The Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance

The Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance is a major initiative between our companies to create a competitive choice in search for advertisers and consumers. The combined scale will assist both companies in speeding the pace of innovation to improve the search user experience, as well as help advertisers get better results and help improve monetization for partners.
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Google Docs vs Microsoft Web Apps

I spend an entire day playing around both Google Docs and Microsoft Web Apps. Even though I am using Google Docs for the past one year, I believe Microsoft Web Apps will be a serious challenge to Google in 2010 but will users migrate? Will I migrate? Now that’s a tough question.

Below I have discussed what advantages Google Docs has over MS Web Apps and vice versa.

Advantage of Google Docs
Due to Google Doc’s openness to support all Microsoft Document, Spreadsheet, and PowerPoint formats along with OpenOffice formats and PDF format, converting one format into another and working across multiple environments become much more easier. It also supports HTML, Txt, and Rtf formats.
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One Facebook, Two Faces [One is Real Ugly]

By Saad Mustafa Warraich, Karachi – Pakistan
I had been banned from Facebook and my account had been disabled a night before Facebook was banned in Pakistan. Before all this happened, I visited the blasphemous page “Draw Muhammad Day” and the content on the page hurt me badly.
Once again a certain group of westerners called it the “freedom of expression” and went on to show extremism – something they always verbally disassociate themselves from.
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Arab-American from Michigan crowned 2010 Miss USA

24-year-old Arab American from Michigan beat out 50 other women to take the 2010 Miss USA title Sunday night, despite nearly stumbling in her evening gown.

Rima Fakih of Dearborn, Mich., won the pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip after strutting confidently in an orange and gold bikini, wearing a strapless white gown that resembled a wedding dress and saying health insurance should cover birth control pills.
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Limera1n or Ra1ndrop To Jailbreak iPhone 4.0?

Limera1n or Ra1ndrop To Jailbreak iPhone 4.0?
The buzz is growing regarding a new domain name, www.limera1n.com, registered and recently updated by the infamous iPhone hacker, GeoHot. While Hotz has not confirmed the domain’s ownership and purpose, the whois record for both limera1n.com and Hotz’ blackra1n.com are same, confirming that the domain actually belongs to him.
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