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GlobalSign to Provide Poland’s Janmedia Partners with SSL Solutions

25 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

“We made a decision to partner with GlobalSign, Europe’s longest serving Certificate Authority, as it offers the most trusted and inexpensive Code Signing and SSL security options now available in the digital certificate market,” Janmedia hosting director Alicja Baran related in an announcement. “GlobalSign’s digital certificates complement our existing product portfolio and we are anticipating […]

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Facebook, Nielsen team up to measure ad performance

29 November, 2015 – 4:35 pm |
Facebook, in a move aimed at boosting its appeal to advertisers with measurement company Nielsen on Tuesday to allow sellers to better gauge the performance of ads on social networking.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, announced the launch of the “multi-year strategic alliance” in an advertising conference in New York.

“Nielsen is the leader in measurement and is an excellent partner for us as we look to provide marketers with richer data ad effectiveness,” said Sandberg.

“The combination of our unique ability to quickly and efficiently survey a sample of our more than 300 million users and Nielsen’s experience in data analysis will give you access to powerful marketing data that can be used to understand and improve current and future campaigns, “he said.

Facebook said the first product of the collaboration is to be called “Nielsen BrandLift” and is designed to give marketers “measuring the effectiveness of advertising on Facebook.”

BrandLift using voluntary surveys of users of Facebook to measure attitudes of consumers, asking them, for example, what they think of the ads on the screen – ads that use photographs, video and interactivity rather than plain text.

No personally identifiable information is collected.

BrandLift Facebook said it will launch in the U.S. this week and put into practice in all advertisers of Facebook in the coming months.

“Together we will be able to provide the necessary elements to customers seeking a better understanding of how Web content and online advertising affect consumer behavior,” said John Burbank, executive director of the online division of Nielsen.

According to Nielsen, estimated spending on online advertising in the most important social network and blog sites rose by 119 percent over the past year, 49 million in August 2008 at $ 108 million last month.

He said advertising spending in the most important social network and blog sites grew from seven percent of total spending on online advertising in August 2008 and 15 percent last month.

Facebook, meanwhile, saw its share of display ad views in the United States will grow from just 1.8 percent in January to 14.7 percent in August.

Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced last week that the Palo Alto, California, the company had become “positive cash flow” the last quarter, which means that now is to earn enough to cover the operating costs.

Zuckerberg, who created Facebook with two fellow Harvard five years ago, did not provide any financial details of the company, but is believed to pull hundreds of millions of dollars annually on advertising.

New computer methods reveal secrets of ancient math problem

28 November, 2015 – 4:33 pm |

Mathematicians in North America, Europe, Australia and South America have resolved the first cases of a trillion old math problem. This was achieved thanks to an ingenious technique for multiplying large numbers. The number of cases is so enormous that if their numbers were written by hand that would stretch to the moon and back. […]

Younger People & Saving Money

28 November, 2015 – 4:33 am |

Younger adults can do a better job saving for the future of what many experts believe, says a new study. While those under 30 years tend to save less than older adults in real dollars, it is important to take into account the stage of life and all they can afford to save and how […]

IBM Lotus Connections Software Brings Consumer Social Networking Features to the Office

27 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

IBM today announced a broader set of social software tools and enterprise collaboration capabilities that provides popular features such as micro-blogging of the house in the business environment. Realizing the benefits of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0, IBM is providing a complete platform of social software for businesses with the launch of Lotus Connections 2.5. […]

Yahoo to spend $100M to rejuvenate brand

27 November, 2015 – 4:34 am |

Yahoo will invest more than $ 100 million in its latest attempt to rejuvenate one of the best known brands on the Internet is better. The money is poured into a 15-month campaign to begin marketing next week. Yahoo provided a look Tuesday at the Advertising Week bombing in New York. The ads are to […]

Statewide study shows algae toxin a minor threat

26 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

A toxin produced by freshwater algae has won a lot of media in recent years but a new University of Florida study shows that there is little reason to worry about your presence in the lakes of Florida. The researchers analyzed the water taken from 187 lakes in 38 counties during a period of one […]

Sustainability Whats it really mean for rural decision-makers

24 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Scenes from rural areas of the Pacific Northwest, where Kansas State University geographer Lisa Harrington interviewed civic and business leaders about what sustainability means to them. Credit: Photos by Lisa Harrington, Department of Kansas State University geography. From the titles of books for real estate developments, it is easier to find things it claims to […]

New discovery reveals fate of nanoparticles in human cells

21 November, 2015 – 4:34 am |

Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have discovered what happens to nanoparticles when they enter biomimetic human cells. They found that the important proteins that form the outer layer of the nanoparticles are degraded by an enzyme called cathepsin L. Scientists now have to take into account this phenomenon and […]

New findings could help hybrid, electric cars keep their cool

20 November, 2015 – 4:33 am |

Researchers have determined precisely how fluid boils in tiny “microchannels,” creating formulas and models that will help engineers design systems to cool high-power electronics in electric and hybrid cars, aircraft, computers, and other applications. Here, Purdue University doctoral student Tannaz Harirchian holds up special chips provided by Delphi Electronics and Safety that she and Professor […]

Go Daddy On the Road To Become Biggest SSL Provider In The World

18 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Secure Server Survey Report, Netcraft states, “If VeriSign and Go Father’s market shares continue to come together as they’ve been since 2006, they look set to cross in about eighteen months’ time.”[1]. Very similar to website names and Web hosting, Go Father identified a market that was expensive and underserved, then decided to go into […]

Bing increases US search share

18 November, 2015 – 4:33 am |

New Microsoft search engine Bing got a slight increase in their share of the U.S. search market in August, the third straight month of gains, according to tracking firm comScore online. Bing, the Redmond, Washington-based software giant announced in late May, increasing its market share to 9.3 percent in August from 8.9 percent in July and […]

Multi-use device can shed light on oxygen intake

17 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

A fiber optic sensor developed by a team of researchers at Purdue University, which is capable of measuring oxygen consumption rates could have broad applications ranging from development of plants from roots to the evaluation of drug efficacy chemotherapy. Optrode self-reference, developed in the laboratory of Marshall Porterfield, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, […]

Software Firm, Ensim, Enables Largest OCS Deployment

14 November, 2015 – 4:32 am |

Provider change management, user provisioning and access control software, Ensim Unify, providing provisioning and management of Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS), accelerating the deployment of more than 150,000 customers in places. Described as currently the largest single installation of OCS in North America in less than 90 days, SCO Manager Ensim solve all the main […]

Paper transistor Could offer alternative to silicon

13 November, 2015 – 4:33 am |

As technology advances, scientists look for ways to improve applications and electronic devices. In fact, the electronics are getting smaller and more diverse. And as this happens, there is a greater need for flexibility in the transistors that make electronic devices that want to work. Unfortunately, silicon and polymers can not fulfill the necessary requirements […]

Solar Home Built by Students

12 November, 2015 – 4:32 pm | One Comment

Students from the Boston Architectural College (BAC) and Tufts University have presented a completely solar house, the Chamber of Curio, as New England’s entry into the Solar Decathlon competition. Entry is one of 20 designs of the university student teams competing for this year’s award for best solar house design. The solar house will be […]

Motion Activated Headphones MH907 Introduced by Sony Ericsson

7 November, 2015 – 4:42 pm |

Sony Ericsson today unveiled the first movement headphones activated whenever the user makes sense. The earphones smart MH907 mean that users only have to connect two headsets to begin listening to music and pause to remove a headset. To start listening again, simply reconnect it to do exactly the same answer and end calls – […]

Domain Names Continue to Grow, Reaching 184 Million

6 November, 2015 – 4:38 am |

Domain names are still showing growth across the Internet, according to the second quarter 2009 Domain Name Industry Brief published by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. The second quarter of 2009 ended with a total base of 184 million domain name registrations in all top level […]

Feeding the Twitter Beast with NTT America

3 November, 2015 – 4:33 am |

The People at ( NTT America’s data centers in Silicon Valley is not necessary to click on to find out when a huge news event that is happening. It could be a terrorist attack in the Middle East. Or a big play during the Super Bowl. Or a change of spirit in a high-profile elections. […]

EU Launch Informal Talks on Microsoft, Yahoo Deal

28 October, 2015 – 4:34 pm |

Antitrust regulators in the EU have been involved in informal talks with Microsoft ( and Yahoo ( in conjunction with the association of search engines, according to several reports citing a source familiar with the situation. So far it is too early to see if the EU executive will result in a formal conversation, antitrust […]

NYSE to Build Trading Data Center in New Jersey

5 October, 2015 – 4:33 pm |

However, another data center for trade of low latency is being built in New Jersey, this time by the exchange group’s largest and most liquid in the world, NYSE Euronext (, which expects to complete its 400,000 square-foot data center in 2010. Expected to be a cornerstone of the New York Stock Exchange’s main data […]

Microsoft to Soon Issue Patch for IIS Flaw

5 October, 2015 – 4:32 am |

Despite making promises last week to fix a flaw in its Internet Information Server, many analysts say is unlikely that Microsoft ( will be able to prepare the fix in time the release of Tuesday’s regular monthly patch . Last Tuesday, the software giant issued a security warning for official error in three previous versions […]

No Dollars and No Time Solutions from Sonasoft

22 September, 2015 – 4:33 am |

In today’s busy IT world, both time and cash are premium commodities.  IT professionals are looking to save both cash and time. With the arrival of virtualization, shoppers may be able to reduce operational costs and improve system potency. The very next step in this evolution is to consolidate multiple functions and applications onto those […]

Yahoo! Buys Arab Web Portal as Part of Middle East Expansion

14 September, 2015 – 4:33 am |

In order to snare a regional online advertising market which will increase as much as forty % this year, web search provider Yahoo. According to Yahoo’s statement this week, Web users in the area will find advantages in the mixture of Yahoo’s products and services with Maktoob’s forcing local content, which now reaches a 3rd […]

Foreclosure guilts

13 September, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

At the moment, Anya Sanko should be enjoying the thrill of being a first-time house buyer.  She bided her time, saved her cash and leapt into the market in time to snap up a 1,785-square-foot home with a pool for $143,000. Yet Sanko, 37, has a tough time celebrating. Her mum and dad lost their […]

Street Lights Turned Off

13 September, 2015 – 4:35 am |

The old school streetlight is the recession’s latest victim. To save cash, some towns and cities are turning off lights, regularly plenty of them. The cost-cutting moves coincide with changing angles about streetlights. Once viewed as useful safety measures, the lights are increasingly seen by some public officers and researchers as an environmental issue, making […]

Economy could be getting better

12 September, 2015 – 4:33 pm |

The economy shrank at an once a year rate of 1% in the spring, a better-than-expected showing and more proof the recession is drawing to a close. Many researchers think the economy is growing in this quarter, but they caution that any rebound won’t be accompanied at first by rising job. Jobless claims figures released […]

Mercury spokesmodel Jill Wagner

11 September, 2015 – 4:34 pm |

It’s fair to claim that since Apr of 2005, we have all paid more attention to Mercury. While the marque’s products have gradually improved along with those of parent company Ford, it has been the brand’s spokesmodel which has made us perk up and take notice. Quite simply, we have put Mercury ‘on our list’ […]