WM Morning Wire: 10-24-08
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 out, below are a few press releases that caught our attention this morning that you too might find interesting. If you have a news announcement you would like to share with the Website Magazine community, please contact Website Magazine editors now. If you're not yet a subscriber to our print or digital edition, sign up now - it's free and is the smartest thing you can do as a Web professional.
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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 Opinions
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 5 Million
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.