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A Virtual Service Dominating the World?

25.4.2007 by Mother Superior

With Millward Brown naming Google as the world's biggest brand for the first time this year, people are once again suggesting that the Internet super brand is becoming too powerful. Back in 2002 many businesses who had enjoyed strong Google…

Convergence and Diversifying Your Traffic

18.12.2006 by Mother Superior

It seems that writing about convergence these days always brings one pre-requisite with it: Google. Following talks with Orange the search leader is preparing to deliver a new generation of mobile phone content in what is described as a multi-billion…

Suing the Internet

4.7.2006 by Mother Superior

Have a look at some of the big stories about the Internet so far this week. Here are a few headlines and links: Rank outsider sues Google over zero score Music industry to sue Yahoo China UK lawsuit proceeds against…

Copy This Down

20.6.2006 by Chris N

So the 'Google Generation' (delightful, young people are once again defined by a multinational corporation) are all unabashed plagiarists. Stupid kids! Everybody knows the point of formal education is to learn how to conceal your sources correctly. From high within…

Google Earth Song

13.6.2006 by Chris N

What's the best thing that Google's ever done? Adwords, that's pretty clever if you're a businessy type. Analytics, that's pretty cool if you're a webmastery type. The search engine itself, that's pretty fantastic if you're any type at all (unless…

Microsoft vs Google Developments

2.5.2006 by Mother Superior

Since I logged on this morning and read about Amazon and this weekend's change of search allegiance from Google to Microsoft for A9.com and alexa.com, America has woken and the debate has moved on a pace. The New York Times…

eBay – Biting the Hand That Feeds

24.4.2006 by Mother Superior

The latest news from the Internet super brands arena is that eBay has been in talks with Yahoo! and Microsoft to assess the growing threat from Google. A Times Online article cites a concern that Google has turned aggressive and…

Hotmail Devolved

13.4.2006 by Chris N

Disclaimer: I know what 'beta' means! Up until a few days ago I was using the new Windows Live Mail beta, instead of my usual Hotmail account. Now I'm back to good old Hotmail. Why? Mainly because the new system…

New Aussie Search Gives Google Levy

11.4.2006 by Mother Superior

Google has bought a new search technology called Orion and along with it - inventor Ori Allon. The new technology, also coveted by Microsoft and Yahoo!, finds pages where the content is about a topic strongly related to the key…

What’s Your Story?

21.3.2006 by Mother Superior

Every morning I check my RSS feeds and you can guarantee that one name will come up more than any other - but more than that - this company will be mentioned in a positive light nine times out of…