Zero plus Zero

Overture, the keyword selling specialist, purchased both Altavista and Fast within a week, in a one-two punch that signals a change in direction of their strategy. But in a search world dominated by Google and Yahoo, even...
Bell Canada and Microsoft have formed a strategic alliance today that begins a five-year move to join the MSN Portal with Sympatico's Canadian content. The advantages are clear. Bell gains a weapon to leverage their customer relationships...
Google maps are really useful for getting directions from point A to point B. But when you ask Google how to get from Toronto, Ontario to London, England, it needs to get a bit creative: Turn right at Central...
Yesterday, we at b5media launched the third of our unique look at the blogs within our channels.  Splendicity is a new portal which pulls content from over 70 Beauty & Style blogs within the network, and pulls it all...
FoxSports.com, which had a partnership with Lycos to supply technology, hosting and advertising sales, broke its ties with the former portal powerhouse and took those responsibilities in-house. "At the time, the fit was perfect," Ross Levinsohn, senior vice...
A large-scale experiment created over 2 billion web pages, linking to each other to analyse the patterns the various search engines crawled the site. Each page contained a link to two new pages, as well as a parent,...
Expecting huge web traffic after setting down on Mars, NASA engineers had to pull off another amazing feat. They have put in place a massive farm of 1,300 servers to handle the load of curious earthlings looking to...

Comic Relief

My good friend Brian has launched a Comic Book Store selling comics online. He is the CSS guru, and I've gotta say, the site looks great! Way to go!

Move along…

The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of "Green". When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their...

Yahoo dumps Google

Yahoo has spent 2 years and over $2 billion buying search companies Overture and Inktomi, and has now replaced the back-end of the Yahoo search to use its own technology, instead of those of rival Google. Yahoo is not disclosing...
Twitter has become my primary way of getting news these days.  News sites require you to go and look for information.  With twitter, if the news is important, it will find me. But what makes twitter so powerful...

Being sociable

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