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Archive for January, 2011

What’s that buzzing you’re hearing? Are you surrounded by wasps? If not, it could be people reacting to Google’s newest logo; this time, for their Android 3.0 update, named “Honeycomb.” Keeping with the look and feel of the original Android logo, while incorporating a theme that matches the Honeycomb name, the new logo is a [...]

Early in December, Google vowed to distance itself from piracy. To do so, the company agreed that it would remove terms that are closely associated with piracy from appearing in their Autocomplete and Instant services. Google has since rolled this questionable feature. Now terms like BitTorrent, uTorrent, and RapidShare are filtered out. However, terms like [...]

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington hasn’t been afraid of pissing off AOL since the company acquired the popular tech blog late last year. Earlier this month, Arrington waged a blog war of sorts against fellow AOL tech blog Engadget, which drew a lot of media attention, and got other tech bloggers asking questions like, “How long [...]

Could Google CEO Eric Schmidt be coming soon to your living room? Rumor has it that he’s interested in getting into television. A rather unexpected report from the New York Post today indicates that he is in fact interested in having some kind of talk show, and has even been involved in the filming of [...]

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a crucial component in successfully managing site changes, one expert suggests. According to Distilled Consulting’s Geoff Kenyon, writing a guest post for SEOmoz, SEO should be considered at every point during the planning process. Companies should either aim to assess SEO elements at key checkpoints during development, or have someone [...]

22 Jan, 2011

AAA Launches new Android App

Posted by: admin In: Internet Marketing

AAA has introduced a mobile app for Android that allows its members to request roadside assistance. The free Android app allows AAA members to request roadside assistance without having to place a call. The app uses the phone’s GPS to send the location of the user to AAA Roadside Assistance. “AAA is committed to developing [...]

T-Mobile has released an Android app called DriveSmart Plus aimed at preventing texting while driving. DriveSmart Plus, powered by Location Labs, is a subscription-based, opt-in service that automatically detects when a handset user is driving and sets the phone into a ‘Driving Mode’.  Once this service is activated, it disables most texting and calling features [...]

19 Jan, 2011

U.S. Paid Search Rebounded In 2010

Posted by: admin In: Internet Marketing

“2010 proved to be a great year for search advertising as the search market recovered from the downturn,” said Roger Barnette, CEO of SearchIgnite. “Even more promising is the revival of consumer spend throughout the year and the strength of Average Order Values in Q4. We expect 2011 to be a strong year for search [...]

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online today at an event in Redmond.  This is the cloud-based version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, which will go head to head with other cloud-based CRM products from companies like Salesforce.com and Oracle. “Sales professionals are at the heart of almost every [...]

Microsoft has released a new web development tool called WebMatrix, which the company says is designed to let developers of “all skill levels” create, customize, and publish websites to the Internet. WebMatrix brings together a Web server, a database, and programming frameworks, letting users code, test, and deploy both deploy both ASP.NET and PHP applications [...]