- Alibaba Acquires Yahoo China (Webmaster World): "In a move that will surely shake up the Search Industry in China, Alibaba has acquired the complete Yahoo China package, including Websites, Search Technology and Advertising business."
- Listen to Google Founder Sergey Brin (IT Conversations): Listen to Sergey Brin as he talks about Google's early days and where they're going now.
- Google and IBM Team Up (Unofficial Google Weblog): "IBM and Google have joined to create a better enterprise search product than either company could do by itself."
- Drunken Online Shopping-Yes, You Read That Right (Search Engine Lowdown): "As part of its investigations into online spending behaviour, Conchango commissioned research from GfK NOP (formerly known as NOPWorld) which found that 7 percent of Britons know someone who has shopped online while under the influence."
- Google Keeps Scanning Away (Search Engine Journal): "Google is resuming its controversial project to digitise millions of books and make them searchable on the net."
- AOL Founder Steve Case Resigns (NY Times Technology): "Stephen M. Case, a founder of America Online and an architect of the ill-fated merger with Time Warner, said yesterday that he had resigned from Time Warner's board."
- Kids Take More Risks Online At Home (Internet Week): "Children are more likely to download illegal software, chat with strangers and engage in other risky Internet activities at home than in school, a study released Monday showed."
- Wikipedia To Go Hard Copy (eWeek): "Entries from Wikipedia, the popular free online encyclopedia written and edited by Internet users, may soon be available in print for readers in the developing world, founder Jimmy Wales said Monday."
Related: Get your copy of the free printable Yahoo Cheat Sheet, go power searching with Google Shortcuts, shop online (preferably sober), learn more about Google Print, check out AOL Search, or read my safe search checklist.