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Google Analytics Certification Program

Google has just released what they’re calling the Individual Qualification Program. The Individual Qualification, otherwise known as the “IQ” program, is a course designed by Google for users to demonstrate their proficiency in Google Analytics. There are no prerequisites in order to become certified, and the test costs $50 to take. There can be many […]

iPhones & iPods Banned At Bill Gates' House

While the popularity of Apple’s iPhones and iPods continue to rise with millions of units sold, there is one place you’re sure not to find either: Bill Gates’ house. That’s right- Bill Gates’ home in Washington State is “Apple-free”. This family rule is a tough pill to swallow for his three children, ages 12, 9 […]

iPhones & iPods Banned At Bill Gates’ House

While the popularity of Apple’s iPhones and iPods continue to rise with millions of units sold, there is one place you’re sure not to find either: Bill Gates’ house. That’s right- Bill Gates’ home in Washington State is “Apple-free”. This family rule is a tough pill to swallow for his three children, ages 12, 9 […]

Investors Inject Millions In Twitter

The next wave of investors have swooped in to have a part in the tremendous growth of Twitter as venture capitalists hand over an additional $35 million to the project. These funds are in addition to $20 million that Twitter had previously raised. As of March 1, 2009, Twitter’s estimated value is around $50 million […]

Alexa Position 1 Handed To Google

For many years, Yahoo! has been the highest traffic generating website on the Internet, holding a long-lasting record of Alexa’s #1 site. That trophy has recently been passed to Google, as they have finally been named the busiest website on the Internet, climbing from their all too familiar #2 spot. Many people who may not […]

Tighter Restrictions For Adwords Users

In case you have not already heard, Google has just updated their Adwords policy in regards to the display URL that you choose for your ads. In the past, you could have your ad link to one domain but set the display URL as a different domain. However, now all display URL’s must reside within […]

Mapquest 4 Mobile Released

As I discussed in yesterday’s article Internet Access On Mobile Phones Increasing, more and more mobile phone users are making a habit of accessing the Internet on their devices. I believe that just about anyone who was going to have home Internet service is already connected to the web, so as the numbers continue to […]

Internet Access On Mobile Phones Increasing

As Internet access on mobile phones is not only supported on more telephone models but also provided at a much more reasonable cost by phone carriers over previous years, statistics show that approximately 70 percent of cell phone users used their phones to access search engines such as Google and Yahoo, up 14% over last […]

Safari 4 BETA- The Fastest Browser Ever?

Apple has announced the public beta release of their popular Internet browser Safari 4 for both PC and Mac. Apple claims that Safari 4 is the world’s fastest Internet browser, claiming that it will not only load pages at lightning speeds, but that it will render JavaScript 30 times faster than Internet Explorer and 3 […]

Most Popular Websites Of January 2009

The January 2009 browsing trends report has been released, so we can now all see which sites saw the most popularity during the month. As can be expected with the United States in the middle of tax season, tax related web sites saw a 176% increase in traffic, accounting for almost 25 million visitors in […]

Google Street View Wins Lawsuit

With the recent introduction of Google’s Street View mapping service, many have been protesting saying that it is essentially an invasion of privacy. Last April, a couple in Pittsburgh filed a complaint against Google claiming that the Street View feature violated their privacy because images were posted online of their home on a private road. […]

Sirius XM Radio To File For Bankruptcy

Sirius XM is among the companies hit hard by the global recession. It is reported that Sirius XM started off 2009 with about $3.4 billion of debt, $175 million of which must be paid off by the end of February- but they simply don’t have the money. < ?php include_once("./ads/inpost/adverts.php"); echo $bannerAd; ?>Most new satellite […]