The Secret Behind Google’s Success: The Instant Massage

Google’s profits are indeed impressive, and if my local newspaper (no link available, I’m afraid) is right, it’s clear clear why: the company is offering a service no right-minded person could refuse: But the introduction of new products, such as instant massaging, and upgrades to existing services, such as mapping, helped Google attract more summer …

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Skype Comes To Hong Kong

Skype are moving into Hong Kong with an agreement with Hutchison Global Communications Limited, which operates Hong Kong’s largest fibre-to-the-building network. HGC is the first Fixed Telecommunications Network Services (FTNS — a provider of fixed line services which include telephony) operator in the world to have reached a co-branding agreement withSkype Technologies S.A, Skype says …

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WhenU’s Popup Victory

WhenU, now known as Claria, has won what it calls an “important decision for the entire Internet industry” in its motion to enjoin the Utah Spyware Control Act, passed in March. WhenU had argued the Act “affects legitimate Internet advertising companies and therefore violates the First Amendment and dormant Commerce Clause of the United States …

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Software: Lindows 4.0 is launched

 Lindows.com, Inc. announced today the launch of LindowsOS 4.0 ( http://www.lindows.com/40) which “brings industry-first features to Linux desktops such as comprehensive Plug & Play support, ad blocking, spam blocking and pornography blocking along with a continued emphasis on ease-of-use and affordability” (the press release says).     “The argument from Microsoft against desktop Linux is that …

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