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July, 2009

  • 22 July

    Court rejects suit on Google search results

    A British court has rejected a website owner’s complaint against Google for defamatory words in its search results. The problem started with the search results of a website owned by Designtechnica Corp., which apparently displayed offensive words regarding Metropolitan International Schools Limited (MIS), based in the UK.. The website hosts …

  • 20 July

    Oracle-Sun deal approved

    Shareholders of Sun Microsystems voted to approve a $7.4 billion deal that will allow Oracle to acquire Sun. The vote only took three minutes, indicating that it was little more than a formality. Sun had been courted by others, including IBM, but the Oracle offer was apparently too sweet for …

  • 17 July

    Clinic sues ex-employee for domain names

    Leo Enriquez is a former employee of Aurora Health Center in Cook County Illinois. While he was working for them, he registered domain names for them under his own company’s name. The domains were “aurorahealthcenter.com, centrodesaludaurora.com, immigrationexamines.com, medicodeinmigracion.com, and yourimmigrationdoctor.com”. When Enriquez left the clinic, he still owned the domains. …

  • 16 July

    HP hoping to lure away Sun customers

    Today Sun Microsystems shareholders are voting on whether or not to approve Oracle’s proposed $7.4 billion acquisition. Many of the world’s websites run on servers powered by Sun’s operating system Solaris, their hardware, MySQL databases, and in some cases, Java-based applications. All of that is now on the table if …

  • 14 July

    Making sense of Web 2.0

    If you are starting a website for the first time, you have probably heard the term “Web 2.0” and wondered what it meant. It is difficult to find a precise definition even from the man who coined the phrase, Tim O’Reilly. In an industry that tends to focus more on …

  • 10 July

    Comcast's typosquatting is a "service"

    Comcast has announced a new “service” in which customers who type in a domain name incorrectly are redirected to a “help page” that happens to also contain ads. It will be on by default for Comcast customers, although they are offering an opt-out setting for customers who do not want …

  • 8 July

    Hackers attack South Korea and US

    According to reports, North Korean hackers are believed to have launched cyber attacks on government offices in the US and South Korea. Some South Korean and US websites were momentarily taken down. Among the South Korean sites with service disruption were the Blue House, defense ministry, national assembly, Shinhan bank, …

  • 8 July

    Google Announces Chrome Operating System

    In a move that has surprised few in the tech world, Google has announced plans to release an operating system for netbooks in 2010. Analysts have long speculated that the search giant would release a desktop OS to compete with Microsoft on its largest front. Not surprisingly they intend to …

  • 6 July

    Apple, Google and the death of HTML 5 video

    Who done it, with what, and where? Was it A) Microsoft, inside their security deficient, sub-standard browser with an over-hyped search engine? Was it B) Apple at its elitist developer conference with an exploding iPhone app? Was it C) Google in a YouTube video with a poison drop of lonelygirl15‘s …

June, 2009

  • 22 June

    Finding good free scripts for your website

    A good web hosting company often provides its website owners with automatically installable scripts for various popular tasks: blogging, photo albums and e-commerce, to name a few. In some special situations, however, it becomes necessary for a webmaster to search for free, reliable scripts on the web. Whether they are …