|Forum: Webmaster General|
|Displaying Topics 41 - 80 (525 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|41:|| W32.Sobig.F@mm Virus Makes a Major Comeback|
"..symantec has just upgraded it to nearly the same level as the blaster."
|Aug 20, 2003|
|42:|| Open Office Updates to v1.1|
The powerhouse free office suite updates to version v1.1.
|Oct 2, 2003|
|43:|| ICAAN Spanks VeriSign over Wildcards|
"VeriSign's change appears to have considerably weakened the stability of the Internet, introduced ambiguous and inaccurate responses in the DNS, and has caused an escalating chain reaction of measures and countermeasures that contribute to further instability. VeriSign's change has substantially interfered with some number of existing services which depend on the accurate, stable, and reliable operation of the domain name system."
|Oct 3, 2003|
|44:|| Earthlink Introduces Spyware Blocker|
First major US ISP to take a stand against spyware.
|Oct 8, 2003|
|45:|| VeriSign to Restart SiteFinder|
VeriSign Double Dares ICANN to do something while it restarts Sitefinder. The net watches and asks the ultimate question, does ICANN have a spine?
|Oct 16, 2003|
|46:|| Background Music on Web Pages|
Back button offense, or secret key to higher ROI?
|Oct 28, 2003|
|47:|| DHTML Hover Ads - New Alternative to Pop Ups?||Oct 30, 2003|
|48:|| Creating a Good Email Signature||Nov 5, 2003|
|49:|| Year End Tax Deadline Looms|
You still have 3 calendar days to work up those prelim tax figures and take action this year.
|Dec 29, 2003|
|50:|| Lycos Discontinues Communities|
The once mighty search engine power house, gives the high maintenance clubs the boot.
|Jan 26, 2004|
|51:|| New Windows Virus Running Hard - Novarg Worm|
Significant outbreak of a new Windows virus named Novarg found running hard in wild.
|Jan 27, 2004|
|52:|| Windows Security - Are You Up to Date?|
"In light of recent events I have had to take a good serious look at my PC security and how I can make sure that it stays secure."
|Feb 24, 2004|
|53:|| Time Warner Shopping AOL to Microsoft?|
Rumors circulating that Time Warner is proposing selling AOL to Microsoft.
|Mar 19, 2004|
|54:|| IE Based Attacks and Phishing Increasing|
"...the biggest percentage jump of any of the 15 threat categories posed to the nearly 900 IT professionals polled."
|Apr 12, 2004|
|55:|| XP Has No Legs - 80% of Corporations Reject Microsoft XP|
"...a study in December found that 80 percent of companies still have some machines running Windows 95 or Windows 98...39 percent of desktops were running either Windows 95 or Windows 98."
|Apr 13, 2004|
|56:|| Major Sites Go Black on Result of DNS Issues Traced to Akamai|
"Starting at around 8:30 am EDT (12:30 UTC), a number of sources started to report a widespread Akamai DNS issue. Large web sites, which use Akamai for its DNS service, did no longer resolve. Effected sites are Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Fedex, Xerox, Apple and likely many others."
|June 15, 2004|
|57:|| Bits : PayPal SandBox - Ebay DevCon|
PayPal sets up Developers Sandbox and also gears up for Developers Conference next week.
|June 16, 2004|
|58:|| Open Office Updated to 1.1.2|
Freshly updated and a few new features.
|June 21, 2004|
|59:|| Microsoft IIS Server Exploit Used as Virus Distribution Method|
|June 25, 2004|
|60:|| Some Say That XP Service Pack 2 Will Cause Chaos|
"The service pack will be downloaded automatically into many PCs through Microsoft's Windows Update service and could create problems, including breaking current applications, disrupting networking set-ups, and prompting non-technical users to make PC configuration decisions that may be beyond their grasp."
|June 29, 2004|
|61:|| Your Email Legally Now an Open Book to Your ISP|
Court rules that wire tapping laws of the USA do not apply to email.
|June 30, 2004|
|62:|| DVD Prices Set to Drop|
"Devices will be as much as 50 percent cheaper later this year, researcher says."
|July 1, 2004|
|63:|| Digital Envoy Wins Geo-Targeting Patent, Battle with Google Looms|
" Digital Envoy has won a U.S. patent for a technology it describes as "non-invasively" targeting the physical location of Web surfers, which it says is essential for doing business in cyberspace. The company's recent announcement could also accelerate a battle over the technology with Google, with Digital Envoy vice president Rob Friedman vowing the company would enforce the patent vigorously."
|July 1, 2004|
|64:|| Microsoft OS Viruses and Security Faults Expected to Escalate|
"The bleak outlook comes at a time when security is the hottest topic in IT, as Microsoft puts the brakes on Longhorn to devote time and money to cleaning up problems in Windows XP, and as one outbreak after another drives security managers up the wall."
|July 9, 2004|
|65:|| Sergey/Larry Make Top 20 Most Influential Media Personalities in UK|
"Google co-founders Page and Brin have been jointly ranked 20th in this list--an authoritative guide to the most powerful players in Britain's media industry that is published each year by The Guardian newspaper. Gates didn't even make the list..."
|July 13, 2004|
|66:|| CNET Buys WebShots Digital Photo Site|
Venerable old WebShots gets new home. ".. it will pay $70 million to acquire Webshots, a digital photography Web site that was salvaged from the ruins of bankrupt ExciteAtHome for $2.4 million 2 1/2 years ago."
|July 15, 2004|
|67:|| Running A Server Off Your Own Computer|
It is every Webmasters dream to have all their sites running 24x7 off a box in the privacy of their own office.
|July 15, 2004|
|68:|| Produce a New Page Every Day!|
"... how realistic it is to produce one page per day as Brett and others have previously recommended? One page every three or four days is my norm and that is going full tilt!"
|July 18, 2004|
|69:|| Microsoft Releases Critical Windows Update|
New patch for Windows available.
|July 31, 2004|
|70:|| Heads Up - New Virus Running Hard|
"We've seen a rapid spread of a new virus that Symantec/Norton isn't stopping (yet). It may have "price" in the message body and an attachment called "price.exe"."
|Aug 9, 2004|
|71:|| To Florida WebmasterWorld Members - Back Ups Back Ups|
In the face of a hurricane, do you have a disaster recovery plan?
|Sept 2, 2004|
|72:|| Yahoo and Google Just Don't Get It about Compatibility|
"... can Yahoogle really afford to ignore the people to whom their target market turn to for advice?"
|Sept 8, 2004|
|73:|| Atomz to Add Contextual Advertising||Sept 23, 2004|
|74:|| Microsoft Sues Webhosting Company Over Spam|
"This is the first action against a Web host catering to spammers," Kornblum said, "they're providing a safe place for spammers to drive customers to."
|Sept 24, 2004|
|75:|| Orbitz Travel Search Engine To Sell for $1.2 billion|
"Travel company Cendant, the owner of Avis and Budget car hire firms, is in advanced talks to buy travel website Orbitz for $1bn+..."
|Sept 29, 2004|
|76:|| Wired Story on Google News - Misguided?|
Wired is running a story that can only be described as coming from the Twilight Zone legal department (or in this case, a college campus). What's worse, the article attempts to make a case against caching, and totally fails to mention natural Serps and natural caching.
|Oct 1, 2004|
|77:|| Internet Outage Due to Major Router Problems on Monday|
The net went dark for many people on monday due to core router issues on the east coast of the US.
|Oct 18, 2004|
|78:|| Pros and Cons of Posting Ad Prices|
Put them online, or make the advertiser call for a quote?
|Nov 20, 2004|
|79:|| Wired: News Papers Should Really Worry|
"... focus-group participants declared they wouldn't accept a Washington Post subscription even if it were free."
|Nov 26, 2004|
|80:|| Female Webmasters - Fact or Fiction?|
" Just curious to know if there is any female webmasters. "
|Dec 6, 2004|