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|241:|| WordPress 2.1.1 Poisoned by Cracker Exploit Code|
"If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was added by a cracker."
|Mar 3, 2007|
|242:|| Fake Professor Unmasked in Wikipedia Storm|
"Internet site Wikipedia has been hit by controversy after the disclosure that a prominent editor had assumed a false identity complete with fake PhD."
|Mar 6, 2007|
|243:|| Yahoo Plans To Run Windows Mobile Phones|
"Marking progress in its drive to make Web services widely available not just only computers but phones, the Sunnyvale, California-based company said the Windows Mobile push will expand its base of mobile Internet users by millions."
|Mar 7, 2007|
|244:|| Wikipedia Editor Storm Continues, Now to Seek Proof of Credentials|
"Following revelations that a high-ranking member of Wikipedia's bureaucracy used his cloak of anonymity to lie about being a professor of religion, the free Internet encyclopedia plans to ask contributors who claim such credentials to identify themselves."
|Mar 9, 2007|
|245:|| Godaddy Muffs Day Light Savings Time Switch Over - Goes Down||Mar 11, 2007|
|246:|| Godaddy Hit With Massive DDos Attack|
"The Go Daddy Group Inc has been hit by a massive distributed denial of service attack that took down many of its customers' websites and other services for several hours."
|Mar 12, 2007|
|247:|| Malicious Code Turns Up on Hundreds of Blogger Sites|
"Blogger.com, one of the most visited blog sites, now owned by Google.com, has been compromised with several malicious scripts. The scripts have shown up on hundreds of Blogger.com sites, and in some cases, a possible vector of the Stration mass mailer is responsible for driving traffic to these sites."
|Mar 15, 2007|
|248:|| Cisco to Buy WebEx for $3.2 billion|
"In another step from its roots selling telecommunications hardware, Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to buy videoconferencing company WebEx Communications Inc. for $3.2 billion in cash."
|Mar 16, 2007|
|249:|| Colorado Woman Sues To Hold Archive.org Library To Contracts|
The basis of the suit is: "IF YOU COPY OR DISTRIBUTE ANYTHING ON THIS WEB SITE, YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT..."
|Mar 17, 2007|
|250:|| Are YouTube Users At Risk?|
"Many YouTube users received cease-and-desist orders from the RIAA. At issue, once again..."
|Mar 17, 2007|
|251:|| Adobe to Offer a Peek at Apollo, Web App Software|
"Adobe Systems on Monday is expected to release an early version of Apollo, software that will let people run Web applications online and offline."
|Mar 19, 2007|
|252:|| What To Do and Ask when Your Website is Very Slow|
Wide range of responses to the classic slow server problem.
|Mar 21, 2007|
|253:|| U.S. Judge Rules COPA Unconstitutional|
"U.S. District Judge Lowell Reed Jr., who presided over the trial involving several online publications and the American Civil Liberties Union, ruled that COPA is "impermissibly vague and overbroad" to be constitutional"
|Mar 22, 2007|
|254:|| Extended Validation SSL Certificates: Are They Worth The Investment?|
"They are 20 to 40 times more expensive than regular SSLs. Am I going to lose business if I do not upgrade to these new SSL certs?"
|Mar 23, 2007|
|255:|| Sanger to Take Wraps Off Wikipedia Alternative: Citizendium|
"This week, Sanger takes the wraps off a Wikipedia alternative, Citizendium. His goal is to capture Wikipedia's bustle but this time, avoid the vandalism and inconsistency that are its pitfalls."
|Mar 25, 2007|
|256:|| Next-Generation Skype Trojan Hits Web|
"Miscreants have again adapted the Warezov Trojan horse to target Skype users, Websense Security Labs warned on Thursday."
|Mar 26, 2007|
|257:|| Days of 800x600 Ending?|
"I was looking over my stats tonight and realized that only about 15% of my visitors are hitting my site with a resolution of 800x600 or less... a number that just continues to go down and down and down by the quarter."
|Apr 2, 2007|
|258:|| Speed of File Sharing May Get a Boost with 'SET'|
"Similarity-Enhanced Transfer (SET) works by spotting chunks of identical data in files that are an exact or near match to the one needed. Using SET the researchers have seen speed increases of up to 500%."
|Apr 13, 2007|
|259:|| Microsoft Announces Silverlight, Plug-in For Web Interactive Apps|
"Microsoft Announces 'Silverlight' in What it calls "the Next Generation of Media Experiences on the Web" "
|Apr 16, 2007|
|260:|| Time Warner, Fon in Wi-Fi in Deal|
"In a big win for a little Wi-Fi start-up called Fon, Time Warner Cable Inc. will let its residential broadband customers turn their connections into public wireless hot spots, a practice shunned by most U.S. Internet service providers."
|Apr 23, 2007|
|261:|| 80% of Blogs Now Infested With Offensive Content|
"According to Scansafe's Monthly Global Threat Report for March 2007, a surprisingly high percentage of the Internet's blog sites-- up to 80 percent-- contain "offensive" content..."
|Apr 24, 2007|
|262:|| Microsoft Adds Streaming to Silverlight|
"Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, said on Monday it plans to offer a streaming video service that stores and hosts video for its new Silverlight online media platform."
|May 2, 2007|
|263:|| Yahoo to Shut Yahoo Photos Service, Pushing Flickr|
"Yahoo Inc. is shutting down Yahoo Photos, its first-generation photo storage site, and asking users to move instead to Yahoo's Web 2.0 photo sharing site, Flickr, a Yahoo official said on Thursday."
|May 4, 2007|
|264:|| Microsoft to buy Yahoo for $50 Billion?|
"Stung by the loss of Internet advertising firm DoubleClick to Google last month, Microsoft has intensified its pursuit of a deal with Yahoo!, asking the company to re-enter formal negotiations, The Post has learned."
|May 4, 2007|
|265:|| ComScore And Neilson/Netratings Buckle To Demands|
"ComScore and Nielsen/NetRatings on Thursday buckled to advertisers demands that auditors be allowed to review the way the web site-ranking companies come up with Internet metrics."
|May 18, 2007|
|266:|| Microsoft Goes After Aquantive for $6 billion|
"In a bid to boost its presence in advertising, Microsoft said Friday that it will acquire Aquantive, a digital marketing and services company, in a deal worth $6 billion."
|May 18, 2007|
|267:|| Antispam Email Technique, DomainKeys, Gets Preliminary Approval|
"A key Internet standards body gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a powerful technology designed to detect and block fake e-mail messages. It's called DomainKeys Identified Mail, and it promises to give Internet users the best chance so far of stanching the seemingly endless flow of fraudulent junk e-mail."
|May 23, 2007|
|268:|| Search Market Update: Google & Yahoo Gains|
"Microsoft saw its share of the market slip to 9 percent, down from 10.1 percent a month earlier. Google, meanwhile, increased its lead, accounting for 55.2 percent of Web searches, up from 53.7 percent in March. Yahoo grew its share to 21.9 percent, up narrowly from the 21.8 percent share it held in March."
|May 24, 2007|
|269:|| Internet Advertising Revenue up 35% to $17 billion|
"Internet advertising revenue, fueled by increases in classified ads, lead generation and display advertising, grew by 35 percent last year to $16.9 billion."
|May 24, 2007|
|270:|| eBay Acquires StumbleUpon|
"Our intent is to support the growth and evolution of this community-based business, and StumbleUpon will run as a separate business unit within eBay Inc."
|May 31, 2007|
|271:|| eBay Adds Radio Airtime to Auctions|
"The auction giant eBay said it would begin selling radio airtime to advertisers starting Wednesday, expanding into a business that Google entered last year."
|June 6, 2007|
|272:|| Internet Advertising Up 26% to Almost $5 Billion in Q1|
"Internet advertising revenue rose to $4.9 billion in the quarter, a 26% increase over the first quarter of 2006."
|June 7, 2007|
|273:|| Several Charged Over Hijacked "botnet" PCs|
"The FBI and the Department of Justice have charged several alleged cyber criminals responsible for gaining control of over one million personal computers and using them for identity theft and mass distribution of spyware, officials announced Wednesday."
|June 14, 2007|
|274:|| FBI Says at Least One Million Computers Infected by Botnets|
"FBI is in the process of locating and notifying the users of one million computers controlled by hackers through automated crime networks or "botnets," officials said Friday."
|June 15, 2007|
|275:|| 10,000 Sites Are Unwitting Hosts of Malicious Software|
"The webpages compromised are all legitimate sites devoted to subjects such as tax, jobs, tourism and cars. The sites are thought to have been booby-trapped using a malware kit, called MPack, sold commercially online."
|June 20, 2007|
|276:|| U.S. Search Share: Google Shows Growth of 44.9 Percent|
"Google Inc.'s online search engine maintained the largest share of the U.S. Internet search market in May, according to a report released Wednesday by Nielsen/NetRatings."
|June 21, 2007|
|277:|| eBay Ends AdWords Boycott Against Google, With Changes|
"EBay ended its ad boycott against Google yesterday but said it would scale back spending on the search engine going forward."
|June 23, 2007|
|278:|| Caution Urged By F.T.C. on Net Neutrality|
"The chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission recommended on Wednesday against additional regulation of high-speed Internet traffic."
|June 28, 2007|
|279:|| Hiding Email Addresses From Harvesters|
What's the best way to show your visitors an email address without it being harvested by spammers?
|July 6, 2007|
|280:|| eBay's Kijiji - Craigslist Competitor with In-House Knowledge|
On Friday, eBay's online classified service, Kijiji, made its U.S. debut and is now available in about 220 U.S. cities. But eBay enjoys an unusual advantage. For three years, eBay executives have held a seat on the Craigslist board of directors and been allowed to peer deep into the operations.
|July 8, 2007|