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IPv6: A Solution to The Web’s Dilemma

Written on June 07, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Today is World IPv6 Day and Google leads the charge to test and adopt the new Internet Protocol.

Google, the Internet Society, and several other web companies announced in January the World IPv6 Day, when each organization would enable IPv6 addresses on their websites for a 24-hour period. The list of organizations has now grown to more than 400 tech companies, which includes Facebook, Mozilla, Bing, YouTube and several others.

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The Last Xbox Founder Resigns From Microsoft

Written on May 27, 2011 by R. Cruise

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It is apparently the end of an era, as Otto Berkes - the final member of the four-person Xbox founding team has - left Microsoft.

According to The Seattle Times, Otto Berkes has ended his 18-year career at Microsoft on Monday. The current partner hardware architect for Bing is apparently joining “for another company outside of the Seattle area.” Otto Berkes – with Ted Hase, Kevin Bachus and Seamus Blackey – sent the first proposal for the Xbox game console […]

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Google, Warned over Ads from Illegal Online Pharmacies

Written on May 24, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Google reportedly receives a number of warnings from National Association of Boards of Pharmacy with regards to their advertisements from illegal online drug stores.

Documents shared with the Wall Street Journal pointed out that Google was repeatedly warned by the National Association of Boards and Pharmacies (NABP) that many of its advertising partners were illegal online pharmacies. Since 2003, NABP has been urging the search engine giant to accept ads from legal and verified drug stores only.

Whether the search engine giant’s verification for legit online pharmacies were flawed, or they deliberately chose to ignore the issue, remains undisclosed.

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Microsoft and RIM Surprises World, Bing Coming to Blackberry

Written on May 04, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Microsoft and RIM, long time rivals in the business-use of smartphones, now forge an alliance in order to survive the harsh territories of the market.

When you see Microsoft Chief Executive, Steve Ballmer, walk to the stage of a Microsoft event and announce something about Bing, it’s pretty normal. But when you see Microsoft Chief Executive, Steve Ballmer, walk down to the stage of a Blackberry World conference and announce something about Bing, hell must have frozen.

In an apparent move to boost their presence in the business-use of the smartphone, Microsoft and Research in Motion (RIM) have forged an alliance that will bring the Bing search engine and map to Blackberry phones. This comes as a surprise, since Microsoft and RIM has been playing one-upsies over the business category of the smartphone industry years ago. But the Blackberry triumphed, as it wipes out Microsoft’s staunchest champion — the Windows Mobile.

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Microsoft Now Second Most Viewed for Online Videos

Written on March 23, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Microsoft is starting to get back on its feet. After a triumph over Yahoo! for the most used web search engine, the company musters up another feat by being the second most viewed provider of online videos.

After all the downplay coming from every corner, it’s good to see Microsoft is finally gaining momentum. Their websites gave the company enough numbers to become Internet’s second most viewed provider of online streaming video.

Is Microsoft starting to get its mojo back from the old glory days?

Hit the break to see the complete chart from Comscore.com

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Internet Explorer 9 Now Available for Download

Written on March 15, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Microsoft fights back with a better, faster, and easier to use Internet Explorer 9. Download the program today!

And so the Internet Explorer web-browser rises from the ashes as it makes a sweet comeback with the Internet Explorer 9 which is now available for download at www.beautyoftheweb.com. Those who were dreaded by the awful browser we buried 100-feet under called the Internet Explorer 8 will be pleased to know that the Internet Explorer 9 is faster and easier to use. Some say it could even rival the Google Chrome.

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More Mobile Features for Bing

Written on December 16, 2010 by Adam Eve

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Calendar-wise it is mid-December. But that isn’t stopping Microsoft from calling a new set of social, mobile and local search enhancements it is rolling out to Bing users over the next couple of weeks its “fall update.”

The cold mid-December wind does not stop Microsoft from rolling out its “fall update” to Bing’s mobile platform. As posted on the company’s blog, Bing expands it Facebook-Microsoft search partnership by integrating more Facebook “Like” functionality in the Bing results. The Bing Maps was also updated, and a couple of new “vertical” partnership between OpenTable and FanSnap was unveiled. More over, Microsoft is adding new Bing functionality to iPhone and Android. The company is also updating its m.bing.com mobile site with the latest HTML 5 technologies. Furthermore, Microsoft continuously cluster its Bing improvements for its most popular categories like travel, shopping, celebrity news, local searches and more. But no matter how much update Microsoft rolls out, using the best search tool is still something about utilizing the perfect engine for the right query job.

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Earn Rewards with Bing

Written on September 27, 2010 by R. Cruise

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It’s easy: install the Bing toolbar, earn points and exchange these points for Xbox bucks.

Microsoft kicked off another partner program for its Bing search engine. When you install the Bing toolbar on your IE browser and used it for your search needs, you earn Rewards points. Then this points are converted to the more essential Microsoft Points. The Microsoft Points comes in 100-point denominations. The first step is to […]

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Safari Gets Official Extensions Gallery

Written on July 30, 2010 by Adam Eve

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After Safari 5, came its 5.0.1 version. The latest version comes with an extension gallery that includes old third-parties plus new offerings like Twitter for Safari. The gallery includes extension from Twitter, MLB.com, Bing, eBay, Amazon and many more.

After Apple released the Safari 5 earlier this summer, one of its features is the ability to install third-party extensions. The company released today Safari 5.0.1 with an official extension gallery. The Safari Extension Gallery includes extensions built by Twitter, MLB.com, eBay, Bing, Amazon and more. Also available for one-click install are the best creations submitted by the developers over the last few weeks.

Just click on the “install now” button under the description if you want to install a new extension. The Official Safari Extensions Gallery can be accessed by clicking the Safari menu (or File, for Windows users), then selecting “Safari Extensions Gallery.”

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