Article | 4/04/2011
20 events that shaped the Internet, part 1
Today we all use our smartphones and our broadband-equipped home and work PCs to instantly access information and data on just about any topic via the...
Article | 4/04/2011
20 events that shaped the Internet, part 2
We take the Internet for granted now, but a lot of developments helped to make it the gargantuan shopping, socializing, commerce-helping, video-sharin...
Article | 1/04/2011
Google adds new access, analysis to Web performance tool
Google is upgrading on Thursday its tool for analyzing Web page performance, making it available directly via the Web and offering smartphone page ana...
Article | 30/03/2011
Google's Commerce Search adds search-as-you-type
Google's cloud-hosted search application for e-commerce sites has been upgraded with on-the-fly results that drop down from the query box as shoppers ...
Article | 29/03/2011
EBay to buy GSI Commerce for $2.4B
EBay has agreed to acquire for about $US2.4 billion GSI Commerce, whose suite of e-commerce and digital marketing tools and services are expected to b...
Article | 26/03/2011
China Web censorship stirs scorn, support
Du Xiang Yu, a 20-year-old living in Beijing, has never heard of Facebook. He adds that he never visits any foreign websites, even though he uses the ...
Article | 24/03/2011
LinkedIn hits 100M users worldwide
LinkedIn hit a major milestone this week when its membership rolls passed the hundred million mark.
Article | 23/03/2011
Google and MYOB build free Web sites for small businesses
The first three weeks of Google's Getting Aussie Business Online initiative, in partnership with accounting software company MYOB, have seen 4100 busi...
Article | 22/03/2011
Yahoo's offers cookie opt-out button ahead of new EU law
Yahoo has anticipated a new European Union directive by introducing a feature designed to ensure Web users' privacy through the use of an opt-out butt...
Article | 21/03/2011
Facebook to acquire mobile application developer Snaptu
Facebook plans to buy Snaptu, a four-year-old startup that develops versions of Web-based applications for cheaper mobile phones.
Article | 15/03/2011
Opera releases Web page debugger
Opera Software has embedded into its Web browser a beta set of tools, collectively called Dragonfly, that can help developers find errors in their com...
Article | 12/03/2011
Google, Amazon face lawsuits over search
Software development company MasterObjects sued Amazon and Google this week, charging the companies with infringing on a patent for technology that pr...
Article | 8/03/2011
2 million Australian domain names (and counting)
Last night the two millionth .au domain name was registered. According to domain wholesaler AusRegistry, .au is one of the top 10 most popular country...
Article | 5/03/2011
Developers like Tweet Button, want better analytics
Developers and publishers who have adopted Twitter's Tweet Button say the tool is beneficial in letting their site readers and application users conve...
Article | 5/03/2011
DOJ won't comment on reports of MPEG LA probe
A U.S. Department of Justice spokeswoman would not comment Friday on reports that the agency is investigating patent management firm MPEG LA for alleg...
Article | 4/03/2011
Microsoft's Bing taps into online coupon fever
Microsoft is responding to the online coupon frenzy by adding results about special deals to its Bing search engine, both on its desktop and mobile ve...
Article | 1/03/2011
Google, MYOB getting Aussie business online for free
Google and MYOB have teamed up to launch a new service designed to help local businesses get online with a free website, domain name and $75 worth of ...
Article | 28/02/2011
Google doesn't hate you, it's just business
Move along folks. Nothing to see here.
Article | 26/02/2011
Google moves to shuffle down low-quality sites
Google has made a significant change to its search engine that will push further down in its rankings websites that pilfer content from other places o...
Article | 22/02/2011
Facebook cracks ComScore US ad survey top 10 for first time
The massive audience at Facebook helped it take a top-ten ranking for the first time in ComScore's January survey of the number of unique visitors to ...