SEO tools and technologies - typical subject matter would include RSS and CMS systems

MSN set to test OneCare Live

Source Title: MSN anti-virus beta Source Url: Story Text:

You can now register your interest in becoming a beta tester for Microsoft's OneCare Live anti-virus software. Currently only open to US residents, the test will run over the summer and will be followed by a wider public beta test later in the year.

Free Click Fraud Monitoring Tool

Source Title: New Free Tool: PPC Click Fraud Monitoring Source Url: Story Text:

A new tool to monitor and record click fraud has launched this week. VeriClix is the brainchild of Jeff Martin and Mike Waltman, it's entirely sponsor driven and can be added to landing pages with just a small cut'n'paste of javascript code...

Ambedo makes Short work of Search

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I think you guys are gonna like this, i know i did: is a new interface to all manner of regular and vertical Search. It works by 'tagging' different search engines so that you can access almost anything from one page, quickly.

Microsoft's Monad Command Line Shell in Beta

Source Title: The Official 'Monad' Beta 1 Is Out Source Url:,1995,1829589,00.asp?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535 Story Text:

I dont' know a great deal about Monad, but it does strike me as slightly funny that MS would put out a command line shell. Mary Jo says it's highly unlikely to make it into longhorn though...

GreaseMonkey Prefetches Google Ads - Ooops!

Source Title: Prefetch Google ad links Source Url: Story Text:

This'll put the cat among the pigeons: A GreaseMonkey script that prefetches Ads on Google to speed up your surfing if you decide to click one....

Platypus Brings Point & Click to GreaseMonkey

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Thanks to O'Reilly Radar, I found a point and click interface to GreaseMonkey called Platypus.

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Microsoft Muscles in on BitTorrent

Source Title: Microsoft readies BitTorrent alternative Source Url: Story Text:

There should be some kind of law to prevent Microsoft from developing a BitTorrent alternative. Can you imagine that?

Pause Adwords Campaigns When Sites are Down

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High volume PPC players using Adwords, Yahoo Search Marketing (Overture), or 7Search may like to know that a new service, patent pending, will pause your campaigns if your site is unreachable and restart them when all is well again...

Open Solaris Debuts Today

Source Title: Sun's Solaris Makes Open Source Debut Source Url: Story Text:

Open Solaris, Sun's new Open Source operating system launches today. Launches - Open Source Link Pop Analysis

Source Title: The Open Rank Project Part II Source Url: Story Text:, the initiative to create an open source link popularity analyser we told you about a little while back has lunched today...

How long have Yahoo! had a Search Box?

Source Title: Add Yahoo Search to Your Site Source Url: Story Text:

SEJ point to a Yahoo! feature i've never seen before: The Yahoo! Search Box, allthough the copyright on the pages says 2003, i've not heard of this before. If anyone has more details, do let me know....

Featuritis vs. the Happy User Peak

Source Title: Featuritis vs. the Happy User Peak Source Url: Story Text:

Advice for Google?

What if instead of adding new features, a company concentrated on making the service or product much easier to use? Or making it much easier to access the advanced features it already has, but that few can master? Maybe what they lose in market share in one area will be more than compensated for in another area. In a lot of markets, it's gotten so bad out there that simply being usable is enough to make a product truly remarkable.

Nokia & Apple to do Open Source Mobile Browser

Source Title: Apple and Nokia browser partnership revealed Source Url: Story Text:

Nokia are to work with Apple on a new Open Source mobile browser for their series 60 smartphone's...

Think Google's Spammy Results are Shit? Customize it!

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Remember we introduced you to a little while back? Well, Daniel has added a bunch of new features and tells me that they are now the #3 download on with over 80,000 downloads!

Yahoo Expose SERPS Features to Non-Logged-In Users

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When a search is conducted on Yahoo they have added a new link next to each of the listings in the SERPs with the link text "block". Click here to see an example. Note that the link appears next to the natural results and does not appear next to sponsored listings. Clicking this link takes you to the My Web (Beta) Page. I assume that if you are signed up for this service, clicking the link will remove that site from the SERPs.

Microsoft releases Adobe rival in Beta

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Microsoft has released a test version of a new professional graphics tool code-named Acrylic.

MSN Toolbar introduces Tabbed Browsing for IE

Source Title: Tabbed browsing is here! Source Url: Story Text:

As reported in April, the MSN Toolbar now features tabbed browsing...

RoboForm Reviewed

Source Title: A Search Tool for Your Online Passwords Source Url: Story Text:

Chris Sherman reviews RoboForm, a tool marketed as a Search/password manager, but one i've only heard good things about in the context of directory submissions...

Teeny, tiny PCs?

Source Title: Really small transistors... Source Url:,1282,67769,00.html Story Text:

Scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered how to use quantum mechanics to turn molecules into working transistors in the lab, a breakthrough that might one day lead to high-powered computers the size of a postage stamp.

New hack cracks 'secure' Bluetooth devices

Source Title: New hack cracks 'secure' Bluetooth devices Source Url: Story Text:

If you use Bluetooth, then its worth reading this New Scientist Article which shows how a couple of university researchers have discovered a way to hack Bluetooth-enabled devices even when security features are switched on. The discovery may make it even easier for hackers to eavesdrop on conversations and charge their own calls to someone else’s cellphone.