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Software industry news
Microsoft kicks off "Dare to Dream Different" competition for developers
Web-based game developers have opportunity to serve Google ads
Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge: $100,000 in prizes
Software Industry Professionals introduces Gold and Silver memberships
Microsoft unveils next version of Visual Studio and .NET Framework
Google calls for ideas to change the world
Adobe introduces its Creative Suite 4 product family
Google's Web browser launched: Google Chrome
Disadvantaging start-up developers? The new-look Download.com
Windows Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 Released
Error-free performance at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Next-generation Delphi and C++Builder development tools unveiled
Microsoft showcases Silverlight during Olympics
SwiftDownloads (Mobile) launched: application downloads for mobile devices
Cuil: The Web's biggest search engine launches
Mobile Games Innovation Challenge
Apple Sells One Million iPhone 3Gs in First Weekend
Adobe Acrobat 9 Released
Nokia makes offer to acquire Symbian Limited
Microsoft announces plans for July 2008 transition for Bill Gates
Programmers invited to participate in Google's global coding competition
Firefox 3 release aims for software download world record
Warner Bros. announces online distribution deals
ACCC proposes to revoke immunity for eBay's PayPal only policy
New Microsoft training and certification programs announced
InstallShield 2009 Released
Preditions for the future of application development at Tech•Ed
Google App Engine to announce open sign-ups, pricing plans, and new APIs
Expansion of file formats scheduled for Microsoft Office
CNET to be acquired by CBS Corporation
Security flaw effects OpenSSL keys generated using certain versions of Linux
Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope Brings Space Exploration to Earth
Previewing Google Friend Connect: Website owners can make any site social
Microsoft, DAISY: Making reading easier for people with print disabilities
Microsoft withdraws proposal to acquire Yahoo! Inc.
Dell offers retail purchasing in Australia
Mac sales up 51%
eBay.com.au to soon force PayPal payments
Run Applications on Google's Infrastructure: Google App Engine
Microsoft proposes taking case directly to Yahoo! shareholders
FLEXnet and InstallShield product family moves to Acresso Software
Prices of .com and .net domain names to increase globally
Electronic Arts' takeover bid for Take-Two declined
New Adobe Server Software protects rich media content
Nokia to integrate Microsoft Silverlight into Symbian OS
Microsoft gives away free technical software to students
Microsoft proposes to acquire Yahoo!
Netscape to end Web browser support after 13 years
Environmentally-friendly patents released to public domain
Microsoft makes accessibility model freely available
Sony Pictures Television Launches YouTube Channels
Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 Announced
'Green IT' to be showcased at CeBIT 2008
Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge for US residents
CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 Announced
New Microsoft HD Photo technology opens new possibilities for developers
Google announces open source project for offline Web applications
CeBIT Australia 2007 described as "the most successful yet"
C++Builder 2007 with Vista enhancements announced for June
InstallShield 2008 features new enhancements for Vista
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Protecting your website's intellectual property online
Your website's domain name, images, text, design, and trademarks are just some of the online intellectual property that you own and that need protection from common online risks.
About PAD files
An introduction to how PAD files are used by software publishers to list their software on download sites.
Making your site's content Web-friendly: writing for the Web
Writing for the Web differs from other forms of writing. Find out some of the most important points to keep in mind when writing content for your website.
Creating a logo for your software business
Logos are a great way to build brand recognition for your business and enhance its professional appearance.
Promoting your business for free using press releases
Press/media releases are a great way to effectively tell a large number of people about your software business.
What's more popular: classifying software as "free to try" or "shareware"?
Results from a study involving 30,000 software products to find out how most software publishers classify their products.
Translating your software for a global market
Open up new markets for your software products by translating them into other languages.
Creating websites for mobile devices
More people world-wide have access to an Internet-ready mobile device than an Internet-enabled PC. In this article we share with you some concepts that are important when preparing your website for this new frontier in online content delivery.
Protecting your software business' domain name(s)
Your website's domain name is one of the most important online assets your business has.
HTML tutorials (WebsiteBytes.com)
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Web Design Articles (WebsiteBytes.com)
A free collection of articles related to Web design and Internet marketing is available on WebsiteBytes.com.