Template: Request Reconsideration To Remove Google Penalty

Want to file a reconsideration request with Google? Few weeks ago, my site almost disappeared from Google after a penalty. The search rankings of all pages dropped way down in Google search results though the site was not entirely banned in Google.

Microsoft Still Very Much Interested In Yahoo!

The Microsoft – Yahoo! saga is far from over. Microsoft just issued a press release saying they are still interested in acquiring Yahoo: "Microsoft would be interested in discussing with a new board a major transaction with Yahoo!, such as either a transaction to purchase the Search function with large financial guarantees or, in the alternative, purchasing the whole company."

Yahoo! Docs

Contrary to what you may expect, Yahoo! Docs is not an attempt by Yahoo! to make a web office suite like Google Docs or Office Live.

Get a Reminder to Unplug Your USB Flash Drive from the Computer

Flash Drive Reminder is a handy utility for people who work across different computers and carry their data on a USB memory stick. This will display a desktop reminder saying that the USB drive is still in the computer if you try to log off without unplugging the stick.

Bloggers Write Text Backwards to Bypass Web Filters in China

Bloggers and journalists in China are using a novel approach to bypass Internet filters in their country – they write backwards or from right to left. The content therefore remains readable by human beings but defeats the web filtering software.