Tehran blocks access to Facebook

Iran has blocked access to social networking site Facebook ahead of June’s presidential elections, Iran’s Ilna news agency and web users say.

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Wolfram ‘search engine’ goes live

A web tool hailed as a significant rival to search giant Google has gone live to the public.

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Yahoo pulls the plug on GeoCities

Yahoo is to close its personal web hosting site GeoCities later this year.

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Social Networks to benefit from Enterprise 2.0!

Web 2.0 is set to be embraced by Enterprise 2.0 as businesses prepare to spend nearly $5 billion by 2013 on social networking tools.

Over half of the companies in North America and Europe see Web 2.0 as a priority for next year, a report says.

Forrester, the research company which carried out the Web 2.0 survey, believes the technologies being developed and unveiled over the coming days represent “a fundamentally new way” for businesses to communicate with employees and customers. Read more….

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Google and Yahoo to share web ads!

Yahoo and Google, the world’s two biggest search engines, have announced a two-week experiment that will see them share advertising space.

During the pilot, Google will be able to place ads alongside 3% of search results on Yahoo’s website.

Analysts say the move is designed to frustrate Microsoft, which has offered to buy Yahoo for $44.6bn (£22.6bn).

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