Microsoft did not learn its lesson hiring Jerry
Seinfeld to help launch Vista in the fall of 2008, now apparently Tiger
Woods will be Microsoft's spokesman for Windows 7! Is it possible that Steve
Ballmer actually said ???: "This guy is big - really big from what I hear,
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerman recently
announced significant changes to Facebook expanding 100's of websites with
"open graph" and "like" which may revolutionize the Internet . At the annual f8 Facebook
outside developers' conference on April 21, 2010 Zuckerman demonstrated...
No surprise that Google's search engine continues to grow at the
expense of Yahoo! and Microsoft's Bing. Hitwise now reports April 2010: Google at 71.4%,
Yahoo! down 1% to to 14.96%, Bing down 2% to 9.43%, Ask down 37% to 2.18%, and
the remaining 78 search engines accounted for 2.03%. As these...
Google demonstrated its new
entertainment hub for TV with a browser which includes a joint effort with Sony, Intel and Logitech . As part of the
explained that "Google TV is a new experience made for television
that combines the TV you know and love with the freedom and power...
276 domain names maliciously used by Waledac
botnets were transferred to Microsoft, even though Waledac never participated
in the suit. Waledac sent more than 1.5 billion daily spam messages in 2009. US
District Judge Leonie Brinkema issued the Order transferring the 276 domain
names which in one...
The Department of
Interior (DOI) was enjoined from awarding Microsoft a contract to
provide a Cloud email service following Google's bid protest. US Judge Susan Braden issued a temporary
injunction because the DOI failed to comply with federal procurement laws.
Google and Microsoft both offer...
The US Supreme Court will hear argument
on April 18 in the patent infringement case in which Microsoft has been
enjoined from selling Word with XML features.
The US Solicitor General filed an amicus brief with
the Supreme Court against Microsoft and endorsing the US Patent & Trademark
United States Senators John Kerry and John McCain introduced a bill this
week that proposes greater protection of personal information for online
consumers. Under the Commercial
Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011 , consumers have the right to be notified
of the collection of their personal data and...
VOIP is likely headed in a new
direction now that Microsoft agreed to pay $8.5 billion for Skype .
It was reported that Facebook and Google's offers were in the $3 to 4 billion
range , while at the same time Skype was still considering an
IPO later this year. As a result of this purchase, Microsoft...