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281: new post   Nielsen To Scrap Web Page View Rankings
"A leading online measurement service will scrap rankings based on the longtime industry yardstick of page views and begin tracking how long visitors spend at the sites."
July 10, 2007
282: new post   FCC Auction Draft Rules Pave The Way For Google Led Initiative
"The hi-tech industry, led by Google Inc., scored a big victory over incumbent broadband providers this week as draft rules released by FCC Chairman Kevin Martin for a highly anticipated radio-spectrum auction have incorporated many of the hi-tech industry's demands."
July 11, 2007
283: new post   Microsoft's Search Share Edges Up
"Bolstered by a site that requires users to use its search engine for games, Microsoft's Live search engine increased its query volume 67 % from May to June, while as Yahoo's query volume edged downward, according to a new study."
July 11, 2007
284: new post   Microsoft's 'Cloud OS' Taking Shape
"Microsoft is in the early stages of a plan that will see virtually its entire lineup of underlying Internet services opened up to developers, the software maker made clear this week."
July 12, 2007
285: new post   Facebook Founder Accused of Stealing The Idea
"Mark Zuckerberg, the 23-year-old founder of Facebook, will today be accused of stealing the idea for his enormously popular social networking site from a rival website."
July 25, 2007
286: new post   Microsoft's CEO, Ballmer, Defends Expansion Beyond Desktop
"Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Steve Ballmer defended the software company's expansion beyond its Windows and office software businesses, saying Web services and consumer devices are key to the company's future."
July 27, 2007
287: new post   George Roberts of Hostingcon On the Hosting Industry
HostingCon 2007 was held this week in Chicago. We catch up with founder of HostingCon - George Roberts for his views on the Hosting industry.
July 27, 2007
288: new post   1 Billion Computers With Windows
"...the install base of Windows computers this coming 12 months will reach 1 billion."
July 30, 2007
289: new post   Kids Site Sold for $350 Million USD
"Disney said it would pay $350 million for Club Penguin, a virtual community... More than 700,000 users now pay $5.95 a month to customize penguin characters and then chat and play games with other 'penguins.'"
Aug 2, 2007
290: new post   Ad Wars: Online Ad Spend To Overtake Newspapers
"It looks like there online ad spend will continue to grow, with online spending being distributed more frugally amongst a broader range of players."
Aug 7, 2007
291: new post   Microsoft Disputes FCC's Rejection of Web Devices That Use TV Airwaves
"Today Microsoft plans to try to convince regulators that it can connect consumers to high-speed Internet over unused television airwaves without interfering with existing broadcasts."
Aug 13, 2007
292: new post   Microsoft's $6 Billion aQuantive Deal Goes Through
"In closing a $6 billion buyout of digital marketing company aQuantive on Monday, Microsoft is taking a first step in its quest to leapfrog Yahoo and challenge Google in the online advertising business. "Our goal is to be No. 1 or No. 2," Kevin Johnson, president of Microsoft Corp.'s platforms and services division, said in an interview last week. "
Aug 13, 2007
293: new post   Skype Users Locked Out
"Skype has issued the following statement: Some of you may be having problems logging in to Skype. Our engineering team has determined that it's a software issue and hopes to have this resolved quickly."
Aug 16, 2007
294: new post   Online Ads Become The Entertainment
"For generations, advertising interrupted the entertainment that Americans wanted to read, hear or watch. Now, in a turnabout, advertising is increasingly being presented as entertainment, and surprisingly, the idea of all ads, all the time, is gaining some favor."
Aug 17, 2007
295: new post   Skype Says Lockout Caused By Reboot After Windows Update Patch
"On Thursday, 16th August 2007, the Skype peer-to-peer network became unstable and suffered a critical disruption. The disruption was triggered by a massive restart of our users' computers across the globe within a very short timeframe as they re-booted after receiving a routine set of patches through Windows Update."
Aug 20, 2007
296: new post   Airwaves Spectrum Sale Could Raise $20 Billion
"The sale could raise as much as $20 billion, according to some estimates."
Aug 20, 2007
297: new post   Skype Moves to Absolve Microsoft From Outage Blame
""We do not blame anyone but ourselves," wrote Skype spokesman Villu Arak in a blog posting."
Aug 22, 2007
298: new post   Getting Traffic to a New Quality Site
The classic catch-22, "can't get traffic without some links - can't get links without some traffic..."
Aug 29, 2007
299: new post   Washingtonpost.com Launches Reviewed.com Technology Reviews
"...congrats to long time WebmasterWorld supporters and pubcon speakers at Reviewed.com..."
Sept 12, 2007
300: new post   2 Million Wikipedia Articles in English
"Wikipedia published its 2-millionth article in the English language version of the anyone-can-edit encyclopedia, a symbolic milestone for the world's largest user-generated Web publishing site."
Sept 13, 2007
301: new post   Privacy Group Says Google's Call For A Standard Is Not Enough
"The U.S. government still needs to block or impose conditions on Google Inc.'s acquisition of online advertising server DoubleClick Inc., despite Google's call for global privacy standards, three privacy groups said Monday."
Sept 18, 2007
302: new post   "Recruitment" Trojan Targets Company Chiefs
"C-level employees of publicly listed companies are being targeted by cyber criminals using malware-infected RTF (Rich Text File) documents disguised as recruitment letters."
Sept 26, 2007
303: new post   Ebay Anti-fraud Forum Hit By Fraudsters?
"Ebay says the information was not acquired through a breach of its security and suggests it was likely obtained through phishing or account takeovers. The company also says that the credit card details displayed do not match those on either its own or PayPals servers."
Sept 26, 2007
304: new post   Microsoft Office On The Web (Beta) To Come
"The software maker is announcing Office Live Workspace, a free online tool for viewing, sharing and storing, but not editing, Office documents online."
Oct 1, 2007
305: new post   Microsoft Buys Discount Shopping Site Jellyfish
""We think the technology has some really interesting potential applications as we continue to invest heavily in shopping/commerce as a key vertical for Live Search,""
Oct 2, 2007
306: new post   Discovery to buy HowStuffWorks.com
"The Wall Street Journal reports Discovery Channel will announce today its purchase of HowStuffWorks .com for $250 million. "
Oct 15, 2007
307: new post   U.S. and U.N. Cooperate on Global Digital Library
"The World Digital Library initiative will digitize unique and rare materials from libraries and other cultural institutions around the world and make them available free of charge on the Internet," Paris-based UNESCO said in a statement."
Oct 18, 2007
308: new post   Semantic Web App, Twine, Goes Beta
"Twine is intended to let you suck in email, bookmarks, RSS news feeds, websites, photos, videos, database and any other digital information. Then it tries to make sense of it."
Oct 19, 2007
309: new post   What is the Next Big Thing
"I think I can honestly say that I have tried... everything.
Oct 21, 2007
310: new post   Libraries Don't Like Restrictions For Online Book Scanning Schemes
"Several major research libraries have rebuffed offers from Google and Microsoft to scan their books into computer databases, saying they are put off by restrictions these companies want to place on the new digital collections."
Oct 22, 2007
311: new post   24/7 Real Media Servers Hacked - Served Trojans with Ads
"Since October 8th, hackers inserted an iframe into the ads served by 24/7 and distributed trojans via the ad network servers. It's not known how widespread the attack is."
Oct 22, 2007
312: new post   Microsoft to Carry Out EU Ruling
"The European Commission said Microsoft will now charge a one-time fee of 10,000 euros to firms that want "complete and accurate" technical information on Windows software."
Oct 23, 2007
313: new post   Audio Spam Files On The Way
"The messages were blank but contained MP3 attachments of around 95 kilobytes, around the size of a cellphone ring tone. The attachments were audio files all pumping up the same penny stock."
Oct 23, 2007
314: new post   Microsoft Posts Strong Quarter: Profits of $4.29 Billion
"Fervent sales Windows and Office for the quarter ended September 30 also helped achieve profits of $4.29 billion, up from $3.48 billion the year before."
Oct 26, 2007
315: new post   Senate Says 7 More Years of Tax-Free Net Access
"The bill won't go to the president's desk just yet. First, the House must approves the Senate's changes. Congressional aides said they were hopeful the whole process would conclude before current law's November 1 expiration date."
Oct 26, 2007
316: new post   Webshots Sold For $45 Million
"Internet media company and tech news hub CNet Networks Inc. has announced the sale of its photo-sharing site Webshots. Ownership of the lagging site is slated to got to American Greetings Corp., who shelled out $45 million to take it off CNet's hands. Here's the juicy part though, CNet bought the site for $70 million just three years ago."
Oct 26, 2007
317: new post   PDF Files, Again, Used To Deliver Malicious Code
"Emails containing malicious PDF files have been putting computers at risk since Friday,"
Oct 27, 2007
318: new post   Microsoft: Web Apps Won't Kill Off The Desktop
"A top Microsoft Corp. executive defended desktop application software, the source of the company's revenue for three decades, arguing in a presentation last week that even services-based companies such as Google Inc. still need it."
Oct 28, 2007
319: new post   Internet Privacy Efforts Take A Step Forward
"Soon people will be able to sign up for do-not-track lists, which will help shield their Web surfing habits from the prying eyes of marketers."
Oct 31, 2007
320: new post   EU: Airline Web Sites Must Improve Or Be Closed
"Over 200 European Web sites selling airline tickets, including many run by leading airlines, are misleading to consumers and will be shut down if they do not improve, the European Union's consumer chief said on Wednesday."
Nov 14, 2007
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