The European head of Google, the giant internet company, has warned that Europe still lags behind the US in exploiting the commercial power of the internet. Nikesh Arora, the vice president of Google’s operations in Europe, said British and European businesses needed to focus more on building their online operations to meet consumer demand. Speaking […]
From statistics by hitwise, IMRG has just published the top 50 online retailes in the UK. These retailers are reputed to be grossing £50b in sales through the online channels IMRG – IMRG Index Special report MAY 2006 1. Amazon UK www.amazon.co.uk 2. Dell EMEA www.euro.dell.com 3. Argos www.argos.co.uk 4. Tesco.com www.tesco.com 5. Play.com play.com […]
Microsoft is not happy with owning 99% of the PC desktop market. It wants to own all of the internet search too. Microsoft made unofficial approaches to take over Yahoo’s search technology. Only to be rebuffed by Yahoo CEO, Terry Semel. Semel said: “My impartial advice to Microsoft is that you have no chance. The […]
The volume of spam comment arriving on Enclick has tripled over the last few weeks. Spammers are systematically targetting blogs, specially well placed and referenced blogs for attack. Over 90% of blog comments are spam, reports Akismet Note volume of spam on the graph below published by Akismet, a spam security firm for blogs.
CNET reports that Google’s share of the U.S. Web search market continues to increase against Yahoo and Microsoft, according to April 2005 data from ComScore Networks: “The search giant’s market share among home, work and university Internet users climbed from 42.7 percent to 43.1 percent from March to April of this year–up from 36.5 percent […]
We need government funding and technology, not just legislation. So states Eran Reshef, the CEO of an email security firm which has been forced out of business by continual Denial of Service attacks on its company servers. The company was well funded having recently raised $5m in equity. According Eran Reshef “This is something that’s […]
A subject of discussion among the early adopters. The debate is increasingly heated. The conservative faction insists the problems of spam and unnecessary email can be reduced through common sense; Ready for the rebirth of email? – Information World Review. The enthusiasts insist email is dead and the future is RSS, though it may be […]
Spammer’s habit of faking the sender address on their mailings with innocent email addresses, joe-jobbing spam is causing heavy server loads on company networks. The huge bounce or reply traffic for spam email is going back to innocent bystander networks and PCs. Bounced spam messages hammer corporate networks | The Register More than 50 per […]
Google opens its search statistics with Google Trends. Specially useful for seasonal trends in particular keywords. Note the seasonality, strong peak in June for bathrooms searches from the figure below, Google trends is a great complement to Alexa and Google Keywords tool analysing trends.
Technorati founder has published the second of his state of the blogosphere posts 2. Dave has concentrated on geographical blogging activity and languages. The quick summary is English, while being the language of the majority of early bloggers, has fallen to less than a third of all blog posts in April 2006. Japanese and Chinese […]