Google Health and Search Factory Tour

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Google shows the latest research in various search-related fields and announced the official debut of Google Health. R.J. Pittman, Director of Search Properties, showed some of the amazing advances Google made in image search, as well as how ads might … Read More

One more try for Microsoft to buy Yahoo

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As I said in a previous post when everyone considered Microsoft gave up, it lost a battle, but not the war. Such a transaction is not a simple business deal, to make an offer and wait for an answer. It … Read More

Yahoo! vs. Carl Icahn

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A new move of Yahoo!’s board: a letter in response to Carl Icahn’s announcement regarding his intention to nominate a slate of ten directors to Yahoo!’s board of directors at the 2008 annual meeting of stockholders: Dear Mr. Icahn: We … Read More

Yahoo! allows gambling ads

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Yahoo! changes his terms of service regarding the gambling  ads, for the UK advertisers. This is due to the change in UK legislation for gambling advertising, that is now less restrictive. AccuraCast says that Yahoo! sent an email to its … Read More

Yahoo join the mobile market with oneConnect

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If I’d had enough money I’d invest it right now in the mobile industry. It is a real explosion, many of the biggest Internet companies are interested now in this market. Yahoo announced on Tuesday the launch of a new … Read More

The big known surprise: Microsoft buys Yahoo!

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So, the decisive step is done: Microsoft Corp. has made a bid to buy Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion, in order to better compete with Google Inc. If Yahoo! agree, it will be the problem of the U.S. Justice Department … Read More

Google wants to stop domain tasting/kiting

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As of Feb. 11, Google will penalize domain tasting and kiting, by blocking Google AdSense for domain names, stopping all domain tasting in its tracks for domain names that are less then five days old. According to Domain Tools, there … Read More

Google, iPhone, and mobile market

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It’s done! After iPhone was the most searched keyword in Google search for the last year 2007, now, the iPhone become the best user of the Google search engine. Never said in this blog so big words, but in my … Read More

Google and Yahoo! top search keywords for 2007

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Big differences between the two statistics for top search keywords for the last year. It seems that Yahoo! search was used mainly for entertainment, while US people searched with Google for a more diversified terms, especially social networks. As specified … Read More

Yahoo.is for sale

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YAHOO.IS The domain name yahoo.is is for sale on eBay. The minimum offer is US $100,000.00. The end time is Jan-13-08 17:09:05 PST. There was no bidder yet. In accordance with Softpedia, quoted also on the eBay auction for the … Read More

Domain tasting and ICANN’s Report

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ICANN just releases a report on the domain tasting, known also as domain kiting, where the registrants use the five-day “grace-period” at the beginning os a GTLD (generic top-level domain) to test it. If the domain is a success, it … Read More

To index or not to index the feeds

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Finally, Google decided on the indexing of the feeds. The policy is now to index the multimedia podcast feeds only, as no HTML page has the same content or they have more complete item descriptions than the associated HTML page. … Read More

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