Posts tagged with 'Microsoft'
Apple has pulled off a coup by luring Google CEO Eric Schmidt to its board of directors, in a move that was announced late last night.
Google today launched
Google Apps for your Domain
- a set of hosted services aimed at small and medium businesses.
Just as we were getting used to Google as a new advertising powerhouse with MSN pushed to the fringes, the search behemoth reminds us that it wants an even larger slice of the action, this time carved from more familiar Microsoft territory.
After losing out to Google in the race to sign up Myspace as an advertising client,
has landed a deal with the US' second largest social networking site Facebook.
SEO Scoop has pointed out a keyword suggestion tool that has now been set up, based around the search data infamously published by AOL a couple of weeks ago.
The tool estimates the volume of searches for different keywords on the three biggest engines, based on their market share and the number of queries contained in AOL’s data.
Another sign of big players' growing interest in user-generated content has come with Microsoft’s
of game development tools for the Xbox 360.
The software, called XNA Studio Express, will enable amateur developers to create their own games and share them via the Xbox Live online service.
Search goes super holistic at San Jose. Blogs, reputation management, content and communities are big on the agenda as well as the return of creative advertising, this time by way of Google and Yahoo!
The launch of Microsoft's revamped blogging and social networking service has got off to a bad start after a flood of user complaints.
The Windows Live Spaces service, an updated version of blogging site MSN Spaces, was hit by problems with the statistics page and emoticons, as well as issues with email publishing, Friends Explorer and Firefox.
Online measurement company Hitwise has run a comparison of search terms associated with Yahoo!, MSN and Google in the US and UK, highlighting some differences in consumers' attitudes to the three portals on different sides of the Atlantic.
The study found that US consumers, for example, largely associate MSN with its portal content while in the UK, the brand is better known for communications tools Messenger and Hotmail.
Search engines including Google, Yahoo and MSN have teamed up with The US’ Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) to develop ways of better measuring click fraud, according to the
Set to be announced later today, the initiative will attempt to develop guidelines that would introduce more accountability into PPC advertising.
I was given an iPod as a birthday gift a couple of years ago. Immediately, I fell in love with it, and it revolutionised my listening habits. It looks good, it is easy to use, and my particular model stored 5,000 songs, about half of my CD-based music collection.
But my love affair quickly turned sour. Over time, I have experienced various problems with the iPod and iTunes, some of which are listed after the jump.