Google PageRank

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PageRank, sometimes abbreviated to PR, is a family of algorithms for assigning numerical weightings to hyperlinked documents (or web pages) indexed by a search engine originally developed by Larry Page (thus the play on the words PageRank). Its properties are … Read More

eBay, the auction’s jungle

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Millions of collectibles, appliances, computers, furniture, equipment, vehicles, and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought, and sold daily. Some items are rare and valuable, while many others are dusty gizmos that would have been discarded if not for the thousands … Read More

Google services

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Analytics Google Analytics was launched on November 18, 2005. It is a free service that generates detailed statistics about traffic to a website. Its main highlight is that webmasters can optimize their ad campaigns through Google Analytics’ analysis of where … Read More

Google consultants

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A Google consultant is a person or company specializing in search engine optimization (SEO) for the Google search. Because Google is the most widely used internet search engine the commercial importance of achieving a good page rank on Google has … Read More

Yahoo! Trolling

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As with all popular websites that provide message forums for its users, the Internet portal Yahoo! is the frequent target of Internet trolls. However, because the site does not target a specific audience, unlike other popular websites such as Slashdot, … Read More

Google

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Google, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is a U.S. public corporation, initially established as a privately held corporation in 1998, which designed and currently manages the Internet Google search engine. Google’s corporate headquarters is at the “Googleplex” in Mountain View, California and … Read More

Yahoo! – The rise

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January 1994: Jerry Yang and David Filo create “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” while studying at Stanford University. April 1994: “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” is re-named “Yahoo!” March 1995: Yahoo! is incorporated. 1995: Ziff Davis … Read More

Criticism and controversy of Yahoo

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  The Yahoo! Holdings controversy In April 2005, Shi Tao, a journalist working for a Chinese newspaper, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Changsha Intermediate People’s Court of Hunan Province, China (First trial case no 29), for … Read More

Are Facebook and Apple working for NSA?

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The Irish Data Protection Authority (ODPC) has recently ruled that the Irish subsidiaries of Facebook and Apple may perfectly share their users’ data with NSA as this is legal under the EU law. The ruling comes as a result of … Read More

Yahoo!

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Traded as NASDAQ: YHOO, NASDAQ-100 Component, S&P 500 Component Industry Internet Founded March 1, 1995 Founder(s) Jerry Yang, David Filo Headquarters Sunnyvale, California, U.S. Area served Worldwide Key people Maynard Webb (Interim Chairman), Marissa Mayer (CEO) Products See Yahoo! products … Read More

eBay

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Type Public Traded as NASDAQ: EBAY, NASDAQ-100 Component, S&P 500 Component Foundation date September 3, 1995 Headquarters San Jose, California, U.S. Area served Worldwide Founder Pierre Omidyar Key people Pierre Omidyar (Chairman), John Donahoe (CEO) Industry Internet, Online retailing Products … Read More

Mobile phones. Orange or LG Electronics: who fails?

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On August 2010 I bought from Orange Romania SA a mobile phone, LG GT405. First video that I made was with deficiency, but I didn’t use the warranty to repair it.    After one year, the touch screen is blocked, … Read More

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