Yahoo buys

Yahoo has acquired the social favorites team: Social bookmarking is a type of online service that allows users to save, annotate, and tag links to their favorite sites and share the lists with more users. Apparently the team will be working closely with Flickr, an online photo-sharing service that Yahoo bought in March […]

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Yahoo launches Yahoo podcasts

Yahoo! has launched Yahoo! Podcasts, a website that aims to help you find, organize, and evaluate podcasts. There is no tool available on the site to create podcasts, but they are working on it. Yahoo is not the first to consider an online podcast directory, Google will surely launch a similar site in the future, […]

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Microsoft, Yahoo and Google follow the Chinese government’s censorship

“You should not introduce prohibited or offensive words. Please enter a different word,” explains an automatic announcement when “bloggers” try to write words like “democracy” or “human rights” in the blogs offered by the Chinese version of MSN. Users of Microsoft’s new portal in China cannot use words like “democracy” or “human rights” in their […]

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Yahoo! and Research In Motion announce global agreement to bring Yahoo! services to BlackBerry

Madrid, March 16, 2005 — Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), a leading global Internet company, and Research In Motion (TSX:RIM)(NASDAQ:RIMM), a leading manufacturer of mobility solutions, have announced a new agreement to provide Yahoo!® Messenger to users of BlackBerry® around the world. This new alliance combines two respected and leading brands to provide an enhanced mobile communications […]

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Now Yahoo… then Google.

Microsoft has formally entered the arena of internet search engines. Officially Msn Search replaces Yahoo technology on the MSN portal. But it is clear that the ultimate goal is Google. On the other hand, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Fujitsu Siemens do not want to sell a version of Windows in Europe without Media Player, which constitutes […]

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