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Get Orkut on your iPhone; Orkut Events Coming Soon

The iPhone version of Orkut is more feature-rich than the older mobile version in the sense that you now read friend updates, delete scraps and even view photo albums right from the iPhone.

Digg to Replace Digg Spy with Big Spy

Digg has decided to retire Digg Spy, their live activity feed. When it was first released, Digg Spy was a nice tool to discover popular content posted on Digg in near real-time.

Amazon Reduces S3 Storage Prices

Amazon has reduced prices of their Simple Storage Service aka S3. I use Amazon S3 to store all the CSS files, external scripts, web images and the site performance has improved since then because outsourcing to S3 puts less load on the Apache server.

When It Comes to Sending Spam, India Ranks at #7

According to Trend Micro, India now has the dubious distinction of being the 7th largest spam sender in the world and largest in Asia. Russia (11.92 %), United States (9.36 %) and Brazil (7.48 %) hold the top 3 positions.

Google PageRank Dropped? No Reason to Worry

The most recent PageRank update sparked some intense discussion in the blogosphere with people like Steve Rubel, John Battelle, Danny Sullivan and Dave McClure joining the conversation.

Use Descriptive Anchor Text for Outbound Links

Descriptive anchor text (the visible text in a hyperlink) helps accurately inter-connect the web. It allows both users and Googlebot to better understand what they're likely to find when following a link to another page. So if it's not too much trouble, try making anchor text descriptive."

RSS.com Domain Up for Grabs

The domain rss.com is probably a good fit for groups that are maintaining the RSS specification or for companies who are in business of building tools related to RSS technologies like Newsgator or Google.

Implement AdSense Revenue Sharing on a Multi-Author Blog

You are the admin of a team blog that has multiple guest authors. The revenue sharing arrangement is such that all members get to keep a fixed percentage of the AdSense revenue that is generated from pages / articles that they have written.