Powerset: Worthy Of The Hype?

Whew, I haven’t posted in months.  Sorry, I was doing my nails, and I had a tricky hangnail situation so it just took ages. So, Google.  You’ve heard of them, right?  Apparently they make a dollar or two here and there by selling ads alongside search results.  And anything that makes a dollar or twoContinue reading “Powerset: Worthy Of The Hype?”

Microsoft Gets All Hostile On Yahoo!

Normally I am opposed to including the exclamation mark on the end of “Yahoo!”; I hate punctuation in company names and I just refuse to acknowledge it. Do you hear me Beverages, And More!? However news of Microsoft’s hostile takeover bid for Yahoo! this morning caused such a collective plotz here in Silicon Valley thatContinue reading “Microsoft Gets All Hostile On Yahoo!”

Remember When We All Used Yahoo?

It is hard to remember in these Googly days that there was a time not so long ago when the boys from Yahoo were all anyone wanted to talk about. The search engines were fighting it out for share, and I actually selected Alta Vista as my preferred engine based on its spectacular results forContinue reading “Remember When We All Used Yahoo?”

Yahoo, MSN Continue Share Slide

The search engine ratings are in from the various services, and although absolute shares change wildly depending on the service, the trend is similar for all: Google is gaining ground while Yahoo and MSN are leaking air like a birthday balloon. This also doesn’t include traffic the engines get from their content networks, which isContinue reading “Yahoo, MSN Continue Share Slide”