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A maintenance process this Saturday!
Yes, this is the official announcement from the Google Team about a maintenance process, this Saturday. The AdWords login console and the API will be offline between 10am and 2pm Pacific Time.
“We’ll be performing routine system maintenance on Saturday, January 10 from approximately 10:00am to 2:00pm PST. You won’t be able to access AdWords or the API during this time frame, but your ads will continue to run as normal.” -Jeffrey Posnick, AdWords API Team.
I have been travelling so it took me a little while to write about Google Custom Search Business Edition. The name is a mouthful (sounds like the name of one of IBM’s products) but the price won’t give you indigestion—just $100 annually for up to 5,000 pages. So what should a Web site owner think about this offering?
In response to my post about the Yahoo API giving the “wrong” results, I got an email from a Yahoo! rep, and we’ve been emailing back and forth a few times since. When I showed him the difference in the numbers given through the API and the Web interface for css3.info (I’ve updated my domain-info tool to both scrape the web interface and get the numbers through the API), saying “they can’t both be accurate” he explained the difference this way:
Over at the MSDN blogs Virtual Earth program manager Andy McGovern has come up with the following update: "we’ve been busy poking around the Virtual Earth forums and blogs, listening to corporate customers and mashuppers alike, and coming up with a list of the top features and fixes that would make the best mapping API even better—better for end users, but mainly better for you, the developer. We think you’ll like what we’ve come up with." The following are just some of the new features:
– import polylines and polygons using GeoRSS feeds.
Information Security is booming, it is a large business, with software and technology that can be bought off the shelf and slapped onto a network. Policies, procedures, documented steps for everyone from service desk through to management responses to incidents are fairly well established. We have ISO standards from ISO 17799 and 24001; we have rules like HIPAA, SOX, and GLB.
Niall Kennedy wrote on his blog that The Yahoo Developer Network provided a short preview of the soon to be released del.icio.us webbadge.
Mark Lucovsky, of Google, posted that Google has replaced its SOAP API with its AJAX Search API.
Yahoo announced at Yahoo Hack Day that they’ll open Yahoo Mail, so programmers can develop extensions and new interfaces for Yahoo Mail.