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Is eBay's purchase of Skype paying off?

Skype's revenue for the three months ending March 31 came in at a healthy $79 million, up 123 percent from the same quarter a year ago. The revenue tally was disclosed as eBay reported strong first quarter results and upped its 2007 outlook.

April 18, 2007 by


Yahoo's challenge: Getting the social Web right

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, John Battelle talked with Jeff Weiner, executive vice president of Yahoo’s Network Division, talked about Yahoo's opportunity to turn its half a billion user base into a more closely connected community spending lots of time on Yahoo's network and competing against Google.

April 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Sun: Can it grow services?

Sun Microsystems is looking to grow its $5 billion a year services business by taking a no strings attached approach. Ted Hoy, Sun's vice president of services, said at the company's New York office that the company is looking to distinguish itself in services by going easy on the hardware pitch.

April 18, 2007 by


RIM Botches BlackBerry outage communication

Updated below: Research in Motion's BlackBerry has had an outage since late last night, but the company response was slow. If you dial the BlackBerry support line--877-255-2377--here's what you get: "Please be advised we are currently experiencing a service interruption that is causing delays in sending and receiving messages.

April 17, 2007 by


Intel to add WiMax to notebooks

Intel said at its Intel Developer Forum in Beijing that it will be adding WiMax notebook PCs and other small devices in 2008. The company also added that its next-generation Centrino processor technology "Santa Rosa" is on schedule for May.

April 17, 2007 by