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161: new post   Internet TV: Not Quite The Big Hit
Internet-connected TVs made up 21% of all television sales in 2010, according to a recently released report by NPD Group's DisplaySearch. Sales are expected to more than double by 2014.

The only problem is hardly anyone is using them to surf the Internet. Just 45% of those who say they have an Internet-connected TV use that feature, DisplaySearch found.

"It's not something they're looking for, but it's there," said Paul Semenza, senior vice president of NPD Group's DisplaySearch. "It's being included more and more as a standard feature in high-end sets."

In other words, people are picking up Internet-connected TVs without knowing it or caring. It's kind of like buying a car with rain-sensing wipers.
Dec 31, 2010
162: new post   Is TV Relevant Anymore?
To toss the TV or not to toss the TV - that is the question.
Jan 25, 2005
163: new post   Is Web Development for Grown Ups?
WebmasterWorld Members debate whether age is a barrier in coding, and will they still be coding when they get to 40, 50, or 60 years old.
Aug 15, 2015
164: new post   Is the Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Search War Settled?
"I'm happy to be crowned winner," Mr Schmidt said, before quickly adding: "But as we've learned in the election cycle, it goes back and forth."
May 15, 2008
165: new post   It's Not New: U.S. ISPs Hijacking Users' Search Queries
Hijacked search queries are hitting the headlines again, however, this is not new.
Aug 8, 2011
166: new post   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
167: new post   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
168: new post   Kentucky Seeks to Block Online Gambling, For Good
"The state of Kentucky's attempt to block resident's access to 141 online gambling sites has proceeded to the next level,..."
Oct 17, 2008
169: new post   Klout Raises $8.5 Million Funding
"It's been amazing seeing the passion the social media community has for their Klout Scores," says Joe Fernandez, CEO and co-founder of Klout.[br][br] "We have a lot of work ahead of us, though. We intend to invest heavily in increasing the performance of our system to deliver the accuracy, clarity and actionability commensurate with being the standard for influence. To do so, we will need to greatly expand the number of services that are analyzed in calculating the Klout Score and provide a much richer consumer experience.
Jan 10, 2011
170: new post   LCD's Poised to Drop 20% by Years End
"Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the world's top flat-screen maker, said on Thursday it expected prices of liquid crystal displays (LCD) to fall as much as a fifth by the end of the year on growing supply."
July 15, 2004
171: new post   LinkedIn Adds Commenting and Liking, and Trending In Your Network
LinkedIn Today will now include social gestures which will enable our 161 million member professionals to engage and create a dialogue around the news headlines that matter most to them, as well as learn what is currently trending online.
July 14, 2012
172: new post   LinkedIn Introduces Endorsements
Starting today, Endorsements launches in English across the United States, India, New Zealand, and Australia.
Sept 25, 2012
173: new post   LinkedIn Opens Sponsored Updates Advertising To All
These updates, which look like regular posts, are clearly labeled "Sponsored" and give you the option to "Like," "Comment" and "Share" the updates, as well as "Follow" the company.
July 23, 2013
174: new post   LinkedIn User Passwords Hacked
Anyone with a weak password, particularly one that is used elsewhere in association with their email address or name should change their passwords now.
June 7, 2012
175: new post   Linkedin Goes Public, Soaring to Over $80 Per Share
Investors keen to get in on the online networking craze snapped up LinkedIn Corp.'s IPO at $45 per share late Wednesday, hitting the top end of the projected price range. It minted LinkedIn with a market value of more than $4 billion, the highest for a U.S. Internet company taking its first bow on Wall Street since Google Inc. went public nearly seven years ago.
May 19, 2011
176: new post   LulzSec Hacker Gets Off With Light Sentence For Helping Thwart Further Attacks
A convicted hacker turned informant, who was facing in excess of 20 years in prison, has been handed a sentence of a year's supervision.
May 27, 2014
177: new post   Lulzsec Hacker Arrests In US and Ireland
US law enforcement officers have said at least three members of the hacking group had been arrested.
Mar 6, 2012
178: new post   MP3.com to be Shut Down
"Cash strapped French media giant Vivendi Universal has closed the European arm of MP3.com, the online music site that it bought for GBP 265m two years ago."
July 10, 2003
179: new post   Make Love Not Spam
About a month or so ago, Lycos Europe started beta testing a screen saver that uses a computer's idle time and spare bandwidth to launch pester requests at blacklisted Spam domains.
Dec 2, 2004
180: new post   Malware Attacks and The Average Computer User
"For people like my neighbors it was really hard to even figure out which security messages were bogus and which were real, which is of course what the malware writers want to have happen."
Aug 31, 2007
181: new post   Mariposa Virus Botnet Hacker Arrested
"They guys behind it said it was more successful than they had intended to be,"
July 28, 2010
182: new post   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
183: new post   Mastercard Site Hit By 'Hacktivists' Over Wikileaks
"It has pledged to launch denial-of-service attacks on websites it sees as anti-Wikileaks."
Dec 8, 2010
184: new post   Matt Cutts officially leaves Google, stays with US Digital Service
It's official... Matt Cutts has left Google.
Jan 19, 2017
185: new post   Media Ignores Enterprise Level IT
"These are tech vendors with billions in profits that are largely ignored by business press... Oracle ($22 billion in revenue, $5 billion in profits) only cracks the top 10 companies by coverage for one of the eight publications..."
Mar 10, 2010
186: new post   Merry Christmas
"Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!"
Dec 25, 2010
187: new post   Microsoft Encarta Dies After Long Battle With Wikipedia
"The Encarta software will be removed from stores by June, Microsoft said, and the affiliated worldwide Web sites will be closed by the end of October. (The Japanese site will continue until the end of December.)"
Mar 31, 2009
188: new post   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
189: new post   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
190: new post   Microsoft and Google Trade Blows Over Office 2010 and Docs
"The war of words between Microsoft and Google over Office 2010 and its entry into online, cloud-based applications heated up today as both companies again took shots at each other."
May 14, 2010
191: new post   Microsoft, Washington State Sue Scareware Purveyors
"Microsoft Corp. and the state of Washington this week filed lawsuits against a slew of "scareware" purveyors, scam artists who use fake security alerts to frighten consumers into paying for worthless computer security software."
Sept 30, 2008
192: new post   Microsoft, Yahoo In Alliance To Combat Lottery Scams
"Microsoft and Yahoo have formed a group with two other partners to give law enforcement a hand in stopping bogus lottery scams and educating Internet surfers."
Oct 28, 2008
193: new post   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
194: new post   Millions of MySpace and Tumblr Account Details For Sale Online
A data haul estimated at over 360 Million account details and, supposedly, linked passwords.
June 1, 2016
195: new post   Mobile Ads "will be slow" On Take Up, Says Ad Group
"But it was still at the experimental stage, and many brands and mobile operators were wary of alienating customers."
May 22, 2008
196: new post   Monster to Acquire HotJobs from Yahoo
"Yahoo said it will continue to provide search and display advertising, content distribution and its APT ad platform to its newspaper partners."
Feb 4, 2010
197: new post   My Poor Bloated Inbox
"My approach is more the septic tank approach - once in a while, you have to pump the darn thing out to make it work right. I've found that letting this stuff age has some benefits, as mass deletion becomes a lot easier when stuff is months old. "
May 12, 2003
198: new post   My WebmasterWorld Hymn
Sept 3, 2004
199: new post   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
200: new post   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
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