Comparing Facebook’s IPO With Other Tech Companies

Comparing Facebook’s IPO With Other Tech Companies

By Chris Richardson May 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s Facebook IPO day, and the forecast for the stock sale is incredibly strong. Considering the service’s $104 billion estimated worth, which is based on said IPO forecast, chances are it’s going to be a really good day for the …

Google Chart API Released

Google released a chart generator service they are calling the Google Chart API. Usage is quite straightforward: you link to an image in the form of a parameterized URL, e.g. (line break added)

AOL Cashes In Money & Finance Beta

AOL will go head to head with Yahoo Finance as well as competition from Google and Microsoft, with all of these big Internet players looking for valuable financial news readers.

Microsoft, Google Chart New Map Views
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Google Maps and Microsoft Live Search Maps released new ways of looking at the world through their products at the Where 2.0 conference.

The Search Relationship Chart

Here is a tool that is extremely useful for SEOs to know, it is provided by BruceClay.com and is called the Search Relationship Chart.  (pdf here)

Microsoft Details Vista Upgrade Paths

While there has been some worrying, the news is in: If you have any version of Windows XP or Windows 2000, you will be able to get a cheaper upgrade version of Windows Vista.

Yahoo! Gets Snippy About Hitwise Report

Yahoo! wasn’t at all happy with Hitwise’s announcement that MySpace.com had surpassed Yahoo! as most-visited site on the Web. In fact, they were downright indignant.

Straight Up Site of Interest for RSS Feed Creation

It’s time once again for another installment of everyone’s favorite, our Straight Up Site of Interest.

Google Finance: Simple, Sophisticated

The search advertising company launched its financial news site last night, with an interesting take on meshing stock charts and news related to a company.

Technorati Enhances Chart Blogging

The charts provided by blog search site Technorati now have more data behind them, giving blog searchers an extra treat while searching for posts on their favorite topics.

Fun with Technorati Charts

On his blog, Niall Kennedy shows us how to create custom Technorati charts.

Sophos Could Be Gmail Antivirus Service

One curious researcher wanted to answer the Gmail antivirus question – who’s providing the service? – and compared Gmail virus detection results to those generated by several antivirus product vendors.

Search Engines Chart Paths To Map Success

Among the big four Internet search destinations, AOL’s MapQuest leads a field that is getting very crowded with MSN, Google, and Yahoo pushing the mapping envelope.

Whirlpool Gets Up Close and Personal With Maytag

There are three parties after the acquisition of Maytag – Ripplewood, Chian’s Haier Group, and Whirlpool. Maytag’s board of directors has been backing an offer made by Ripplewood.

Blogging Software Compared
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Blogging software platforms. Which blogging tool to choose is a dilemma faced my many new bloggers.

Search Ad Prices Up 11% In April

Fathom has released its keyword price index for April, revealing that search ad prices rose an average of 11% from the previous month.

Search Is A Great Business For Microsoft

Todd Bishop of seattlepi.com wrote a good article explaining that the launch of MSN Search was the official beginning of Microsoft’s bid to topple Google and Yahoo.