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Microsoft, Google Execs Dominate Billionaires List

A recent Forbes report reveals just how much money can be made in the lucrative consumer technology business. Forbes' annual list of the world's wealthiest people is largely dominated by executives from the tech industry's biggest firms, including ... Microsoft and Google. Sitting atop the world's richest people list is Mexican mobile mogul Carlos Slim Helu, who controls Latin American firm America Movil. Helu's net worth: an astounding $73 billion. Gates, Ballmer, Allen in Top 60 Not far behind is Microsoft chairman Bill Gates , who is worth a reported $67 billion. A short jump down the list to ... (view more)

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'Sizer', and 'Backlink Checker For Page Rank'

Sizer Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size. The utility is also ... handy when compiling screen-shots for documentation, using Sizer allows you to easily maintain the same window size across screen grabs. http://www.brianapps.net/sizer.html Backlink Checker For Page Rank This free tool uses search engines to find inbound links for arbitrary page or web domain, and shows those pages with their PageRank. It shows ... (view more)

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Search Engines and Algorithms, Part 2

RE: search engines and algorithms One of the determining factors in the way that Google ranks a web site depends on something called link popularity. In fact, Google has patented technology known as "Page Rank", which lists sites based on how many ... other web sites are pointing to it (by the use of web links). For example: Lockergnome has very high link popularity because many other web sites on the Internet are linked to Lockergnome. Essentially, Google considers that: if a web page / site (such as Lockergnome) is regarded by a large number of other web sites, it increases the ... (view more)

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