Updated: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the software giant has no intention of making a new offer for Yahoo--even though the Internet company is on sale relative to its first offer.Via ZDNet Australia (Techmeme)Speaking at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) lunch in Sydney today, Ballmer said: "Look, we made an offer, we made another offer.
A bit off topic, but pretty neat nonetheless: Honda has rolled out its second experimental walking device. The contraption is for folks that can walk, but have trouble supporting their weight.
Sprint continues to lose customers to other carriers as the company reported a third quarter subscriber tally of 50.5 million, down from 54 million a year ago.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's developer powwow is getting some attention on what was almost a throwaway sentence. Ballmer said Microsoft may look at WebKit, the browser rendering engine in the Safari and Chrome.
At the Web 2.0 Summit, Intel CEO Paul Otellini demos an unnamed handheld device in early development.
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Microsoft is reportedly wooing Verizon Wireless in an effort to derail the wireless carrier's search deal with Google.According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has been offering Verizon Wireless a better revenue share and higher payments.
At the Web 2.0 Summit, Intel CEO Paul Otellini shows a new social-networking application targeted for businesses.
One of the common themes at Dreamforce and Web 2.0 Summit, both in San Francisco this week, is that companies that add value to their products and services during this economic downturn are the ones that will be best-positioned when the country finally gets its finances back in order.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, John Battelle of Federated Media Publishing questions Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang about Microsoft's bid to buy Yahoo for $33 dollars a share earlier in 2008.
Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang made an interesting comment during his appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit this week.
YouTube may be about to enter a key dealmaking phase kicked off by plans to run full-length ad supported movies on its site. However, the big missing element may be a better cut for the entertainment industry.
Apple's iPhone snagged J.D. Power's top customer satisfaction rating in a study of business smartphone users.
It's been a little more than a year since YouTube announced the launch of its system to identify videos uploaded to its site that contained, without authorization, copyrighted content from television program and movie producers. And it won't be until next year that the $1 billion suit filed by Viacom that alleges continual infringement of its intellectual property by the video-sharing unit of Google gets heard in court.
Google is hoping to perfect YouTube's video identification system with the help of a company that hasn't filed financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission, has a convoluted history and is run by a self-proclaimed "natural born content pirate."And oh yeah this company--Nexicon--is a penny stock.
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