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Seems that last post about Oxford University Prof. Jonathan Zittrain and his worry about Apple's iPhone -- as well as other technology derailing our creativity -- struck a bit of a nerve. Several of you have written in, deriding his claims, calling him a Luddite, and more importantly, calling into question the basis on which he forms his opinions.
What am I missing here? That was the polite version of what went through my mind after reading Oxford University's professor Jonathan Zittrain wax philosophic about how the increasing adoption of Apple's iPhone, Research in Motion's Blackberry, and Microsoft's Xbox threaten to derail our very creativity.
The growing advertising ambitions of technology powerhouses like Google and Microsoft are creating alarm in the executive suites of ad agencies.
Close, but no cigar, at least not yet when it comes to Google's mobile operating system platform code-named Android, at least according to the folks at The Wall Street Journal.
Shares of Yahoo fell about 3 percent on Friday as reports of a brain drain raised fresh worries about the future of the Web company after it chose to partner with Google instead of Microsoft.
In the face of a weak economy and $4-a-gallon gasoline, many people are cutting corners, but don't expect them to sacrifice their summer vacation.
Microsoft sought on Friday to enlist support for its opposition to a new advertising collaboration deal between Google and Yahoo, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Stocks bobbed up and down Thursday, struggling to hold onto gains, as investors weighed oil's retreat against a dismal manufacturing reading and a fresh wave of concern about banks. Oil slipped nearly $5, settling at $131.93 a barrel.
Corporate raider Carl Icahn has had much to say about Yahoo's internal machinations and its refusal to submit to the hostile overtures of Microsoft. He's had much to say about the company's planned partnership with Google, which surprisingly, seemed a little more positive than many experts had anticipated.
An investor with a minority stake in Yahoo on Thursday urged Microsoft to take its most recent proposal for a partial investment directly to Yahoo shareholders and prove its merits.
Wall Street can be a fickle place, and as investors wonder where they ought to park their money while they ride out the economic volatility gripping the country right now, they may want to harken back to some oldies but goodies: Apple Inc., Google, Research in Motion and Amazon.
Professional networking site LinkedIn just earned a $1 billion dollar-plus valuation, raising $53 million from a group of VCs led by Bain Capital, for about five percent of the company, giving it a valuation of $1 billion plus.
Yahoo and Google face intense U.S. Justice Department scrutiny of their deal to share some advertising revenue, and the heat will likely increase under a new administration.
Stocks closed lower Wednesday, led by financial and auto stocks after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley, CarMax and FedEx. Regional banks also took a hit after Fifth Third cut its dividend.
Stocks declined Wednesday, led by financials, after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley and a dismal outlook from FedEx. The Dow briefly slipped below 12,000 -- the first time that's happened since March 18, when the market was reeling from the collapse of Bear Stearns.
Yahoo may not be in a celebratory mood, but if it feels like pulling out a cake and cupcakes, today would be a good day for it: Jerry Yang's one-year anniversary as Yahoo's CEO.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors booed results from Morgan Stanley and a dismal outlook from economy gauge FedEx.
After last night's 39-point annihilation of the Lakers by the Celtics, a game which left LA's best looking like a mound of pulverized Kobe beef, I can tell you one person outside of Boston's who's smiling today: Shaquille O'Neal.
Wall Street was bracing for another rough day as investors worried over earnings reports and oil inventories, with bad news from Federal Express adding to the downbeat mood.
Microsoft said on Wednesday it had purchased privately held digital television advertising technology company Navic Networks.