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A Few Revolutionary Features Of iPhone

Jan 10, 2007 | 1,556 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Seems like Apple with its new iPhone is trying to make portable web search a reality. iPhone comes with  Google and Yahoo! web search and also Google Maps. Yahoo! and Google search are assisted by a Safari web browser. The iPhone has loads of other revolutionary features as well. It is a cell phone without buttons and instead is used by touch screen function. Google Maps in the phone gives you the power to find any destination. Also iPhone comes with a big screen  320 by 480 at 160 ppi – 3.5 inches. More revolutionary features include, it has a virtual keyboard of different PDAs and Sony Ericsson’s P900i instead of a  physical QWERTY keyboard. Mac OS X is the platform for iPhone giving you the freedom to use some very powerful software.

11 Reasons Why SEM Job Is So Hot

Jan 7, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Kalena Jordan, one of SEO experts in Australia has written about '11 reasons why you should consider a job in search engine marketing.' The article was pubished in the Pandia Search Engine Blog where the writer provides some valid points to prove that SEO market is booming and has job potentialities.

Guruji Brings City Specific Search Service For Pune

Jan 5, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Guruji.com, India's first search engine has launched city specific search for Pune. With this new service, Guruji wants to ensure Puneites quick and accurate local search results. For instance, a user enters a keyword, say "restaurants in pune", he would get local business listings, articles, reviews, blogs or any other web references of the searched item from Guruji.com pages.

A List Of 100+ Search Engines

Jan 3, 2007 | 1,734 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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SEO Charles Knight has done a wonderful job for the SEO market in the New Year. He has prepared a list of 100+ search engines of 2007. The list includes almost all the search engines. They are Google, Ask, AOL, A9, Amazon, Digg, Yahoo! etc. Check it out.

Wikipedia Denies Qatar Ban

Jan 3, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Jim Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, has clarified that he or his editing team did not ban Qatar from from editing any entry in the wiki pages. The statement came following the media reports claiming Wikipedia imposed censorship on the entire  country of Qatar in order to curb spam and vandalisms caused by Qatar's  IP address.

VOD Company Sues Google, Apple and Napster

Jan 3, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Intertainer, the VOD (Video on Demand) company has filed a suit against Google, Apple and Napster accusing these companies are using its patented technology to distribute digital entertainment over Internet without seeking any permission from it.

The suit filed on December 29 in Marshall federal court explains the three companies are willfully and  deliberately infringing Intertainer's  patent covering a 'digital entertainment service platform' issued in August 2005.  

Wikipedia Bans Qatar From Editing Pages

Jan 3, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Wikipedia has banned Qatar from editing any entry in the wiki pages claiming the blockade is a step to curb out spam and vandalisms that are coming from Qatarese IP address.

Qtel (Qatar Telecom) is the sole  communications service provider in the country. It has a single IP address that is being used by the entire country. The online encyclopedia has now blocked  that IP address for anyonymous edit. However, it is allowing users of that IP address with actual Wikipedia accounts to continue to edit articles.

Search Engines Celebrate New Year With Logos

Jan 2, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The search Engine Industry has celebrated the New Year with enthusiam. The search engines such as Yahoo!, Google, Ask.com and DogPile have designed exclusive logos to greet the new year.

Best Of The "Best Of 2006" Listings

Dec 30, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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This is the last day of the year 2006. We thought of ending the year with a simple question – What is common between Google, Amazon, Marketing Pilgrim, SEOmoz, MSN, Yahoo!, Merriam-Webster, Ask, Chris, Pandia and so many others that we can't even list here.

Jimmy Wales Elaborates On Wikiasari, The Google Killer

Dec 30, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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We have reported before that Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of online encyclopedia, is launching an Internet search engine soon. The Wikiasari Project will use user-based technology that is used by Wikipedia. With Wikiasari, Jimmy Wales aims to give thorough challenge to the established search engine giants such as Google and Yahoo!. In an interview with Search Engine Land, he gives an elaborate explanation of the new project.