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A Coke, Collaboration and a Smile

Coke employees will now be collaborating using Microsoft's communications and collaboration suite which integrates software and web services. This must have been a large dollar deal because even Bill Gates had some comments to share about this Coke purchase: "Coca-Cola...

Flood us With New Careers, not Money

As most people looking for technical talent know, in the U.S. there is full employment in the tech space. In addition, it is very difficult to hire foreign tech workers as the government makes workers and employers jump through hoops...

Microsoft's SaaS Push

There are rumors suggesting Microsoft will soon unveil its hosted/on demand/Software as a Service strategy where many of its applications will be provided via the Internet. If Google is the strongest competitor in this space -- and they are... The...

Tellme Just a Small Yahoo?

If you want to get an idea of what Yahoo could possibly look like after a Microsoft acquisition, it may be useful to look at Tellme, a company Microsoft acquired last year. It is worth pointing out that Tellme was...

What Nortel Should do Now

Nortel will be cutting 2,100 jobs and shifting about one thousand more to areas which have lower costs. These actions are in response to a wider loss in the fourth quarter. The company remains optimistic about its long term future...

Will Salesforce.com be Sold?

Will Salesforce.com be sold soon? I keep hearing rumor after rumor and some say Marc Benioff is getting bored. i haven't had time to reach out to Marc but I thought it worth sharing the news. Likely purchasers would be...

Yahoo's SearchMonkey Released

If you can't beat Google head on, why not use some strategery? In this case, Yahoo! has unveiled SearchMonkey, a technology which allows websites to modify how their search results appear on Yahoo! search. What can you do with this...

Bill Gates: Scrap Your Keyboard

Having been covering the speech space for well over a decade I am blown away to hear that Bill Gates thinks that in five years there will be more web searches done by speech technology than keyboards. This is a...

The Latest Microsoft/Yahoo News

The latest in the Microsoft/Yahoo saga is a number of lawsuits from shareholders looking to get Yahoo to sell to Microsoft. In addition, a Microsoft exec sent an e-mail to employees of the world's largest software company telling them the...

The ISPS Strike Back

In the quest for behavioral targeting, companies who control ad networks have been working as hard as possible to allow advertisers to reach web surfers based on their online behavior and not just what page they happen to be on....

Creative Capitalism from Bill Gates and Co.

Microsoft recently made a smart move by partnering with Russian mobile phone operator MTS to provide customers with a bundled PC, software and wireless broadband for a monthly fee. This allows consumers with less money to have access to...

What's Wrong with Yahoo!

Here is one person's opinion about what is wrong with Yahoo!. Although there some good points in this post, it is challenging to coordinate the efforts of just so many people. If Microsoft is supposed to sort out all of...

Yahoo! Strong With the Poor

I thought I had heard it all. Now it seems that some are suggesting that Yahoo! is having problems because it is stronger in poor areas while Google is stronger in areas where people are affluent such as suburbs, etc....

Yahoo's Choices

I have mentioned in the past that Yahoo! has no choice and that it needs to seriously consider the Microsoft offer. Since that time, News Corp. has offered an alternative to Yahoo!… The media conglomerate will give some assets...

Forbes on Mobile World Congress

Forbes does a good job of detailing the happenings at Mobile World Congress this week. In summary, the Android phone is not ready for prime time (not much of a surprise here) and there are a plethora of devices from...

Tandberg Video works with Microsoft OCS

Microsoft unified communications gets video interoperability with Tandberg products. Specifically, TANDBERG MXP endpoints can now register and authenticate directly with Office Communications Server 2007 allowing them to appear as contacts in an Office Communicator 2007 user's contact list. By...

Microsoft Better off Hiring than Buying

Phil Greenspun has some great points about the pending Microsoft/Yahoo! merger and why the value Microsoft has ascribed to the company is more than they deserve. Here is an excerpt: The interesting question is why a company that claims to...

Yahoo!/Microsoft Negotiations

Does Yahoo! know how to negotiate with Microsoft? If they are not sure, all they have to do is check out this video which says it all. Ideas to discuss in the meeting: 1) Divide the company 2) Sit up...

Yahoo to Reject Microsoft

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo! Is going to reject the Microsoft bid of 44.6 billion dollars. Yahoo feels this bid which amounts to 31 dollars per share not only grossly undervalues the web giant but it also...

Bebo To Be Bought?

It is enough to make the average person sick. How does a company with a name like Yahoo! get a valuation in tens of billions of dollars. Sure, we all use Yahoo! so this is not such a stretch. But...

Is AT&T a Runaway Winner?

Is AT&T going to win the IP services wars? I get the feeling they are really doing a fine job in this regard and will only do better over time. Jon Arnold agrees and in a  recent article he talks...

Blodget on Yahoo/Microsoft!

Henry Blodget details why the Microsoft/Yahoo! deal will get more tricky over time. He describes an infinite loop of angry Microsoft shareholders who drive down the price and subsequently require Microsoft to increase share dilution as it adds more shares...

Google, Yahoo & Microsoft Love Triangle

The saga of Microsoft acquiring Yahoo! and Google trying to thwart the bid continues all weekend long with a great story in the Wall Street Journal explaining that Google can't really purchase Yahoo! because of the fact that the resulting...

Microsoft to buy Yahoo!

One of the longest-running tech rumors around is that of Microsoft buying Yahoo! in an effort to become more competitive with Google. The concept of Microsoft as an underdog in any market would have been tough to swallow just a...

Garmin and Dell in Cells

As I just mentioned moments ago... Everyone seems to think the cell phone business is a great one to be in. Apple, Google and now Garmin and Dell. A strange time indeed for Motorola to be getting out. Then again,...
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