Google China To Shut Down Or To Stop Censoring Google.cn After Gmail Hacking Attacks

“We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn, and so over the next few weeks we will be discussing with the Chinese government the basis on which we could operate an unfiltered search engine within the law, if at all. We recognize that this may well mean having… Continue Reading …

What is the next BIG thing for Microsoft?

At Microsoft’s Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) last week, company officials shared a few tidbits about Microsoft System Center. System Center encompasses a variety of system-management tools that Microsoft sells to IT professionals who want to manage their Windows — and Linux/Unix — clients, servers, hypervisors and more. System Center is one of a handful of… Continue Reading …

Yahoo Got Binged By Microsoft

Yesterday I was wondering who got the better deal and according to Techcrunch, you need only look at the stock movements of Yahoo and Microsoft. Yahoo dipped 12.08% to $15.14, knocking $2.91 billion off their market cap. Microsoft gained 1.41% to $23.80, adding…$2.94 billion to their market cap. So net/net about $30 million in new… Continue Reading …

Microsoft + Yahoo Reach Deal On Search.

Who got a better deal? I think its 50/50 because Yahoo does not get cash and Microsoft does not take over. Today they struck a deal for a 10-year Internet-search partnership, ending a protracted dance and uniting the rivals against Google Inc. Under the deal, Yahoo will make Microsoft’s Bing search engine the search provider… Continue Reading …