For a while now, there has been talk about Twitter starting commercial accounts. That piece of news has now been confirmed by none other than Twitter’s co-founder, Biz Stone.
YouTube has just introduced the ability to provide automatic captions on all user videos.
Google has been working hard on developing their own operating system, Chromium OS, for a while now and they are getting ready to launch it early next year.
The latest ad format to be added to Google AdWords is called a Product Listing Ad. This new ad type will be of particular use to online retailers who have a Google Merchant Center account.
A recent study by Business.com has found that webinars, podcasts, user ratings and reviews and corporate profiles on social networks are the most popular social media resources used by professionals to gain information.
Google has managed to convince one of the largest electronics retailers in the USA to promote their mobile search application. Best Buy Mobile representatives will now offer their customers the option to get the Google Mobile App installed for free on smartphones that are bought in their retail outlets.
A new report from comScore measuring spent by users on various Internet sites found that Microsoft is way ahead of the pack.
Google announced yesterday that they have signed an agreement to acquire the mobile display advertising company AdMob.
With both Microsoft and then Google announcing individual deals that give them access to real time information on Twitter, Yahoo! cannot afford to be left behind in the race.
How far will Microsoft go, in their bid to increase the market share of their search engine Bing?
The latest rumour making the rounds is that Microsoft may buy Ask.com, which has been up for sale for a long time now. Barry Diller, the Chairman of InterActive Corp, the parent company of Ask.com, has said that the search market is challenging, and he would be quite willing to part with his search engine (In exchange, for appropriate remuneration, of course.)
A recent report released by analytics firm Hitwise, does not provide good news for Twitter. According to the report, the growth curve of Twitter has taken a fairly steep turn for the worst between July and October 2009.