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Teens Like Hosting Images, Blogging

We know blogging is growing in popularity. We know there are millions of em and thousands more popping up everyday. Use of image hosting has also grown exponentially and Nielsen/NetRatings says there’s a correlation between the two. With nearly 15 million unique users since January, image hosting is picking up steam.

Solving The Multiple Inheritance Issue Under .NET Platform

.NET platform does not support multiple inheritance. Do not confuse multilevel inheritance with multiple inheritance. With multiple inheritance we can have a subclass that inherits from two classes at the same time.

Perfect 10 Sues Google Over Image Search Results

The hotlinking of images is a concern for web owners who have bandwidth issues to consider. Because of this, a number of smaller sites have resorted to blocking one of the biggest hotlinking “offenders,” Google’s image search.

Aussies Want Nuclear Reactor Images Stricken From Google Earth

From News.com.au, aerial images of Australia’s Lucas Heights nuclear reactor on Google Earth soon may no longer be available if the head Oz’ nuclear agency has his way. Head Aussie nuke honcho, Ian Smith announced he would be asking Google to remove or censor those images.

Vista Press Kit Images

Microsoft has released some pretty pictures as part of its Windows Vista virtual press kit. Check em out (and click to enlarge)…

The Three Principles Of Image Optimization

Are you losing visitors to your web site due to slow page load times? Is your site being penalized because the images on your site are too large? Are you able to capture your visitor’s attention in the first 10-15 seconds that they are on your site?

Search Images With Pixsy

While it may be true that Google has a firm grip on the image search “industry,” (GIS anyone?) there’s always room to welcome another to the party.

NASA Makes A Deep Impact On Comet

The comet mission has been a success, as the Deep Impact probe collided with its target as scheduled.

Titan Lake Spotted By Cassini

A moon of the planet Saturn may have a chemical lake near its south pole, based on images returned by the Cassini probe.

Resizing JPEG images: JAVA Vs .NET
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Joint Photographic Experts Group or JPEG for short is the most common image compression format today.

Google Maps 3D Images Available On Google Earth Demo
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A number of people have been receiving email invites to download a demo of Google’s upcoming mapping service, Google Earth. One of the bigger announcements concerning Google Earth was the introduction of 3 dimensional representations of different cities.

Google Maps In 3-D?

Apparently, search engine mapping services have become all the rage. Since the launch of the Google Maps satellite service, real-time, image-rich maps are in demand.

HP Will Tattoo You With iPod Mini

A continuation of Apple’s agreement with HP allowing them to sell branded iPod music players brings the Mini to HP.

Yahoo Sued Over Nude Images
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An Oregon woman is suing Yahoo for an estimated $3 million, claiming the portal site didn’t remove nude images of her after saying it would do so.

Writing Effective ALT Text For Images

Anyone who knows anything about web accessibility knows that images need alternative, or ALT, text assigned to them.

Fun And Games With Google Images
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New Zealand digital designer Grant Robinson has created two incredibly fun applications that utilize Google Images. One is an addicting game called Guess-the-Google and the other is a photo montage creator called Montage-a-Google.

Microsoft Gets Community Sites Mad At Them

Earlier today I found out Microsoft was asking community sites to pull down screen shots of Longhorn. Aaarrrrgggghhhh.

Hubble Celebrates 15 Years With Dramatic Images

Two new images from NASA’s space telescope illustrate the continued usefulness of the mission.

Google Adds Satellite Images To Google Maps
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Google’s recent acquisition of the Keyhole Corporation appears to paying dividends for the search engine. Today, Google announced the integration of Keyhole’s technology into their Google Maps search engine.

Yahoo! Image Database Increases to 1.5 Billion Images

Yahoo! has just indicated that they now index more than 1.5 billion images in their Images Search Engine.

Vector Drawing Programs

One of the best tools in creating and modifying a vector-based image is the Adobe Illustrator. Artworks done through the Illustrator can be used for print, multimedia and online graphics.