No. 1 in Google may not be enough

No. 1 in Google may not be enough

Google’s new teleportation, its search-within-search function, is getting mixed responses, at least from some site owners, who may be remembering occasions when teleportation in the Star Trek transporter went wrong.
Channel: Gadgets & Tech Tags: google search engine internet technology teleportation
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Will Oracle Cut Deals to Boost Earnings? (PC World)

Will Oracle Cut Deals to Boost Earnings?     (PC World)

PC World - A head of a consulting firm that helps Oracle customers cut licensing deals with the enterprise software giant said Friday that fallout around Oracle’s recent earnings announcement could help clients out at the bargaining table.
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11-Year-Old Becomes Network Admin for Alabama School

11-Year-Old Becomes Network Admin for Alabama School

alphadogg points out a story about 11-year-old Jon Penn, who took over control of a 60-computer school network in Alabama after the old administrator suddenly left. Penn provides technical support, selects software, and teaches his classmates about computers. From NetworkWorld: “The first thing Jon found as he leapt into the role of network manager was [...]

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Chasing our Long Tails

Chasing our Long Tails

Rethinking the value of long-tail keywordsOnce upon a time, everyone in PPC “chased the tail” on keywords to find keywords that no one else is bidding upon. But search marketers are starting to look at their long-tail keywords and ask if they’re worth the hassle.
Channel: Gadgets & Tech Tags: search engine marketing yahoo
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Google Sustains a Lull in Paid Search (PC World)

Google Sustains a Lull in Paid Search     (PC World)

PC World - A comScore report on Google’s paid clicks is causing concern that Google’s business may be slowing.
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Record Setting Silicon Resonator Reaches 4.51 GHz

Record Setting Silicon Resonator Reaches 4.51 GHz

bibekpaudel brings news that researchers from Cornell University have developed a very small silicon microresonator that vibrates at the highest frequency ever recorded for such a device: 4.51 GHz. Typical quartz-crystal oscillators, commonly used in electronics as clock signals, are about a millimeter wide and operate in the KHz - MHz range. The newly developed [...]

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Latest iPhone 2.0 Firmware Unlocked Again in 24 Hours

Latest iPhone 2.0 Firmware Unlocked Again in 24 Hours

Not even 24 hours after the release of the latest update for the iPhone firmware 1.2.0 (or 2.0, as The Steve calls it,) the iPhone Dev Team sent us this picture showing that they have again pwned it, confirming what they already said: it’s going to be extremely difficult for Apple to relock the iPhone. [...]

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The worst computer viruses of all time

The worst computer viruses of all time

If you haven’t experienced a computer virus yet, just wait — you probably will.Fortunately, you missed the real heyday of computer viruses when anti-virus software wasn’t very widely used, and virus attacks caused millions of dollars in damages overnight.
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China Could Be Another Hurdle In MS Yahoo Bid

China Could Be Another Hurdle In MS Yahoo Bid

wattrlz points out a NYTimes piece on the clout China could soon wield on antitrust matters and the impact it could have on Microsoft’s Yahoo bid. A new Chinese anti-monopoly law takes effect in August that will extend the nation’s economic influence far beyond its borders. Nathan Bush, an antitrust law specialist in Beijing, said [...]

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Sony BMG Sued For Using Pirated Software

Sony BMG Sued For Using Pirated Software

An anonymous reader sends us to ZeroPaid, which seems to be the only site in English to have picked up a story out of France involving Sony and piracy. Except this time the shoe is on the other foot. The small software company PointDev learned that Sony BMG was using a pirated license for one [...]

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