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25% now accessing the Internet

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday July 16, 2008 )

It only seems like yesterday that most folks were saying “Interwho?”. This year, 25% of the world’s population will access the web. (more…)


Spam experiment results

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday July 3, 2008 )

McAfee, Inc. has released results of an experiment in which 50 people from around the world surfed the Web unprotected for 30 days. (more…)


iPhone users – your opinion

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday June 26, 2008 )

As useful as they are, I hate cell phones for a number of reasons. The iPhone might just change my opinion. (more…)


May 2008 search ranking report

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday June 25, 2008 )

I guess you don’t need to be a cutting edge analyst to guess which search engine came top in May :) (more…)


Domain registration statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Sunday June 22, 2008 )

According to a recent Verisign report, over 162 million Top Level Domain Names (TLDs) have been registered this year up until the end of the first quarter of 2008. (more…)


Google Trends for Websites

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday June 21, 2008 )

Launched yesterday, Google Trends for Web Sites is an interesting tool well worthwhile checking out. (more…)


Social network shutdowns

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday June 11, 2008 )

Monster.com will be shutting down it’s social network soon – it’s not the first big name to do so and it certainly won’t be the last. (more…)


You’re fired!

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday June 7, 2008 )

A survey of US businesses found that more than one in five fired an employee for email breaches in the past year. (more…)


Flash zero day exploit unleashed

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday May 28, 2008 )

A Flash player vulnerability is being actively exploited and Adobe is scurrying to track down the issue. (more…)


MSN Live search offering rebates

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday May 22, 2008 )

When I first heard about Microsoft again offering cash incentives for people to use Live search; a certain line from the song “Roxanne” by The Police played back in my mind. (more…)