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Around the Web 10.2.08: Financial crisis a real downer for tech?

October 2, 2008 | 10:18 am

Newspaper headline taped to a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

-- What effect will the financial crisis have on the tech sector? Guardian

-- One effect: It has made Yahoo TechTicker star (plus author and blogger) Sarah Lacy feel irrelevant.

-- This year's IPO market is the worst since 1977 (and don't even get me started on the M&A market). Venture Beat

-- Crisis? What crisis? Start-ups are just fine. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Chip makers want a bailout, too? GigaOm

-- Yahoo cuts are coming, but how many? Silicon Alley Insider

-- YouTube rolls out post-roll ads (ads that appear after the video you requested). NewTeeVee

-- Now you have a YouTube money channel. Now you don't? Valleywag

-- YouTube is hosting a live-streamed event in San Francisco. CNet

-- Nokia hearts iPhone, even as it competes with it. 9 to 5 Mac

-- CBS is testing a "social viewing" room. TechCrunch

-- Facebook sets up international headquarters in Ireland. Times Online

-- Google launches a TechMeme killer with revamped Blogsearch? ReadWriteWeb

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: New York Stock Exchange. Credit: Richard Drew / Associated Press