|Forum: Webmaster General|
|Displaying Topics 241 - 280 (552 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|241:|| 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|
|242:|| 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|
|243:|| What is the Next Big Thing|
"I think I can honestly say that I have tried... everything.
|Oct 21, 2007|
|244:|| 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|
|245:|| 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|
|246:|| 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|
|247:|| 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|
|248:|| 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|
|249:|| 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|
|250:|| "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|
|251:|| 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|
|252:|| 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|
|253:|| Washingtonpost.com Launches Reviewed.com Technology Reviews|
"...congrats to long time WebmasterWorld supporters and pubcon speakers at Reviewed.com..."
|Sept 12, 2007|
|254:|| 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|
|255:|| 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|
|256:|| Airwaves Spectrum Sale Could Raise $20 Billion|
"The sale could raise as much as $20 billion, according to some estimates."
|Aug 20, 2007|
|257:|| 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|
|258:|| 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|
|259:|| 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|
|260:|| 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|
|261:|| 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|
|262:|| 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|
|263:|| 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|
|264:|| 1 Billion Computers With Windows|
"...the install base of Windows computers this coming 12 months will reach 1 billion."
|July 30, 2007|
|265:|| 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|
|266:|| 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|
|267:|| 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|
|268:|| 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|
|269:|| 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|
|270:|| 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|
|271:|| 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|
|272:|| 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|
|273:|| 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|
|274:|| 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|
|275:|| 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|
|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:|| 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|
|278:|| 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|
|279:|| 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|
|280:|| 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|