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posted in November 2005

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Blinkx Enters Search Toolbar Distribution Deal
News  |  11/30/2005
For The Times and The Sunday Times, the partnership with Blinkx will strengthen the newspapers' online offerings through the added value of passive contextual searches.
Podzinger Pushes Podcast Search
News  |  11/29/2005
BBN Technologies, a defense contractor responsible for some of the Internet's technical underpinnings, wants to bring keyword search to spoken content through, the company's podcast search engine.
FTC Study Concludes Masking, Filtering Stop Spammers
News  |  11/28/2005
Unmasked E-mail addresses received over 6,400 spam messages, while only one spam message reached masked E-mail addresses. Masking is the practice of altering an E-mail address so that it's readable by people but not by machines.
New Path Of Attack
News  |  11/23/2005
Just when patching showed progress against the worst security threats, cybercriminals shift their focus.
Gartner's John Pescatore on the SANS report
Commentary  |  11/22/2005
I spoke with John Pescatore, VP and research fellow for information security at market research firm Gartner, Inc. for this story, posted earlier today, about the SANS Institute's report on the 20 most critical Internet security vulnerabilities for 2005.
Hackers Hitting Popular Apps
News  |  11/21/2005
Cybercriminals have shifted targets. Until recently, hackers went after operating systems and Internet services like Web servers and E-mail servers. In 2005, they took aim at software applications and set Internet security back six years.
Ruling The Web
News  |  11/21/2005
Sony Plays The Blues As Bloggers Turn Up The Volume
News  |  11/18/2005
Company halts sales of CDs with content-protection software after complaints
Analytics On The Cheap
Features  |  11/18/2005
Google to offer Web analytics for free; service assesses data generated by site visitors to use in marketing and content optimization
Bloggers Break Sony
News  |  11/16/2005
Sony made an unpopular product decision and got its reputation incinerated by waves of flaming bloggers. That's a lesson for other companies.
EBay Makes Access To Its Web Services Free
News  |  11/14/2005
EBay is looking to attract new developers and reward third parties who built applications for its auction and E-commerce services.
Glide Delayed
Commentary  |  11/14/2005
TransMedia's planned release of Glide Effortless, a suite of 12 hosted media sharing applications has been delayed until November 30th. According to CEO Donald Leka, stories about the company -- mainly one I wrote two weeks ago -- have spurred greater than expected interest in the company's online service. To accommodate an
Google Offers Web Analytics For Free
News  |  11/11/2005
Webmasters can get free, sophisticated tools to determine how many people are visiting their sites, and what they're clicking on, causing suffering among pricey competitors.
They're Slamming Your Company. Are You Listening?
News  |  11/11/2005
IBM software lets you monitor online chatter to protect your reputation
Rethinking Desktop Apps
Features  |  11/11/2005
Startup TransMedia offers a dozen online consumer-media applications that could change the software game
At Sony, The Customer Is Captive
Commentary  |  11/10/2005
The problem with Sony is evident in its financial filings. No, it's not that the company expects to post a net loss of $90 million for its fiscal year ending March 2006. That's a symptom, not a cause. The company has locked the PDF file that contains its Q2 financial results to prevent computer users fr
IBM Software Helps Companies Monitor Reputations Online
News  |  11/9/2005
One possible use, for example: analyzing the success of a marketing campaign by tracking online conversations about relevant products.
Google Offers Free Search Appliance To Woo Competitor's Customers
News  |  11/8/2005
Google hopes to use the $2,995 giveaway to capitalize on uncertainly in the enterprise search market created by Autonomy Corporation's recent acquisition of Verity.
Co-Founder Sees Slashdot As The Original Blog
News  |  11/8/2005
In a wide-ranging interview, Jeff Bates discusses's impact on online publishing, plans for the Web site, and the benefits of "slashdotting."
Financial Analyst Sees Windows Users Going Mac
News  |  11/7/2005
IPod momentum and PC software infections are driving Windows users to switch, says Needham & Co. analyst Charles Wolf in a report.
TransMedia Plots Death Of The Desktop
News  |  11/3/2005
The Glide suite, due later this month, runs on the vendor's own servers and is accessed through a browser. It includes applications for creating, sharing, and selling photos, music, video, and documents, as well as doing content management, calendaring, E-mail, and conferencing. Can TransMedia beat Microsoft and Google?
Upgraded Google Desktop Emerges From Beta
News  |  11/3/2005
But how many people use Google's answer to the desktop? The company won't say.
Debate Over Internet Governance Starts At The Root
News  |  11/2/2005
The U.S. government controls the Internet's root system. Some, like Google's Vinton Cerf, say don't mess with it. Others think there could be another way.

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