LinkedIn CEO Dan Nye told Fortune that it would take a "helluva lot" more than $1 billion to get the company to sell.Rumors have been flying about News Corp.
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Memory giant Micron Technology rolled out its lineup of solid-state drives Wednesday.The move is another data point in a march toward solid state, NAND memory drives.
Google introduced a new "My Location" feature in version 2.0 of Google Maps for mobile that will help alleviate my map reading and orientation problems.
The SANS Institute report on the state of security circa 2007 is enough to make you want to pull your ethernet cord out. Is anything out there secure?
Google's filing deadline with the Federal Communications Commission's auction of 700 megahertz wireless spectrum is rapidly approaching, but we won't know the search giant's real intentions until 2008.The FCC's filing deadline is Dec.
Yahoo's small business merchant systems go down during the peak Cyber Monday shopping season for much of the day and the best the company can do is a lame mea culpa.Memo to Yahoo: Make your customers whole somehow.
The average cost of a data breach incident was $6.3 billion in 2007, up from $4.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Sunbelt Software: Google search results delivering massive malware attacks. Techmeme.
Forrester outlines new concepts in the information workplace, influenced by Web 2.0 technologies.
It's no wonder the Social Web--the Internet with the concept of people and relationships embedded in the fabric (what Sir Tim Berners-Lee calls the Giant Global Graph)--has become such a controversial topic. It's a kind of spontaneous, greedy gold rush for the social networks to accumulate members, exploit the social graph for revenue and add new features as fast as possible.