Google Knol, the paid Wikipedia

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Writers has now a good occasion to make profit. Google launched this week Google Knol, the user-generated encyclopedia similar to Wikipedia. And every author can earn money from his work, depending on the hits of his articles Google official blog … Read More

Big drop in US gambling revenue

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US gambling revenue dropped  15% in May. In Las Vegas, the percentage is 16.4%. As for Atlantic City, the casinos gambling revenue down 11% in June, comparing with the same month of the last year (a single casino shows an … Read More

Predictions for the gambling industry

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Gambling revenue will grow to $155 billion in 2012 from a 2007 revenue of $114 billion with an annually rate of 6.5 percent per year, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in a report released this week. Asia, and especially Macau, will be … Read More

Google Health and Search Factory Tour

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Google shows the latest research in various search-related fields and announced the official debut of Google Health. R.J. Pittman, Director of Search Properties, showed some of the amazing advances Google made in image search, as well as how ads might … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative

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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

Astronomy live with Microsoft: WorldWide Telescope

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Microsoft researchers has been developing an interesting astronomy application, now as a public beta, allowing you to see pictures from several observatories. The service is free of charge and uses high-resolution images from the world’s best land- and space-based telescopes. … Read More

Who Owns the Internet?

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An already tested method to defeat the online gambling companies started to act again, after Bodog. 1st Technology made a complaint against several companies including Digital Gaming Solutions SA, Costa Rica International Sports, Action Poker Gaming Enterprises and SBG Global; … Read More

Kosovo, the Pandora’s box

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France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, the states of the old USSR… almost all the European countries have provinces in the same situation with the Serbian province Kosovo. The European Union would be a solution. But the independence of the provinces … Read More

eBay auction business downgraded

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In my opinion as an user eBay was losing its competitiveness due to its own rules. Too many rules, too restricting rules, a very complicated system for sellers, not a very good search system for buyers, and not a very … Read More

Finland strategy to ban online gambling

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The new borders of the Internet started with the online gambling. Internet meant, at its beginning, freedom of information, products and services. Now, it keeps from less to less this initial meaning. I am a fun of the online gambling, … Read More

Google and Yahoo! top search keywords for 2007

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Big differences between the two statistics for top search keywords for the last year. It seems that Yahoo! search was used mainly for entertainment, while US people searched with Google for a more diversified terms, especially social networks. As specified … Read More

My predictions come true: a new Las Vegas in Russia

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My predictions about the boom of the gambling industry in Russia come true sooner than I expected. Russia’s Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov set up a gambling zone, Azov-City, in the Scherbinovsky district of Krasnodar area and the Azov district of … Read More

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