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PUBLIC MARKS from bhartzer with tag 2008

July 2009

Oracle Reports Recent Sales

Oracle is reporting that more than 140 communications service providers worldwide have selected or extended their contracts with them in the last fiscal year, June 2008 through May 2009.

May 2009

Auto Sales Numbers for April 2009

Ford continued to amaze, as Ford gained retail share, for the sixth time in last seven months. Ford Fusion set a monthly sales record and grew strength in the mid-size car segment. Mitsubishi car sales are down a whopping 55.9 percent from April 2008 sales.

April 2009 There Are Hopeful Signs In Housing Market

Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors reported that sales of existing homes were up in February, and now, the trade organization s Pending Home Sales Index is showing an increase of 2.1 percent in February. But, the rise is a modest one - the index is still 1.4 percent below February 2008 s level.

December 2008

2009 Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

Last year, the North American Car of the Year was the Chevrolet Malibu. The 2008 North American Truck of the Year was the Mazda CX-9. Here are the 2009 North American Car and Truck of the Year finalists.

2008 Open Web Awards People’s Choice Winners Announced

As a blog partner for the 2008 Open Web Awards, I’m pleased to announce the winners.

Best in Blogs: Year in Review; Zeitgeist; Top 10s of 2008 : takes stock of 2008, which is a nice change of pace after losing stock all year. Here are the best blog posts of 2008.

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2008

The 14th Annual Top 10 PR Blunders List features bailed out big shots, political snafus and a clueless Dept of Veterans Affairs.

October 2008

2008 Texas Domainers And Developers Convention Coming Soon

Texas is about to get the first convention dedicated to domain names and web developers.

Home Improvement Tax Credits Are Part of EESA 2008

Making home improvements? Claim your tax credit. The EESA 2008 extends the tax credit for energy-efficient purchases in 2009, and adds wood pellet stoves as a new class of eligible energy efficient property.

Top 20 Games for the 2008 Holiday Season

GameSpot has unveiled its annual list of the Top 20 Most Anticipated Games of the upcoming holiday season. The list is made up of this season’s hottest and most-talked about games

September 2008

comScore Releases August 2008 Search Engine Rankings

In August 2008, searchers in the USA conucted 11.7 billion core searches, virtually unchanged from July 2008. Googles web sites extended their lead in the core search market share by 1.1 percentage points.

Googlebot Caused United Airlines Stock

Apparently Googlebot caused the stock of United Airlines to plummet on September 7, 2008.

July 2008

Domain Name Taken From Auction Winner

According to the guy, he originally bid for the domain name back in June 2008. He subsequently won it because he was the only bidder, was out $99, and the domain name was promptly transferred to this account with domain registrar Moniker.

OSS News Review Releases OSS Visibility Index for June 2008

OSS News Review has released the OSS Visibility Index ratings for the month of June 2008. The OSS Visibility Index is a list of the most visible companies and products and services in the telecom OSS/BSS industry.

June 2008

Survey Says Economy Will Not Effect Our Online Spending

A new survey reveals that consumers expect to reduce their overall spending in 2008 but this will not effect online spending

We Searched for the iPhone 7 Million Times During April 2008

comScore says we searched seven million times for the Apple iPhone during the month of April, 2008. Google had most searches for iPhones.

WIA Predicts Rise in Blogger Arrests

The WIA predicts more arrests in 2008 even as blogging continues to be a popular vehicle outside mainstream offline media.

comScore Releases May 2008 Search Engine Rankings

comScore has released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the United States search engine rankings for May, 2008.

2008 Survey Says Undergrads Want to Work for Google

Nearly one in five undergraduate students chose Google as their IDEAL Employer.

Bretford Showcases Furniture At NeoCon 2008

Bretford Manufacturing is transforming its showroom for the NeoCon World Trade Fair 2008.

May 2008

Jipingmi China Real Estate Search Engine Launches English Version for Olympics

The English version of this real estate search engine, collects property listings from several different property listing sources. Helpful if you are going to the 2008 Olympics and need a place to stay.

SES Awards 2008 Accepting Nominations

The Search Engine Strategies SES Awards, hosted by Search Engine Strategies and Search Engine Watch, will be honoring the best search engine marketers on August 20, 2008.

Automakers Report April 2008 Auto Sales

The automakers have reported their sales data for April 2008. Chrysler reports that their fuel-efficient compact vehicles set a new sales record for April. Fuel efficient cars are doing very well, we seem to be buying them like crazy.

April 2008

More Readers For A Better Earth

Today is Earth Day 2008. I have seen it celebrated at first in Google and later on, in many blogs who wrote about it, or celebrated it by changing their usual header to a greener one.

Websites Celebrating Earth Day 2008

I thought I would point out some of the best Earth Day blog posts as well as the sites that have done something on their site to help promote Earth Day 2008.