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ReCAPTCHA MailHide

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday May 26, 2007 )

CAPTCHA is a spam protection method used on forms that displays images with distorted text that the user must decipher in order to submit the form. The reCAPTCHA MailHide project makes protecting your email address from spambots and email address harvesting systems an easy task – and the service is free. (more…)


Broadband connection statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday May 22, 2007 )

These broadband statistics are a little old I guess, but interesting nonetheless. According to a recent report, the total number of broadband connections globally reached over a quarter of a billion by the end of 2006. (more…)


Google rolls out universal search

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday May 19, 2007 )

Take note as Google’s gradual rollout of universal search is big news – some great features for Joe Surfer and possibly some major ramifications for those of us running sites and battling for good rankings. (more…)


Grey matters

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday May 18, 2007 )

The mature age market (55+) are about to bypass the 35-44 year old demographic in the UK as the age group most prevalent online. (more…)


Recent articles on TTB – April 07

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Sunday May 6, 2007 )

For TTB readers who only view my blog, post summaries via my RSS feed or aren’t subscribed to my email newsletter – you’ve probably missed out on seeing some some articles I’ve published in recent over the last couple of months – here’s a summary just for you! (more…)


MySpace using link redirects

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday April 25, 2007 )

Announced just a few hours ago, MySpace states it is implementing redirects on links that users add to the social network. (more…)


120k new blogs created daily

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Friday April 6, 2007 )

David Sifry, founder and CEO of Technorati, has published his latest blog statistics fest, expanding from the usual “State of the Blogosphere” reports into “State of the Live web”, covering social media including blogs video, photos, audio and more. (more…)


Web 3.0 – yup, already

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Thursday April 5, 2007 )

Just when we’re all catching our breath in relation to Web 2.0, some are making serious forays into what’s being labeled as Web 3.0 (more…)


Google’s April Fools joke

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Sunday April 1, 2007 )

A colleague just sent me a couple of links to what at first appeared to be an offer from Google for FREE in-home wireless broadband service. (more…)


Unlimited Yahoo mail storage

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday March 28, 2007 )

Starting in May this year, Yahoo! will be offering their email users unlimited storage. (more…)