Google using SPDY protocol

 Google’s approach to speeding up the web, explained by Kimsall below, is in stark contrast to Microsoft’s approach to trying to dominate the web 12 years ago. Google’s approach can cut  pageload times about in half, and can really help large and complicated sites that make a lot of requests.  There’s already a proof-of-concept SPDY …

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Why I switched from GoDaddy

You would think something named “Domain Name Registration” would be boring service that the overwhelming majority of Internet users need not think about. However, GoDaddy thinks that may not be good for business, and their latest media blitz has caused me to rethink how I spend my money. I must confess I tolerated their titillating …

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Does URL length matter?

Particularly in emails? I’m curious, and while I’m a fan of cleaner, and short, urls, I can’t find any evidence to support my hunch. If you’re sending links via email, and the url is not hidden behind an href, do complicated looking urls get less clicks? I suspect they would, because users will ignore them …

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