Posts by Alex Christie

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Search makes life easier

9 July 2008 | Alex Christie

An animated link was added to Google China’s homepage, linking to the lifestyle information search page, where visitors can easily search for lifestyle information, such as real estate, restaurants, jobs and public transport ticket information.  [...]

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Microhoo: The saga continues…

8 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Microsoft and Yahoo might be going at it again. The gossip of a possible bid renewal came as soon as one of the worlds 50 richest people, Mr. Carl Icahn (a Yahoo investor), made it [...]

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Google ‘Leaks’ Search Volume?

8 July 2008 | Alex Christie

The Google Keyword Tool today gave away valuable search volume information! It may have been a stuff up similar to the AOL debacle but this morning China time, while doing some keyword research for financial [...]

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Micosoft Acquires Search Firm

8 July 2008 | Alex Christie

With the continuous on and off talks with Yahoo!, Microsoft has decided to venture into the natural search world on their own. What is viewed by many as a significant strategic move, they have acquired [...]

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Google Talk for your iPhone

7 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Just last week Google released Google Talk for the iPhone, this design is not only for the iPhone but for the iPod Touch as well. What this means is that you can send your friends [...]

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Google gets a kick in the Privates

6 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Google appears to have had its name dragged through the mud in the last month, and I’m starting to wonder how much more of a publicity bludgeoning the search giant can take before having to [...]

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Google cares about our Web security!

4 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Weak Web application security has become a high threat for companies, not to mention the embarrassment that goes along with it and could potentially mean the loss of very important data and ultimately the loss [...]

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Guinness present record to FireFox3

3 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Yes I know, it’s another FireFox related post, but this time I am going to gloat about the fact that I was right when I predicted that FireFox 3 was going to be big. Guinness, [...]

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The pace of technology

3 July 2008 | Alex Christie

The pace of technological advancement is quite staggering. It wasn’t too long ago that mobile phones were luxury items and owned by only the very wealthy. (Well in South Africa anyway).  Mobiles have changed the [...]

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Nailing Jelly to the Wall

3 July 2008 | Alex Christie

Estimating search engine traffic by keyword is somewhat of a holy grail to me. Not only because everyone wants to know this precious information, but because, with all the data now available regarding searchers and [...]