Monday, 16 April 2007

Happenings While I Was On Vacation

Well, it's been interesting to catch up on all the news that took place while I was away on vacation. Below are some of the main news stories that occurred while I was gone (in no particular order!):

  1. Google Checkout was made available in the U.K.
  2. Google bought DoubleClick for $3.1 billion (that's $3,100,000,000)
  3. Google played two April Fool Jokes - TiSP and Google Paper
  4. Google formally released new formats for AdSense ad units
  5. Google introduced a new format for ads that appear directly above the search results
  6. Yahoo announced that it will soon require a short description for all ads, limited to 70 characters