Latest from Mary Jo Foley
MSN Soapbox: No longer going it alone against YouTube
It always felt wrong to me to call the fledgling Soapbox on MSN Video a "YouTube killer." As of March 22 -- with NBC, News Corp., MSN, Yahoo, AOL and MySpace all aligning to try to take on Google's YouRube -- it feels a tad better to refer to Soapbox and YouTube in the same breath.
Yahoo layoffs: 'The ultimate poison pill'?
Like RSS pioneer Dave Winer, I wonder what Microsoft thinks of Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang's choice of layoffs? He sure picked some high-profile, strategic folks who Microsoft would, no doubt, love to have added to its ranks as part of its planned Yahoo acquisition.
More things about the Microsoft-Yahoo deal that make you go hmmmm
In a new complaint unsealed under court order on June 2 as part of the shareholder lawsuit against Yahoo for failing to take a multi-billion-dollar acquisition offer by Microsoft, a number of new pieces of information have come to light. Here are some of the ones that made me go 'hmmmm.'