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Google, Yahoo, Apple Boost Silicon Valley Real Estate

If you’re looking to locate your business in California’s Silicon Valley and are feeling the pain of real estate prices, we know who you should blame.

The Feds Wish You A Happy Holiday
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The US government, via its revamped FirstGov platform, has plenty of suggestions on how people can handle all that the holidays throw their way.

Google Considering Video Options for China

Reuters reports both Google and Baidu.com are considering their options for expanding online video services in China.

Google Sweetens Stock Option Pot

Through the vehicle of transferable stock options, Googlers with vested options will have an opportunity to sell them to financial institutions willing to bid for them.

Google’s Options on its Options

Sometimes I think that Google has a bunch of pissed-off ex-securities lawyers on staff whose sole job it is to screw around with things and come up with ideas that make Wall Street mad, or confused, or both.

AdSense Now Offers Site Target Options

Jennifer Slegg informs us that Google has added new custom targeting channels for AdSense publishers. The new option allows AdSense users to label different ad units on their site, and allows AdWords advertisers to see this units and select them for their ads.

PureVideo Joins Video Search Options

PureVideo Networks brought out their next product after StupidVideo.com and GrindTV.com by launching a metasearch site for videos.

Google Spreads Out Spreadsheet Options

The search advertising company has added several features from the wish lists of Google Spreadsheets users to the service.

Live Expo Offers Users New Advertising Options

Microsoft and AdMission have announced a development that may greatly benefit advertisers who use Windows Live Expo’s free classifieds. This “customized version of AdMission Spotlight” will allow users to “opt in and purchase an upgraded listing.” In effect, regular people will get to advertise through banner ads.

Linux Options Omitted From Vista Survey

It’s either the Microsoft way or the highway for computer users according to a survey about the economic impact the Vista operating system could have in Europe.

Options Scandal Hitting Apple Stock

Shares of Apple dropped by four percent in after-hours trading, and the iconic computer company may have to restate earnings for several years due to its stock option granting practices.

Google Talk Has Voicemail Now

The Google Talk team added some new features to the chat service, including the ability to leave a voicemail for someone, even if that person does not use Google Talk.

CNet, Others Under Options Investigation

Federal prosecutor Kevin Ryan of the Northern California U.S. Attorney’s office announced the formation of a Justice and FBI task force to investigate several tech firms over the practice of backdating stock options.

More Subscription Choices

There’s no doubt that subscribing to someone’s blog or website via RSS in order to automatically receive their content each time their site is updated is a convenient way to stay on top of the latest information.

Yahoo! Executive Moves, Executive Options

Some shuffling of towels in the executive washroom took place in Sunnyvale, CA, as Yahoo announced a pair of employee moves around the corner offices; meanwhile, Yahoo revealed lots of stock options received plenty of exercise in 2005.

Everybody Needs A Vista-Capable PC Logo

Aviran shows an image of the “Designed for Windows XP / Windows Vista Capable” logo that manufacturers will start slapping on new PCs to indicate customers should have little problem upgrading to the next version of Windows in nine months.

Options For Filing And Reporting Small Business Taxes

Large and small businesses all around the United States are required to file and pay taxes. Small business taxes are applied and determined differently than those of larger corporations.

How About Some More Domain Options?

How useful would a single-letter domain be? Is, for example, Y.com a worthy investment for, say, the YMCA or someone wanting to set up a site that answers “why” questions? How about domains that use the company name instead of .com? Could podcast.mycompany be a craze that gains ground in the domain game?

Navigational Options for Your Website: Choose Wisely

So you’ve decided to it’s time to revamp your website’s navigation, or maybe you’re putting together a new site and are trying to decide the best navigational menu to use

IT Management Options Grow In China

A new report will focus on four aspects of China’s now-burgeoning information technology service market.

Need A Website? You Have 3 Options

When it comes to building a website, most individuals and small business owners think you either have to do it yourself or hire someone to do it. Web builder software is often the better option for this group by far.