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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Opening wallets to read newspapers online?

For years, web users have enjoyed the luxury of free access to the world's newspaper sites. However, these happy times might be coming to an end for readers of the New York Times.

Friday, January 22, 2010

What is the Difference Between a Facebook Fan Page and a Facebook Group?

Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites online and offers varied options for promoting yourself, your site, your business or your client.

Two of the best ways to go about marketing yourself through Facebook besides your main profile are Facebook Groups and Facebook Fan Pages. While both are similar in concept, there are some key differences to keep in mind when you’re setting them up.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Google Is Now Apple’s Greatest Enemy:

Let’s take a trip back in time. The year is 1994, and two tech giants are going to war over copyright. They are Microsoft and Apple, and they are fighting over a copyright claim by Apple over Microsoft and HP’s use of graphical user interface elements from the Macintosh OS. The resulting court case, Apple Computer, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation, ended with a ruling in Microsoft’s favor, mostly due to a contractual license agreement between the two.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Twitter 101

New to Twitter? This overview will help you get the most out of Twitter and ExecTweets.

Getting to know Twitter
What is it? Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co-workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent messages.   People write short updates, often called “tweets”  of 140 characters or fewer.   These messages are posted to your profile or your blog, sent to your followers, and are searchable on Twitter search.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Google pulling out of China?

As the business world reacts to Google's threat to quit China, analyst Matthew Gertken discusses Beijing's fundamental interests in protecting information and possible outcomes of the case.

Friday, January 1, 2010

15 sites that went kaput in 2009 (images)

15 sites that died in 2009

2009 saw the launch of many new and genuinely useful Web services, as ?well as continued advances from sites that weathered the economic ?fallout from the year prior. But not all was sunshine and daisies. Sites, large and small, closed up shop this year.

New internet piracy law comes into effect in France

The first effects of France's new law against internet piracy will begin to be felt as the new year begins.

The law was passed after a long struggle in parliament, and in the teeth of bitter opposition from groups opposed to internet restrictions. 

Illegal downloaders will be sent a warning e-mail, then a letter if they continue, and finally must appear before a judge if they offend again.