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Well, fancy that. Google may not be completely indomitable in its core market. According to comScore Networks, Google lost share in US search to Microsoft in June, when Google's numbers apparently tends to decline because of the vacations and the summer school break. Total queries hit eight billion, up 26% year-over-year. Google went from 50.7% to 49.5% sequentially; Microsoft went from 10.3% to 13.2%, an uptick attributed to the prize-based Live Search Club Microsoft started in May that's reportedly susceptible to cheating. NetWeaver Certified on Red Hat SAP has certified its NetWeaver platform on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform. Red Hat said it includes the virtualization technology embedded in RHEL 5. ... (more)

Google Going Strong as Market Leader

A survey of consumer satisfaction in July 2005 conducted by UK-based market researcher Keynote Systems ranked Google in first place in the search market, and statistical research my Media Metrix shows Google in first place as well. The Keynote study rated consumer satisfaction in a number of areas. Google was followed in its rankings by Yahoo, MSN, Ask Jeeves and Lycos. The study also showed Google’s competitors closing the gap since Keynote’s last report on this topic was released in May 2004. The new Keynote study found that actual search results returned by the five ... (more)

Zabang To Launch Affiliate Program

For the past four months Zabang.com  has been spidering websites and its bots have been crawling the net, indexing millions of websites for their database, according to the spokesperson of the company.  Zabang, the search engine is finished; however, it's not open to the public yet. A company press release says that It promises to become one of the top search engines on the net. However, Analysts feel that in order to sky rocket to the top and compete with Yahoo, Google, MSN, etc. Zabang has got to be different.  Zabang says it is not just a search engine designed to show commer... (more)

Intradyn E-mail Archiving Appliance Addresses Legal Discovery

Intradyn, which focuses on simple, affordable solutions for automated email compliance, has introduced the next version in a line of email archiving appliances it first began marketing in June 2004. The new-generation product, dubbed "ComplianceVault06," features improved ease-of-use and sets up in as little as ten minutes. The ComplianceVault06 allows for rapid searching of email to improve responsiveness to litigation discovery requests, often called "e-discovery." Intradyn was the first to introduce a simple, all-in-one appliance solution for email archiving at a cost of less ... (more)

SEO/SEM Journal - Google Revenue Up 98% in Q3 on Ad Sales

Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG - News) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2005. "Although this is typically a slower season for Internet properties, we had another exceptional quarter," said Eric Schmidt, Google chief executive officer. "Our focus on end users and on quality of information and advertising worldwide continues to work extremely well. We are very pleased with how well this is working at scale." Financial Summary Google reported record revenues of $1.578 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2005, up 96% compared to the third quarte... (more)