|Displaying Topics 1721 - 1760 (9169 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|1721:|| Internet Social Networks: Our World View Is Narrowing|
"We think we're getting a broad view of the world, because it's possible that our television, newspapers and internet could be giving us a vastly wider picture than was available for our parents or grandparents."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 15, 2010|
|1722:|| Storing and Displaying Chinese Characters in MySQL/PHP|
"How to display Chinese characters stored in MySQL/PHP database."
|Webmaster General||July 14, 2010|
|1723:|| FaceBook Gift Shop To Shut Down|
"Facebook Gifts, the virtual shop born out of a 2007 "hackathon" by FB staffers, will close on August 1, even as the social networking giant looks for other ways to make money."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 14, 2010|
|1724:|| Google Referral String Failing For Links Opened In New Window|
"Right now the team is expecting to have a fix out in the next week or so."
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 14, 2010|
|1725:|| Microsoft Patents "Cybersquatter Patrol" a Hunter-Killer App for Discovering Squatted Brand Domains|
"Today it was revealed that Microsoft created and patented technology to help companies hunt for squatted typos of their brand name."
|Domain Names||July 14, 2010|
|1726:|| Link Attacks - Removing a Competitors Inbound Links Is Not Difficult|
New Google Forum: "Often, all it takes to get a higher ranking page to drop some pr is getting one or two of their backlinks removed. Here are a couple of games they are playing...The Trademark Ploy... The Google Spoof Email: 'You are linking to a site that has been identified as a malware host. Your listing in Google will be removed.'" (-subscription required)
|Google SEO||July 13, 2010|
|1727:|| Microsoft Adds Facebook Integration to Outlook 2010|
"The add-on to Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector is available for download immediately."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 13, 2010|
|1728:|| Google Mayday Update Gave a Big Boost to Mash-up Aggregator Sites|
New Google Forum: "When Mayday first dropped on us, there was a sudden INCREASE in rankings for mash-up sites. You can see examples of what I'm talking about at... Just a mish-mash of content and words that help the page rank well. I see such absurd automated content... and still the page outranks the Siemens website for some long tail searches!" (-Subscription Required)
|Google SEO||July 12, 2010|
|1729:|| Facebook unveils child safety App|
"The button, aimed at children and teenagers, will report abuse to the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop) and Facebook."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 12, 2010|
|1730:|| Consumer Reports "we can't recommend the iPhone 4."|
Our findings call into question the recent claim by Apple that the iPhone 4's signal-strength issues were largely an optical illusion caused by faulty software that "mistakenly displays 2 more bars than it should for a given signal strength."
|Smartphone, Wireless, and Mobile Technologies||July 12, 2010|
|1731:|| Google App Inventor for Android|
"To use App Inventor, you do not need to be a developer. App Inventor requires NO programming knowledge."
|Google Desktop Tools and Google Labs Projects||July 12, 2010|
|1732:|| Google Renewed its ICP License in China|
Google.cn will be able to operate legally in mainland China for at least one more year.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 12, 2010|
|1733:|| China Renews Google License|
"The battle between Google and the Chinese government appears to have ended in a score-draw." - BBC
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 11, 2010|
|1734:|| Google Secretly Invests in Zynga|
TechCrunch reports: "Zynga will be the cornerstone of a new Google Games to launch later this year, say multiple sources. Not only will Zynga's games give Google Games a solid base of social games to build on, but it will also give Google the beginning of a true social graph as users log into Google to play the games."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 11, 2010|
|1735:|| StarCraft/WarCraft Retreat on Real Forum Names|
Amid a firestorm of protest from its users, Blizzard on Friday backed down on plans to require users in its "StarCraft II" and "World of Warcraft" forums to use their real names. "We've decided at this time that real names will not be required for posting on official Blizzard forums," Mike Morhaime, CEO and co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment, said in a statement.
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 10, 2010|
|1736:|| 4K Video Comes to YouTube|
It takes a lot of bandwidth on the user end to watch in 4K resolution - but the results can be astounding.
|Web Video Creation and Optimization||July 10, 2010|
|1737:|| Bing Search Share Up 88% Since Launch|
"Bing's short-term climb is impressive, but a longer view shows Microsoft's upstart search engine making even bigger inroads against its main rival.
|Bing Search Engine News||July 10, 2010|
|1738:|| Old HTML Redesign To Pure CSS And Site Drops From Google SERPs|
"I effectively took my average page size from 80k to 20k (before gzip compression) and the site is lightning quick. Visitors have been super happy with the improvement. Every visitor but googlebot apparently."
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 8, 2010|
|1739:|| U.S.: Renewed Push For Internet Sales Taxes|
"Delahunt, a Massachusetts Democrat, introduced a bill on Thursday that would rewrite the ground rules for Internet and mail order sales by eliminating the option for many Americans to shop over the Internet without paying state sales taxes."
|Ecommerce||July 8, 2010|
|1740:|| Google's YouTube Wants More Screen Time, Incl. Your TV, With Leanback|
"The company charted its course during the launch of a new product called Leanback, described by some as web video for couch potatoes."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 8, 2010|
|1741:|| Saying Something "Sucks" In An Online Review: Slanderous?|
"My question is, do they really have me on something here, or is it my legal right to say their product sucks in this manner?"
|Professional Webmaster Business Issues||July 7, 2010|
|1742:|| Twitter Launches Revenue-Earning @Earlybird Exclusive Offers|
"We're starting with US-wide offers but will explore location-based deals in the future."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||July 7, 2010|
|1743:|| EU Investigating Google Over Allegations Of Rival Sites Being Demoted In SERPs|
"He appeared to accept Google's arguments that it is hard to behave as a monopoly on the web, saying the fluid nature of the Internet may make it more difficult for powerful companies to elbow out other companies in new markets."
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 7, 2010|
|1744:|| Casper Bot Search Attempting To Infect Sites|
"Seen quite a few of these over the past few days, generally in groups of half a dozen-ish."
|Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification||July 7, 2010|
|1745:|| Firefox 4 Beta Released|
Available for download.
|Firefox Browser Usage and Support||July 7, 2010|
|1746:|| ICANN Approves Chinese Character Domains|
"Icann said firms in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan would soon be issuing domains for people and organisations within their countries that are written with all Chinese scripts."
|Domain Names||July 6, 2010|
|1747:|| Developers Apps Removed From App Store Over Hacking Complaints|
"According to Thomson's e-mail, some of the apps that had jumped into the top-selling app lists contained user comments complaining that their accounts had been hacked to purchase the software."
|Foo||July 6, 2010|
|1748:|| Google Bowling Games Preventing Whois Attacks|
New Google Forum: Which domain is the real domain? "...Goodbye to both yours and the attacker domains from and the #2 website is elevated under some cherry keywords and the old #1 is gone." (-subscription required)
|Google SEO||July 5, 2010|
|1749:|| Yahoo To Use Search Query Interests To Identify News Content|
"This idea of creating content in response to audience insight and audience needs is one component of the strategy, but it's a big component."
|Yahoo Search Engine and Directory||July 5, 2010|
|1750:|| Google Says: Avoid meta-refresh and JS redirects|
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 4, 2010|
|1751:|| Yahoo is Testing a New Algo - is this the Bing Beta?|
Members are monitoring some very different Yahoo SERPs this July 4 weekend. Some are seeing bizarre entries indeed, including non-English sites in the US results
|Yahoo Search Engine and Directory||July 4, 2010|
|1752:|| AdSense And Google Analytics Stat Discrepancies|
"These last two days the comparative numbers have been way out of wack, with yesterday's page view reporting differing by a factor of almost 200..."
|Google AdSense||July 3, 2010|
|1753:|| Google Updates and SERP Changes - July 2010|
"WebmasterWorld's monthly SERP monitoring and update thread for July 2010."
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 3, 2010|
|1754:|| Times Newspaper Begins To Charge Online Readers For Content|
"My suspicion is that the main problem with this experiment is what I'd call friction. Web users have got used to clicking simply from one page to another without hindrance."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||July 2, 2010|
|1755:|| Apple and AT&T Sued Over iPhone 4 |
"The lawsuit focus on the antenna design problems, making several claims..."
|Smartphone, Wireless, and Mobile Technologies||July 2, 2010|
|1756:|| U.S. Supreme Court Does Not Kill Business Method Patents|
"The decision, however, closed off no options to patent seekers, though the justices unanimously declared that the process at issue in the case could not be patented."
|Professional Webmaster Business Issues||July 2, 2010|
|1757:|| Google Buys Travel Software Company ITA & Enters the Travel Business|
"...today we have signed an agreement to acquire ITA, a Boston-based software company specializing in organizing airline data, including flight times, availability and prices."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 2, 2010|
|1758:|| PayPal To Launch 'Mobile Express Checkout' For Smartphones And Mobile|
"Paypal will begin to roll out the service over the next few weeks, starting with iPhone and Android devices as well as a few retailers such as Nike and Buy.com."
|Ecommerce||July 1, 2010|
|1759:|| Google CEO Schmidt On Social Network ". I won't say,"|
"Google chief executive wouldn't publicly deny that the company is set to hatch a rival social network to Facebook during a speech today in London, adding fuel to rumors that the search giant may launch a social service called Google Me later this year."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 1, 2010|
|1760:|| Hackers Go For Systems With Unpatched XP Bug|
"To avoid falling victim, Microsoft advised users to turn off the part of the Help and Support system that is vulnerable."
|(deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista)||July 1, 2010|