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PeopleSoft Shakeout Begins At The Top
Oracle Corporation fired PeopleSoft's co-president and chief financial officer, Kevin T. Parker, and three other top executives, a day after assuming control of the rival software maker in a $10.3 billion takeover ...
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-31
 
Copyright Myths and Creative Common Sense
A handful of myths have spawned practices, particularly among bloggers and website owners, that turn copyright law on its head ...
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Date: 2004-12-31
 
Podcasting - A Tentative Critique
Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz will start a podcast in a few weeks time. They will have weekly conversations on communication, technology and other relevant topics via Skype ...
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-31
 
Three Success Measures For Podcasting
An interesting article in the online version of Wired News elaborates on how "You, Too, Can Be A Podcaster".
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Date: 2004-12-31
 
Music For Better Decision-Making
In its January issue, Wired magazine reports on a new technology that transforms stock market data into music-based sound to communicate meaning ...
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-30
 
More on Blogs
From Fortune To Gigablast. Here's a few of the blog related stories that have caught my interest the last couple of days... plus a couple articles on other subjects.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-30
 
Tech Companies Pledge Aid As Death Toll Rises
Apple is the most prominent company I've seen so far in its open and very public support for the earthquake and tsunamis disasters in Asia last Sunday.
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Date: 2004-12-30
 
MCI Ends 2004 with a Technology Milestone
MCI recently demonstrated that high-speed network transmissions can now travel twice as far as previously possible.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
Oracle Gains Control Over PeopleSoft
Oracle announced that PeopleSoft stockholders have tendered approximately 75 percent of PeopleSoft outstanding stock, giving Oracle control of the company.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
WholeSale Products on Yahoo
SoftNet announced that WholesaleByUs (WBU) expanded product Distribution to Yahoo.com.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
AOL's Top 10 Spam Subject Lines of 2004
The new 'in' spam terms for 2004 relate to 'phishing' scams, dubious mortgage deals, online pharmacy items such as Vioxx, and stock offers as opposed to terms such as "Oprah", "Teens", and "Viagra".
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
A Growing Audience for Vlogs
Heather Green at BusinessWeek reports on the grassroots movement to post video blogs. She contends that vlogs are compelling in the creativity they're unleashing ...
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
The Tragedy Really Begins To Unfold via Blogs
Reviewing my various RSS feeds, I'm literally taken aback by the sheer volume of commentaries about the Asia earthquake/tsunamis disaster by bloggers.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
Blogging: It's The Real Thing
A highly-readable and lengthy feature on blogging is in the 10 January issue of Fortune magazine, as part of its look at the 10 technology trends to watch in 2005.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-29
 
Intel's Digital Home Investments
Intel's venture investing organization, Intel Capital, has made three additional investments in companies developing innovative technologies for the digital home.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
New UK Computer Magazine Publishes Only Online
Could this could be the new model of what the technology press should be doing - publishing only online, not in print ...
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
Macworld Conference Fetaures Free Educational Program
IDG World Expo unveiled "Live On Stage" - a new educational feature for all attendees at Macworld Conference & Expo.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
Video Game Publishers Are Takeover Targets
An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal today makes the case that 2005 will be the year of takeovers in the video game industry.
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Date: 2004-12-29
 
MSN New Year's Webcast
A century after the first official New Year celebration in New York City's Times Square, people around the world will experience this New Year's Eve tradition in a way never before available.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Listening to Blogs
ClickZ expert and Jupiter Research analyst Gary Stein takes a look back at 2004. His favorite topic? You guessed it ...
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Storage Costs Continue to Drop
After reading the /. story about IBM trying to build a 100TB tape drive, I found myself over on Pricewatch.com ...
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-28
 
Many Email Marketers Missing Out on Blogs
When WordBiz Report surveyed email marketers about RSS, 74% claimed to be familiar with the term.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
USA Number One Source For Spam Mailings
The majority of spam mailings received around the world originate from the United States according to software company Sophos. In order to compile their list, company researchers monitored all spam messages that were sent to their network during 2004.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
The Power Of The Blog
Fantastic piece by Fortune on the power of the blog. It's a rather long read but if you have time I give it 2 thumbs way up.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Tsunami Relief: Spreading the Word
Internet.com reports on the bloggers who are quickly spreading information on the relief efforts to aid countries devastated by yesterday's massive quake and tsunami.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Family Tech Support Recommendations
Ross provides his simple recommendations for the annual family tech support ritual otherwise known as the end of year holidays.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Microsoft Booth at CES to Feature Game Service
Infinium Labs will demonstrate its Phantom Game Service in the Microsoft booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
CEOs Optimistic for 2005
According to a new survey, American business leaders are, hosting office parties and offering year-end bonuses, as they look forward to even rosier business prospects in 2005.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Santy worm Targets AOL Yahoo
Variants of the Santy worm have begun to spread on the Internet using Google, AOL, Yahoo and other search engines.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
SOS E-mail Warns of Starvation
With no other means of contact email was the only way to send a dire warning to the World community.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Operation Fastlink Conficts Software Pirate
The U.S. Department of Justice said that Jathan Desir, 26, of Iowa City, has pleaded guilty to charges related to distributed pirated software, games, movies and music over the Internet.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
More Predictions for Tech in 2005
Business 2.0 thinks that 2005 will be the year that blogs go mainstream and nontechie Web surfers figure out how to tap into RSS feeds and collect their favorite blogs in one place.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Blogs Deliver Details from Disaster Scene
The New York Times (via CNET) reports on how blogs have proved a ready medium for instant news of the tsunami disaster and for collaboration over ways to help.
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Date: 2004-12-28
 
Late Online Holiday Shopping Increases
Because of improved shipping and customer service capabilities, late shoppers took the Internet in record numbers, price-wise, this holiday season. Reports have the amount of money spent shopping online for the week ending December 19th was up 57% from last year's numbers.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
Storage Costs Decrease
The ability to store data is one of the rudimentary functions of a computer. Numerous devices are used in order to keep copies of work and/or backups. When storage is mentioned, the standard internal hard drive is what usually comes to mind. As with most peripherals in the computer medium, storage costs are continuing to fall, making large amounts of storage space available at reasonable prices.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
TIME Magazine's Blog of the Year
Three co-hosts of a local Minneapolis radio show were honored as TIME magazine's "Blog of the Year."
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
Yahoo's Top Searches of 2004
Based on results culled from millions of Yahoo Search users, the top searches of 2004 give unique insight into this year's consumer interests and trends.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
New Job Search Engine Includes Interview/Conference System
JobDiscover.com is launching on January 5th, 2005 and will be the only job search engine that is not only 100% banner and ad-free, but also includes an integrated interview/conference system.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
AOL's Spam Breakthrough
AOL released numbers showing that the rise of Internet spam targeted to AOL has been halted and, in fact, reversed for the first time in more than five years.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
Amazon Has Record Holiday Season
Amazon has finished its busiest holiday season ever during which time it set a single-day record with more than 2.8 million units ordered, or 32 items per second, worldwide.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
Americans to Seek New Jobs in the New Year
As companies across the nation finalize their 2005 staffing needs, job seekers are gearing up to ring in the New Year with an energized career.
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Date: 2004-12-27
 
Google Buying Flickr?
Adam thinks that Flickr will be bought by Google early next year. This isn't the first "Google wants to buy Flickr" rumor I've heard, but it is the first one I've seen on a blog.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-26
 
Reporter Suspended For Trashing Paper In Blog
PaidContent has an interesting take on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter who was suspended for writing a pseudonymous blog titled "Rage, Anguish and Other Bad Craziness in St. Louis."
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-24
 
Netflix Launches Reviewer Blog and RSS Feed
Props to Netflix for giving their consumers a voice. According to Hacking Netflix.com, the online DVD renter has quietly launched a new blog for their in-house reviewer.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-23
 
More iProspect Acquisition News
Some more interesting details regarding the iProspect acquisition by Isobar Worldwide are revealed by Mediapost.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-23
 
Slate to thank for hyperlinks?
I'm catching up on e-mail as my flight is delayed in O'Hare and came across the following tidbit about Slate Magazine in the latest Edupage mailing ...
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Date: 2004-12-23
 
Why Advertising, Marketing and PR Pros Should Blog
A Fine Kettle of Fish posts 10 reasons why advertising, marketing and public relations professionals should at least consider adding a blog to their business plan.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-23
 
Microsoft, HP, and Microsoft Present at Understanding Conference
The sixth annual Understanding conference will take place in Sun Valley, Idaho, on February 6-10, 2005.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-22
 
Verizon Enhances Website for Disabled Customers
The corporate website for Verizon Wireless has been enhanced to make it more accessible to customers with disabilities.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
2005: Year of the Corporate Blog
I've resisted the temptation so far to make a list of blog-related predictions for 2005. Everyone does lists and I'm sure what I might say wouldn't be that different from what I see many communicators and others saying.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Statistical Model For Planning Search Engine Ranking and Clickthru
Internet marketing agency Portent Interactive has published their statistical model for planning search engine ranking and clickthru.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Isobar Acquires iProspect
Just this morning I was thinking to myself that iProspect had been keeping a low profile recently. Now we know why...
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Yet Another Sign Blogs Are Here To Stay
Dave Sifry's excited about the first ever Technorati User Group (TUG) meeting to be held tonight in SF. So that's actually SFTUG to be proper.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Reeltime Teams with Amazon
Reeltime Rentals has joined Amazon's affiliate program to earn a percentage of revenue from the sale of DVD's driven from ReelTimeTV.net to Amazon.com.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
2004's Most Popular Blog Topics
Lycos announced the following information from Tripod and Angelfire on Lycos. Tripod and Angelfire make up one of the largest communities on the Internet.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Verizon Invests $600,000 for Delaware
Verizon Delaware customers will soon have improved communications as the result of a more than $600,000 investment the company is making in two of its call-switching centers.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
AOL Launches Online Comic Book for Kids
AOL's KOL service, in partnership with Animation Collective, launched an original online comic book series and game based on its "Princess Natasha" animated webisode series.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Dell to Build Facility on Winston-Salem Site
Dell announced plans to build its North Carolina manufacturing facility on a 189-acre Winston-Salem site in the Piedmont Triad, pending completion of final due diligence.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
Microsoft Enters Agreement with Citrix
Citrix announced an agreement with Microsoft that enables Citrix to deliver more comprehensive access solutions on the Windows platform.
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Date: 2004-12-22
 
G4techTV.com Turns to 24/7 Real Media
24/7 Real Media announced that G4techTV.com, selected Open AdStream Central as its exclusive ad serving solution.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Search Engine Company Unveils Custom Topic Search
Gigablast, an internet search engine corporation, unveiled its "Custom Topic Search" (CTS) tool.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
FAST Enhances Verizon's Search Capabilities
FAST announced that Verizon Information Services has deployed FAST AdVisor to enhance the search capabilities of Verizon SuperPages.com's expanded site.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Blogging: This Is My House - Let's Build A City
Have you ever thought about your blog as your house ... And your contacts with other bloggers resembling "life between buildings" ...
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
The Final Frontier of Cellphone-Free Travel
Last week's news that in-flight wi-fi is here and plans are in hand to let you make mobile phone calls while flying seems to have displeased lots of people in the US.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Celebrex Lawsuit Demand Driving up Keyword Prices?
According to a post on over on InsideGoogle, "Celebrex Soars, At Least In Ad Dollars", we learn that ...
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Movable Type Plans Software Update to Combat Comment Spam
eWeek reports that Movable Type is planning to release an update to help stem the recent flood of comment spam that has hit blogs and clogged Web-hosting servers.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
New Library Archive to Challenge Google Print
According to IWR, ten major international libraries have agreed to combine their digitised book collections into a free text-based archive hosted online by the not-for-profit Internet Archive.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
WebProNews Re-Publishes NevOn Content
Through an informal agreement, tech news portal WebProNews has started re-publishing some of my posts on their news site.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Jamba Creates A PR Mess In The German Blogosphere
Jamba sells ringtones in a number of European countries. Their German company got some criticism in a weblog and the message started to spread.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Online Spin's 2005 Predictions
Tom Hespos posts an interesting article on the acceleration of audience fragmentation - and there's no reason to think it will stop anytime soon.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Is Click-Fraud and Issue for Search Marketing?
Brian Morrissey of DM News looks at whether search marketing click-fraud is a serious issue or if the threat is overblown.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
IncrediMail Adds Features to Gmail
IncrediMail is fully compatible with Google's Gmail, giving users access to customized email features.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
eBay's Statement About Avnish Bajaj
Baazee.com, eBay's wholly owned subsidiary in India, is an online marketplace which brings buyers and sellers together.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Microsoft Awarded for Women Entrepreneur Opportunities
Astra Women's Business Alliance announced that Microsoft has been presented two prestigious awards for their commitment toward creating more opportunities for women entrepreneurs.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Sun's Partner Program Revenue Increase
Sun Microsystems announced that in fiscal year 2004, investments in the iForce Partner Program resulted in a year-over-year revenue percentage increase generated through its U.S. partner and reseller channels.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Yahoo and Google in Same Space, Different Business Models
Interesting report by Michael Liedtke that looks at how Yahoo and Google appear to compete in the same industry, but with different business models.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Web Worm Uses Google To Spread Virus
Gary Price at the Search Engine Watch forum has details of a new web worm that uses Google to spread.
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
PR Fuel - The Year in PR Winners
Well, bloggers made Ben Silverman's list of PR losers last week, but when it was all said and done, the blogosphere scored ...
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Date: 2004-12-21
 
Comment Spammers Have Blogs
Would you be surprised to know that some people who work in the search engine industry know who is responsible for a lot of comment spam ... I met some of them recently.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Security Flaw Found In Google Desktop Search
A serious security flaw was discovered in the Google Desktop Search application by a Rice University teacher and two students.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Online Directories Need More Consumer Input
A story by MediaPost points out the need for online directories to incorporate ratings, reviews and social networking elements to draw consumers (traffic) to their sites.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Microsoft's New Supplier of Localization Services
SDL International was appointed "premier supplier" of translation and localization services to Microsoft.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
The Search Engines Want Your Desktop
I had a chance to meet Brian Morrissey for the first time, at SES Chicago. We had chance to sit down and chat about a whole host of search engine issues, in particular desktop search.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
New UK Search Engine Launches
Netimperative has some details of the Seekport search engine's expansion to include United Kingdom listings.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Microsoft Acquires Anti Spyware Company
This is pretty interesting, seems as though Microsoft has acquired an anti-spyware company noone's ever heard of.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Interchange To Expand Paid-Search
Interchange has entered into an agreement to sell 822,000 shares of its common stock to institutional investors for $18.25 per share in a private placement transaction.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
New Security Hole Found In Internet Explorer
A new flaw has been discovered in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser that allows malicious users to create fake sites that could lead to new email phishing scams.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
128 Million Visited Online Retail Sites in November
comScore Media Metrix released its monthly analysis of online consumer behavior, which reported that 128 million consumers visited sites in the Retail category in November 2004.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Google Rumored To Limit Adwords To One Ad Per Page
Several sources point to a rumor that Google is going to limit each search result to only one AdWords ad.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
CEO Arrested For Porn Listing He Knew Nothing About
The arrest of eBay subsidiary Baazee.com CEO Avnish Bajaj by Delhi, India police is being widely critisized in India and around the world.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Ask Jeeves Divulges Top 2004 Searches
The resilient search engine, Ask Jeeves, has released its list of top keyword searches conducted in 2004. The list is based on searches performed at Ask.com.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Verity Teams with Yahoo for Web Search
According to Matt Hicks of eWeek, enterprise search software provider, Verity, has partnered with Yahoo to display sponsored search ads with internal search results.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Bit Torrent Site SuprNova.org Ceases Operations
One of the most popular peer-2-peer services, SuprNova.org, has shutdown their operations because of pressure from the Motion Picture Association of America. The site was a host for bit torrent links, one of the leading methods of P2P.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
How Much Internal Discussion Can You Have In A Corporate Blog?
After one more open letter to Bill Gates, this time about creating a Microsoft music player, Robert Scoble is accused of insulting his coworkers.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
New Solutions from Yahoo HotJobs
Yahoo HotJobs announced a new local recruitment solution for any company seeking local job candidates.
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Date: 2004-12-20
 
Apple Computer Sues Someone Over Web Leak, But Who?
In typical fashion, Apple is suing "anonymous people" who leaked details about new products by posting information on the Internet, as reported by Reuters.
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
Yahoo News was most cited news source by blogs in 2004
According to Intelliseek, Yahoo News was the most cited news source on blogs in 2004. Congrats to the Yahoo News team ...
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
Google Suggest Dissected
Slashdot points to a bright chap named Chris, who has managed to dissect the code behind Google's new "Suggest" tool.
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
The Yahoo Blog Is Not All Recipies
Over on the Unofficial Yahoo Webog ... as opposed to my weblog, which is even less Yahoo and less official ...
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
MSN Spaces Reviewed by PC Magazine
MSN Spaces picked up a four-star review from PC Magazine. Very impressive for a new Microsoft service.
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
When Blogging and Client Service Intersect
Jeremy Pepper had an opportunity to quiz PR guru Andy Plesser to get the story behind the recent flap over The NewsMarket's new blog, NewsBluntly.
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
Arrest of Avnish Bajaj, CEO of baazee.com Is Deplorable
It's a weird case involving the sale of illicit internet porn, video via cell phone and the internet auction sell of VCDs.
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Date: 2004-12-19
 
Bloggers Contending for Time's People of the Year
Despite today's earlier report, the bloggers are in fact still in the running for the Time's people of the year.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
FindWhat's New Board of Director's Member
FindWhat.com announced the addition of Gerald W. Hepp to its board of directors and audit committee.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
eBay Acquires Listing Site for Rental Homes
eBay has agreed to acquire privately held Rent.com, an Internet listing website in the apartment and rental housing industry.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Blinkx Launches Video Search Engine
Just a day after Yahoo launches their own video search engine, Blinkx announces theirs, according to CNet.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Google and Microsoft Fight Desktop Search Wars
New article in Business Week about the battle of the desktop search engine wars (yes Jeff, I agree, *yawn*).
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Microsoft Issues Work Order for Project Group Services
Microsoft Consulting Services has issued a work order for $704,000 in Project Group services starting Jan. 1, 2005.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
PayPal Teams with Cloudmark to Prevent Fraud
The Anti-fraud component of Cloudmark's new SafetyBar solution will be offered to PayPal users free of charge.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Apple Blocks Real Media From iPod, Tops 200 Million Downloads
In a move that will undoubtedly take the rivalry to another level, Apple has indicated that the next generation of iPods will "actively block" attempts by Real Networks to make their format playable on Apple's wunderkind of a tech toy. This heated relationship stems from a development that Real introduced in July that would allow Real format audio files to be played on iPods.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
New Weblogs, Inc. Blogs
Weblogs, Inc. has launched their 64th through 66th Weblogs, Satellite and Digital Radio by Glenn Fleishman, Flash by Saul Rosenbaum, and The SAS Weblog (SAS) by Ted Conway.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Geico Claims it has the Victory Over Google
According to Tech Law Advisor, GEICO is claiming they won the case against Google, not the other way round.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Yahoo Search Blog Was Created To Reach Influencers
Nancy Evars, one of the creators of the Yahoo Search blog, says that their blog was not created for PR, but rather as a way to reach "influencers".
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Proof That Search Engines Love Blogs
Here's further proof that search engines just love blogs. Check out what Yahoo! Search returns when you search for "time's man of the year 2004."
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Apple And Motorola Prepare iTunes Partnership
Apparently, downloadable music for mobile phones is becoming an item of considerable interest. Apple and Motorola have solidified a deal that would allow songs from iTunes to be downloaded and played on compatible phones. Recently, Napster announced they would also be offering downloadable ringtones from their service.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Some Comment Spammers Have Blogs Too
Would you be surprised to know that some people who work in the search engine industry know who is responsible for a lot of comment spam ... I met some of them recently.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Cisco Extends Security Management
Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held security company, Protego Networks.
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Date: 2004-12-17
 
Yahoo Provides Local Traffic Info on Online Maps
Yahoo has launched a service that lets consumers view live local traffic information on their online maps and driving directions.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Firefox Community Underwrites New York Times Ad
Spread Firefox reports that it ran a two-page ad in today's New York Times under written by 50,000 customer evangelists.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Search Engine For TV
blinkx announced the availability of blinkx TV, the first search engine that allows you to search TV across news, sports and entertainment programming.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Cisco to Open R&D Center in Tokyo
Cisco Systems announced its intent to open research and development center in Tokyo, Japan.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Intel Hires HP Processor Design Team
Intel reached an agreement with HP to hire HP's Intel Itanium processor design team based in Ft. Collins, Colo.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Microsoft Acquires Anti-Spyware Company
Microsoft announced that it has acquired GIANT Company Software, a provider of anti-spyware and Internet security products.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-16
 
Lycos Announces Top 50 Search Terms of the Year
Lycos announced The Lycos 50's eagerly anticipated annual list of top 50 search terms for the year 2004.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Yahoo Partners with Verity on Enterprise Web Search Application
Yahoo has partnered with enterprise software company Verity to release an enterprise web search application.
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Date: 2004-12-16
 
Monster Teams with Webhire
Monster and Webhire have signed an agreement to provide employers with an integrated solution to attract and hire job candidates.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-15
 
Painting A Vision for the Future of E-Paper News
Vin Crosbie paints his vision of the 2010 newspaper, seeing a portable, wireless and flexible electronic paper devices that streams enhanced RSS feeds...
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Find.com To Launch Directory with ThomasB2B
Find.com has teamed with ThomasB2B.com to give searchers access to the business listings of more than 550,000 industrial suppliers from 29 countries.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Google Software Downloads On One Page
The Google Blog team has just made Christmas easier. They announced a new page on Google where all of the Google software downloads are neatly available for download from a single web page.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Most Searched For Gifts On Yahoo
If you are having trouble deciding what to buy for gifts Yahoo has come to the rescue. Greg Gunwall, Sr. Product Manager of Yahoo! Shopping tells us what others are searching for and buying.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Google To Scan Millions of Library Books
Google announced yesterday that they have agreements with several large libraries to scan books whose copyrights have expired.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
MSN Desktop Search Feedback
Since Microsoft officially announced the availablity of the MSN Desktop Search their blog has received over 100 comments which includes some interesting and useful feedback.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Search Engines Contribute High Levels of Holiday Shopping Referrals
While visits to shopping sites are claiming a record share of total holiday season Web visits, search engines are continuing to contribute high levels of shopping referrals.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Groxis Releases Search Platform for Education Market
Groxis announced the launch of Grokker E.D.U., a search-and-research software platform for the education market.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Search Toolbars Creating Security Holes
Apreo encourages enterprise network security administrators to prepare for the onslaught of Google Desktop Search (GDS) and MSN Toolbar Suite downloads, among other desktop search tools.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
SEM Pros Share PR Case Studies
Three search engine marketing pros shared their public relations case studies at the Search Engine Strategies 2004 Conference & Expo.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Looksmart CEO at Search Engine Strategies
Looksmart CEO David Hills will participate in a panel at the Search Engine Strategies 2004 Conference & Expo session - Search Ads Beyond Google & Overture.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
RSS - Your Online Paperboy
Heather Green came up with a really great description for RSS in her excellent introductory article.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Semantic Web for Toddlers
You may have noticed that it's been a while since I've posted anything to my blog. Well, I've been in firefighter mode at work and honestly haven't had time to give much insight on the current events affecting the search / marketing industry.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Google Dominates Holiday Searches
Hitwise announced in its Internet usage report that Google is dominating the holiday search engine traffic.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Google Wins Geico LawSuit
According to wire services, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema rejected a claim by auto insurance giant Geico, which argued that Google should not be allowed to sell ads to rival insurance companies that appear whenever Geico's name is typed into the Google search box.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
Improvements to Google Adwords Content Network Yields Results
Just had an interesting conversation with Mike Mayzel of Google, about the changes they made to their contextual ad network over the past 12 months.
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Date: 2004-12-15
 
The State of Search Engine Marketing - SEMPO Study 2004
The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization ( SEMPO ) recently completed its first comprehensive survey of the search engine marketing industry.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Local Search From Yellow Pages Association
With local search providing online information on businesses located in a community, Internet Yellow Pages and Search Engine companies are joining forces at a rapid rate.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
24/7 Real Media and Lycos Amend Agreement
24/7 Real Media and Lycos have amended a multi-year strategic agreement for 24/7 to provide media sales, ad serving and analytics technology and services for Lycos' U.S. Web properties.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
How Major Retailers Use SEO and SEM for the Holidays
WebTrends unveiled results from its first WebPosition Search Ranking study of how four major retailers use SEO and SEM strategies to attract online visitors.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Google Works with Libraries to Expand Print Program
The Libraries of Harvard, Stanford, the University of Michigan, the University of Oxford, and The New York Public Library Join with Google to Digitally Scan Library Books and Make Them Searchable Online.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Rocketinfo Releases Preview of RocketNews Search API
Rocketinfo has released a preview version of the RocketNews Search Application Programming Interface (API).
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Cisco's Opportunity Incentive Program
As part of a continuing commitment to the small-business market, Cisco is adding an Opportunity Incentive Program offer for one of its Success Builder program.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
WebFeat Granted Federated Search Technology Patent
WebFeat has been granted a patent for its federated search technology by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
AOL's Top Search Topics
AOL Search announced the year's top searches based on what people and topics received the highest volume of online queries on the AOL service and AOL.com.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Yahoo Teams with GameSpot on Game Content
Yahoo Games and GameSpot announced a partnership through which GameSpot's PC and video game content offering will be provided to Yahoo Games users.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Verizon Becoming A Player In Nextel/Sprint Merger
The potential merger between mobile phone companies Sprint and Nextel may have just hit a bump in the road.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Yahoo Mobile Internet on Nextel Devices
Nextel and Yahoo announced a new relationship to offer Yahoo Mobile Internet on Nextel handheld devices.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Microsoft Joins Company for Webinar on Real-Time Data Benefits
Attunity announced a joint Webinar with Microsoft to educate enterprises on the benefits of real-time data integration for business intelligence.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Ask Jeeves To Launch Desktop Search Wednesday
Ask Jeeves will launch their new Ask Jeeves Desktop Search (AJDS) application on Wednesday. We caught-up with Senior Vice President, Jim Lanzone for an exclusive interview.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Reaction To The PeopleSoft/Oracle Merger
When Internet-based companies, especially ones the size of Oracle and PeopleSoft, announce fundamental changes, responses are usually swift.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Publishers Look to Blogs for Future Bestselling Authors
According to an article in The New York Times, prospective authors are justifying the potential markets for their book proposals by including positive reader comments off their blogs.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Extreme Blogging
Forbes says that wikis are next big thing. They are even calling it Extreme Blogging.
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Date: 2004-12-14
 
Site for Blogger Recruitment
Blogger-Jobs.com, a Web site launched last month by veteran weblogger Jeremy Wright and Recruiting.com, provides a recruitment service that matches employers with bloggers.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Yahoo's New Chief Data Officer
Dr. Usama Fayyad has been named Yahoo's first chief data officer and senior vice president of the Strategic Data Solutions group.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Hot Search Engine Strategies in Cold Chicago
I enjoyed chatting to Susan Kuchinskas about the upcoming SES Chicago and how the flurry of new search engine technology will impact search engine marketers.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
WebSourced to Launch New In-House Search Engine Marketing Services
So here is our big announcement. Under the radar of everyone, we successfully wooed SEO rock-star, Heather Lloyd-Martin and persuaded her to head up our new in-house search engine marketing consulting and training services.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
More End-of-Year Kudos for Blogging
The New York Times Magazine this week talks in depth about the year in ideas from A to Z.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
How to Measure a Blog's Influence
One of the questions I am asked most frequently is: "What is the best way to date to gauge the influence/impact of a blog".
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Tom Foremski on Google and Yahoo Culture
It's interesting that Tom Foremski wrote this today--the day I got to meet him in person ...
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Study on Search Engine Impact on Buying Process
comScore Networks released the findings of a study revealing the impact of search engine usage on the online and offline buying process.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
AOL Got Some Balls
Welcome back to the world of the relevant, AOL. It's a bold move, but it's about time you woke up and noticed the World Wide Web.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Email and Browser URL Extraction and Search via a Personal del.icio.us
A few minutes ago, I needed to send a note to Russell about Yahoo Desktop Search.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Sony PSP Debuts To Strong Sales
The fight for the top of the portable gaming mountain has begun in earnest in Japan. Following up Nintendo's highly anticipated DS launch, Sony has launched their version of a portable gaming system, the PSP. As expected, shoppers braved the cold Tokyo weather for a chance at owning Sony's new system.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
InterSearch Merges With PPC Search Company
InterSearch has completed its merger with Walnut Ventures., a San Francisco-based owner and operator of several performance based PPC search engine properties and search enhancing products.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Blogging The Microsoft Way
I haven't said much of anything yet about MSN Spaces, but it's been amusing to watch the reaction to their lame attempt at censorship of blogs.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
PeopleSoft Agrees To Oracle Merger
Software firm PeopleSoft has agreed to accept Oracle's proposal to buy the company. The agreement was for $10.3 billion or $26.50 a share. The agreed-upon total is an increase of the initial offering which was for $24 a share. The deal is expected to be complete by January 2005.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
24/7 Search Scores High
24/7 Search achieved the highest overall business value score of any agency in JupiterResearch's Search Engine Marketing Agency Constellation report.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Micosoft Introduces MSN Toolbar Suite Beta
Microsoft introduced a beta version of its new MSN Toolbar Suite, with desktop search functionality.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
IBM and AMD Develop Strained Silicon Transistor Technology
AMD and IBM have developed a new strained silicon transistor technology aimed at improving processor performance and power efficiency.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
PayPal for iTunes
Apple and PayPal announced that the iTunes Music Store in the US will now accept PayPal for purchases of music downloads, audiobooks and gift certificates.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Books That Can Help You Blog
You may have heard a thing or two about some upcoming books on blogging ... but are there other books you need to read as well.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
AOL's Service For the Hearing Impaired
America Online announced an expanded partnership to launch the new My IP Relay Number service.
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Date: 2004-12-13
 
Feedster's New Investor
Feedster who recently released a test version of its first Developer API has announced that the Omidyar Network is its most recent investor.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Dan Gillmor Leaves Mercury News to Start Citizen Journalism Project
Dan Gillmor announced last night that he is leaving the San Jose Mercury News next month to work on a citizen-journalism project.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
RSS Measurement Carries Benefits and Pitfalls
Forrester analyst Charlene Li breaks down a new service from SyndicateIQ that can track the number of subscribers to an RSS feed.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Google Launches 7 Foreign Language Editions of Google News
Google announced late last night that they have launched seven non-english editions of their extremely popular Google News service.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Yahoo Will Launch Desktop Search ... Eventually
Nothing's better that to announce something that will happen in the future. You get the publicity without actually having to deliver the goods.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Nextel And Sprint Considering Merger
Mobile service providers Sprint and Nextel are discussing a potential merger of the two companies. A joining of the two would increase each company's customer base and market value.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Monster's New Strategic Marketing Agreement
Monster and Infinity Broadcasting announced a long-term strategic marketing agreement that includes a comprehensive career services program on 180 Infinity radio stations nationwide.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
AOL Partners With Copernic For Desktop Search
America Online is offering a beta version of their desktop search utility, which is powered by Copernic. This download is available to all AOL members. The AOL/Copernic partnership also indicates that desktop search has become another hot spot for search developers.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Prominent Placement at Search Engine Strategies
Prominent Placement's chief strategist, Stacy Williams, will lead two SEM workshops during the Search Engine Strategies Conference 2004.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Beware of eCommerce's Riskiest Areas
In a survey taken by CyberSource, eCommerce merchants named New York the riskiest North American metro area for eCommerce.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Read People's Minds with Google
Google has launched a new tool called Google Suggest that will suggest search terms as you type them.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
AOL to Use Copernic for Desktop Search
AOL is not very good at keeping secrets. News is out that AOL's desktop search solution will be powered by Copernic, which pretty much assures that an agreement is in place between the two companies.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Sony Prepares For PSP Launch
Japan is preparing for the long-awaited launch of Sony's answer to the Nintendo DS, the PSP. The target for the PSP launch is this coming Sunday. This marks Sony's first venture into the mobile gaming field.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Napster To Enter Mobile Ringtone Arena
Thanks two a partnership with Dwango Wireless; the new Napster is prepared to enter the mobile technology realm. But this time, it's not for illegal mp3s. Napster and Dwango will be developing Napster Mobile, a service that will offer downloadable ringtones.
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Date: 2004-12-10
 
Mamma.com Extends Moratorium
Mamma.com has determined to extend the moratorium with respect to trading in shares of Mamma.com by the Company's Officers and Directors as well as the Company itself.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Friendster and Eurekster Launch Personalized Search
Friendster and Eurekster have launched personalized Internet search and navigation services on Friendster networks in eight countries.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
CMO Council Honors Google
Members of the CMO Council recognized three of their peers at Google, HP and SAP during the CMO of the Year award reception.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Accoona a Fool to Enter Search Engine Arena?
The Motley Fool throws in its two cents regarding the launch of Accoona. It seems they think the industry might be too mature for a new contender to catch-up.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Any Question About Yahoo Local Products?
Yvette Irvin of the Yahoo search blog is asking for your questions ... if you have them, about Yahoo Local Products.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Charlene Li Looks at Search Engine Loyalty
Charlene reveals some data from a Forrester report she recently completed on the loyalty (or fickleness) of search engine users.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
PR Week Quizes Steve Rubel on Blogs and PR
Keith O'Brien from PRWeek.com graciously invited me to participate in a Q&A-style interview about the role of blogs in PR.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Multiple Search Engine Universe
For the past three years, Google dominated the search engine field. Just 12 months ago, Google provided nearly 80% of all search results viewed on the web, including the organic results displayed by Yahoo.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Interchange Powers Paid-Search Advertising for Shopping Site
StepUp has selected Interchange to power the paid-search advertising channel on their consumer and merchant services local shopping site.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
PalmSource To Release Linux Version Of Palm OS
After completing their purchase of mobile phone company China MobileSoft, PalmSource indicated a Linux version of their software would soon be available. The acquisition allows PalmSource to concentrate on other mobile technologies besides smartphones and PDAs.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Google Looking at Alternative Media Search Patents
Susan Kuchinskas looks at some patents, recently filed by Google, and how they might hold clues to the search engine's future plans.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
Google Opens R&D Center In Tokyo
Google officially opened their R&D doors in Tokyo, Japan last week with a series of open houses to celebrate and outreach.
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Date: 2004-12-09
 
MSN Lists Search Engine Vacancies at JobsInSearch.com
JobsInSearch.com, the specialist job site for the search engine industry, have announced that MSN Search have chosen JobsInSearch.com to list their search engine related vacancies.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
IBM Sells Business to Lenovo
Lenovo and IBM announced a definitive agreement under which Lenovo will acquire IBM's Personal Computing Division.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
The Role of Blogs in Sports
I am convinced that many reporters across all beats are reading/monitoring blogs. It's not just the reporters who are covering the Internet, media, politics or technology.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Keyword Research for Blogs
Our friend, Amanda Watlington, has been keeping a low profile since her departure from iProspect, but she resurfaced at SES San Jose and appears to have moved on to better things.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Mozilla Thunderbird Launches
Complete with a boast of "reclaim your inbox", Mozilla's next Internet technology-based software, Thunderbird, has been officially launched. This marks the second major release of a Mozilla product that looks to compete with, and perhaps overtake, Microsoft's Internet-based programs like Internet Explorer and Outlook.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Harvard Law Event Takes a Hard Look at Web's Influence on Politics
Harvard Law's Beekman Center is taking a hard look this week at the blogosphere's influence on politics during its biennial Internet + Society 2004 conference.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Google Earns Nine Cents Per Search Engine Query
John Battelle's Searchblog has some interesting Google earnings per search query data revealed by Majestic Research.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Blingo, a Search Engine For Prize Lovers
There is news of a new search engine named Blingo, which is trying a business model similar to iWon.com.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Research and Markets Looks Inside Search Advertising World
Research and Markets has added Online Search, 2004 to their offering. This Search Engine Marketing report provides an objective, balanced look inside the world of search advertising.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Apple In Battle For iTunes Address
A 22 year-old from London, England has made life a little difficult for computer company Apple. In an effort to secure the rights to the .co.uk address for iTunes, Apple has discovered that Benjamin Cohen registered the domain "itunes.co.uk" in 2000, and has no desire to relinquish it.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Oracle's New Real Time Content Management
Oracle's Collaboration Suite 10g has new real-time collaboration tools and enterprise content management capabilities.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Google To Test Animated AdSense Ads
Search engine Google is adding another feature to their AdSense program: animated ads. Displaying this style of ad continues Google's using of images in sites that are AdSense members.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
In 2005 Blogs Will Be...?
PRWeek.com is running a cool unscientific poll about next year's impact of blogs on public relations.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
JupiterResearch's Search Engine Marketing Agency Constellation
We participated in Jupiter's survey and were one of the top 14 firms included in the data. Some nice information, but one thing bugs me.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
eBay Kicks off Holiday Charity Auction
eBay kicked off their spectacular holiday charity auction with a special Hummer H2 autographed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and personalized with the winning bidder's name.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Women Turning to Blogs for Financial Advice
Dow Jones Newswires reports a growing number of investors - particularly women - are turning to blogs for free financial advice that's presented in a friendly, non-aggressive manner.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Search Engine Strategies Chicago - December 13-16
You have your ticket, right? I know it's going to be boo-chilly in Chicago, but you can't possibly miss SES Chicago.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Yahoo!'s Year End Party Celebration
According to the Yahoo search blog one hell of a party took place Saturday celebrating another great year for Yahoo Inc. and its employees.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Google Guys Interviewed by Barbara Walters
Barbara Wawa featured the 10 Most Fascinating People on tonight's 20/20. I really don't like "Babs" so we hope you enjoy the sacrifice we suffered to bring you this transcript and screenshot. ;-)
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
IBM Ends PC Dreams After Two Decades
IBM popularized the personal computer business in the 1980's. IBM fought Apple Computer for dominance and won. But now IBM has ended its PC run.
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Date: 2004-12-08
 
Searching with Artificial Intelligence
The Accoona Corporation has launched a new search engine. The company's Web-Search Platform, www.Accoona.com, features a breakthrough Artificial Intelligence powered search engine.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
24/7 Real Media Teams with CarDomain Network
24/7 Real Media announced that CarDomain Network has switched to Open AdStream Central as its exclusive ad serving solution.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Yahoo Name Attached to More Electronics
Diamond Electronics has launched five new consumer electronics products in the United States under the Yahoo name.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Copernic Desktop Search is First to Fully Support Mozilla Firefox Browser
Copernic today launched version 1.2 of their desktop search tool, which brings a host of new improvements and capatibility with Mozilla's Firefox browser, the first desktop search to do so.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Bill Clinton Helps Launch Accoona Search Engine
Bill Clinton helps launch the Chinese backed search engine and gives them words of encouragement that would make Google cringe...
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Reading Feeds with Thunderbird
The Mozilla Foundation today officially launched the Thunderbird email program - a companion to the Firefox Web browser.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
SEM Agencies Direct Majority of SEM Spending in U.S.
JupiterResearch reported that Search Engine Marketing (SEM) agencies now direct the majority of SEM spending in the United States.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Danny Sullivan Explains Google to Playboy
I tried to convince my wife that I needed to read the Playboy issue that featured Google co-founders Page and Brin. After she gave me the "talk to the hand" speach, I gave up.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
MSN Search Improving Spelling Correction System
The MSN Search team is focused on improving the system its search engine uses to correct spelling mistakes of searchers.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
A Look Inside the World of Yahoo Search
Part 2 of the insightful interview that we mentioned last week with Yahoo Engineering Manager Tim Converse has been published in the Yahoo blog.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
MoreGoogle Becomes LostGoggles
Earlier this summer, WebProNews featured an article highlighting a utility designed to enhance the Google user experience. The utility, called MoreGoogle, altered Google's search results by featuring a thumbnail image of the sites that are present.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
WebSourced Parent Completes $15.05 Million Private Placement
CGI Holding Corporation announced that the Company has raised gross proceeds of $15.05 million through a private placement of its common stock and warrants.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Mac Site Leaks Rumored iPod Flash
Slashdot reports that a site called TheMacMind has leaked details and images of Apple's rumored forthcoming low-cost, flash-based iPod.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Interland's Small Business Survey Results
Interland announced the results of the Interland Fall 2004 Business Barometer of Online Activities, a nationwide survey of 530 small-business owners.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Yahoo Names GOT Email Marketing Tool Provider Again
Yahoo has evaluated the market and once again named GOT as the exclusive provider of email marketing tools to Yahoo customers.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
New Search Engine Offers Prizes for Searching
Blingo,a brand new Internet search engine, is offering users a chance to win a prize every time they search.
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Date: 2004-12-07
 
Security Awareness Blog
Business and home computer users are quickly adopting a "security aware" culture in response to the rising amount of internet security problems.
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Yahoo Creates DVD Player
Yahoo has taken the liberty of creating and designing a DVD player called the Yahoo MetroRetro.
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Bloggers Create New Challenges for Military Public Affairs Officers
According to an article in the Washington Post this weekend, US military and weblog PowerPoint presentations ...
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Google’s Picasa Defaced
Apparently, even Google-owned product sites aren't above being hacked. Picasa, the image management software recently purchased by Google, was defaced this past weekend.
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Search Revenues & Conversions Nearly Triple After Thanksgiving
A note in the MediaPost column discusses the recent rise in revenue for marketers advertising in search engines ...
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
AOL to Offer Online Degree Programs
Recognizing the growing demand for online degree programs, America Online and ClassesUSA announced a partnership.
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Interland Paid Search Advertising Packages for Resellers
MyEzClicks, a suite of paid search advertising packages for small businesses, is now available for Interland resellers to offer to their existing and new customers.
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
NYTimes.com Seeks Fresh Talent as it Preps for Redesign
The New York Times today put out an internal call via email to the newsroom staff in search of an experienced editor ...
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
Bloggers Warned They Can Be Sued for Libel
In an editorial published Sunday the editors of the Dallas Morning News, while praising bloggers, warned them - particularly younger ones ...
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Date: 2004-12-06
 
The Expansion of Interchange
Interchange has expanded its technology infrastructure through capacity enhancement in its Los Angeles data center operations, and through the addition of a new data center in Chicago.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Google's Secret Branding Power Is Inspiration
Battelle talks about Google's UK engineer recruiting tour and the Easter Eggs being laid down by Urs Hölzle of Google ...
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
IBM's PC Business for Sale
IBM's PC Business is up for sale and could go for up to $2 Billion according to the New York Times.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Click Rates and Conversions Up for Black Friday
DoubleClick announced the Black Friday Weekend Online Shopping Behavior Study, as part of the four-part DoubleClick Holiday 2004 Shopping Report series.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Lycos Attacked By Their Own Screensaver
In a move that surprises no one, the screensaver that Lycos created to target spammers has been used to target Lycos. The screensaver was designed to launch a DOS attack against sites that are known for their spamming techniques.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
eBay and Craig's List To Merge Creating a P2P Media Giant
What does a 21st Century media company look like? What should it embody and who, if anyone ... or maybe that's everyone, will run it?
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
"Ken Jennings" Yahoo Searches Skyrocketed 318%
When super smart Ken Jennings finally answered wrong on Jeopardy Yahoo search results for his name shot up 318%.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Lycos Screensaver Site Taken Down
Search engine/portal Lycos has removed their MakeLoveNotSpam.com site, replacing it with a graphic that reads "STAY TUNED". Lycos has also removed references and links to MLNS from their homepage.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
New Luxury Blog from Weblogs, Inc.
Weblogs, Inc. announced the launch of their 62nd Weblog-Luxist, a blog based on fine living and luxury items.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Oracle's Partner Symposium
Oracle will kick off Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco with an exclusive partner symposium, the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Forum.
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Date: 2004-12-03
 
Blog Wins Easily As Dictionary Word Of The Year
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary number one word of the year is blog. It received the largest number of user requests by a wide margin. Blog is defined as:
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Steve Ballmer: Blogging is Huge
Detroit Free Press columnist Mike Wendland reports that Steve Ballmer yesterday had some very enthusiastic things to say about blogging.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Spammers Sued by Microsoft
Microsoft has filed seven lawsuits against defendants who allegedly sent spam e-mail that violated the CAN-SPAM law.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
MSN Spaces: More Than a Blog?
MSN launched MSN Spaces, its new blogging service. The MSN Spaces beta version is a free service available in 14 languages and 26 markets worldwide.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
How Blogs Are Changing Media
I can't wait to read this one! Hugh Hewitt's got a new book coming out called Blog: Understand the New Information Revolution and How It Is Redefining the Media, the Culture, and Business.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Microsoft and Sun Patch Things Up
With a rocky past behind them, Microsoft and Sun seem to finally be getting along and getting down to business.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Google Enhances Discussion Groups
Forbes has a report on Google's recent upgrade to Google Groups. Yet another smart way for Google to generate revenue without having to share it with a partner.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
New Phishers Use Google as Bait
CNet reports on a new phishing practice...building fake ecommerce sites that are found via the search engines.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Bloggers Deserve Freedom of the Press Protections
Eugene Volokh, a professor of law at U.C.L.A., who writes the Volokh Conspiracy blog, has a real provocative op-ed in today's New York Times.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Google PageRank is for Entertainment Purposes Only?
Barry Schwartz reports that Google is telling toolbar users that the PageRank displayed is for "entertainment purposes only" and is not the same PageRank that it uses in its algorithm.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Spyware Removal Software Sales Exploding
I thought a post this morning from eMarketer was quite timely since I spent a good portion of time last night removing spyware from my brother-in-law's pc.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Most Of Google Remains In Beta
Danny Sullivan points out that most of Google is still in beta. For those of you with Search Engine Watch subscriptions ...
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
New Version of Google Groups Launched
Shannon Bauman, Associate Product Manager of Google Groups announced the launch of a new and improved Google Groups.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
AOL's AIM Voice Conferencing
AOL has launched the consumer version of its AIM Voice Conferencing service (AVC) along with a special holiday offer of 500 free AVC minutes for each new AVC user.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Yahooligan Discusses Blog Comment Spam
The Yahoo blog is getting more interesting. A post today features a lengthy interview (for a blog) with Tim Converse, an engineering manager in Yahoo!'s Content group.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
MSN Search Team Announces Beta Extentions
The MSN Search team announced in their blog a number of new beta extentions to the MSN search engine offered by outside developers.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
24/7 Real Media's Agreements with 3 Major News Sites
Three major news Web sites have initiated agreements to use 24/7 Real Media's analytics and ad serving solutions.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
eBay Launches Malaysian Site
eBay has launched eBay Malaysia, a new localized website that will allow Malaysian buyers and sellers to come together, build a local trading community, and bring new e-commerce opportunities to Malaysia.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Sun Wins Waters Editorial Award
Sun Microsystems was named the Best Server Solution in the 2004 Waters Editorial Awards for its use of technology in the financial services sector.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Drudge Report Is Third Most Searched For News Source
According to Google Zeitgeist, the internet based Drudge Report is the third most searched for news source as of October, 2004.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Jupitermedia's Wi-Fi Planet Conference Award Winners
Jupitermedia announced the winners of its Wi-Fi Planet Conference & Expo Best of Show Awards, which concludes today at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Company Pays Bloggers to Blog
Marqui, a provider of Communications Management Software (CMS) for marketing and business managers, today announces the launch of their innovative, trust-based blogging program.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
eBay Goes Through Executive Staff Changes
eBay announced several promotions and role changes affecting the company's executive staff.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Google CFO: Click Fraud Threatens Our Business Model
At an investor conference Wednesday, Google CFO George Reyes stated -- I think something has to be done about this really, really quickly, because I think, potentially, it threatens our business model.
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Date: 2004-12-02
 
Yahoo Works to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is working with Yahoo to raise awareness of the global HIV/AIDS crisis through the "Light to Unite" initiative on World AIDS Day.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-01
 
HighBeam Research's New Blogging Resource
HighBeam Research has partnered with blogger Christopher Locke to help the company develop a new resource for bloggers and aspiring bloggers.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
Electronic Sales Surpass Books at Amazon
Consumer electronics on Amazon.com became Amazon's largest sales category for the first time.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
AOL on Ohio's Antispam Legislation
AOL released a statement regarding adoption of the nation's newest state antispam bill by the Ohio legislature.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
AOL's Multimedia Search Has New Agenda
Singingfish which was acquired by AOL a year ago has revamped their multimedia search engine for the public.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
There's No Money in Blogs
In his annual end-of-year "State of the Contentsphere" column in e-Content magazine Steve Smith posits that there will be no money in 2005 for pure-play blog companies like Weblogs Inc. or Gawker Media.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
Search Engine Snap.com Reveals Revenues
Mike Bazeley has some interesting data on new consumer search engine, Snap.com. Created by Bill Gross, Snap vows not to keep any secrets.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
IBM Builds Business Consulting and IT Skills
IBM said that its acquisition of Danish companies Maersk Data and DMdata has been completed.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
World Business Review - Companies Beware
I've been pestered recently by staff from the World Business Review, who tell me they want to do a feature on WebSourced for CNBC and other stations.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
Sun Microsystems' Holiday Shopping Survey
Harris Interactive conducted a survey on consumer shopping patterns this holiday season on behalf of Sun Microsystems.
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Date: 2004-12-01
 
Experienced Travelers Don't Use Search Engines
MediaPost released some data about online travel searches and how only .47% of all online travel traffic is coming from the major travel search engines.
Directory: > News > eBusiness News
Date: 2004-12-01
 
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