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...

Microsoft and Yahoo

So Microsoft has thrown it down. After over a year of speculation, they have dropped a whopping $44.6 Billion to buy Yahoo in their bid to play "catch up" to Google. The Yahoo/Microsoft deal is not yet...

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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...
Every developer climbing the corporate ladder will at some point in their career hit a crossroads. The natural career progression for technology professionals seems to always take them away from technology. However, it doesn't have to, because there is...
When a New Jersey patrolman pulled over Sean Leach last week for an unregistered vehicle, a quick-thinking Leach saved himself several hundred dollars in towing charges. Leachs' car registration had expired. While the officer was writing up...

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...

Blog-Spotting

IBM has come out with a new software that monitors blogs, wikis, newsfeeds, consumer reviews, newsgroups and other content for mentions of your product. It closes the PR feedback loop that newspaper clipping services need. Very cool.

Sir Tim

Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the web has been awarded a knighthood. He is credited with inventing the World Wide Web just over 10 years ago. He will be recieving the Knight Commander of the Order of the British...
When ESPN.com relaunched its site a month ago, it pushed the browser technology further than any other mainstream site. It dropped support for older non-standards based browsers such as Netscape 4.7, and created a design entirely based on...

X10 to pay $4.3M

Three tech-saavy brothers in their parents home created the pop-up and pop-under technology and business model and entered into a contract with the now-well-known X10 wireless company. X10 refused to pay them for it. "These were young guys who...
We've heard how todays economy affects Joe the Plumber and Joe Six-pack, but what about JoeTek? :) This economic downturn has been compared to the Great Depression in the 1930's, but the technology sector as we know it...

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