The handwringing over Google's hiring practices is getting to be comical.Google hired 2,130 people in the third quarter and now employs almost 16,000.
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Radar Networks has finally taken the wraps of its stealthy semantic Web platform. I met with company CEO Nova Spivack earlier this week to get the lowdown on Twine, the first application of the company’s technology.
VJ Joshi views the world in terms of trillions of pages of paper to be consumed by printers. He is executive vice president of HP's Imaging and Printing Group, and manages the $30 billion business.
AMD reported strong third quarter revenue growth Thursday, but not enough to make the company turn a profit.AMD reported a net loss of $396 million, or 71 cents a share, on revenue of $1.
Google reported strong third quarter results Thursday, but it was unclear whether it was strong enough to propel the stock price to that $700 mark some analysts have been projecting.After market close, Google reported revenue of $4.
Jeff Huber, senior vice president of engineering at Google, gave a brief presentation at the Web 2.0 Summit on what he called the programmable Web, referring mostly to gadgets.
Dan Scheinman, senior vice president and general manager of the Cisco Media Solutions Group, provided some insight about his company's ambitions in networking, the social kind rather than the infrastructure for moving digital bits. He introduced Eos (not to be confused with Cisco's IOS or EOS), an entertainment operating system, which he described as a platform for creating and managing a community-based entertainment experience.
Microsoft's Popfly mashup builder is now in open beta program. During an interview at the Web 2.
Steve Ballmer was first at bat as the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco resumed for the second day.