Google gains search share, widens lead on Yahoo

Google gained an additional 6 percentage points of the U.S. search market. The survey was based on total queries. Google becomes ever more popular in comparison two the other two search giants Yahoo and Microsoft's MSN.

Microsoft fights back with Internet Explorer 7 & new beta

Microsoft has released a new beta of Internet Explorer 7 during the MIX06-conference.

The company's inattention to the browser allowed competitors such as Mozilla with Firefox and Opera Software ASA to challenge IE’s browser dominance.

Now Microsoft is answering that challenge, Gates said. The company is adding user experience and security innovations, as well as support for next-generation technologies such as RSS. Microsoft already is looking ahead to the next two releases of IE, and it expects the next version, IE 7, to be broadly adopted when it is released later this year. The company plans to update IE 7 at least every 18 months.

Jobs sells $296 million in Apple shares
Apple's Chief Executive Steve Jobs' recently sold $296 million in Apple shares to cover his tax bill.
Five years of Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.0 was released five years ago today, on March 24th, 2001. John Siracusa has written a great article on Mac OS history.

Microsoft: Office 2007 to be late as well

After the announcement on the delay of Windows Vista, Microsoft confirmed that it is also pushing the mainstream launch of Office 2007 to next year. 

DMXzone AJAX e-book gets major upgrade

We completely restyled our popular AJAX e-Book: Bring your website to live with DHTML and AJAX . We added a new modern layout and we've added some beautiful graphics.

If you've already bought this e-Book, you can download the upgraded version for free!

We regularly update our e-Books as a service to the community, so stay tuned for more updates of other e-Books as well!

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Review & competition Web Design With Dreamweaver 8

We've got a mini-review and competition of Web Design With Dreamweaver 8. The friendly people of Friends of Ed are giving away 5 books.

Microsoft delays consumer launch of Windows Vista

Microsoft says it plans to delay the consumer launch of Windows Vista until January 2007 from an earlier target for the second half of 2006 and pledged to ship the next version of its operating system to business customers in November.

Windows Live: Microsoft's Antitrust Savior?

Windows Live, might be the way for Microsoft to extend Windows without provoking new antitrust cases.

Microsoft had been sued earlier for bundling Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, Windows Messenger and more into Windows on the desktop. And its inclusion of these elements, plus even more – a calendaring application, a photo gallery, various games – in Windows Vista could spell bigger legal troubles for the company in the not-too-distant future.

Gates about Internet Explorer and web apps

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates spoke to web developers at a conference in Las Vegas on Monday, in a keynote speech which picked up on the growing popularity of web technologies.

Gates also pledged to bolster the company's development efforts on Internet Explorer, which he said has lagged in recent years.

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