Microsoft Direct Network Effect: Microsoft attracted consumers and software developers to use its technology, the software that controls the basic operations of a personal computer.
Random Web Discoveries and Interesting Stories on the Internet
Ads for PDF program from Adobe is a good opportunity for bloggers & other content publishers to monetize content via PDF files.
Google will remove web pages from their search results for which they have received a DMCA complaint from the original owners alleging copyright infringement.
Like to know a secret way to browse Digg during office hours with letting your boss know about it. You can apply the same trick to access Digg when the site has been blocked in school.
Orkut is beautiful, again. Google has added a new spam filter in Orkut that should save your scrapbooks from all junk scraps.
SlideShare, that is home to tens of thousands of PowerPoint presentations, is running a contest to award some of the worldâ€™s best presentations done in PowerPoint, Keynote or Impress.
Print your Guinness World Record certificate – show the world that you helped set a Guinness World Record with your own personalized Firefox 3 Download Day certificate.
Media websites like The Washington Post, TIME, Wall Street Journal, etc. use Sphere to show related links next to their news stories. BBC went one step further and built their own news aggregator.
Baron recently wrote a technical book for O’Reilly on MySQL and later realized that even if the book sold well, he is not going to make nearly enough money from royalties to make the time worthwhile, financially.
MTV has tied up with Google India to launch the online version of their hugely popular Roadies reality TV show on Orkut. And MTV (or Google) is aggressively marketing this show via the Google Ad Network.
Though anyone can register a Gmail account for free without an invite, some people are still selling Gmail invitations on eBay.
Websites like MySpace and YouTube, that accept user generated content, are embracing a technique known as Mullet* Strategy to keep their main sections clean.
It is interesting to see how newspaper sare trying to connect stories published in their print edition with online content.
Learn how to publish links and messages on to your friendfeed account using Google Talk software.
Do you know the location of different countries and states on the world map. Test your knowledge of geography with Tetris game.
Some updates for Orkut – the most popular social networking site in India.
‘Read At Work’ is a collection of some famous books converted into PowerPoint presentations so you can read them at work without having to worry about boss stepping into the cubicle.
Lunar Reconnaissance is an unmanned spacecraft that will launch for the moon in late 2008. The objective is to find safe landing sites on the moon and other planets like Mars.
Bharti Airtel is the largest cellular service provider in India while YouTube, a Google subsidiary, is the largest video sharing site in the world.
There seems to be some issue with AdSense reports. Several publishers have complained that their earnings report have not been updated in the past several hours.
Spotted these Google AdSense ads in a RSS feed that is syndicated through FeedBurner.
"I think we need to take a follow break until you get your twittering under control"
This water-color painting of George Bush may looking nothing special at the first glance but you’ll be surprised to know that it’s not an image.
If you are missing that popular scrabble game on Orkut, here’s some good news for you.
You can walk through the street of US cities like New York or Chicago with keyboard shortcuts available inside Google Maps Street View.