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posted in October 2006

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FTC Mulls The Meaning Of Monopoly
News  |  10/31/2006
The FTC is looking into how competition should be regulated in the digital age.
Google Warns Not To 'Google' On Yahoo
Commentary  |  10/25/2006
If you use "google" as a verb, GoogleTM would like to correct your grammar. GoogleTM, you see, has become so successful that its trademarked name is in danger of becoming a generic term for searching online. As a post today on the Google blog points out, zipper, baby oil, brassiere, trampoline, thermos, cellophane, escalator, elevator, and dry
Google To Let Publishers Create Custom Searches On Their Own Sites
News  |  10/23/2006
Custom Search Engine lets publishers use menu-driven wizards to optimize Google to their own sites and share revenue from the searches.
Study: Data Breaches Becoming More Expensive
News  |  10/23/2006
The 2006 average was $182 per compromised record, including the cost of detection, escalation, notification, and follow-up help to victims. The Ponemon Institute's 2005 study cited a figure of $132 per record.
Beyond The iPod
Features  |  10/23/2006
Yahoo Finance Upgrades Web Site Technology
Features  |  10/20/2006
The No. 1 consumer finance site increases flexibility by buying stock quotes directly from exchanges
Strong Ads, Partnerships Nearly Double Google Profits
News  |  10/19/2006
Google saw profits of $733 million and $2.69 billion in revenue in the third quarter. Search market share also grew.
Is Mac Growth In Business World Next For High-Flying Apple?
News  |  10/18/2006
Its popular iPod aside, Apple sold more Macs in the past quarter than ever before. The conditions are right for Mac to grow beyond its niche in business, and some say it's already happening.
Click Fraud Cloud Still Hangs Over Internet Advertising
News  |  10/17/2006
The number of invalid clicks for online ads averaged 13.8% in the third quarter of this year, according to a click tracking firm. Google and Yahoo had a slightly better rate.
Google Goes For Online Video Eyeballs
News  |  10/13/2006
With the YouTube acquisition, Google gets the video site's user community and more data.
Startup Offers Portal For Sharing Competitive Intelligence
News  |  10/13/2006
Competitious is a portal for tracking a limited set of data about companies and sharing that information with team members.
Snubbing Microsoft, Intel To Offer TransMedia's Glide Application Suite On Ultra Mobile PCs
News  |  10/11/2006
The Glide application suite includes client and Internet-based applications that let users work with documents locally or on the Net. The deal suggests a growing rift between Microsoft and Intel.
Google Weds Writely And Spreadsheets
News  |  10/10/2006
Say good-bye to the Writely brand. Google plans to integrate the online word processor with Google Spreadsheets. The application suite will be called Google Docs & Spreadsheets.
Search Engines Accused Of Being Soft On Scammers
News  |  10/9/2006
Search engines are getting away with running deceptive ads, says spyware researcher Ben Edelman.
Google Sets Aside Copyright Concerns In YouTube Acquisition
News  |  10/9/2006
Google's $1.65 billion YouTube acquisition would make it the owner of a company that observers predict is about to be hammered by a barrage of copyright-infringement lawsuits.
Beware The Bots
Features  |  10/6/2006
Malicious code that turns computers into zombies is wreaking all kinds of havoc.
Trend Micro: Thousands Of Government Computers Infected By Bots
News  |  10/5/2006
InformationWeek has learned Trend Micro is researching how PCs, including computers in defense agencies, are infected with software that can be used to mine confidential data, send spam, or launch denial-of-service attacks. But government IT managers challenge those findings, and Trend Micro is backing down on some.


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