New Web address boom could be search engine boon

The decision to open the Internet to a flood of Web addresses ending in anything from company names to social movements could prove a boon to search engines. The Internet’s global coordinator on Monday approved the creation of website addresses ending in just about any word, triggering one of the biggest ever shake-ups in how […]

Fresh Out of Web Addresses

Just as there is a limit on the number of telephone numbers, there is also a finite number of Internet (IP) addresses. Every device, such as mobile phones and laptops, and every Web site gets its own unique number. What happens when the current IP addresses run out? That’s where the new Internet addressing system, […]

The Internet Has Challenges: Five of Them

The top five challenges for the Internet on its 20th anniversary should come as no great surprise to anyone who follows the industry, or rather, industries. But now they’re at least semi-official – The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the prestigious Webby Awards, has come out with its top five […]

Use With Caution: Defamation in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter has the capacity for providing an easy outlet for individuals to vent about their daily travails and perceived insults. However, users should exercise caution. Indeed, they need to be cognizant that despite the ease with which the need for their emotional catharsis can be satiated, there is an audience, and there is an ever-looming […]

A LinkedIn IPO?

LinkedIn appears to be gearing up for an IPO in the near future, while Facebook appears to be trying hard to avoid one. LinkedIn doesn’t have the massive infusions of private investments that Facebook has attracted, though, and so an IPO makes perfect sense. More Information For more information go to: http://www.technewsworld.com/story/71596.html

Is A Facebook Search Engine Inevitable?

The news broke yesterday that Facebook was getting a whopping $500 million from Goldman Sachs and existing investor Digital Sky Technologies at a valuation of $50 billion. On to the fun stuff: what might Facebook do, beyond making more people rich, with all the money? More headcount and more acquisitions are obvious moves. More Information […]

18 Fun Interesting Facts You Never Knew About The Internet

Well, it’s official. Pretty much everyone now has broadband and the majority us of use the Internet more than we watch TV. Everyone and their grandmother is on Facebook, and many of us have some kind of embarrassing moment enshrined on YouTube. But how much do you really know about the Internet revolution? More Information […]

Microsoft Bing Beat Google in Social in 2010

Bing may be well behind Google in the search market, but it has trumped Google in social software tools, thanks to its Liked Results deal with Facebook. Microsoft recently began indexing Facebook user profiles to surface contacts that are relevant to the searcher. The company also added Liked Results, displaying the Websites and links “liked” […]