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Tina Meier, the mother of the girl who killed herself in the 'MySpace suicide,' wants the woman convicted of computer fraud in the affair sentenced to the maximum. But Lori Drew's attorney wants the verdict overturned.
Carl Icahn says he likes Jerry Yang and notes the former Yahoo CEO is a "charismatic guy," but Yahoo needs to do a Microsoft search deal since the company can't afford to fight Google.Icahn's remarks, made in an interview with Barron's (subscription required) a few days after he added to his Yahoo stake, doesn't reveal anything entirely new, but does indicate that full-blown Microsoft acquisition is off the table.
CategoryShare of trafficfrom searchenginesGrowth in share oftraffic fromsearch enginesOctober 2007 -October 2008Share of trafficfrom GoogleOctober 2008Growth inshare of trafficfrom GoogleOctober 2007 -October 2008Health and Medical44.92%0%31.88%10%Travel35.71%10%26.41%24%Shopping and Classifieds25.14%-3%17.51%9%News and Media20.90%-1%15.09%13%Entertainment23.57%9%16.12%25%Business and Finance18.61%9%12.92%25%Sports12.01%17%8.46%32%Online Video31.83%24%23.51%49%Social Networking18.61%24%12.33%48%Source: Hitwise
PropertyAug-2008Sep-2008% ChangeTotal German Internet Audience35,44735,6761%Business/Finance - news/research4,7604,8813%Manager-Magazin.de33947139%AOL Money & Finance30841435%Finanztreff.de13418034%T-Online.de Finance51366029%Yahoo! Finance39347621%S-Investor.de11213016%Finanzen.net16819013%Cortalconsors.de16217911%Freenet.de Finance1231338%Ariva.de2302373%Source: comScore
The sad reality underlying many of the handy abstractions we rely on every day is that they only work most of the time - and what that means is that the abstractions we choose to use define limits to the quality of our work.
The TechCrunch post on Joost for the iPhone came across my Twitter feed so I quickly launched iTunes and found the free Joost application. The application started up and looked promising on my WiFi connection, but I found the same issues that TechCrunch did with the application unable to play movies.
BrandStreams, 000Audience, 000YouTube5,354,39281,881Yahoo!264,26629,908Fox Interactive Media242,44419,258MSN/Windows Live164,77610,980Nickelodeon Kids and Family Network162,9716,152Hulu142,2616,324ESPN127,7948,434CNN Digital Network117,7089,451MTV Networks Music97,2074,762Disney Online87,1939,146Source: Nielsen
A Dutch software dealer is arguing that by charging more for its software in Europe, Microsoft is violating antitrust laws
Ambiguous headline I know -- I couldn't resist, sorry.Member states are going to pour ten billion Euro into the European Space Agency (Esa) funding, the BBC reports.
The EU Council of Ministers has adopted an EC cybercrime-fighting strategy that includes 'cyber-patrols' and police searching suspect systems remotely
"Much needed" co-operation
11 days after infection struck
ReasonShareAble to shop 24 hours a day76Saves time74Avoiding crowds65Saves gas59Sales/Discounts/Promotions55Low prices53Comparison shopping48Selection40Available product information37Items are in stock37Source: Nielsen
Independent middleware can help businesses escape the grip of 'monopolistic' software makers, says Software AG CEO Karl-Heinz Streibich — and that will help the SOA provider grow
PropertyAug-2008Sep-2008% ChangeTotal French Internet Audience32,22732,6101%Business/Finance - news/research5,8676,3929%Boursier.com254526107%Lexpansion.com16131697%Capital Magazin15630696%Lemoneymag.fr17533390%Orange Money31246047%AOL Money & Finance9813842%Reuters Sites9513238%Boursorama9091,18430%Actufinance.fr15017718%MSN Money9321,0068%Source: comScore
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