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Political Gurgle on SOPA after the Blackout

Political Gurgle on SOPA after the Blackout

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As SOPA sinks down in a stream of words and texts, the speed and the frequency at which the US net community rang the alarm bells over the contradictions and extremities of the Act, took it faster and closer to demise. Though created with the hope of penalizing websites that deal in pirated content,... read more

Wiki Leads Anti-SOPA 24Hr Black-out Protest; Google Pledges Support

Wiki Leads Anti-SOPA 24Hr Black-out Protest; Google Pledges Support

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Google confirmed that it would be joining the January 18, protest against SOPA/PIPA. "Like many businesses, entrepreneurs and web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites without asking American companies to censor the Internet. So tomor... read more

Bing Search overtakes Yahoo in the US

Bing Search overtakes Yahoo in the US

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According to comScore, with almost 2.7 billion searches on Bing in December 2011, it became the second most used search engine in the US, overtaking Yahoo which was used for 2.6 billion searches. On top of the table, Google maintained its dominance with 12 billion explicit core searches. Google gain... read more

SOPA – “This Ain’t no Internet Soap Opera”

SOPA – “This Ain’t no Internet Soap Opera”

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Lamar Smith, the Texas Republican Representative and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), as a bill in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011, backed by a group of 12 co-sponsors. Though the Texas Republican expected that the... read more

Megsitelinks – What is in it for Webmasters?

Megsitelinks – What is in it for Webmasters?

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In Google's updates for December 2011, one noteworthy feature that scored well was 'Megasitelinks' that is set to alter what Google users see on their search results with the presentation of geo-relevant information. While the existing Google Sitelinks platform lacks webmaster inputs that can suppre... read more

The Cluetrain Manifesto – Get to know some truths & some half truths!!

The Cluetrain Manifesto – Get to know some truths & some half truths!!

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Written in 1999, The Cluetrain Manifesto is a set of 95 theses organized and put forward as a manifesto, or call to action, by Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger for all businesses operating in the Cyber-age. The ideas within the manifesto aim to examine the impact of t... read more

Google Chrome Shapes Browser Market Share 2011; IE & Firefox Usage Falls

Google Chrome Shapes Browser Market Share 2011; IE & Firefox Usage Falls

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Regardless of the introduction of the IE9, 2011 saw Microsoft's Internet Explorer fortunes fall from 46% at the start of the year to 39% towards the end 2011, losing seven percentage of its users to rivals. Similar was the fate of Mozilla's Firefox, which saw usage dip to 25% from over 30%, which it... read more

A must read for every Googler!!

A must read for every Googler!!

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The Googlization Of Everything And Why We Should Worry Siva is a professor of Media Studies and Law at the University of Virginia, and he's the author of The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry). In it, Siva explores how so much of the world has embraced Google over the past decade... read more


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