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Google has just turned in a record 4th quarter profit.
$3.21B Total Revenue (+19.3%)
$976M Traffic Acquisition Costs (+18.3%)
$1.03B Net income
$3.29 EPS (+39.4%)
Google.com = $1.98B ( 62%) (+22%)
Partner Network = $1.2B (37%) (+16%)
Clicks +22% on previous quarter
The Independent Newspaper is reporting a surge in online clothing sales in the UK, even though many major retailers have yet to offer any of their inventory online and several others just offer a fraction of the current lines in their shops.
Soon the BBC reports, possibly within a couple of months, YouTube will be looking to roll out a system which enables people uploading videos to get a share of ad revenue. The system should involve a mixture of ad formats including short ad clips shown ahead of the actual video.
Yourtube is specifically looking to reward creativity therefore the offer will only apply to videos where the uploader owns the full copyright.
In an interesting article the BBC looks at how botnets are rapidly spreading throughout the internet
“Dr Cerf, who is one of the co-developers of the TCP/IP standard that underlies all internet traffic and now works for Google, likened the spread of botnets to a “pandemic”.
“Of the 600 million computers currently on the internet, between 100 and 150 million were already part of these botnets, Mr Cerf said.
The launch (January 19th) offers domain owners a possibly far more profitable alternative to domain parking.
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“Whether you are an individual, a small business or global conglomerate, LeaseThis.com provides you with the tools necessary to access the premium domain names that are essential to your online presence. What was once impossible is now within your reach…”
Eurid (European Registry of Internet Domains) who are responsible for .eu have announced from the 19 February they will be able to suspend .eu names instantly rather than give the registrants 14 days notice required under the current policy.
Breaches include bad faith, unlawful purpose, or violating other peoples (third party) rights.