Just as we did at the end of 2008, we have gone back through our entire archive for the year 2009 and picked out the articles that received the most conversation from our readers. As we approach the new year, we thought it would be fun to go back and reflect on some of the things that got people talking in the one that’s wrapping up.
At the moment, the Zimbra homepage bears a "BUY ZIMBRA" button and a stamp reading "a Yahoo division." But according to a new report, a sale of Zimbra (and not just a Zimbra product) may soon take place, making "a VMware division" a more accurate statement.
Last month, Google acknowledged Apple’s importance by releasing a beta version of Chrome for Mac. New statistics show that Google sort of put Apple to shame, too, however, as Chrome passed Safari in terms of market share.
Google’s empire hasn’t exactly crumbled, and to be honest, the average person will probably never even realize what’s happened. But what’s happened is this: for just the second time in its history, Google’s lost a domain name dispute.
Google submitted a complaint about a site called Groovle to the National Arbitration Forum (which ICANN lets decide domain name disputes) on November 6th of this year. The search giant argued that Groovle is "nearly identical or confusingly similar" to its own name.