Monday, December 18, 2006

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Internet Adoption: The Long Tail at Work (eMarketer)

“Despite the fact that the Internet has been widely available for over a decade in most developed countries, recent data from Nielsen//NetRatings show that there continue to be new converts to the technology.

Active at-home Internet users in the US grew 3.1% between October 2005 and October 2006, reaching 146.5 million.

Countries such as France and Spain recorded growth of over 20% in the same period, while there was a strange drop in the number of Internet users in Italy.”
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Friday, December 15, 2006

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Can Yahoo catch Google? (CNN Money)

The search advertising business is almost - but not quite - locked up. Could Ask.com be the wild card?
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Saturday, December 02, 2006

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PageBull — new visual metasearch engine (Pandia)

The Pagebull metasearch engine presents results as screenshots of the listed web pages.
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Friday, December 01, 2006

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China's Growing Need for Search Engines (Impact Lab)

As the Internet extends its tentacles into every aspect of daily life, more and more Chinese are finding that they just can't live without search engines.

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