Update Articles

Why Doesn’t Naked CRM Work?

Did you know your CRM might be naked? I never thought of it that way until I read this compelling e-book by Ardath Albee.

Edelman-WalMart Update: Richard speaks up

On his blog, Richard Edelman has responded to the flurry of conversation about the Wal-Marting Across America flog.

Google Docs & Spreadsheets Launches

Check it: docs.google.com.

TechCrunch already has an overview.

Google PageRank Update

According to WebMastersWorld Forum there is a Google PageRank update happening right now.

Engadget Gets Facelift, Gives Gifts

Engadget announced a number of updates to its site this morning, including a “refreshed” design and “a bunch of new features that should make Engadget a little more user-friendly.” Reactions have been mixed, but mostly positive.

Worthwhile Update to Office 2007 Beta

Microsoft released a public update yesterday to the Office 2007 beta 2 suite of applications.

Apple Launches All But The Queen Mary

New iPods, an updated iTunes 7 complete with Movie Store, and a deal with Disney for full-length movies were all part of Apple’s Showtime event.

Danny Sullivan Leaving SEW – Update

Wow, I hope you’ve had your coffee this morning, cos this news is a shocker.

Google Bestows Much Love Upon Webmasters

The revamped Google Webmaster Central has enough changes in place that it merits a second look for our readers.

Adobe PHP SDK Takes An Update

After releasing the unofficial Adobe software development kit for PHP this week, Adobe’s Mike Potter noted that a few tweaks were needed with the SDK.

IE 7 Planned As Automatic Update

Windows users on the XP operating system need to be aware that Internet Explorer 7 will be arriving later this year as an automatic update.

Technorati Gets “Major Update”

Technorati founder and CEO Dave Sifry made a big entry on the site’s Weblog today to celebrate its third birthday and announce a number of updates. A lot of the changes appear to reflect users’ suggestions, and he noted, “This is just a start – there’s more to come.”

Your Old MySQL Needs An Update

Versions 3.23 and 4.0 of the popular open source database will soon reach their end-of-life dates this year.

AdWords Puts Sites On Target

Site-targeted ad campaigns can use an advertiser’s budget more effectively by focusing on those niches where the audience will have a greater interest in the marketer’s message.

Flash Player Receives Update

After Fortinet called attention to two security flaws in Flash Player, Adobe has released an updated, fixed version. The new release will take users from the vulnerable v8.0.24.0 up to v9.0.16.0.

Microsoft, Yahoo Update Messengers

Late news from Yahoo reveals a new beta of their instant messaging client with plugins and a developer kit, while Microsoft ties its debut of Windows Live Messenger to Johnny Depp’s forthcoming ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ sequel.

Microsoft adCenter Update and Issues

Last month, I announced that I’m now testing the new PPC search offering: Microsoft adCenter – the online advertising platform for MSN Search.

Yahoo Rolls Out Video Update

The new update for Yahoo Video adds uploading to the site, so its users can publish and share the videos they create through the service.

Google Click Fraud Settlement Update
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The $90 million agreement negotiated to end a lawsuit by Arkansas-based Lane’s Gifts and Collectibles has progressed to court approval of the preliminary settlement.

Blogger Relations Update #1

About 48 hours has lapsed since I sent out the first batch of some 60 invitations to participate in the Click.TV blogger relations program.

Blocking RSS: Update

HR blogger Regina Miller followed up on my post about companies blocking RSS feeds with additional reasons to rethink such a draconian policy: