Archive for December, 2006

Job Trends

Indeed.com has a tool similar to Google Trends called Job Trends. Basically, Indeed.com goes through its job postings and figures out how frequently a word / phrase appears. You can put in a single word or multiple words, and the tool graphs “% matching job postings” along a time scale starting from February 2005. There […]

PayPerPost now requires disclosure on paid blogs

PayPerPost announced earlier this week that it is requiring bloggers to disclose payments they receive for their blog posts. Even though I don’t have any moral issues with this type of practice, I do like this decision, as it brings more transparency into people’s recommendations. I believe such disclosure will not necessarily cause less credibility […]

Adsense for Content now available in 4 additional languages

Google has announced that Adsense for content is now also available in Croatian, Czech, Slovak, and Traditional Chinese.

Adsense testing with PHP

Explains how you can test Adsense ad performance using PHP.

Microsoft started to distribute IE7 via Windows Update

Microsoft has said that distribution of IE7 will happen through Windows Update soon, but it never specified the date. Well, just now my machine was trying to install IE7 as a Windows Update, so we know now it’s starting. It’ll be interesting to see how much of an effect this have on the % IE7 […]

Informatica Buying Itemfield for $55 M

This past Monday, Informatica announced that it is buying Itemfield for $55 M. Itemfield offers data transformation products for unstructured and semi-structured data, which complements Informatica’s current offerings.

Browser Market Share, November 2006

Here’s the browser market share, based on traffic to my two highest trafficked sites in November 2006: IE: 68.2% Firefox: 28.2% Opera: 2.0% Safari: 0.7% Mozilla: 0.5% Netscape: 0.3% This is virtually unchanged from the Octboer 2006 numbers: IE remains the same at 68.2%, and Firefox gained slightly, at the expense of the less popular […]