Monthly Archives: May 2006


Google Chief says Europe failing to exploit the commercial power of the internet

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 […]


Top Online Retailers in the UK

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 […]


Google maintains its market share

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 […]


Only Governments Can Tackle Spammers

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 […]


The Choice Between Email and RSS ?

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 […]


Bounced SPAM Messages is Costing Businesses $5b

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 […]