Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter earnings hit their targets courtesy of a Vista and Office 2007 boost. For the quarter ending June 30, Microsoft reported earnings of 31 cents a share, including charges related to a revised Xbox 360 warranty policy.
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Google reported second quarter earnings of $925 million, or $2.93 a share, but that wasn't enough to satisfy Wall Street.
At some point every project has to decide when legacy versions will no longer be supported. This is true of open source projects as well--as users of PHP4 are about to find out.
Pageflakes is moving beyond the personal portal page. promoting branded media Pagecasts (personalized pages created with Flakes, or widgets) from USA Today, Rolling Stone, CNN, Washingtonpost.
The details of AT&T's iPhone revenue sharing pact with Apple are secret, but one thing is certain: It's bound to be lucrative for Steve Jobs & Co.Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster issued a research note Thursday that puts some estimates on the AT&T-Apple revenue sharing deal.
On today's podcast:WiMax goes national.George Ou on securing hotspots.
Sprint and Clearwire are pooling resources in a venture that could take WiMax nationwide.The two companies said Thursday that they plan to build a national WiMax (4G) network.
Committees in the Senate and House are planning to have fall hearings on how the Google-DoubleClick deal will impact competition.CNN Money reports that the Senate antitrust subcommittee is planning a hearing to delve into how Google's acquisition of Doubleclick will impact Internet advertising.
eBay CEO Meg Whitman said the company is allocating marketing dollars to Google, but also plans to spend with other partners on increase returns.On eBay's earnings conference call Whitman addressed the Google flap last month (eBay pulled its Google ads over a Google Checkout spat).
SAP said Thursday that its second quarter revenue was up 10 percent from a year ago as it gained market share. The enterprise software giant also said it is investing more into "untapped" markets in the midmarket.