an increasingly important part of Google's business.

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