Google takes a leisurely stroll through Sun's pantry of goods — Open Source Software Infrastructure Hardware Infrastructure Web Technology — I can see it now. Google honcho Eric Schmidt decides to stretch his legs and venture down from Olympus to do some window shopping at his former employer, Sun Microsystems.
Sun and Google shake hands — update MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Sun Microsystems and Google announced a multiyear partnership Tuesday to help spread and develop each other's software, a deal that includes OpenOffice.org, Java and OpenSolaris from Sun, and Google's Toolbar.
Sun, Google in software distribution pact — MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) - Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq:SUNW - news) and Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG - news) on Tuesday said they agreed to a multiyear pact for Google to promote Sun's software technologies in what amounts to a direct challenge …
NewsGator acquires NetNewsWire — The rumors and stories this morning are true...NewsGator has acquired NetNewsWire. Here's the press release, and a Q&A about the deal. This is awesome news - we're all very excited about it! — The rationale here is similar to what I posted about the FeedDemon deal.
Newsgator buys NetNewsWire — Update: here is the confirmation. Existing NetNewsWire full-version customers will receive a free 2-year paid subscription to NewsGator Online. Yup, good enough reason to switch to NewsGator from Bloglines. "Synchronization is set to be the killer feature …
NewsGator Acquires NetNewsWire — RSS platform company NewsGator Technologies has acquired NetNewsWire, creator of a popular RSS reader for Mac OS X. — NewsGator already owns RSS aggregators on Outlook, Windows and Windows Media Center, as well as a Web service.
Ning launches! — Ning, also known as the official name for 24 Hour Laundry's project, just launched. I actually had to keep myself from posting early because I was excited about it. Now that I got the word from them with the approval to post, here goes the unveiling.
Google faces obstacles in S.F. Wi-Fi bid — SAN FRANCISCO—Google is the celebrity runner in San Francisco's race to become the first U.S. city with affordable or free wireless access to the Internet—but any such deal faces likely lawsuits or legislation, Mayor Gavin Newsom said Monday.
Search Sites Try to Give Instant Answers — Figuring out what keywords to use for a Web search has always been a challenge. And once you get your results, you have to guess which link will have the answer to your question. Wouldn't it be nice just to type in a regular question and get a direct answer?
Apple planning launch of video iPod — Apple Computer has begun production of a new version of its iPod digital music player that will be capable of playing videos, AppleInsider has learned. — Reliable sources believe the iPod could be introduced as early as next week …
GOOGLE: IT'S NOT ABOUT SEARCH — These days, Google seems to be interested in just about everything—portals, search, VoIP, instant messaging, e-mail, photos, blogging, maps, topography, Wi-Fi and NASA, just for starters. Google's eclectic interests must aggravate Microsoft's competitive analysis folks.
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