eBay handily topped Wall Street expectations for the third quarter excluding a charge related to the Skype acquisition.In a statement, eBay reported third quarter earnings excluding the Skype charge of $564 million, or 41 cents a share, on revenue of $1.
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs said Wednesday there will be a third party applications developer kit for the iPhone and iPod Touch in February.In a post in Apple's "hot news" section, Jobs said:Let me just say it: We want native third party applications on the iPhone, and we plan to have an SDK (software developers kit) in developers’ hands in February.
Microsoft's Office SharePoint Server 2007 is getting an assist from Atlassian Software's Confluence, a leading enterprise wiki, and NewsGator, a leading RSS management platform.At the 2007 Web 2.
IBM reported a solid third quarter, but there are some real worries about Big Blue's weak hardware results.IBM's quarter--as usual--was a tale of software and services.
SAP seems to be getting this acquisition thing down. The ERP giant said Wednesday that it is buying YASU Technologies, which makes rules management systems.
Notable headlines:Dion Hinchcliffe: The 10 top challenges facing enterprise mashups. Dave Greenfield: Top 100 Enterprise 2.
Tomorrow the star-studded Web 2.0 Summit gets underway.
Michael Wesch, assistant professor of Cultural Anthropology as Kansas State University, recently posted a video on YouTube about students at his school, focusing on how they learn, their hopes and dreams and how their lives will change in their lifetimes. Wesch is also the author of the "Web 2.
Amazon Web Services, the utility computing company, formally opened its Elastic Compute Cloud beta to all developers and added new instance types, including an "Extra Large with 15 GB of memory, 8 EC2 Compute Units and 1690 GB of instance storage.Instances$0.
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk finds out that using GPS to navigate the roads across the pond could lead to confusion or even disaster.There are those who are in love with them.