Sunday, March 28, 2004
NameTraq Ad-supported service that gathers news articles containing specific last names.
Monday, March 22, 2004
Ohio Sold Records To Fla. Database Company For $50K The state Bureau of Motor Vehicles sold driving records of Ohioans for about $50,000 to a Florida company developing a multistate crime database program, according to a report.
Sunday, March 21, 2004
Monday, March 15, 2004
Encyclopedias gather dust as research moves online "Sometimes my mom uses it as a coaster," says high school senior Andy Ng of Daly City, California.
Sunday, March 14, 2004
Why Are Virus Attacks Getting Worse? "So while the law enforcement agencies and the courts go after music downloaders, the malicious code attacks continue unabated. And with each attack, the problem worsens. Between this load on the Net and the spam problem, it's a miracle that the Internet can run at all."
Friday, March 12, 2004
Buffett Speaks "The closely watched Berkshire chairman praised his company's managers, accepted personal blame for some miscues, and proudly noted his firm's remarkable 39-year compounded annual gain in book value of 22.2 percent. On the political-economic front, he attacked Bush administration policies on taxes and the dollar, and complained again about wayward CEOs and board members (adding mutual fund companies to his list of offenders)."
Posted by JCK at 12.3.04
Sunday, March 07, 2004
InfoUSA opens access to vast database, lobbies on call registry InfoUSA's massive marketing database is being made available for the first time to small businesses at the same time its influential founder is lobbying Congress to exempt small companies from the national do-not-call registry.
Public Library Geographic Database (PLGDB) Mapping The database includes the locations of America’s 16,000 public libraries, population characteristics from the US Census that best describe people that use libraries, and library use statistics from the National Center for Educational Statistics.
Yahoo crawls deep into the Web Yahoo, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., introduced its Content Acquisition Program designed to index the billions of documents contained in public databases but that are commonly inaccessible to search engines, or what's called the invisible or deep Web. To this end, it has aligned with the Library of Congress, the University of California at Los Angeles, National Public Radio, the University of Michigan and Project Gutenberg, among others, to begin seeding its index with fresh, searchable material for Web surfers' queries.