Microsoft-Yahoo Deal: Link Update (Feb 18, 2008)

February 19, 2008

Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Update (from Feb 15 till morning Feb 19) from AP, Reuteurs, New York Times, New York Post, Silicon Valley, eWeek, Informationweek, ZDnet, AllthingsD, WebProNews

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Tech Stocks for Tough Times

February 15, 2008

WHETHER IT’S a slowdown or full-blown recession, most people agree we’re heading into choppy economic waters. The question, then, is which sectors and which companies are best positioned to withstand the tempest? One answer is technology, especially companies that help their customers stretch a buck–including firms that run a software-as-a-service model and ones that are pushing the limits of computer-virtualization technologies.

Companies in these categories offer customers the ability to do more with less, whether it’s money, people, or both. And there is good reason to take a look at these tech companies no matter what the prevailing economic winds, because they are riding trends that will barrel ahead in good times and bad.

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Tech Stocks for Tough Times

February 14, 2008

Johnson & Johnson is one of the largest television advertisers in the U.S. But to promote its best-selling baby lotion, the company is putting most of its effort into a different approach: Web cartoons.  In one of its animated Web videos, as a mother starts massaging her daughter’s feet, legs and chest, her baby giggles, smiles and makes eye contact. Pink swirls meant to represent the lotion’s scent fill the screen.

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Forbes: Eight Trends For A Mobile World

February 14, 2008

A 10-year veteran of Nokia, Lindholm has done stints with its famed user interface group. He also directed Yahoo!’s mobile group from 2005 to 2007. These days, Lindholm heads London-based design consultancy Fjord.

Lindholm recently spoke with Forbes.com about the eight mobile trends he’s identified for 2008.

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Microsoft-Yahoo Deal: Link for Feb 14, 2008

February 14, 2008

News and analysis about Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo! from Business Week, New York Times, Market Watch, Forbes, Fortune, ZDnet, wired

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Apple, Google transform the mobile-phone landscape

February 13, 2008

The cellphone industry is undergoing one of the most dramatic periods of change of its 25-year history. The reason: The mobile phone is morphing from a device that mainly makes calls into a tiny computer that combines the Web-browsing capabilities of a desktop PC with a host of services for on-the-go users.

Ironically, a big catalyst for these changes comes from two relative newcomers, Apple Inc. and Google Inc.

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February 12, 2008

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