Results for January 2006
  • Just An Online Minute... Revisiting Google Library Questions
    This morning Harold McGraw, III, president, chairman and CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies, reiterated his complaints about Google's plan to digitize library books and make them searchable online.
  • Just An Online Minute... Is Multitasking Deadly?
    The headline on ABCNews.com said it all: "Multitasking Drives Workers to Distraction." No kidding, I thought.
  • Just An Online Minute... Revving Auto Site Engines
    Amid all the sturm und drang coming from Detroit these days, automakers are more focused than ever on economic efficiencies. While the Web can't help with the human cost of the fallout, it's increasingly an important tool for consumers researching vehicle purchases.
  • Just An Online Minute... Google's Coming Crisis
    For Google, fallout from the government attempt to subpoena the company's records isn't likely to end any time soon.
  • Just An Online Minute... Online Shopping Survey
    Retailers are risking significant damage to their brands when they fail to deliver a positive online experience.
  • Just An Online Minute... Another Adware Challenge
    Consumer advocates have targeted adware for several years but, so far, the Federal Trade Commission has only taken action against smaller players. Now a major player is being challenged.
  • Just An Online Minute... No. 1 Brand: Google
    Interbrand's brandchannel.com reports that Google yanked back its first-place ranking from Apple in a poll of the world's most influential brands.
  • Just An Online Minute... Google Rebuff
    So, as the Minute pointed out yesterday, the feds are trying to force Google to surrender data on all searches conducted during an unspecified one-week period, along with information on 1 million randomly selected Web addresses from the Google databases.
  • Just An Online Minute... Feds Search Google
    It has just come to light that the federal government is trying to force Google to reveal all searches conducted in a one-week period, as well as records for 1 million Web addresses.
  • Just An Online Minute... Opening The Vault
    There's news today that Universal Music, the world's biggest record label, will release download-only recordings from its vast music archives.
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