Morning Reads: Search Queries Mirror Economy, Can MySpace be a Comeback Kid?

Google Searches Mirror the Economy (Fortune)
Google queries for terms like “investments” closely match the stock market’s performance, according to a study the search giant commissioned from Compete. The study also identifies the search traits of high-value credit card shoppers — mainly that they search a whole lot.

Can MySpace Pull Off a Comeback? (CNN)
Few sites have ever come back from a decline in popularity. MySpace is clearly determined to beat the odds, but what will be its secret sauce? No answers in this story, but a few good questions.

Adobe Strives to Crack the Smart-Phone Market (WSJ)
In a strategy with implications for mobile rich media, Adobe is striking alliances to bring Flash to a variety of handsets where it’s not been available.

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