In this edition: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent speech causes mixed reactions on the Web;
Nepalese net users react to the border dispute with India; Michael Moore previews his latest film online.
Today on the Net: the disappearance of Air France flight 447 sparks questions; the take-over of GM by the state is largely criticized; and a Google Earth map pays homage to the fallen soldiers of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Microsoft opens a new front in its multi-billion dollar war for web supremacy with Google but is Bing, which launches this week, strong enough and smart enough to challenge the supremacy of the Web's biggest online search engine?
Despite the tought economic climate, internet search giant Google reported a rise in quarterly net profit but said its first quarter revenue declined three percent compared with the fourth quarter of 2008 as revenue growth dropped off.
There's been much sabre-rattling over the last few weeks by representatives of the printed press in the direction of Google and other websites that aggregate news, including threats of legal challenges and even name calling.
A report published on the influential Silicon Valley blog TechCrunch claims that Google is in "advanced talks" to acquire micro-blogging site Twitter, but other IT blogs say the talks are merely "product-related" informal discussions.