Microsoft said Friday it is getting rid of Bing Cashback, a program that allowed advertisers to bid for search advertisements by offering a percentage of sales back to users. When introduced in May 2008, Microsoft had held out the program as a significant way it could change the economics of search.
AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong this week said the company is beginning talks on a new search deal, but a speculative report at Business Insider suggests that the company could end up selling itself outright to Microsoft. Although I have no knowledge that's where things are headed, it certainly seems logical.
Google has confirmed the acquisition of Invite Media, a display advertising company that helps connect buyers and sellers of display advertising. Search advertising pays the bills at Google, but it has targeted display advertising as a growth opportunity for several years, starting with its acquisition of DoubleClick. Google announced the Invite Media buy on its DoubleClick blog Thursday, after MediaMemo reported news of the pending acquisition Wednesday for around $70 million.
Despite no official acknowledgement from Google that it's ditching Microsoft's Windows operating system, Microsoft felt compelled to respond Tuesday. Despite of no official confirmation from Google, Microsoft released a blog post Tuesday afternoon defending Windows security and pointing out that security concerns helped derail a Gmail deployment at Yale University.
Google expects to release its Chrome computer operating system in the "late fall", a top executive said on Wednesday, as it aims a competitive strike at rival Microsoft's Windows. The Chrome system will be designed initially to work on laptop PCs, Sundar Pichai, Google's head of the Chrome project told reporters at the Computex PC show.
The demand for news related to the next-generation iPhone is such that even errant parts of the device are making headlines. On Tuesday, a Portuguese iPhone blog became the latest site to post what are fairly believable images of what may be the iPhone Steve Jobs will reveal on June 7 at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
Google's Chrome browser continued to carve away share of worldwide browser usage from rivals in May, new statistics show.Chrome rose 0.3 percentage points to 7.1 percent of share, said Net Applications, which monitors browser usage on a...
It’s been said that if one wants from other to avoid anything, should start with him. That exactly the case we see at Google. With the recent news and information, Google stopped offerings choice of OS to their employees’ worldwide. Now all Google employees worldwide can either choose Linux or Mac.
Twitter, YouTube, PayPal, MySpace, Alibaba, Baidu, eTrade and Infosys are some of the companies included in the list. Tim Berners-Lee, Vint Cerf, Jim Clark and Andy Grove are some of the internet entrepreneurs who have found mentioned in the list.
Why trust the machines when you can trust your own eyes, your own brain, your own basic sense of survival? This philosophical question comes to mind after reading the tragic tale of a woman, her eyes, her brain, her BlackBerry, and her Google Maps. A tragic accident when Lauren Rosenberg decided to take a walk in Park City, Utah, on January 19, 2009.
Apple said Monday that it has sold more than 2 million iPads since the device debuted April 3rd. It's safe to assume that the vast majority of those sales came from the U.S. market, as the iPad only just went on sale last weekend in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K. Apple didn't say how many iPads were sold internationally.
Microsoft Corp could regain the edge over rivals Google Inc and Mozilla Firefox with its new Web browser due to be launched next year, the head of Microsoft Internet Explorer said. Its has lauched the pre launch test drive for users where people can download the second preview of IE9.0. Intrestingly Microsoft is aiming multiple purpose with its launch, to influence the market for Windows 7 and Office 2010.
Yahoo India has launched World Search Championship 2010, an online game-based search competition where users have to answer 10 questions in the shortest possible time. An interesting part of the competition is that it prompts participants to use Yahoo search to find the right answers. Yahoo had launched a similar completion in the country in October 2008.
Google India has said it will organise Creative Sandbox, an invite-only event for the ad-agencies and marketing heads of leading brands in Mumbai on May 28, 2010. According to Google, this will be the first Creative Sandbox event in India. Google had earlier organised similar events at San Francisco, Chicago, New York in US and at Sydney in Australia.
There were 11 companies who played an important role for gaining Facebook such an exposure.Top of all, it's really surprising, it was Microsoft who outplayed rest all the companies and made Facebook out of reach from most of the companies. An interesting story behind the success of Facebook and how Microsoft helped Facebook to transform its image from 1.5 Billion to 15 Billion company