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|241:|| 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|
|242:|| 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|
|243:|| 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|
|244:|| 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|
|245:|| 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|
|246:|| 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|
|247:|| 1 Billion Computers With Windows|
"...the install base of Windows computers this coming 12 months will reach 1 billion."
|July 30, 2007|
|248:|| 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|
|249:|| 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|
|250:|| 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|
|251:|| 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|
|252:|| 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|
|253:|| 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|
|254:|| 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|
|255:|| 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|
|256:|| 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|
|257:|| 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|
|258:|| 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|
|259:|| 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|
|260:|| 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|
|261:|| 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|
|262:|| 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|
|263:|| 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|
|264:|| 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|
|265:|| 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|
|266:|| 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|
|267:|| 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|
|268:|| 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|
|269:|| 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|
|270:|| 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|
|271:|| 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|
|272:|| 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|
|273:|| 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|
|274:|| 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|
|275:|| 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|
|276:|| 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|
|277:|| 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|
|278:|| 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|
|279:|| 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|
|280:|| 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|