Here's a look at the most popular downloads on ZDNet in 2006 to close out our recap of what was hot in news, blogs and reviews during the year.
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For the last ten years, Yahoo held the most-visited site title in the U.S.
Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, reviews and downloads of 2006. Here are the most popular ZDNet reviews of the year based on traffic.
The stock options backdating issue may be catching up to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. While most are focused on Apple's retail sales, latest gadgets and Macworld, the company's stock option backdating probe--you know the one that has caused Apple to delay its annual report--remains a big issue.
Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, downloads and reviews of 2006. Here are the most popular ZDNet blogs of the year based on traffic.
Presence has long been touted as the solution to managing communication interruptions, but what will it take to make it real?
Throughout the week, we'll be looking at the top news stories, blogs, downloads and reviews of 2006. Here are the most popular news stories of the year based on traffic.
If all goes according to plan, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and partner Amazon will launch a socially-charged search engine to compete with Google, Yahoo, Ask and others early next year. According to the story in The Times of London, the project is called Wikiasari--wiki (Hawaiian for "quick" + asari (Japanese for "rummaging search)--and will be launched out of Wikia, Inc, the for-profit, venture-funded branch of Wales' effort to human-empower Web pages.
It's no secret that Research In Motion's Pearl device is a big hit, but folks are already speculating on how the company's next "Indigo" and "Crimson" smartphones will fare. The Indigo and Crimson codenames are rumored to be different flavors of an upcoming BlackBerry 8800.
Red Hat's third quarter went well and the company had bookings of $133 million, well ahead of what analysts were looking for. Meanwhile, the company said 28 percent of its bookings were multiyear deals.