Akonix Systems has reported 62 IM-based worm attacks in the month of November. There is a 226% increase over the previous month.
Monthly Archives: November 2005
Yahoo is going to test free RSS feature in the New Yahoo Mail Beta. Yahoo’s RSS will still be available on Yahoo’s website.
A study by the FTC has found that ISP filters and anti-spam technologies can block almost 95% of spam sent to email addresses. The study also reveals that “Masking” emails is an effective method to thwart spammers.
Ingenio is going to integrate its pay-per-call advertiser listings with Marchex’s network of websites.
The Supreme Court has accepted eBay’s appeal in a patent case. A federal court jury, in 2003, found that eBay was violating three patents which were owned by MercExchange.
Online video ad spending is likely to reach 1.5 billion by 2009 and the number of US broadband households will reach 69.4 million by 2008.
New York Taxis are fitted with touch screens connected wirelessly to the internet that offer taxi passengers ad-supported news. The viewers can touch the screen to get more information on the ads they are interested in.
25 million Americans have used the internet to sell things according to Pew study. There is an 80% growth in people visiting classified ad websties.
Newspaper web sites had 39.3 million unique visitors in October 2005. That is one out of four U.S. active internet users visit news sites.
Google is going to hold ‘Google China Code Jam’, a competition for Chinese programmers. This competition is an offshoot of the annual Google Code Jam competition and the prizes are worth $30,000.