Wednesday, November 21, 2007

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Anonymous said...

Google races ahead of US web-search rivals

Tags: Leader, Activity, Shares, Gains

Published: 22 Nov 2007 08:45 GMT

Google enjoyed one of its biggest monthly gains in US web-search market share in October, building on consistent gains over the past two years, according to industry data out on Wednesday.

Market research firm ComScore said Google's core web-search properties captured 58.5 percent of the US market in October, up from 57 percent in September.

The top five providers of web search all showed at least five percent growth in the number of searches in October. Yahoo was number-two after Google, followed by Microsoft, InterActiveCorp's and Time Warner's network of sites, including AOL.

"They are all growing in the number of search queries but Google is taking a disproportionate share," ComScore spokesman Andrew Lipsman said by phone.

Yahoo sites had 22.9 percent of the US market, a 0.8 percentage-point fall from September. Microsoft slipped to 9.7 percent from 10.3 percent, Ask was flat at 4.7 percent and Time Warner's network dipped 0.1 percentage point to 4.2 percent.

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Google shares rose more than three percent to a high near $670 (£330) before settling back later in regular Nasdaq trade to $666.51, up 2.8 percent. Yahoo shares fell 3.1 percent to $25.87, while Microsoft stock was off half a percentage point at $34.39.

On Tuesday, broker Credit Suisse set a $900 price target on Google, a new Wall Street high, arguing that the Silicon Valley internet leader is poised to monopolise search.

"We believe that search is a natural monopoly business and expect that over time Google will continue to gain share until they have effectively reached 100 percent," Credit Suisse analyst Heath Terry wrote in a research note to investors.

Google attracted 6.1 billion searches of the 10.5 billion searches conducted by US web users last month. Total search activity grew 12 percent over September, which is typically a slow month until students return to school.

In recent months, ComScore has introduced an expanded measure of search activity on major internet sites, not just including searches on, for example,, but also searches on other Google properties such as video-sharing site YouTube.

By this measure, Google's web-search activity grew 14.8 percent, or faster than the single-digit growth rates of rivals Yahoo, Microsoft and Time Warner.

Search activity for News Corp's Fox Interactive Media dipped 1.8 percent, with its biggest property, social network leader MySpace, declining 1.7 percent. Comparable data for MySpace rival Facebook was not available in the survey.

Anonymous said...

ANGELS - guardian angel poems

Angels are all around us, most of us know this.
Some are too cynical or busy to notice.
Some think they just have wings and fly.
but others don't even question why.
They look like you and me. They all have a purpose.
They are only here to guide us and serve us.
How many times have we said,"That was close!"
and went on to feel depressed and morose?
We never even thought of how lucky we are
to have these angels provide us with care.
So next time you see the beggar on the street
remember to greet him and be real sweet
For it just might be a test from God
to see how loving you'll be to this sot.
So get in your car or catch the bus
But please don't forget whose watching over us.
Thank them and cherish them and give them the praise
and you will be blessed the rest of your days
Cindy Mock

Let Your Angel be always with You!

Margie said...

Thanks for stopping by with your Thanksgiving wishes!
Hope all is well with you!

Vest said...

Hot air the new fuel for Australian cars, simply drive to your nearest politician to fill for free.
Super Hot Air only available in Canberra.

Vest said...

Subject: Fw: It's Our Country

Australia- The Right to Leave

Our Country - YOU Have the right - the right to leave !

After Sydney not wanting to offend other cultures by putting up Xmas lights.

After hearing that the State of South Australia changed its opinion and let a Muslim woman have her picture on her driver's license with her face covered.

This prompted this editorial written by an Australian citizen. Published in an Australian newspaper.


I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Bali , we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians.

However, the dust from the attacks had barely settled when the "politically correct" crowd began complaining about the possibility that our patriotism was offending others. I am not against immigration, nor do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a better life by coming to Australia .

However, there are a few things that those who have recently come to our country, and apparently some born here, need to understand.

This idea of Australia being a multicultural community has served only to dilute our sovereignty and our national identity. As Australians, we have our own culture, our own society, our own language and our own lifestyle.

This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom.

We speak ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part
Of our society, Learn the language!

"In God We Trust" is our National Motto. This is not some Christian, right wing, political slogan. We adopted this motto because Christian men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you
Consider another part of the world as your new home, Because God is part of our culture.

If the Southern Cross offends you, or you don't like " A Fair Go", then you should seriously consider a move to another part of this planet.

We are happy with our culture and have no desire to change, And we really don't care how you did things where you came from.

This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every opportunity to enjoy all this.

But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag, Our Pledge, Our National Motto, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage
You take advantage of one other great Australian freedom,


If you aren't happy here then f#@* off! We didn't force you to come here. You asked to be here. So accept the country YOU accepted. Pretty easy really, when you think about it.

I figure if we all keep passing this to our friends (and enemies) it will also, sooner or later get back to the complainers, lets all try, please.

No matter how many times you receive it... Please forward it to all you know .