Neil Hunt, Chief Product Officer of Netflix talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about transforming the company’s movie rental service from DVDs by mail to online delivery. He also discusses how the company is using digital rights management solutions, developing new delivery platforms and bringing its movies to Mac users.
Microsoft is reportedly close to landing Verizon Wireless in a search deal at the expense of Google. Why?
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Andrew Nusca: CES 2009 Preview: All quiet on the...
Sometimes, that back-and-forth typing of an IM chat just isn't working for you in a way that a voice conversation or face-to-face meeting might.Today, Google launched video and voice chat for Gmail - not necessarily a ground-breaking feature but somewhat different from other models because the feature is built into the Gmail inbox window, instead of a separate application.
Google will work with the Centers for Disease Control to track flu trends. The game plan: Capture data on searches related to flu, chest congestions and colds and report back to the CDC.
Sex sells. As long as you don't go too far.Here is your typical family on the beach.
NebuAd, the controversial company that was trying to sell deep-packet inspection technology as a means of delivering more relevant ads, has already had most of the life sucked out of it. Now, a class action lawsuit filed in U.
Facebook, which is reportedly being outhustled on ad sales by MySpace, is rolling out a new model to advertisers. The aim: Get you to interact with an ad.
NetSuite now has a big brother to expand its footprint: Hewlett-Packard.In a partnership announced Tuesday (statement), NetSuite and HP said they will partner to offer software as a service applications to small and midsized businesses.
The patience over Microsoft and Yahoo's never-ending deal dance is wearing thin among the chattering class--bloggers, analysts and folks sick of following this dysfunctional courtship--and the consensus is right. The time to do a Microsoft-Yahoo deal is now and it's time to put aside the bad boardroom blood and hook up on search.
If you’re not working with virtualization today, you likely will be. Whether it’s through consolidating a data center, deploying software appliances or streaming applications, virtualization will bring dramatic change to IT over the next decade.
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows 7 - The "Blue Badge" experience.
On Monday, the Society for Information Management (SIM) released the results of its 2008 IT Trends Survey and it contained a generally upbeat forecast for IT in 2009, although the survey was conducted in June, before the global economic meltdown.
Last month, after a press event at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, I made an off-the-cuff observation about the future leadership of the company. In short, I commented on how Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, who took a portion of stage time from Jobs to talk about new notebooks, was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt - Jobs' signature outfit.
Sam Diaz and Sumi Das talk about what sort of forces - everything from Circuit City's Chapter 11 filing to news that Windows 7 will make its debut in time for next year's holiday season - will dictate the mood of this holiday season.
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