Top Stories of 2008: Method to Our Madness
Choosing the 10 most significant stories among 5,208 involves a little more than checking the most popular reads on eWEEK.com.By: John Hazard Between Jan. 1 and Dec. 7, 2008, eWEEK published 5,208 stories on the events, trends, news and moments of enterprise IT. Choosing the 10 most significant among them involved a little more than checking the most popular reads on eWEEK.com.
First we had to decide "what is a story."
- Microsoft buys Fast Search & Transfer for $1.2 billion to compete with Google
- Shutdown of McColo-it kind of went under the radar, but when you shut someplace down and see an 80 percent or so drop in spam, that's a big deal
- DNS flaw patched by multiple vendors
- Microsoft phases out-again-Windows Live OneCare