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The History of Microsoft

The History of Content, From Cave Paintings to Flipboard

Why Every Company Needs a Robert Scoble

Facebook’s 50 billion valuation, in perspective

A Look At the Windows Phone 7

Amazon’s Journey

Internet 2010 in numbers

What happened with the Internet in 2010?How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If it’s stats you want, you’ve come to the right place.We used a wide variety of sources from around the Web to put this post together. You can find the full list of source references at the bottom of the post if you’re interested. We here at Pingdom also did some additional calculations to get you even more numbers to chew on.Prepare for a good kind of information overload. Email107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010.294 billion – Average number of email messages per day.1.88 billion – The number of email users worldwide.480 million – New email users since the year before.89.1% – The share of emails that were spam.262 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 89% are spam).2.9 billion – The number of email accounts worldwide.25% – Share of email accou…

The facebook economy

The Services Used By Y Combinator Startups

A domain profiler document on GitHub is providing some interesting insights into the services that Y Combinator startups use to host its services.The breakdown is according to Web host, Email host, DNS Host, Registrar, SSL Issuer and Certificate type. The profiler shows:Amazon Web Services is the most popular for hosting applications, followed by Rackspace and Soft Layer. A total of 39 of the startups use Amazon.com, including Rapportive, airbnb and Cloudant. Rackspace is second but if you include its Slicehost service then it comes pretty close Amazon with 30 using Rackspace and six on Slicehost.Windows Azure is noticeably absent. Not one company is listed as using the Microsoft service.Google is by far the favorite for email hosting.GoDaddy dominates as the registrar of choice.Startups use "other/self-hosted" for DNS service. GoDaddy is second in popularity.The majority of companies do not have an SSL issuer. For those that do, GoDaddy is again the top choice.The results s…

10 business models that rocked 2010

If you want to follow all the business concepts that are being discussed here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or join our Linkedin group (+1300). Thanks for visiting!Already top presentation of the day on Slideshare and we didn’t even put the word out. In our most recent presentation ’10 Business Models that rocked 2010’ we looked at the previous year and chose our top picks of the year. Not every interesting revenue model was included. Some of course missed our selection. I personally didn’t choose penny auction concepts like Swoopo and others. People that joined one of our workshop sessions knew already that these concepts are quite fraudulous. Auction platforms like this aren’t very sustainable. Recent figures already showed that Swoopo is indeed in decline. Other emerging concepts like Quora aren’t on the list either. Although everybody is talking about this relative new content platform, they didn’t figure out what business model to roll out. Sounds very Twitterish, n…

20 Great Web Applications Alternatives to Usual Desktop Software

Desktop Software has been a great help in our computer work purposes. They serve as our working tool on our projects, designs, hobbies, interest etc. But web apps have set a great trend over the web. Developers of web applications created applications that are likely powerful as the desktop software but create more great output and easiness.  The best thing is that you don’t need to install any of these web apps to use. Just browse over the web and visit these great web applications.In this article, I’ll be presenting 20 great web applications alternatives to your usual desktop software. Hope you will love it.

Facebook in 20 Minutes: 2.7M Photos, 10.2M Comments, 4.6M Messages

Facebook in 20 Minutes: 2.7M Photos, 10.2M Comments, 4.6M MessagesFriday, December 31, 2010 at 7:37AM To celebrate the new year Facebook has shared the results of a little end of the year introspection. It has been a fecund year for Facebook:43,869,800 changed their status to single3,025,791 changed their status to "it's complicated"28,460,516 changed their status to in a relationship5,974,574 changed their status to engaged36,774,801 changes their status to marriedIf these numbers are simply to large to grasp, it doesn't get any better when you look at happens in a mere 20 minutes:Shared links: 1,000,000 Tagged photos: 1,323,000Event invites sent out: 1,484,000Wall Posts: 1,587,000 Status updates: 1,851,000Friend requests accepted: 1,972,000Photos uploaded: 2,716,000Comments: 10,208,000Message: 4,632,000If you want to see how Facebook supports these huge numbers take a look at a few posts.One wonders what the new year will bring?Related ArticlesWhat the World Eats fr…