|Displaying Topics 241 - 280 (325 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|241:|| Strong Quarter at Microsoft; Upbeat '08 Outlook|
"Microsoft reported quarterly sales and profits that surpassed Wall Street's expectations yesterday, suggesting that early sales of its new Windows Vista operating system were off to a solid start."
|Apr 27, 2007|
|242:|| 'Microsoft's After Google's Ad Business'|
"Microsoft may be older and bigger than Google, but it's Microsoft nipping at Google's heels and not the other way around, according to two Gartner analysts who closely follow the moves of the companies."
|Apr 26, 2007|
|243:|| MySpace Sues 'Spam King' Over Fake Profiles|
"MySpace.com sued Sanford Wallace, who became known as the King of Spam in the 1990s, for setting up dummy profiles to direct MySpace users..."
|Mar 27, 2007|
|244:|| One Third of US Thumbs Nose at Internet|
"...the main reason potential customers say they do not subscribe to the Internet is because of the low value to their daily lives..."
|Mar 24, 2007|
|245:|| SEC Suspends Trading in 35 Spam Stocks in "Operation Spamalot"|
"The Securities and Exchange Commission this morning suspended trading in the securities of 35 companies that have been the subject of recent and repeated spam email campaigns. The trading suspensions - the most ever aimed at spammed companies - were ordered because of questions regarding the adequacy and accuracy of information about the companies."
|Mar 8, 2007|
|246:|| Berners-Lee Pushes Congress on 'Nondiscriminatory' Web|
"World Wide Web father Tim Berners-Lee told politicians on Thursday that it's critical to shield his seminal innovation from control by a single company or country."
|Mar 2, 2007|
|247:|| Vantage Search SEM Firm Raises 70$ Million in First Round Funding|
"...has completed a $70 million Series A preferred financing"
|Feb 28, 2007|
|248:|| Microsoft: Google Was 'Wake - Up Call'|
"Watching Google Inc. rake in advertising revenue "was a wake-up call within Microsoft," the company's top technical executive, Ray Ozzie, said Tuesday. But he said Microsoft plans to do more than simply mimic Google by rolling out Web-based versions of desktop programs or following its particular search and advertising model."
|Feb 28, 2007|
|249:|| GooTube Facebook Breakup Sensation was Staged|
"...more than 747,000 hits on YouTube...they weren't even dating. Nothing but a marketing stunt".
|Feb 27, 2007|
|250:|| Datacenter Electricity Consumption|
"An interesting and informative study of datacenter power consumption."
|Feb 24, 2007|
|251:|| Verdict on MP3 Patents Judgement Means Microsoft to Pay $1.52billion|
"Microsoft was ordered by a federal jury yesterday to pay $1.52 billion in a patent dispute over the MP3 format, the technology at the heart of the digital music boom. If upheld on appeal, it would be the largest patent judgment on record."
|Feb 23, 2007|
|252:|| Yahoo! Q4 Profits Fatter Than Expected|
"Chief executive Terry Semel said on a conference call with analysts: "We ended the year on a strong note with solid growth in revenues and operation cash flow, strong profitability and healthy growth in users and user activities.""
|Jan 24, 2007|
|253:|| El Nino Foo : Your Favorite Bumper Sticker|
With most of the midwest and east US under the grip of an icey blast - off work or out of school - make a cup of hot chocolate - kick your feet up on the warm power supply and share your fav bumper sticker. Foo - it might not cure cabin fever, but 4 out of 5 webmasters recommend it.
|Jan 18, 2007|
|254:|| Company Settles 'Fake Spyware' Suit|
"A company accused of selling phony antispyware tools has settled a lawsuit filed by Washington state's attorney general."
|Dec 5, 2006|
|255:|| European Comission Calls For Concerted Fight Against Spam|
"It is time to turn the repeated political concern about spam into concrete actions to fight spam," said Viviane Reding, Commissioner for Information Society and Media."
|Nov 28, 2006|
|256:|| Universal Music Sues MySpace.com||Nov 18, 2006|
|257:|| Web Reaches New Milestone: 100 Million Sites|
"There were just 18,000 Web sites when Netcraft, based in Bath, England, began keeping track in August of 1995. It took until May of 2004 to reach the 50 million milestone; then only 30 more months to hit 100 million, late in the month of October 2006."
|Nov 1, 2006|
|258:|| Yahoo's Dilemma: Deal Or No Deal?|
"FORTUNE has learned from multiple sources that Yahoo recently approached Time Warner (parent of FORTUNE's publisher) about buying America Online."
|Oct 30, 2006|
|259:|| U.N. Proposes Changes To Net's Operation|
"A top United Nations official on Monday called for changes in the way the Internet is operated, taking aim at "self-serving justifications" for permitting the United States to preserve its unique influence and authority online."
|Oct 30, 2006|
|260:|| The Internet Aquisition Arms Race|
"Google Inc.'s $1.65 billion acquisition of Internet video site YouTube Inc. has turned up the pressure on rivals to keep pace in a rapidly changing online environment. "
|Oct 29, 2006|
|261:|| Yahoo Says To Buy Online Advertising Company|
"Internet media company Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday said it will buy AdInterax, a company that specializes in offering tools to create rich media ads using video and other technologies."
|Oct 17, 2006|
|262:|| Google Merger Ups Pressure On Yahoo To Strike Deal|
"Yahoo is under pressure to clinch a deal to acquire Facebook.com, the No. 2 U.S. social networking site, to recapture momentum from Google after that company struck a deal to buy YouTube, analysts said Tuesday."
|Oct 11, 2006|
|263:|| SPAM Maker Sees Trademark Bid Canned|
"Hormel Foods Corporation, which owns the trademark for spiced ham food product SPAM, has failed in its attempt to register "spam" as an EU-wide trademark when used to designate unsolicited emails."
|Oct 5, 2006|
|264:|| Mark Cuban: Only a 'moron' would buy YouTube|
"Billionaire investor and dot-com veteran Mark Cuban had harsh words Thursday for YouTube, the online site that lets people share video clips, saying only a "moron" would purchase the wildly popular start-up."
|Sept 29, 2006|
|265:|| Broadband Over Natural Gas Pipelines|
"...quite a novel idea, broadband sent through a gas pipe"
|Sept 21, 2006|
|266:|| Microsoft Gets Largest Civil Award Against European Spammer|
The software giant says it won a court order requiring spammer Paul Fox to pay UK Sterling 45,000.
|Sept 13, 2006|
|267:|| MySpace Bug Leaks Teen Data|
"A security hole in the popular MySpace social networking site allowed users to view entries marked "private", a crucial protection for users aged under 16, according to weekend reports."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|268:|| I spent UKStg 900 on a Washing Machine|
"But I have to confess. It is an amazing machine..."
|Aug 29, 2006|
|269:|| Dell Exploding Laptops|
The computer giant has issued the biggest product recall in computer history.
|Aug 15, 2006|
|270:|| Microsoft Opposes Net Neutrality Plan On Its Proxy|
"Microsoft Corp. wants to block an effort for a shareholder vote forcing the world's largest software maker to explain its support for Internet network neutrality, according to a company letter obtained by Reuters on Tuesday."
|July 26, 2006|
|271:|| Kazaa, Skype, And Now "The Venice Project"|
Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, creators of Kazaa and Skype, plan to develop software for distributing TV shows and other forms of video over the Web.
|July 25, 2006|
|272:|| Prevention of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injuries)|
"Today I feel like my arm has gone numb, so will have to give in and do regular stretches."
|June 30, 2006|
|273:|| MySpace Sued for Failing to Protect Minors|
"The lawsuit claims that the Web site does not require users to verify their age and calls the security measures aimed at preventing strangers from contacting users younger than 16 "utterly ineffective."
|June 21, 2006|
|274:|| Hotels.com credit-card numbers stolen|
"The names and credit-card numbers of 243,000 Hotels.com customers were on a laptop computer stolen from an employee of accounting firm Ernst & Young, according to sources familiar with the matter. Hotels.com, which is owned by Expedia (Research) and Ernst & Young, its auditor, began notifying customers that their information was stolen last week."
|June 3, 2006|
|275:|| I Can't Believe I Got Phished!|
The new phishing emails are so clever, that even the old pros can get phished. This is a good reminder thread that we can all fall victim phishing scams.
|Apr 30, 2006|
|276:|| Silicon Valley's Own "Walk of Fame"|
"Is it a tacky Tinseltown rip-off or a brilliant marketing strategy? Depends on how it's carried out."
|Mar 31, 2006|
|277:|| Wi-Fi user fined for battening off hotspot|
"...a former Machesney Park resident, is the first person in Winnebago County to be charged with remotely accessing another computer system without the owner's approval. He pleaded guilty Tuesday to the charge and was fined $250 and sentenced to one year of court supervision."
|Mar 25, 2006|
|278:|| Italian state blocks gaming/gambling sites|
"UK online betting companies are urging the European Commission to stop the Italian government blocking access to offshore internet gambling businesses."
|Feb 27, 2006|
|279:|| Eight Years for Data Thief|
"A bulk e-mailer who looted more than a billion records with personal information from a data warehouse has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."
|Feb 23, 2006|
|280:|| Steve Ballmer at 3GSM: Win Mobile demonstrated free VoIP|
"...He went on to demonstrate how a mobile phone running Windows Mobile can be used to make a free voice call over the internet. Ballmer told the audience: 'That was a VoIP call.'"
|Feb 20, 2006|