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Archive for February, 2011

25 Feb, 2011

MyBlogLog Coming to An End

Posted by: admin In: Internet Marketing

Yahoo is shutting down MyBlogLog, a service acquired by the company a few years ago, that lets you see who’s been visiting your blog. It’s been known for quite some time that it would happen, but users received an email today setting the date. It said: You have been identified as a customer of Yahoo! [...]

I wrote an article a couple months ago, asking: What if Facebook goes search while Google struggles to go social? I looked at some of the things Facebook has done related to search, and made the case that the social networking giant has a lot of potential for becoming a bigger player in search in [...]

Anyone who would like to invest in Russia’s most successful search engine may want to start saving pennies and talking to his stockbroker.  Reports indicate that Yandex, which has had little trouble fending off Google in its home market, will go public and try to raise $1 billion this summer. A post on the Quintura [...]

21 Feb, 2011

Does Web Conferencing Hurt Business?

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I just saw a short online article summarizing results of a survey sponsored by CareerBuilder.com. The article had the provocative headline “Survey: Cutting business travel cuts business.” It opened with two bullet points in bold face on a highlighted background: * Less business travel adversely impacts their business, say more than a third * Some [...]

18 Feb, 2011

Norton Launches Cybercrime Index

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Norton has introduced a cybercrime index, which tracks and warns computer users of daily threats. The Norton Cybercrime Index alerts people to online risks, including the day’s most dangerous websites, the most hijacked search terms by cybercriminals, as well as scams identity theft and spam. The Norton Cybercrime Index answers the question, “What’s your online [...]

Smartphones aggressively saturated the mobile market in 2010, driving an increase in mobile media consumption by users worldwide, according to a new report from comScore. “2010 was a game-changing year for the mobile industry,” said Mark Donovan, comScore senior vice president of mobile. “Smartphone adoption, 3G penetration and unlimited data plans drove a surge of [...]

Amazon said today it is launching a free Kindle app for the new HP TouchPad coming out this summer. Amazon said its Kindle app for the TouchPad will gives users access to more than 810,000 titles from its Kindle store. “When you buy a Kindle book, you can already read it on Kindle and our [...]

American Airlines has launched a mobile app for Android user aimed at improving its customers travel experience. The American Airlines Android app allows users to check in for flights; receive gate, seat and flight status information; view terminal maps; and provides a number of other functions, including the ability to: *Access Mobile Boarding Pass – [...]

Google has teased that the future of internet search will omit user input stating that the company’s search software will “just know” what users are wanting to search. The futuristic claims came direct from Google’s Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt who, talking with the Telegraph at the World Economic Forum in Davos, declared: [...]

Foodily, a search engine for comparing recipes, said today it wants to make cooking more social via an integration with Facebook. Recipes “liked” on Foodily will appear in a users’ Facebook feed, and recipes that others like will appear in a Foodily recipe search. Foodily also now lets people create a Facebook event invitation that [...]