theglobalchinese - Welcome to the News Community
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
 

Yahoo personalizes new homepage

Yahoo Inc. launched a redesign of its popular Internet home page at www.yahoo.com, displaying a more prominent section for Web searches and reconfiguring its display menu. Like Google and Microsoft, Yahoo is introducing clickable tools to let users customize what they see. Alongside the search box will be an assistant that tells people if new messages are in their Yahoo e-mail inbox, a section for popular searches and an expanded news section. In making the changes, Yahoo is the last of the big three search firms to re-focus its main web presence on what users want to do. There will be a variety of new and enhanced features, including:
The new Yahoo! home page is available as a beta, or test, version for the next month to assess how users repond to the alterations in the United States at www.yahoo.com/preview, with local preview versions in the UK and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. More enhancements to the page will be added over the coming months, and it will be made generally available in all global markets later this summer. The new look pages aim to move away from the old-fashioned static site where people were simply presented with a page listing everything a web portal did. Users will now be able to customise what they see, remove the bits they never look at and add those others parts of the Yahoo empire that they regularly use. They will also be able to change the layout and the colour of the page. The driving force behind these acquisitions has been the desire to get hold of ready-made communities to sell to. - Internet war between China and US - Should Microsoft Give In To Investor Panic? - eWeek - Telecom Asia Daily / Wireless Asia - All Headline News - kgw.com (subscription)

::: Technorati ::: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ::: Sponsor ::: Test Your IQ for Free!
 
Thursday, May 11, 2006
 
Google Trends

Search engines will remain Google's future

Google has unveiled a new wave of software and desktop gadgetry in its ongoing quest to dominate users' experience of the internet. The world's most popular search engine, which faces mounting competition from rivals Microsoft and Yahoo, showcased innovations while pledging to focus renewed energies on its core business of online search technology. At a meeting with reporters from around the globe, Google introduced several new search enhancements, including a way to subscribe to health research from experts and tools that let people save portions of websites in a pop-up box that can be shared via e-mails. Google's share of online searches rose to 42.7% in March from 36.4% a year ago. Yahoo's and MSN's shares fell, says research firm ComScore Media Metrix. Page says 98% of what will exist in 10 years "has yet to be done, and we won't get there by looking at what other companies are doing." The new tools are: Executives denied the new products, especially an upgraded Google Desktop with a multi-media player, were a challenge to the dominance of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Eric Schmidt said he saw "no limit" to the company's growth, adding that Google would devote 70% of its resources to search technologies during the next 50 years. Elliot Schrage said Google's goal is more transparency and to be more open about what Google is doing and what not.
Google Strengthens Focus on Search with Four New Tools - Google goes after Microsoft - PC Magazine - Forbes - USA Today - iTWire
IRS.com - The #1 Independent Tax Source on the Net!
::: Technorati ::: , , , , , , , , , , , , ::: Sponsor ::: Tax Help
 
Monday, May 01, 2006
 

Yahoo! Turns To Tech

Yahoo! took another step aimed at turning itself into a one-stop information hub Monday by launching a new site focused on consumer technology and gadgets. Yahoo Inc. unveiled a shopping site for gadgets laced with plain-English advice by experts and user-contributed reviews, entering a market long dominated by tech-focused media firm CNet Networks Inc.. Yahoo! Tech marks the latest move by the world's biggest Internet media company to reinvigorate or expand into areas such as travel, finance, automobiles, and now technology. Yahoo! Tech is set to offer hundreds of thousands of products with user product ratings and reviews through its Yahoo Shopping site, as well as question-and-answer guides and community features that exist within the wider Yahoo realm. The site aims to set itself apart from gadget enthusiast sites by focusing on how to make technology easier to understand, the executive-in-charge said.
"What we are trying to do is to make it simple to choose and use the technology that is easiest to use. We built Yahoo! Tech for people who might not have the time nor inclination to learn about bits and bytes."
The advice site draws upon familiar Yahoo tools. It is designed to serve as the anchor across the Internet media giant's network of sites for technology advertising, a lucrative category that is among the most popular online markets for advertisers. Already, big ad spenders Hewlett Packard, Verizon Wireless and Panasonic have signed up. Yahoo! Tech is focusing on the U.S. market and there are no plans to expand into other countries, Houston said. Yahoo also plans to embed original video programming it is producing throughout the site. - Yahoo Introduces a Site on Consumer Technology - Yahoo seeks more advertising with new tech section - CNET News.com - - Earthtimes.org - All Headline News
SCSI Hard Drives
::: Technorati ::: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ::: Sponsor ::: DiscounTechnology
 
We inform about top news in the wired space, social issues, politics, technology, finance, economics and life style and have a focus on the Chinese world of the internet in the era of information and communication technology. Small Business Ideas Forum

ARCHIVES
04/01/2004 - 05/01/2004 / 05/01/2004 - 06/01/2004 / 07/01/2004 - 08/01/2004 / 08/01/2004 - 09/01/2004 / 09/01/2004 - 10/01/2004 / 10/01/2004 - 11/01/2004 / 11/01/2004 - 12/01/2004 / 12/01/2004 - 01/01/2005 / 01/01/2005 - 02/01/2005 / 02/01/2005 - 03/01/2005 / 03/01/2005 - 04/01/2005 / 04/01/2005 - 05/01/2005 / 05/01/2005 - 06/01/2005 / 06/01/2005 - 07/01/2005 / 07/01/2005 - 08/01/2005 / 08/01/2005 - 09/01/2005 / 09/01/2005 - 10/01/2005 / 10/01/2005 - 11/01/2005 / 11/01/2005 - 12/01/2005 / 12/01/2005 - 01/01/2006 / 01/01/2006 - 02/01/2006 / 02/01/2006 - 03/01/2006 / 03/01/2006 - 04/01/2006 / 04/01/2006 - 05/01/2006 / 05/01/2006 - 06/01/2006 / 06/01/2006 - 07/01/2006 / 07/01/2006 - 08/01/2006 / 08/01/2006 - 09/01/2006 / 09/01/2006 - 10/01/2006 /

Find on this site:




Enter your Email


Powered by FeedBlitz
Technorati search
, , , , , , , finance, , , , , , ,
LiveMessage Alerts
Blogroll Me!
Syndicate this site
Add to Google
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Blog Directory - Add Link
Blogarama - The Blog Directory
kostenloser Counter
Webfeed (RSS/ATOM) registered at http://www.feeds4all.com
Google PageRank Checker Tool
Politics 
Blog Top Sites
Get Firefox!

RSS link .Text Blog
RSS link a little ludwig goes a long way
RSS link A View from Elsewhere
RSS link ACM Queue
RSS link Adam Bosworth's Weblog
RSS link AKMA’s Random Thoughts
RSS link algorhythm
RSS link All Consuming
RSS link All Things Distributed
RSS link Architecture Musings in IT
RSS link artists
RSS link Atom Wiki
RSS link audvidsyn at Yahoo! Groups
RSS link Better Living Through Software
RSS link Between the Lines
RSS link Bill de hÓra
RSS link Blogging Alone
RSS link Bloglines | News
RSS link Blur Circle
RSS link Bnoopy
RSS link bob mcwhirter
RSS link BookBlog
RSS link Brendan's Roadmap Updates
RSS link Brian Behlendorf's Blog
RSS link buckman's magnatune blog
RSS link Business 2.0 - Technology
RSS link Byron's WebLog
RSS link cbrumme's WebLog
RSS link Chad Dickerson
RSS link Channel9 Forums: The Videos
RSS link CircleID
RSS link Clay Shirky's Essays
RSS link Clemens Vasters: Enterprise Development & Alien Abductions
RSS link CollabuTech
RSS link Commonality
RSS link Corante: Social Software
RSS link Crazy Apple Rumors Site
RSS link Crossroads Dispatches
RSS link Crypto-Gram
RSS link d2r
RSS link Dan Diephouse
RSS link Dan Gillmor's eJournal
RSS link darcusblog
RSS link Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life
RSS link DarrenBarefoot.com
RSS link Dave Barry's Blog
RSS link Dave Seidel :: Wavicle
RSS link David Galbraith
RSS link davidtemkin.com
RSS link del.icio.us/popular
RSS link Developer Testing
RSS link The Devil’s Dictionary (2.0)
RSS link Dick Hardt - Blame Canada
RSS link Digital Identity
RSS link Dive into BC4J and ADF
RSS link DJ's Weblog
RSS link The Doc Searls Weblog
RSS link doctors
RSS link Don Box's Spoutlet
RSS link Down The Avenue
RSS link Due Diligence
RSS link Duncan Wilcox's weblog
RSS link E M E R G I C . o r g
RSS link Edd Dumbill's Weblog: Behind the Times
RSS link Engadget
RSS link Erik Benson
RSS link erp4it: Managing information systems
RSS link Evan @ PCSeattle.org
RSS link eWEEK.com Messaging and Collaboration
RSS link Exploration Through Example
RSS link Feedster.com Results For: infoworld
RSS link Feedster.com Results For: jon udell
RSS link Fen's Stream Of Consciousness
RSS link fieldmethods.net
RSS link filtered
RSS link Flashline Weblog
RSS link Florin Lazar's WebLog
RSS link FTPOnline
RSS link G93/weblog
RSS link Gizmodo
RSS link Gordon Weakliem's Weblog
RSS link Gotzeblogged
RSS link graham glass: what's next?
RSS link Green Hat Journal
RSS link Greg Reinacker's Weblog
RSS link Guido van Rossum's Weblog
RSS link healthsignals new york
RSS link Hippo
RSS link HubLog
RSS link Ian Murdock's Weblog
RSS link IBM developerWorks
RSS link The Idea Ether
RSS link IEBlog
RSS link Industrie Toulouse
RSS link inessential.com
RSS link Infectious Greed
RSS link InfoWorld TechWatch
RSS link InfoWorld: Columnists
RSS link InfoWorld: Top News
RSS link InfoWorld: Web services
RSS link Inspirational Technology
RSS link Internet Archive: Audio
RSS link isen.blog
RSS link IT Conversations
RSS link IT Facts.biz
RSS link James Governor's MonkChips
RSS link James Strachan's Weblog
RSS link java.net Weblogs
RSS link java.net Weblogs by Michael Champion
RSS link Jeff Bernknopf's XML DB & HTML DB Blog
RSS link The Jeff Pulver Blog
RSS link Jefferson Provost
RSS link Jeffrey McManus' Grind
RSS link Jepstone.net
RSS link Jeremy Allaire's Radio
RSS link Jeremy Zawodny's blog
RSS link Jeroen Bekkers' Groove Weblog
RSS link Jim Hugunin's WebLog
RSS link John Burkhardt
RSS link John Clingan's Weblog
RSS link Joho the Blog
RSS link Jon's Radio
RSS link Jon's Radio (full-length descriptions)
RSS link Jonathan Schwartz's Weblog
RSS link Jono's Blog
RSS link Joy Blake
RSS link KCRW: Morning Becomes Eclectic
RSS link KCRW: Sounds Eclectic
RSS link Keene, NH: Today's Events
RSS link Keith Pleas Blog
RSS link Kevin Altis' Weblog
RSS link Kevin Lynch
RSS link Kingsley Idehen's Blog
RSS link Knowing .NET
RSS link Koranteng's Toli
RSS link Larry Bouthillier's eMedia Blog
RSS link Larry Welkowitz's Radio Weblog
RSS link Latest RFC:s
RSS link Lessig Blog
RSS link Life With Alacrity
RSS link Line56: B2B News
RSS link Linux Magazine
RSS link Liudvikas Bukys
RSS link Loosely Coupled news releases live feed
RSS link Loosely Coupled weblog
RSS link Lorcan Dempsey's weblog.
RSS link Lost Boy
RSS link lucidBlog
RSS link Making it stick.
RSS link mamamusings
RSS link Mark Ericson - Mindreef, Inc.
RSS link Mark Levison
RSS link Mark O'Neill's Radio Weblog
RSS link Mark Wilcox's Radio Weblog
RSS link Marquee de Sells: Chris's insight outlet
RSS link Matt Pope's Radio Weblog
RSS link matt.griffith
RSS link McGee's Musings
RSS link mesh on mx
RSS link meta-douglasp
RSS link Metaphorical Web
RSS link Michael Howard's Web Log
RSS link Michael Rys
RSS link Michael Rys
RSS link Microsoft Research News and Headlines
RSS link Middleware Matters
RSS link Miguel de Icaza
RSS link Mindreef.blog
RSS link Mitch Kapor's Weblog
RSS link mnot’s Web log
RSS link MobileWhack
RSS link Mobilog
RSS link Mono Project News
RSS link The Mountain of Worthless Information
RSS link Mozquito XForms
RSS link Nature Genetics
RSS link Ned Batchelder's blog
RSS link Nelson's Weblog
RSS link New Hampshire Public Radio - NHPR.org
RSS link New Scientist
RSS link The New York Times > Business
RSS link The New York Times > Science
RSS link The New York Times > Technology
RSS link NewsIsFree: Recent Additions
RSS link O'Reilly Network Articles
RSS link Occasionally Connected
RSS link OCLC Research
RSS link OLDaily
RSS link Om Malik on Broadband
RSS link ongoing
RSS link Oracle Technology News
RSS link patrickWeb
RSS link Paul Venezia
RSS link pbblog
RSS link Pepys' Diary (full)
RSS link Peter Drayton's Radio Weblog
RSS link Peter Kaminski
RSS link Phil's Blogservations
RSS link Pito's Blog
RSS link Pito's Weblog
RSS link PressThink
RSS link Privacy Digest Weblog
RSS link Push Button Paradise
RSS link Pushing rectangles...
RSS link Pushing the Envelope
RSS link Python News
RSS link Ray Ozzie's Weblog
RSS link rc3.org Daily
RSS link rebelutionary
RSS link Red Hat Executives
RSS link The Register
RSS link Relax, Everything Is Deeply Intertwingled
RSS link ResearchBuzz
RSS link Rob Howard's Blog
RSS link Robert C. Martin's Weblog
RSS link Robin Good's Latest News
RSS link Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends
RSS link Ross Mayfield's Weblog
RSS link rre at Yahoo! Groups
RSS link Russell Beattie Notebook
RSS link s l a m
RSS link Safari Tech Books Online
RSS link Salon: Arts & Entertainment
RSS link Sam Ruby
RSS link Samuel Wan : News, Information and Resources
RSS link Sarah Allen's Weblog
RSS link SBC DotNet Weblog
RSS link Schneier on Security
RSS link Scientific American
RSS link ScottGu's Blog
RSS link Scripting News
RSS link Sean McGrath, CTO, Propylon
RSS link Sean's vBlog
RSS link Seb's Open Research
RSS link Security Focus
RSS link The Shifted Librarian
RSS link Simon Fell
RSS link Simon Willison's Weblog
RSS link simplegeek
RSS link Sjoerd Visscher's weblog
RSS link Slashdot:
RSS link snowdeal.org > {bio,medical}informatics
RSS link soapenv
RSS link Stefan Tilkov's Random Stuff
RSS link Stefano's Linotype
RSS link Steve Gillmor's Blogosphere
RSS link Steve Gillmor's Inforouter
RSS link Steven's [Mostly] Tech Notebook
RSS link Stu says stuff
RSS link Sun Labs Technical Reports
RSS link Surfin' Safari
RSS link syndication at Yahoo! Groups
RSS link synthesist.net
RSS link tecosystems
RSS link Ted Leung on the air
RSS link Telematique, water and fire.
RSS link Telepocalypse
RSS link Thomas P.M. Barnett :: Weblog
RSS link Thoughts From Eric
RSS link Tom Yager
RSS link Tony Bowden's Radio Weblog
RSS link Topix.net Weblog
RSS link the tweney report
RSS link Upcoming.org: Keene Events
RSS link UserCreations Weblog
RSS link Vastly Important Notes
RSS link videoblogging at Yahoo! Groups
RSS link Web Services Articles from The Stencil Group
RSS link Web Voice - Piano News
RSS link the weblog of Lucas Gonze
RSS link WebMink
RSS link Wi-Fi Networking News
RSS link WilcoxNewsBlog
RSS link Windley's Enterprise Computing Weblog
RSS link wingedpig.com
RSS link Wired News
RSS link World Wide Web Consortium
RSS link www.gulker.com - words and pictures from Silicon Valley
RSS link XML-Deviant
RSS link xmlhack
RSS link Yoz Grahame: Leaves Buildings Standing
RSS link Zope Dispatches
RSS link Zope.org
theglobalchinese - Welcome to the News Community

Powered by Blogger