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July, 2010

  • 27 July

    Yahoo Japan switches to Google

    Yahoo Japan

    Yahoo has used Bing.com’s search results for some time, but this is about to change in at least one country. Yahoo Japan announced today that it has signed a deal to use Google instead of Bing. Daniel Alegre, vice president of Google’s Asia Pacific and Japan operations, stated: Yahoo Japan …

  • 20 July

    Is Yahoo going to buy bit.ly?

    bitly

    According to inside sources, search giant Yahoo is considering purchasing the bit.ly. Although several other companies are also rumoured to be in talks with the URL shortener, Yahoo seems to be the most serious contender. Purchasing bit.ly would help Yahoo better compete in the social media world. Some Internet marketing …

  • 12 July

    Is Yahoo typosquatting Google?

    Blogspot.com, a Google-owned blog hosting service, is one of the most-visited websites on the Internet. According to domain blogger Elliot Silver, Yahoo is taking advantage of this by typosquatting with a very similar domain: Blogsport.com. Right now the domain doesn’t point anywhere. In fact, Yahoo’s owning of a popular typo …

June, 2010

  • 30 June

    Yahoo launches web style guide

    The digital age has created many words in the English language and so far, no single standard for spelling them has prevailed. Is it ‘smartphone’ or ‘smart phone?’ Should you capitalize ‘Internet?’ ‘Ecommerce’ or ‘e-commerce?’ Yahoo is attempting to set a standard with its new Yahoo! Style Guide. Whereas other …

  • 16 June

    Yahoo obtains Flicker.com domain

    Yahoo’s Flickr.com is the most popular photo sharing site online, but for years the site has been missing out on traffic from users who misspelled the name as “Flicker.com.” According to changes in the name’s WHOIS records, Yahoo now has control over it. According to technology news site Softpedia, acquiring …

May, 2010

  • 25 May

    5 Reasons NOT to Rely on Web-based Email

    Although the corporate move to cloud computing has been measured and cautious, many average computer users have made the move without even realizing it. Users of Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, and other web-based email, have all entrusted their communications with cloud services. Generally speaking, this is not a bad thing …

  • 24 May

    Web Hosting Advertising Options

    Regardless of what type of website you are creating, you have spent time and money getting the domain, web hosting account, and web development. In the ideal world, that would be enough, but the reality is that none of those components will get people to your website. For that, you …

  • 21 May

    Benefits of Your Own XMPP Server

    Instant messaging is a fast and inexpensive method of communication that has been part of the Internet since the early days. While most are familiar with proprietary instant messaging protocols like AOL Instant Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger, some may not be familiar with XMPP, even if they use it. It …

April, 2010

  • 8 April

    Yahoo's market share increases… marginally

    For those of you counting Yahoo Search’s last breaths, it seems as though the search engine may not be heading for its last gasp after all. According to a report from HitWise, Yahoo’s market share has increased a small amount– from 14.62% to 15%. Where did these users come from? …

  • 2 April

    Offering web-based email on your web server

    These days, many email users rely on free services such as GMail or Yahoo! Mail for their messaging needs, but these services lack the customization that some business customers may want (i.e. myname@mydomain.com). For that, they have two options: setup cloud services with Google or another service provider, or use …