Links 3/10/09

Long day, still going through these links.

How Google deals with language and location (geotargeting). Let’s check out a patent that was awarded to Google (Huomah)

Why do 27 major online publishers think that doing the advertising equivalent of the same will answer their monetary prayers? (SearchViews)

Yahoo! Attracts More than Half of All Searches Conducted in Japan in January 2009 (comscore)

Oddball local ad deal – announced this morning it will “acquire” 14,000 small business customers from Live Deal (Clickz)

eMarketer prediction: Local Ad Market in the US Will Shrink (marketingpilgrim)

NYT discusses the importance of data and targeting for mobile advertising and the privacy ramifications (NYT)