I'm "advising" on a blog setup for SME. For safety-in-numbers, I told them to use WP. They'll need multi-author capability, trackback & comment spam protection, seo urls. They know jack about html, so some sort of wysiwyg editor (FCKeditor available for WP?).
Kevin Federline aka Mr Ex-Brittney Spears has launched his own branded search engine Search with Kevin, by searching you are entered in a contest and the "winner" gets a chance to party K-Fed at his birthday bash.
BidBuddy, an Adwords bid management tool created by The Search Works leaks valuable Adwords data, such as CPC through its cookies. The bid management tool redirects visitors through the domain tsw0.com where it sets a cookie with the Adwords data.
Feedburner gives some context to the recent changes from google reader and how they affect your subscriber numbers. It's worth a read if that's an important metric for you FeedBurner's View of the Feed Market
You would have thought with all the negative press from the Blake Ross Google Self Promotion fiasco they would be a little gun shy. However today I noticed Google adding "note this" to the SERP listings when you are logged into your google account
Read/Write Web posted that the next major version of Firefox will support online applications offline:
Robert O’Callahan from Mozilla, who is based in NZ but drives the rendering engine of Mozilla/FireFox, spoke about how Firefox 3 will deliver support for offline applications. This is significant because you'll be able to use your web apps - like Gmail, Google Docs & Spreadsheets, Google Calendar, etc - in the browser even when offline.
While many people are still trying to get their heads wrapped around social media one of the most under rated players in the game StumbleUpon is getting ready to move onto Wii gaming console. via TechCrunch
Pipes is a hosted service that lets you remix feeds and create new data mashups in a visual programming environment. The name of the service pays tribute to Unix pipes, which let programmers do astonishingly clever things by making it easy to chain simple utilities together on the command line.
When we think of Google, we generally think of the search stuff. But they own/lease lots and lots of dark fiber, have tons of computing power, and would love to own a bigger part of the Voice pie, too.
Want to catch up with your favorite programmes of the week and store them on your computer to watch when you want? Well the BBC's iPlayer will let you do just that and now seems to be a not too distant reality.
With the launch of the iphone Apple is back to suing bloggers again
Apple Bullies Bloggers, AgainVia techcrunch
Today Apple is engaging in similar tactics against a number of bloggers who simply reported on the fact that someone created a skin for Windows Mobile phones that looks exactly like the new iPhone user interface. See the images above - the Windows version is on the left, Apple’s version is on the right.
Everyone is doing top 10 lists, I thought it would be nice if everyone here shared three tools or applications that make online life easier or more productive. News is slow, another holiday is approaching, so why not begin the new year with a better tool set? Oh, and feel free to link out.
Will web 2.0 technology such as wiki's and blogs be able to provide better communication between government security organizations in the future? Open Source Spying takes a look at how security organizations today are experimenting with these tools to foster more collaboration and information flow.
A tool has been created capable of circumventing government censorship of the web, according to researchers. The free program has been constructed to let citizens of countries with restricted web access retrieve and display web pages from anywhere.
Our own beloved Webprofessor has been busy in his SEO mad scientist laboratory and cranked out a script that generates a bunch of alternate Typo spellings and checks to see if they are registered or not.