Welcome to Friday, October 24th, 2008! If you can manage to pull
yourself from the edge as you watch your financial investments all but bottom
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Educational Institutions Use
Yahoo!(R)'S Mobile Development Platform to Create Mobile Widgets for Leading
Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) today announced the winners of the inaugural Yahoo! Mobile
Developer Awards (YMDA), the first of several competitions showcasing innovation
and talent of Singapore students, who created mobile-optimised applications
using Yahoo!'s latest mobile development platform -- Yahoo! Blueprint(TM).
TripAdvisor Reaches 20 Million Reviews and
TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel community, today announced it now
features more than 20 million traveler reviews and opinions in six languages, up
from 15 million in April of this year and 6 million two years ago. TripAdvisor
has also experienced rapid growth in registered members, jumping from more than
5 million members at the start of the year to more than 9 million members today.
CyberDefender User Base Skyrockets to
CyberDefender Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CYDE), a provider of
award-winning PC Security and Identity Theft prevention solutions, today
announced the expansion of its client base to over 5 million. With one of the
most robust early detection solutions available in the marketplace,
CyberDefender's growth marks a new milestone for the company.
EstDomains, Inc Combating Cyber Crime --
Thousands Domain Names Suspended
In September 2008 EstDomains, Inc, (http://estdomains.com), a US-based domain
name Registrar, announced a great cleanup season among the accounts registered
under the name of the company. The new advanced account monitoring system has
been applied in order to reveal the possible presence of corrupted data outgoing
from the domain names purchased from EstDomains, Inc and every single account
has been scanned thoroughly; thousands of domain names were irreversibly
suspended as a result.