Troubling Exits At Microsoft — Once the dream workplace of tech's highest achievers, it is suffering key defections to Google and elsewhere. What's behind the losses? — When Microsoft Corp. (MFST ) hired computer scientist Kai-Fu Lee away from hardware maker Silicon Graphics Inc. …
Rogers, Bell Canada team up — Bitter rivals Rogers Communications Inc. and Bell Canada have agreed to jointly build and manage a wireless high-speed Internet network that is expected to reach more than two-thirds of Canadians in less than three years. — The two communications companies …
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.
Analysis: Why Apple picked Intel over AMD — Steve Jobs sent a seismic shocker across the tech landscape in June when he announced Apple would phase out PowerPC chips and put Intel processors inside Macs starting in 2006. To some, the move seemed puzzling: Why would Jobs, the king of cool design …
Music giants sue 'Chinese Google' over MP3 downloads — Music giants Universal, EMI, Warner, Sony BMG and their local subsidiaries are suing China's largest search engine Baidu for allegedly infringing the copyright of hundreds of songs, the company said on Friday.
Hands On With the Revolution — TOKYO — The Revolution will be televised, and so will every movement of your hands. — After months of teasing, Nintendo has pulled back the curtain on the controller that will accompany its upcoming home game console, called Revolution, when the system launches in 2006.
A Rendezvous With Microsoft's Deep Throat — Meet mystery blogger Mini-Microsoft, an employee who runs a virtual watercooler for his corporate colleagues, also anonymous — I didn't have to change cabs twice and slip into the shadows of a suburban parking garage at 2 in the morning.
Googlebombing 'failure' — Posted by Marissa Mayer, Director of Consumer Web Products — If you do a Google search on the word [failure] or the phrase [miserable failure], the top result is currently the White House's official biographical page for President Bush.
The meaning of free speech — The acquisition by eBay of Skype is a helpful reminder to the world's trillion-dollar telecoms industry that all phone calls will eventually be free — NIKLAS Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype, which distributes software that lets people …
China Mulls 'Gang of 15 Million' — For Westerners, the news that an estimated 20,000 Chinese citizens participate in naked webcam chat was good for a chuckle. — "Oh, those crazy communists need to get over their bad selves," was my initial response. "Let people have their fun."
Steve Ballmer Shrugs Off The Critics — "If you take a look broadly through our company, we've got more empowered, innovative people than any other company in the world" — Steven A. Ballmer has been Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT ) chief executive officer for five years.
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