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The European Commission figures over 100 million (doubtlessly utterly confused) European Windows users will be exposed to the browser-bearing Ballot Screen that Microsoft is being made to circulate offering alternatives to Internet Explorer to settle the EC’s latest antitrust action. ...
Microsoft has done unto Google what Google and its CEO Eric Schmidt did unto Microsoft – in fact Eric did it at least twice – before Google he was CEO of Novell – and that’s to complain to the regulators – sometimes unsolicited, sometimes because it was asked. Google’s public respons...
Local business listing give the local business and the small business the opportunity to tap into the local consumers that they rely on for their revenues. Local business listings are showing up on the first page of search results as well as on mobile search when the local consumer is ...
The European Commission has opened an investigation of Google after receiving complaints of anticompetitive treatment from three European Internet companies, at least two of which are connected to Microsoft, as Google is quick to point out. The sites accuse Google of unfair ranking...
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for-profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing, and IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, on Friday announced they are j...
On2 Technologies on Wednesday announced that its stockholders approved the merger of On2 with a wholly owned subsidiary of Google Inc. at its Reconvened Special Meeting held earlier today. On2 stockholders holding in excess of a majority of the outstanding shares of On2 Common Stock...
Alan Moran on Wednesday launched F5 Networks "new media" topic on Ulitzer. Alane Moran is the Sr. Director of Corporate Communications at F5 Networks. Through her interaction with industry pundits, journalists and partners around the globe, Alane works to convey F5’s unique value pr...
Comodo has announced its new Internet browser, Comodo Dragon. Like Google Chrome, Comodo Dragon is constructed on the open-source Chromium Project browser. Dragon's enhancements increase security and protect user privacy. Comodo Dragon offers a new feature for Internet users. Websites ...
Google Buzz "new media" topic launched on Monday on Ulitzer. Google Buzz is a social integration and messaging tool by Google, designed to integrate into the company's web-based email program, Gmail. Shared links and messages show up in the user's inbox. Buzz focuses on integrating ...
Risking the fire-breathing wrath of Apple, Opera plans to preview an unsanctioned version of its browser for the iPhone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Cautiously, it’s not going to show it off to just anybody, only partners and the press. How Apple will react in d...
I have been loosely following the Google case where Google stated or did not state that they are withdrawing from China or at least closing down google.cn and as a result probably has to close the office totally as Google is vocally opposing the Chinese Government's Internet regulation...
Google reportedly called up the black ops National Security Agency (NSA) after the Chinese – perhaps the Chinese military – broke into its computers apparently to steal its secrets for their Great Leap Forward. Google wants help improving its, well, security, according to the Washingto...
In the name of liquidity and asset diversification, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are each going to sell five million shares of Class B stock in the company over the next five years, a move that should ultimately reduce their combined voting rights from 59% to 48%. CEO Eri...
Continuing its robust growth throughout the global recession, content marketing spending is again slated to grow in 2010, according to the annual Junta42 content marketing survey. The majority of marketing professionals polled in the survey plan to increase their spending on conte...
Ulitzer.com, the first revolutionary "new-media" platform in the world, announced today that the news syndication for Holocaust Research Project topic on Ulitzer has been expanded. HEART on Ulitzer was launched on April 9, 2009. The aim of H.E.A.R.T is to inform and educate people abou...
The European Commission said Tuesday that it could have a decision on the Microsoft-Yahoo deal by February 19. Microsoft is supposed to get effective control of Yahoo’s search engine business. The deal was announced last July. And to ensure it doesn’t have any problems with the EC, Mic...
Google’s China affair may involve double agents or people who are childishly naïve, bought off or have families with a gun to their heads. Quoting two unidentified sources, Reuters says Google is investigating the possibility that employees at Google China could have worked with th...
Glide OS on Wednesday announced the launch of GDrive, your private cloud storage solution with 30 GBs of free storage. Users who want additional storage can upgrade to Glide Premium now with 250 GBs for $50.00 a year or 20 cents per GB per year. Store your photos, music, videos, docume...
Google may abandon its business in China, according to a blog post today over the signature of its general counsel David Drummond. It may get kicked out anyway because it says it’s no longer willing to censor its results. It finally came to that high-minded conclusion after dis...
Cooliris which helps facilitate media browsing over desktops and devices is working with Google on a media gallery that will appear on the Nexus One smartphone. The Palo Alto company is concentrating on bringing it's sophisticated user interactivity and visual design capabilities to v...
Google is supposed to be negotiating to buying DocVerse, the 2007 start-up whose Office plug-in lets users share and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents in real-time both on- and offline, sorta like Zoho and Google Docs. Tech Crunch claims the sales price is ~$25 million. DocVers...
The Glide cloud computing solution is free of advertising and comes with 20GBs of free storage. Whereas Google’s Chrome OS is hardware centric and will only run on a limited number of devices with little or no distribution, Glide runs on virtually any device and platform today. While G...
As email marketing becomes an increasingly important driver of revenue for companies around the world, savvy marketers are focusing on improving their programs and enhancing results. To take their email marketing campaigns to a higher level, thousands of marketers logged in last year t...
Cybersitter LLC, a little family-owned California ISV also known as Solid Oak Software, filed a $2.2 billion piracy suit Tuesday against the People’s Republic of China, seven major computer makers and two Chinese software houses in federal court in Los Angeles. It’s charging them with ...
Hours before Google was due to trot out its Nexus One Google Phone Tuesday, Apple sent out a statement saying that more than three billion apps have been downloaded in the roughly 18 months that its iTunes App Store has been open. Reminding Google who’s king of the hill, Apple CEO ...
Larry Ellison’s not the only software maven bitten by the hardware bug badly enough to risk losing focus. Besides that Google-designed HTC-manufactured Android Phone reportedly dubbed the Nexus One that Google itself is getting ready to sell directly through its web site come January, ...
In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Computing Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for April 2010. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever...
Two consumer groups today asked the Federal Trade Commission to block Google's $750 million deal to buy AdMob, a mobile advertising company, on anti-trust grounds. In addition, the groups said, the proposed acquisition raises privacy concerns that the Commission must address. In a join...
Google will be acquiring AdMob, a network for ads on mobile gadgets for $750 million broadening its advertising reach to include mobile segments. Omar Hamoui, CEO of Admob launched the company 4 year ago and has been a pioneer in the way he has maneuvered the controls imposed by wirele...
Mobile Image Recognition (MIR) looks certain to hit the big time now that Google have embraced the technology as part of their new visual search service called Google Goggles. As with any MIR app you point your mobile phone camera at something - Google gives examples of landmarks, book...
The merging of the physical and digital worlds continues and Google Goggles is but another example of how the surge in mobile devices, GPS, Internet ubiquity, and more powerful search technologies are coming together to deliver new experiences and new business opportunities. The implic...
Microsoft’s Bing search engine inched up to claim 10.3% of the U.S. market in November, up 0.4% sequentially, while Yahoo took more lumps and fell to 17.5%, down 1% sequentially and down 2.6% since May, according to comScore with Google lengths ahead at 65.6%, up 0.6% since May. The nu...
Mozilla has been going toe to toe with Microsoft on the browser front standing solidly behind the European Union‘s stance against the software giant over monopoly abuse for tying the Internet Explorer browser to the Windows operating system. Mozilla, is also rapidly digging a hole in I...
Microsoft and Yahoo have reportedly hammered out the final terms of their 10-year counter-Google search deal ahead of big foot-dragging Justice Department-European Commission regulatory approval sometime next year. They still hope to close in early 2010. As previously reported Bing wil...
The recent launch of Google's real-time search engine is set to have a positive impact on the social media marketing industry and improve the results of campaigns according to Reality Digital, the leading provider of social networking software for brands and businesses. Google real-tim...
After Google ‘s $10 million Friday acquisition of Applejet, Aaron Iba, AppJet’s CEO has announced that their service would reopen to the public as opensource. Applejet is the developer of EtherPad , a document collaboration service like Google Docs with some enhanced features notably o...
Oh, my sainted aunt. Google thought about buying the New York Times, according to Barron’s, which got it from somebody else’s interview with Ken Auletta, author of Google: The End of the World as We Know It. Reportedly the hands of Google co-founder Larry Page and CEO Eric Schmidt were...
Apparently Google Gears ain’t gonna stick around that long. Google Apps will eventually get their offline access from HTML5, the standard-revision-in-progress, and hence the functionality will be built in rather than added on, according to a piece in the Los Angeles Times. Google told ...
In response to Opera’s complaints Microsoft has reportedly modified the proposed ballot screen that’s supposed to get it out from under the European Commission’s latest antitrust charges. Rather than be inside Internet Explorer, the ballot screen offering Windows users alternatives to ...
I first met Mark Fishburn at the Convergence Technology Council (CTC) in Calabasas, California. Mark was a director in the organization, and had very strong ideas about networking and Ethernet. Going beyond the standard role we all play at professional networking venues, he distinguish...