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Yahoo to lay out strategic plan in next 100 days

Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang made his earnings conference call debut on Tuesday and said the next "100 days or so" will be spent mapping out the strategic plan for the company.Yahoo, which reported its second quarter results and cut projections for the second half of 2007 (statement), will unveil a new strategic plan in the fall, said Yang.

July 17, 2007 by


The 25th Anniversary of the Virus

Writing in Science (subscription required), Richard Ford and Eugene Spafford discuss the 25th anniversary of the computer virus.Don Reisinger notes that depending on what you count as a virus, it may actually be the 30th anniversary of the virus.

July 17, 2007 by Phil Windley


Google launches custom search for SMBs

Google unveiled Tuesday its latest initiative to court small businesses--a custom search tool dubbed Google Custom Search Business Edition. Google's small business search allows companies to add Google search to their web sites.

July 17, 2007 by


Analyst: BEA Systems' end game is near

A Credit Suisse analyst thinks BEA Systems is likely to go on the auction block in the next three to six months. And the potential buyer is two likely suspects: Private equity firms or Oracle, which indicated it has no plans to slow down its acquisition pace.

July 16, 2007 by

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A SOA reading list

Service oriented architecture may be going mainstream--at least to the media.In recent days there has been a bevy of stories about SOA--beyond the daily developments that Joe McKendrick tracks.

July 16, 2007 by