CNET reports that Cuil (pronounced ‘Cool’), a startup founded by the husband-and-wife team of Stanford professor Tom Costello and former Google search architect Anna Patterson, is launching a new search engine today that claims to index three times as many [...]
Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) was down for more than eight hours over the weekend, affecting many prominent sites, and the company is still investigating the cause of the problem.
A study by Roaring Penguin has discovered that during the past three weeks, the amount of spam originating from Gmail has risen sharply. Spam has been pretty ridiculously high for the last few weeks, although there is not hard evidence [...]
Firefox updated to 3.0.1 and 220.127.116.11 to fix some minor updates and one major one – if you have Safari and Firefox installed. The “Carpet bomb” opened up the gateway in which a remote machine could take control of the [...]
A new report from market research firm Hitwise summarizes the proportion of U.S. Internet searches handled by major search engines during June 2008, and finds Google handled nearly 70 percent of all online searches during the month. Compared to [...]
Major Nelson just updated and offered a bit more detail about the upcoming Dashboard update for Xbox 360. Some of the cooler things:
Play from hard drive. You’ll be able to copy game discs to your Xbox 360 hard drive. Installing [...]
EBay’s recent deal with Buy.com appears to be seriously irritating its veteran individual sellers. The deal allows Buy.com and other large fixed-price retailers to list millions of items on eBay without paying listing fees, and appears to be the direction [...]
Number-crunchers can rejoice as Google Inc offers deeper access to the underlying figures for users’ Web searches, giving some insight into trends based on the relative popularity of various words.
The Internet search leader is expanding its existing Google Trends service [...]
While Web users everywhere have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the final edition of Firefox 3.0 — an event which some thought could happen this very week — late yesterday, Release Candidate 2 of the browser appeared on Mozilla’s [...]