Yahoo fired its CEO, Carol Bartz, and also put itself up for sale. Sort of ironic given that it expended so much energy in fighting off a bid by Microsoft to buy the company for $44 billion. Also don’t forget the chance Yahoo had to buy Google. Yahoo was the first big place to search [...]
Google just bought Motorola’s mobility division for $12.5 billion.
This is somewhat strange news coming just a day or two after Motorola announced it would be charging royalties on Android phones for use of its patents.
If you design websites, you’ve probably had to view a site in multiple versions of Internet Explorer.
Unfortunately, you can only usually have one version of IE installed on your computer.
Now Micrsoft has come out with a way preview web pages with multiple versions of IE.
If you’ve opened up Internet Explorer 6 recently (I only do so for testing), you might have noticed that instead of the normal Microsoft portal (MSN, Live, Bing, and so on), you get a message encouraging you to upgrade your browser.
Click through for more.
Ever wonder what information various social media and other websites have on you?
So does the government.
A site called Cryptome has released the ways in which popular websites give information to law enforcement agencies.
A problem with Microsoft’s RMS (Rights Management Services) prevented Office users from viewing their own files. The problem only affected Microsoft Office 2003, not Office 2007. The TechNet bulletin seemed to be phrased in a strange way: Starting on December 11, 2009, customers using Office 2003 will not be able to open Office 2003 documents [...]
The New York Post is reporting that Google is afraid of Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing. The paper is reporting that Google co-founder Sergey Brin has put together a crack team to upgrade their search engine. Microsoft is claiming to focus Bing on giving better results for shopping, travel, health and local searches. Given that [...]