A Web Performance Audit? - Apple to Pass Microsoft in Streaming Media, Two-Thirds of Americans on Broadband - Optimization Week of October 8, 2010
Optimization Week Issue #116, October 8, 2010
This time we've got three new items for you. First up, we show what to expect when you order a web
performance audit. We show some common problems and give some
examples of parts of the analysis to expect. In streaming media
news, Apple is poised to pass Microsoft the streaming media player
share by early 2011, if current growth rates continue. In other
broadband news, two-thirds of Americans are now on broadband, but
the growth of broadband uptake is slowing in the US.
- SPEED TWEAK: What to Expect from a Web Performance Audit
Google's new search rank measure, site speed, is one more reason
to make sure your pages fly. For faster websites and higher
rankings, many companies turn to a performance analysis. Find out
what to look for in a web performance audit.
- BANDWIDTH REPORT: Apple to Pass Microsoft in Streaming Media
Players by Early 2011
Apple is poised to pass Microsoft in the streaming media player
market. Combining iTunes and QuickTime Apple narrowed the gap
with Microsoft to 7.6 percentage points in August 2010. At
current growth rates, Apple should pass Microsoft in streaming
media player usage by early 2011.
- BANDWIDTH REPORT: Two-Thirds of Americans on Broadband
While two-thirds of adult Americans now use broadband, the spread
of broadband in the US has slowed dramatically over the past year.
African-Americans are the major exception with 22% year-over-year