Will MSN buy AOL? Or will Google?
Mark McDonald / 1up.com:
Revolution Controller Finally Revealed — We've seen it, touched it, played games with it. Read this now. — The entire industry has been clamoring for a taste of Nintendo's so-called next-generation 'revolution.' So have we. Every time Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has opened his mouth …
TGS 2005: Hands-on the Revolution Controller — We take Nintendo's innovative new peripheral for a joy ride. Find out why it could change the way we play games forever. — September 15, 2005 - It was a rare opportunity. Yesterday, just outside of Tokyo, Japan, Nintendo invited us …
Matt Casamassina / cube.ign.com:
Live from TGS: Iwata's Keynote — Want some Revolution news? We'll be updating live with everything Nintendo's president says. Click and refresh. — September 15, 2005 - The Tokyo Game Show 2005 is in full effect. Nintendo's president, Satoru Iwata, gives his keynote speech beginning …
Rafat / PaidContent.org:
AOL-Microsoft Talks: Google's Exposure To It : Just thinking this through: It seems that this is a offensive flanking move by Microsoft, intended to hit Google where it hurts most: revenues from partners. — From Google's latest 10-Q quarterly filing with SEC: "We rely on our Google Network members …
Joseph Weisenthal / The Stalwart: MSAOL — What's with the New York Post passing on merger rumors?
Russ / Russell Beattie Notebook:
AOL Going — When I wrote about AOL Rising a few weeks ago, it didn't dawn on me that what they were really doing is prepping themselves up for a sale. Reports are today that talks are under way with MSN, Google and who knows what the guys two floors down from me at Yahoo! are doing as well.
Susan Mernit / Susan Mernit's Blog:
Will MSN buy AOL? Or will Google?
Joel Cere on Reputation Protection …:
Google Search Blogs: The End Of Bloggers' Influence? — Google launched its dedicated blogs search engine. Many have reported on it and I did not feel that I had anything of value to add to the chatter. However, this morning I came across this old article from "The Register while looking …
David Jackson / The Internet Stock Blog: Four Stock Implications of Google Blog Search (GOOG, IACI, MSFT, YHOO)
John Tintle / Alice Hill's Real Tech News: Google's Blog Search Adds New Search Capabilities to Blog Searching
Tony Smith / The Register:
CPUs smarter than 'every human brain combined' by 2060 — Computers will be able to out-think the entire world population put together within the next 60 years, the head of Lucent's research division has forecast. — First, though, phones will be able to tell how their owners smell …
Linda S. Boreman / pressbox.co.uk:
Google unveils new erotica search engine — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - September 15, 2005 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today its plans to enter the lucrative adult content market with a new search engine that will be kept separate from its main line of search services.
Kim Tae-gyu / KoreaTimes:
MARU the Robot to Debut at APEC — Korea looks to attract the world's attention with its advanced technologies during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in November in Pusan. — The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) Thursday said that the state-backed institute plans …
Ina Fried / CNET.com:
Microsoft's Vista looks to get tablets on write track — LOS ANGELES—After years of trying to decipher your scribbles on its own, Microsoft is looking for a little help. — In Vista, the new incarnation of desktop Windows, due next year, the software giant will let people give …
Sherman So / thestandard.com.hk:
Baidu sued over music downloads — The world's biggest music companies are suing Baidu, the mainland search engine that captivated Wall Street investors, for copyright infringement in a move that could force the company to shut down its MP3 search engine, a key to the company's popularity among young Chinese Internet users.
Linux trademark bid rejected — An attempt by the nation's peak Linux body to register the name 'Linux' on behalf of Linus Torvalds has failed. — The regulator, Intellectual Property Australia, turned down the application because the word 'Linux' was not distinctive enough to be trademarked.
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