Guiness, which is owned by Diageo, created the first Arthur's Day last year to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Arthur Guinness signing a 9,000 year lease on St James's Gate brewery in 1759. For the past two weeks, I've been on vacation in Ireland.
Download Firefox 3 Today: Firefox Download Day to Set a Guiness World Record No, the two are not related, as far as I can tell. But Congratulations to Firefox (my personal browser of choice) for reaching 20% of market share.
Firefox 3 will be released today which makes today Firefox Download Day 2008. To build its user base, Mountain View-based Mozilla will attempt a Guinness World's Record for the most software downloads in 24 hours.
Topics for today include the SES Conference Party schedule, search engine advertising, the Guiness Book of World Records, sponsored search answers, ebay's purchase of shopping.com, a new Google user interface test, new Google Gmail interfaces...