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Agha Usman Ahmed JILAWATAN January 2007 Entries
Microsoft hurt by poor Live branding, analysts say
Bungled branding of the new Windows Live Internet services has hurt Microsoft and could affect its chance to play catch-up with Google, analysts said on Friday. On Thursday, Microsoft lowered its sales forecast for its Internet services business for the full year from 11 percent to between 3 percent and 8 percent. It also acknowledged that its search market share has dropped. Windows Live Search saw its searches drop nearly 10 percent from a year ago, while Google's rose more than 22 percent, according ......

Posted On Saturday, January 27, 2007 2:14 AM

Google plugs Gmail data leak flaw
Google has fixed a security hole in several of its services that exposed the address books of Gmail users, the company said Tuesday. An attacker could create a malicious Web site that would copy all the entries in a Gmail user's address book, a potential treasure trove for spammers, according to a description of the problem on the "Googling Google" blog. The only condition is that the user would have to be logged in to Gmail or another Google service. The issue came to light after Google watcher ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 3, 2007 5:24 AM

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