Testing the front running practice with Network Solutions
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I red about the practice of Network Solutions to register every name looked-up via their registration-site WHOIS, but I couldn’t believe it, so I tested it myself. I choose the domain name “justadomaintastingtest.com”. I tried it with the whois at … Read More

Google AdSense referrals changes
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AdSense referrals will no longer be offering the $5 bonus or $2000 bonus, it will return to the original payout structure. European publishers could no longer promote this product. One reason can be for Google to cut down on signups … Read More

Yahoo! web-based media player for your mp3 files
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Yahoo! just launched these days a beta version for a very interesting browser-based player. With just a line of Javascript code embedded in your web page it is possible to play any mp3 file from any web site. The documentation … Read More

Domain tasting and ICANN’s Report
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ICANN just releases a report on the domain tasting, known also as domain kiting, where the registrants use the five-day “grace-period” at the beginning os a GTLD (generic top-level domain) to test it. If the domain is a success, it … Read More

Wikia Search, the new search engine powered by MediaWiki
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Next week will be officially launched Wikia Search, powered by the free software MediaWiki and managed by Wikia Inc., with about 50 million to 100 million Web pages indexed. Wikia Search will have open-source search algorithms and application program interfaces, … 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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