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|1641:|| Recaptcha: Is It The Next Step In Anti-Spam|
"Created by Luis von Ahn at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, the Recaptcha project scoops up words that optical character reading software has marked as unreadable by computers."
|Webmaster General||Aug 18, 2008|
|1642:|| Some Firms Tracking User Behaviour Without Explicit Consent|
"Several Internet and broadband companies have acknowledged using targeted-advertising technology without explicitly informing customers, according to letters released yesterday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee."
|Webmaster General||Aug 12, 2008|
|1643:|| U.S. Congress Expresses Interest in Web Privacy|
"We understand that many of the questions that you have posed to us and a number of other companies stem from concerns about that particular model for online advertising, but we believe that the vast majority of online advertisers, like Google, is not engaged in these practices."
|Webmaster General||Aug 11, 2008|
|1644:|| Hackers May Be Targeting Google Gadgets|
"It's not that Google is designing insecure programs."
|Webmaster General||Aug 10, 2008|
|1645:|| Net Address Bug: "Every Network is at Risk"|
"...fixes for the flaw in the net's Domain Name System (DNS) had focused on web browsers but it could be abused by hackers in many other ways."
|Webmaster General||Aug 7, 2008|
|1646:|| DNS Flaw: First Attacks Reported|
"The existence of the Domain Name System (DNS) flaw, which could be used to redirect browsers to malicious sites, was revealed at the start of July..."
|Webmaster General||July 31, 2008|
|1647:|| HP, Intel and Yahoo In Cloud Computing Research Data Centers|
"Chip giant Intel is teaming up with web firm Yahoo and hardware company HP to create virtual research centres for cloud computing."
|Webmaster General||July 29, 2008|
|1648:|| PDF Is Out Of Touch|
"I don't see that as a criticism against PDF. I like that fact that PDF is not for dynamic documents. It's what differentiates that medium from almost everything else on the Web."
|Webmaster General||July 25, 2008|
|1649:|| Is There a Future for CAPTCHA As It Is Now?|
"Is CAPTCHA even worth implementing still if it is so easily worked around?"
|Webmaster General||July 17, 2008|
|1650:|| DNS at Risk From Multivendor Cache Poisoning|
"On July 8th, technology vendors from across the industry will simultaneously release patches for their products to close a major vulnerability in the underpinnings of the Internet...This is the largest synchronized security update in the history of the Internet, and is the result of hard work and dedication across dozens of organizations.
|Webmaster General||July 9, 2008|
|1651:|| Hackers Hijack Critical Internet Sites|
"Turkish hackers Thursday defaced the official sites of the international organizations that oversee the Internet's critical routing infrastructure and regulate domain names,"
|Webmaster General||June 28, 2008|
|1652:|| Online Ad Sales Take a Dip, According to IAB|
"Spending on online advertising in the first quarter declined for the first time in more than three years when compared to the fourth quarter, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said on Tuesday."
|Webmaster General||June 18, 2008|
|1653:|| Skype Tests Public Beta V 4.0 With Added Features|
"The 4.0 test version invites users to post bigger photos of themselves, instead of just thumbnail images, to encourage callers to see and be seen."
|Webmaster General||June 18, 2008|
|1654:|| Report Highlights "Dangerous" Web Domains||Webmaster General||June 4, 2008|
|1655:|| Adobe Launches Acrobat.com - and releases Acrobat 9 (with Flash)|
With the public beta launch of the free services at Acrobat.com, Adobe challenges Google Docs, Microsoft Office Live Workspace, WebEx, and GoTo Meeting all at the same time.
|Webmaster General||June 2, 2008|
|1656:|| The Planet (EV1) Data Center Catches Fire - 9000 Servers Offline|
"...a transformer in The Planet H1 datacenter caught fire. The fire department required them to take down all generators. This significant outage is impacting around 9,000 servers and 7,500 customers."
|Webmaster General||June 1, 2008|
|1657:|| Free Dynamic DNS Services Pose Massive Security Threats||Webmaster General||May 6, 2008|
|1658:|| Massive Botnet Spamming Infestation Thwarts Standard Detection|
"There appears to be a botnet called Kraken infesting many machines, primarily home broadband users, on possibly an unprecedented scale with estimates ranging from 165K to 600K infected machines."
|Webmaster General||May 1, 2008|
|1659:|| AT&T Says Internet's Current Architecture Will Reach Its Limit By 2010|
"Jim Cicconi, vice president of legislative affairs for AT&T, warned that the current systems that constitute the Internet will not be able to cope with the increasing amounts of video and user-generated content being uploaded."
|Webmaster General||Apr 20, 2008|
|1660:|| Hitwise Give Google 67% of US Searches in March 2008|
"Google Inc. received 67% of all U.S. Internet searches during the four weeks ended March 29, according to information service Hitwise."
|Webmaster General||Apr 7, 2008|
|1661:|| FCC May Dismiss Skype Open Network Petition|
"Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin said on Tuesday he was proposing to dismiss a petition from Web-based phone service Skype to force open wireless networks."
|Webmaster General||Apr 2, 2008|
|1662:|| Best Ways To Create a Multi-Lingual Website|
"I would like to know how I should go about actually implementing the languages, and HOW to do it."
|Webmaster General||Mar 30, 2008|
|1663:|| Building a SCSI Hard Drive RAID Array||Webmaster General||Mar 29, 2008|
|1664:|| Hopes of Free WiFi Cities Fading|
"The conclusion that such ventures would not be profitable led to sudden withdrawals by service providers like EarthLink, the Internet company that had effectively cornered the market on the efforts by the larger cities."
|Webmaster General||Mar 22, 2008|
|1665:|| Verizon and AT&T Are Big Winners In Airwaves Auction|
"Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T were big winners in the U.S. government's auction of wireless licenses that raised a record $19.59 billion, the Federal Communication Commission said on Thursday."
|Webmaster General||Mar 20, 2008|
|1666:|| Online Ad Spending, Revised Forecasts|
"A leading marketing forecaster on Tuesday cut its projection for U.S. spending on online advertising this year, signalling that economic troubles are likely biting into corporate marketing budgets."
|Webmaster General||Mar 19, 2008|
|1667:|| CSS or Tables For Layout|
"When the final result is the same, do the methods really matter so much..."
|Webmaster General||Mar 3, 2008|
|1668:|| Why is using tables for layout evil?|
revisiting the tables vs css methods debate for web page layout.
|Webmaster General||Feb 28, 2008|
|1669:|| FCC Considers Discouraging Telcos From Slowing Net Traffic|
"The agency is considering rules and enforcement decisions to force the cable and telephone companies to disclose their policies more clearly for delaying traffic that they say is clogging their systems."
|Webmaster General||Feb 26, 2008|
|1670:|| Develop Online Applications That Work Offline (RIAs) With Adobe AIR|
"Adobe Air allows developers to build tools that still have some functionality even when a computer is no longer connected to the net."
|Webmaster General||Feb 25, 2008|
|1671:|| Microsoft Windows Live SkyDrive Data Storage||Webmaster General||Feb 25, 2008|
|1672:|| Comscore's January US Search Report Shows Searching Is Up 8.9PCT|
"There appeared to be small shifts if the stats, compered to the previous month, with Google up 0.1% to 58.5%."
|Webmaster General||Feb 22, 2008|
|1673:|| The Web is Increasingly a Girls World||Webmaster General||Feb 22, 2008|
|1674:|| EU: Search Engines Must Comply With EU Rules|
"European data privacy regulators said Thursday that Internet search engines based outside Europe must also comply with EU rules on how a person's Internet address or search history is stored."
|Webmaster General||Feb 21, 2008|
|1675:|| DNS Resolution Path Corruption Helps Phishing Scams|
"The attack they describe, called "DNS resolution path corruption", could be carried out by a simple piece of code implanted via a malicious website or email attachment,..."
|Webmaster General||Feb 13, 2008|
|1676:|| Time Warner Set to Ditch AOL & Cable Unit|
"Time Warner's new chief executive officer confirmed Wednesday that the media company is separating its struggling AOL access business from the division's growing online advertising business, a move that could lead to the sale of the traditional dial-up unit."
|Webmaster General||Feb 7, 2008|
|1677:|| Time Warner Cable To Trial Data Download Pricing|
"The company, the second-largest cable provider in the United States, will start a trial in Beaumont, Texas, in which it will sell new Internet customers tiered levels of service based on how much data they download per month, rather than the usual fixed-price packages with unlimited downloads."
|Webmaster General||Jan 17, 2008|
|1678:|| F.C.C. to Investigate Complaints Comcast Interferes With Net Traffic|
"The Federal Communications Commission will investigate complaints that Comcast actively interferes with Internet traffic as its subscribers try to share files online, the commission's chairman, Kevin J. Martin, said Tuesday."
|Webmaster General||Jan 9, 2008|
|1679:|| US Search Figures, December 07, Show Google Up To 66%|
"The latest figures from search market share monitor Hitwise shows Google with a record 66 percent share of Web searches in the United States."
|Webmaster General||Jan 8, 2008|
|1680:|| 'Hacker Safe' Site Hacked!|
"A Web site that still displays a banner from McAfee's ScanAlert certifying that it is "Hacker Safe," on Friday sent a letter to customers saying that it was hacked last month."
|Webmaster General||Jan 8, 2008|