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Thursday, 2 Dec 2010

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google has tweaked its search engine so that negative publicity will not garner a higher search rank.

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010

World Wide Web Creator Calls for Continued Open Standards and Neutrality

World Wide Web Creator Calls for Continued Open Standards and Neutrality

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has released an essay calling for open standards to be maintained for the internet.

Thursday, 18 Nov 2010

Google Docs Can Now be Edited by Mobile Devices

Google Docs Can Now be Edited by Mobile Devices

It has taken longer than we would have liked, but finally, Google has released a mobile version of Google Docs that actually allows users to make changes.

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook Merges IM, Email and SMS into Single Messaging System

Facebook is seeking to replace e-mail with what it calls a "modern messaging system" that combines all the ways people send messages - including e-mail, IM and SMS - into a single interface.

Friday, 15 Oct 2010

Google Returns to Form with 32% Increase in 3Q Profit

Google Returns to Form with 32% Increase in 3Q Profit

Google has announced excellent third quarter results with a 32% increase in profit. Share prices were boosted by 9% after the announcement.

Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010

Autonomous Search the Next Frontier for Google

Autonomous Search the Next Frontier for Google

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has said that autonomous search, where the search engine does the search for users in advance, predicting what users want, is the next major step for its search engine.

Friday, 27 Aug 2010

H.264 to Remain Free for Free Internet Video Streaming

H.264 to Remain Free for Free Internet Video Streaming

MPEG-LA, the group holding the patent rights for use of MPEG video codec standards, including the popular H.264 codec, has announced that it will not charge royalties for any website using it to stream freely available video.

Friday, 23 Jul 2010

Mobile Phones and Computers Top Searches in Singapore

Mobile Phones and Computers Top Searches in Singapore

Search traffic in Singapore appears to be driven by major IT trade events and the Great Singapore Sale.

Friday, 9 Jul 2010

Amazon Opens Grocery Site

Amazon Opens Grocery Site

Amazon.com selling groceries? That thought might never occur to you, but it is now a reality for folks living in the UK. Yes, the online retail giant has taken to marketing vegetables, meat and biscuits as part of its British portfolio. Bon appetit.

Monday, 28 Jun 2010

Opera Says 8pm-12am is Prime Internet Surfing Time for Mobile

Opera Says 8pm-12am is Prime Internet Surfing Time for Mobile

Around the world, 8 p.m. to midnight are the day’s prime mobile browsing hours, according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web Report.

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