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Google chief executive Eric Schmidt says it’s “reasonable to be optimistic for 2010″ — Reuters has more.
Michael Jackson traffic set off cyberattack alarms – Google’s automated defense systems interpreted a sudden tsunami of “Micheal Jackson” [sic] queries as an attack. I’ve gotten similar stories under FrieNDA from IT people at a couple of other places, too. We all went a little Jacko-crazy yesterday.
Windows 7 may be available on a thumb drive – Now that a significant fraction of Windows users are on netbooks that don’t have a CD or DVD drive, Microsoft is considering making it super-easy for them to buy and install an upgrade to the next version of Windows.
Yahoo link sends record traffic to New York Times — In two hours, a link from Yahoo’s front page sent more than nine million page views to the Gray Lady’s servers. What was the big story? A Home and Garden feature about a gorgeous circa-1800 farmhouse located a few feet from a freight railroad line.
Wikinvest reinvents itself as Yahoo Finance competitor — A new beta version of the site includes much more company drill-down data, plus embeddable graphics. The Wall Street Journal has an overview of the new service.
[Photo credits: Top photo from The Age. Bottom photo from NYTimes.com. ]
VentureBeat’s VB Insight team is studying email marketing tools.
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