Updated: Microsoft said Monday it will take the necessary steps to comply with a European Union ruling after an appeal court gave the software giant a stinging defeat. Now Microsoft will have to share code with rivals to ensure interoperability.
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Time Warner's AOL said Monday that it will launch a new ad network called Platform A. Platform A is a new entity that bundles a bunch of recent AOL acquisitions, including Advertising.
Notable headlines:Ed Bott: Everything you’ve read about Vista DRM is wrong (Part 1).EU court crushes Microsoft's antitrust appeal.
Sitting at O'Hare airport in Chicago, subject to another United Airlines delay, I found a few tidbits worth sharing before I board the place for San Francisco.On the heels of its annual user conference, BEA investor and so-called corporate raider Carl Ichan is pushing for a sale of the company, and is planning to meet with investors and possibly get involved in formulating a new slate of board members.
Yahoo apparently is foregoing the big acquisition path and betting that it can succeed in a battle against Facebook, MySpace, Bebo and others with a homegrown social network, Mash. It's an invitation-only service at this point.
A few days ago I saw this NSF press release about Dark Web, a project by Hsinchun Chen and his Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of Arizona to systematically collect and analyze information from terrorist generated Web sites. Then today as I'm driving, I heard Dr.
SCO Group, best known for suing IBM, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.In a statement, SCO said it was filing to reorganize under Chapter 11.
Online broker TD Ameritrade said Friday that it has discovered a database breach that compromised customer accounts. In a statement, TD Ameritrade said it "discovered and eliminated unauthorized code from its systems that allowed access to an internal database.
With AMD's launch of its latest greatest Opteron server chip--formerly codenamed Barcelona--one of the biggest questions is whether lightning can strike twice.The first lightning strike came when AMD (all resources) launched the Athlon line and became a legitimate desktop player.
Verizon Wireless has sued the Federal Communications Commission for overstepping its power when it endorsed two conditions for its auction of 700 MHz wireless spectrum. Specifically, the FCC in July embraced the concept of open applications, the ability to download any application, and open devices, using handhelds for any wireless network.