US surfers flock to web video

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More than 75 per cent of US internet users watched a streaming or progressive download video during November, averaging 3.25 hours per person. Research firm comScore said that Google sites, which include YouTube, increased video...

Google Asks Surfers for Help

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Google is asking surfers with time on their hands to help it categorize and label the images indexed by its search engine, building a database of knowledge about the contents of the images. The company...

China Web surfers swelled to 59 million in 2002

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The ranks of Chinese Internet users swelled by a whopping 75 percent to 59.1 million people by the end of 2002, overtaking Japan as the world's second-largest Web population, semi-official report revealed on Thursday. ...

Web surfers brace for pop-up downloads

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Web surfers who thought online advertisements were becoming increasing obtrusive may be dismayed about a new tactic: pop-up downloads. In recent weeks, some software makers have enlisted Web site operators to entice...

Web surfers snubbing search engines

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Internet surfers are increasingly favoring direct navigation and bookmarks over search engines and Web links, according to a study released this week. WebSideStory, a US-based company that measures Internet audiences, said that...

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