Apple said that it has sold 1 million iPhones over Friday, Saturday and Sunday.Given the activation hurdles, Apple's tally (statement) is stunning and well ahead of what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster--one of the more bullish Apple followers out there--predicted.
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A Citi Investment Research survey of 200 CIOs finds a cautious outlook for technology spending that's roughly flat in the second half compared to a year ago. Under the surface, however, there are some interesting crosscurrents and IT buyers are getting better pricing.
The following is a guest post from Andrew Mager, associate technical producer at ZDNet. This dispatch is from the Bay Area PHP Meetup.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Yahoo rejects latest Microsoft-Icahn proposal; Calls Microsoft 'erratic'WSJ: New Rejection from Yahoo Sets The Stage for Ugly FightDana Blankenhorn: We don't want you to talk, Mr.
Yahoo says it has rejected another offer from Microsoft and Carl Icahn. The latest offer, delivered Friday, was another gambit to acquire Yahoo's search business.
Let’s go to the videotape. Or, at least the digitized history of the iPhone.
Update 2:35 p.m. ET: Looks like one of these wild cards--the snafus--turned out to be a big issue today.
Corporate technology departments are becoming the primary gatekeepers of Web 2.0 purchases--it used to be the business types--but could use a little education on concepts like mashups.
Notable headlines:The iPhone 3G rollout: Assessing the wild cardsSteve O'Hear: Gallery: 25+ social networking apps for iPhone and iPod touch. Gallery right.
Jerry Yang, poker player, AP News It’s been a bad year for Jerry Yangs.The one everyone knows, the Stanford student who is a co-founder of Yahoo, is getting pistol-whipped by Google, founded by other Stanford students.