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Ballmer's formula: Patience and innovation

During an interview with Elevation Partners' Roger McNamee,  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer cited Microsoft's well known "tenacity, persistence, patience and willingness to stay after it" as the way the company will thrive in the Web world, led by companies like Google and Yahoo. "We will show our usual innovation and patience, which distinguishes us from many other tech companies.

May 11, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Google's free pass

Of all the coverage of Google's press day, Paul Kedrosky has the most incisive perspective, with the fewest words, which is always a bonus:     ...

May 11, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Another music titan (Sony) bites the Apple dust

News.com's Greg Sandoval: The behemoth Japanese conglomerate [Sony], which once controlled the portable music market, announced Tuesday that the company's data compression technology would be compatible with a number of rival formats, including Apple's format of choice, AAC....

May 10, 2006 by David Berlind

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Google's Serendipity

Google's press day brought out the cyrptic visionary in CEO Eric Schmidt, conceptualizing the future of search and the human/Web interface. From Elinor Mills' write up from the event today: In the end, the users will dictate the direction of search and Internet services, he said.

May 10, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Google rejection notice ??

This is the first time I have seen this...I was just heading for the Google home page and received this 403 page:  When I typed in a query into the toolbar, no problem.

May 10, 2006 by Dan Farber

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