The “Wish list” no more, MS patented it

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Do you want a wish list? For shopping or for Santa Claus? Sorry, you have to pay to Microsoft for it! In accordance with Techdirt, Microdoft just got the patent for the “wish list”. In the US Patent dated January … Read More

Gambling predictions, 2008

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It seems that it is very hard to make predictions on gambling, this year even more difficult than the other years, and online gambling much more difficult than the classical gambling. 2008 will be a very good year for the … Read More

Outsourcing predictions for the new year 2008

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A high importance is given to the IT outsourcing industry. From this point of view, there are two special “destinations” for the corporations: India, and Eastern Europe. Phil Fersht suggests some trends for the new year: Offshoring panic will continue, … Read More

My predictions for the new year 2008

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Due to the global warming with increased effects for this year, the developed states will change their national strategies by taking into account these aspects, and we will see important geopolitical changes. United States will try to overcome the economical … Read More

Google Reader and the privacy

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Many complaints these days against Google Reader, that does not make the difference between sharing and caring, friends and contacts. The new feature for the Google Reader is an online RSS feed service that gathers blog and Web site updates … Read More

Harrah’s Entertainment – new owners for Casino & Hotel Resort chain

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Harrah’s Casino & Hotel Resort chain, which also run the World Series of Poker, will have new owners, two private equity firms named Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group, shelling out a whopping $17.7 billion for the acquisition, being complete … Read More

Gambling industry, more important for US than the intellectual property?

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The World Trade Organization, on 21 December 2007, awarded Antigua and Barbuda an annual $21 million compensation claim against the US and also approved of Antigua’s right to suspend its recognition of US copyright and trademark laws to an amount … Read More

US FTC new rules on online behavioral advertising

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After European Union set new rules on online advertising, U.S. Federal Trade Commissions published these days a proposed set of privacy principles governing online behavioral advertising. The FTC’s privacy program seeks to balance support for such innovation in consumer services … Read More

Macau, the new Mecca of the gambling world

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MGM Grand Macau officially opened its doors these days to thousands of guests eager to experience the burgeoning gaming destination’s latest grand resort. With 600 rooms, MGM Grand Macau resort casino marks the powerful partnership’s first venture into the rapidly … Read More

Indian online gambling and casinos – Mohawk – Kahnawake Gaming Commission

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The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed with hope that tribe-operated casinos would provide a steady source of income for Native American communities. The income genereated from these casinos would aid reservation economic development. Many tribal governments have seen … Read More

Webmasters, take care, a trojan steals your money!

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BitDefender has detected a new trojan, which hijacks Google text advertisements, replacing them with ads from a different provider. The threat, which is identified by BitDefender as Trojan.Qhost.WU, modifies the infected computers’ Hosts file (a local storage for domain name … Read More

New Google tools for webmasters: Video Sitemaps

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Google Video team joined the Sitemaps to introduce Video Sitemaps, allowing an XML submission of video assets for your site. This new tool will ease your self-hosted videos to compete with the big sites, like YouTube, when someone use Google … Read More

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