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Tuesday: September 29, 2009

CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

All of the latest and greatest breaking news can be on your iPhone,  but you'll have to pay $1.99 first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:06 AM | Tags (9) | app | apple | appstore | cnn | iphone | ipod | news | price | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 18, 2009

Coca-Cola and IBM take the titles for world's most valuable brands.Coca-Cola and IBM take the titles for world's most valuable brands.

The remaining brands in the top five all lost value but retained their ranks from last year. Microsoft's brand value fell 4 percent to $56.64 billion to take third, while General Electric's value fell 10 percent to $47.77 billion for fourth. Nokia lost 3 percent to place fifth at $34.86 billion.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 8:01 AM | Tags (7) | branding | ibm | marketing | coke | cocacola | yahoo | rankings |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Want to know why today's date is so special? Yahoo is here to help.Want to know why today's date is so special? Yahoo is here to help.

As the final numeral, the number nine holds special rank. It is associated with forgiveness, compassion and success on the positive side as well as arrogance and self-righteousness on the negative, according to numerologists.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:11 AM | Tags (8) | 999 | date | significance | yahoo | rank | numbers | numerals | numerologists |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A handy list of America's most stressful cities just for you.A handy list of America's most stressful cities just for you.

Chicago takes the cake for most stressful while Los Angeles gets the silver. New York City grabs third place.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:41 AM | Tags (4) | cities | stressful | yahoo | forbes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Some video games you can play that may help you relieve some unwanted stress.Some video games you can play that may help you relieve some unwanted stress.

I am a huge Peggle addict, there I admitted it. The iPhone version is a joy to play.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:06 AM | Tags (6) | bejeweled | gaming | peggle | stress | videogames | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 18, 2009

Find out which search engine you really prefer with a blind taste test.Find out which search engine you really prefer with a blind taste test.

An neat experiment to see happens when you remove branding from popular search engines.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:19 AM | Tags (5) | bing | blind | google | test | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

Microsoft decides to bring on 400 people over from Yahoo.Microsoft decides to bring on 400 people over from Yahoo.

This little tidbit was part of their recent partnership. Good news for Yahoo employees, I guess.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership | deal | search | alliance |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Turns out that Yahoo has an escape clause from Microsoft deal.Turns out that Yahoo has an escape clause from Microsoft deal.

...Yahoo declined to comment on the exact number for revenue per search or market share that would trigger the escape clause. Microsoft is planning to guarantee Yahoo's revenue per search for 18 months following the completion of the deal...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:05 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | deal | escape | google | search |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 29, 2009

Details of new Microsoft Yahoo partnership to be announced in the near future.Details of new Microsoft Yahoo partnership to be announced in the near future.

According to the article, Yahoo keeps it's advertisers but their search engine might be powered by Bing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership | search | ads | advertising |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.Yahoo's new homepage not as exciting as some would have hoped.

Users will notice a difference and there are features which will make life simpler. But there's nothing here to cause swarms of new users to Yahoo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | redesign | revamp | yahoo | yawn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Yahoo to pull the curtain back on a redesigned homepage tomorrow.Yahoo to pull the curtain back on a redesigned homepage tomorrow.

Screen shots of the redesign, which have been widely circulating on the Internet, show a customizable toolbar on the left of the page, which allows users to choose from their favorite third-party applications.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | design | interwebs | redesign | revamp | web | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Yahoo still number one in some areas that aren't search engine related.Yahoo still number one in some areas that aren't search engine related.

Good for them. There are also some interesting usage stats in the article as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:07 PM | Tags (5) | competition | engine | news | search | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Yahoo's next data center to be powered by Niagara Falls?Yahoo's next data center to be powered by Niagara Falls?

Western New York has been courting big data centres thanks to the relatively cheap electricity it can generate from Niagara Falls, and was disappointed last year when HSBC pulled the plug on a $139m, 275,000 square foot data centre that was to open in nearby Cambria, New York.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:23 PM | Tags (6) | yahoo | niagara | electricity | green | environment | energy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.

If at first you don't succeed, try six thousand times.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 9:46 AM | Tags (3) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

A writeup on how search engines work to unscramble your search typos.A writeup on how search engines work to unscramble your search typos.

Swan flu, anyone?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:38 AM | Tags (4) | google | search | typos | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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