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.
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Yahoo reported second quarter earnings of 11 cents a share on revenue of $1.24 billion, a tally that was in line with Wall Street's expectations.
Intel delivered a solid second quarter Tuesday with net income of $1.3 billion, or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $8.
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.
To date Oracle's Unbreakable Linux effort has been pretty quiet aside from a few conference call mentions. It certainly hasn't put Red Hat out to pasture.
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.
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.
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.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Dow Jones for $5 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Notable headlines:Dan Farber: Salesforce.com transitions to platform as a service.