Tag Archives: web

HTML5 still under development

HTML5 is the future of web development. Figures like Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Google CEO Eric Schmidt promote the standard and make it trendy. Many web developers already started creating websites with features provided by HTML5. However, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the official standards organization of the Web, declares that it is

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Fight for Online Gambling

Although online gambling is incredibly popular around the world, it is illegal in many courtiers, including the United States. However, major casinos such as Harrah’s Entertainment, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts are working on a proposal that will ask Congress to legalize at least some form of online gambling.

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Digg redesign and its traffic

It looks like the launch of Digg’s redesign which took place few weeks ago have a bad impact on the website traffic. During its glory days, Digg had over 40 million unique visitors monthly. Since the launch of the new design, Digg’s traffic is falling, and we can see now that US traffic has declined

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Spoilers in Wikipedia

We can find in today’s New York Times a story which tries to investigate if Wikipedia should be more careful with summaries of movies, plays and books, in order to avoid spoilers. An example of a play struggling with this issue is Agatha Christie play “The Mousetrap.” The play’s twist ending has been preserved by

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GoDaddy for sale

According to the WSJ, GoDaddy.com has put itself up for sale. Experts said the website is worth even $1 billion. The company declared in 2009 its revenue between $750 million and $800 million. The company Go Daddy Group Inc. runs the world’s largest web domain name registrar, and currently it has more than 43 million

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Alexa Ranking is useless

Many clients of mine try to evaluate their website by using Alexa Ranking. Unfortunately (in many cases fortunately), Alexa Rankings does not properly evaluate a website’s popularity and traffic. The reason is that Alexa ranks websites based on information collected from users of Alexa Toolbar. However, the company does not provide information how many people

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Tech For Africa

This week (12-13 Aug) in Johannesburg (Africa) took place Tech4Africa , the first major social web conference in South Africa. It is a very important event for this part of the world. The newest data shows that the majority of people in Africa live on less than $2 a day, and struggle with getting electricity.

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eBay Bucks

eBay is launching a rewards program called eBay Bucks. It allows eBay shoppers from U.S. who are registered members of the marketplace, to earn 2 percent cash back on many items purchased through the website with PayPal. Info from an official eBay website: What is the eBay Bucks Rewards Program? The eBay Bucks Rewards Program

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The New York Times Paywall

Next year The New York Times will start charging for an access to its online resources. Even that we still are guessing what it will look like, there are some unofficial numbers available. Possible prices: – an access to the Times for a 24 hour period will probably cost $2 – monthly web access –

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Google does not plan to continue developing Wave

Almost one year ago Royal Deer Design write with a big enthusiasm about Wave from Google, a new social networking environment from Google. Today, Google on its official blog announced that the company stopped developing wave. From an official blog: “But despite these wins, and numerous loyal fans, Wave has not seen the user adoption

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