Yahoo and Upcoming, Sitting In A Tree — Two years ago, I launched Upcoming.org and announced it to the world. Today, along with my partners Gordon Luk and Leonard Lin, I'm unbelievably proud to announce that Upcoming.org is now a member of the Yahoo! family. — I've always had a warm and fuzzy feeling about Yahoo.
Yahoo! Search blog:
What's Upcoming at Yahoo! Local — As readers of the Yahoo! Search blog know, our vision is a far-reaching one — to enable people to find, use, share, and expand all human knowledge. — Events are a particularly exciting area of human knowledge — chock full of rich local, social, and temporal data.
¿Y! Tu? (aka Holy Schmoly, aka Leeerrooooy Jeeenkinns) — (links filled as they come, check out the upcoming update, refresh css) — It seems like the cool thing for all my friends to do these days is to announce that they're now working for Yahoo! I think you know where this is heading …
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Getluky / getluky.net:
Yahoo! Acquires Upcoming.org — Today marks the day that Yahoo! has officially acquired Upcoming.org. Here's the official announcement, which covers the basics: … Tackling the tricky problems behind events is a worthy challenge. Many sites make an attempt to be a calendar on the Internet …
Michael Liedtke / biz.yahoo.com:
Yahoo Inc. Acquires Upcoming.org — Yahoo Inc. Acquires Event Planning Site Upcoming.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo Inc. has acquired Upcoming.org, an online event planning site that's expected to infuse the Internet powerhouse with more content about local communities.
Matt Marshall / SiliconBeat:
Andreessen's Ning unveiled — We woke up this morning to the buzz of Ning, the start-up co-founded by Marc Andreessen, the guy who co-founded Netscape. — We were alerted by a tipster in the wee hours this morning, but we see it is already No. 7 on words searched at Technorati — at least as of this writing.
Arshad Mohammed / Washington Post:
Philadelphia to Be City of Wireless Web — Philadelphia yesterday announced a plan to build the biggest municipal wireless Internet system in the nation, the latest of a growing number of cities to treat high-speed Web access as a basic municipal service like water, electricity and trash collection.
Phoenix / Search Engine Roundtable:
Save Jeeves! Pask Ask Employee Speaks Out — Save Jeeves, so says a very concerned blogger! It appears one of the past employees of Ask are getting up in arms about the decision from Ask/IAC to sack the butler. He apparently has a following that is voicing their dismay at loosing him eventually.
Microsoft FAT Patents Get Thumbs Down — Updated: The USPTO has rejected two key patent applications around FAT, but Microsoft still believes it has a good chance of triumphing. Open-source vendors are holding their breath. — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected …
Kimberly Tassin / PR Newswire:
MFORMA Completes $30 Million Financing Round Led by Institutional Venture Partners — SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — MFORMA Group Inc., a leading global publisher and distributor of mobile entertainment, has raised $30 million in a third round of institutional financing.
Mary Jo Foley / microsoft-watch.com:
'GoogleOffice': A Microsoft Office Killer? — If 'GoogleOffice' ever materializes, it won't be going head-to-head with Microsoft Office. Instead, expect some new MSN services in the pipeline to emerge as Redmond's secret weapons. — To hear Sun, Google and the Anything But Microsoft campers tell it …
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