The web domain of MakeUseOf was hacked and the hackers transferred the domain ownership from GoDaddy to some Dubai based web hosting company.
Google AdSense policies prohibit users from placing Google ads in pop-up windows. It says: "Ads are not permitted in any window that is not initiated by a user’s click.
Instead of relying on a external URL shortening service like TinyURL, FriendFeed have created their their own service called ff.im.
Notifu lets you create polls or surveys online and users can cast their votes via email messages, SMS, voice mail or IM clients including Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live and AOL.
Password cracking programs typically use the dictionary attack or the brute force method to break your strong passwords. And they don't really need a super-computer for guessing passwords, just enough time depending on how strong or weak your original password is.
Picitup, a visual shopping search engine that allows you to search by color, has just released data on the most searched colors.
Yahoo has released this interesting chart that shows the privacy settings of a sample of a million Flickr users from 2005.
Google News supports the location: search operator that lets you find news articles from a particular country or a US state.
The initial set of LinkedIn Apps are provided by SlideShare (for uploading Office documents), Box.net (for sharing files), Google Docs (for PowerPoint presentations), Blog Links (for reading blogs) and Amazon Reading List (for sharing books you are reading).
If you’ve ever felt the pain of searching Wikipedia for something you did not know how to spell, this one is for you.
As expected, Google now provides the option to get Alerts via RSS feeds as well. Just go to Google Alerts, create a new alert, and select the “feed” option.
The last week of every month is quite exciting for AdSense publishers because that’s the period when Google issues payment for the preceding month.
Google Reader today added individual feed statistics which displays the posting frequency and your reading frequency.
NBC Universal has shut down SendMeRSS, a popular RSS to Email service, that they acquired last year from Randy Morin.
TurnYourNameIntoAFace, written as part of the 24 hour challenge, automatically converts your (or anyone else's) name into an avatar.
Advantageous MP3 lets you access Amazon MP3 site of any artist from the iTunes Music Store.
Rapidshare, the popular file hosting service, has announced a drastic cut of Premium Account download volumes from 10Gb/day to 2.66Gb/day (80Gb/month).
Sites like Wikipedia, Flickr, Google Knol use the rel=nofollow tag for all outbound links thus denying Google Juice to all external websites.