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441: new post   US Internet Usage Remains Static at 14hrs a Month
"The survey found that the nearly 14 hours Americans spend online at home each month is close to the worldwide average. Of the 12 countries surveyed, those living in Hong Kong surf the longest, averaging nearly 22 hours per month. On the lower end, Italians on average log eight hours online."
Mar 18, 2005
442: new post   BBC Says There are One Million Zombies on Web
"More than one million computers on the net have been hijacked to attack websites and pump out spam and viruses."
Mar 18, 2005
443: new post   New Web Cold War Heats up as Chinese Visitors are Banned by Many Sites
For the 5th time in three years, Chinese ISP proxy servers are caching the web and leaving the cache open on third level wildcard subdomains. Over the last few years many sites have started banning Chinese visitors for this reason. The latest round is the first time exposure to the phenomena by many green webmasters.
Mar 10, 2005
444: new post   WebmasterWorld Named Top Forum by Pandia
"... an impressive number of internet savvy search engine experts at Webmaster World, professionals as well as non-professionals."
Feb 23, 2005
445: new post   New York Times Buys About.com for $410 Million
The New York Times Co. on Thursday said it will buy online information portal About.com for $410 million from publisher Primedia Inc. as it looks for new ways to advertise itself online.
Feb 18, 2005
446: new post   Major Browser Unicode Domain Name Spoofing Holes Exposed
This is not new, but we have some new and dramatic demonstrations of how easy a phishing attack can fool you. New security rule: never click a link to your bank or private info. Use only your own bookmarks or type it into the address bar.
Feb 7, 2005
447: new post   Three Fresh Worms Attack Windows
Double check those attachments before you open them.
Feb 4, 2005
448: new post   Readers Pick Apple over Google in 2004
"After a two-year hiatus Apple has returned to win the 2004 Readers’ Choice Awards for the brand with the most global impact..."
Jan 31, 2005
449: new post   AOL Pulls Plug on Usenet
"AOL is pulling the plug on servers hosting newsgroups. AOL subscribers will no longer be able to access such groups directly.."
Jan 25, 2005
450: new post   Ad:Tech Ad and Search Conference Sold
Ad:Tech the largest Ad and Search related trade show/conference in the US - was sold to DMG World Media.
Jan 24, 2005
451: new post   Corporate America vs. Home Based Business
Jan 11, 2005
452: new post   Isobar Acquires iProspect
Aegis buys 100% of iProspect for under $50 million.
Dec 22, 2004
453: new post   WSJ: Microsoft European Ruling Upheld - Must Strip Windows Down
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that: " A European judge will rule that Microsoft must comply with antitrust orders to sell a stripped-down version of Windows and to share more of its secret computer codes, people close to the matter said.
Dec 22, 2004
454: new post   Iowa ISP Wins Billion Dollar Judgement Against Spammers
" Robert Kramer, whose company provides e-mail service for about 5,000 subscribers in eastern Iowa, filed suit against 300 spammers after his inbound mail servers received up to 10 million spam e-mails a day in 2000, according to court documents. "
Dec 19, 2004
455: new post   Female Webmasters - Fact or Fiction?
" Just curious to know if there is any female webmasters. "
Dec 6, 2004
456: new post   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
457: new post   Pros and Cons of Posting Ad Prices
Put them online, or make the advertiser call for a quote?
Nov 20, 2004
458: new post   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
459: new post   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
460: new post   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
461: new post   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
462: new post   Atomz to Add Contextual Advertising
Sept 23, 2004
463: new post   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
464: new post   To Florida WebmasterWorld Members - Back Ups Back Ups
In the face of a hurricane, do you have a disaster recovery plan?
Sept 2, 2004
465: new post   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
466: new post   Microsoft Releases Critical Windows Update
New patch for Windows available.
July 31, 2004
467: new post   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
468: new post   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
469: new post   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
470: new post   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
471: new post   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
472: new post   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
473: new post   DVD Prices Set to Drop
"Devices will be as much as 50 percent cheaper later this year, researcher says."
July 1, 2004
474: new post   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
475: new post   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
476: new post   Microsoft IIS Server Exploit Used as Virus Distribution Method
"All files sent by the web server [Microsoft IIS] will include the javascript. As the javascript is delivered by the web server as a global footer, images and other documents (robots.txt, word files) will include the javascript as well."
June 25, 2004
477: new post   Open Office Updated to 1.1.2
Freshly updated and a few new features.
June 21, 2004
478: new post   Bits : PayPal SandBox - Ebay DevCon
PayPal sets up Developers Sandbox and also gears up for Developers Conference next week.
June 16, 2004
479: new post   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
480: new post   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
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