November 28, 2021

Archives for August 2011

Baidu Interview With Robin Li

Beijing’s Central Television (CCTV) took aim this week at Internet search giant Baidu Inc. with an expose that highlights how they run their Search Ad sales, even going so far as to send undercover reporters into Baidu offices, with hidden cameras. CCTV blamed Baidu Tuesday, for allegedly allowing libellous comments to appear on its social […]

HP Dumps The PC

Computer manufacturing giant Hewlett Packard is calling it quits. The world’s largest personal-computer maker, is now exploring a spinoff of its PC business. This sudden change highlights how the market has moved away from the computers that so long dominated the industry, toward software and mobile devices. They also plan to abandon efforts to sell […]

Google Plus Social Play

Google takes on social networking giant Facebook with its newly launched Google+. Google + is the search giant’s latest attempt to break into the social networking realm, which is currently dominated by Facebook whose users spend 700 billion minutes per month on the site. While this project is not yet complete and accessible by invitation […]

Android Users Rack Up The Minutes

In a new report from Nielsen on the habits of Smartphone users, has revealed that Android users spend nearly an hour a day with their Mobile devices. While most of the time is spent goofing around with apps, a portion of it is used to talk, text or browse the web. Nielsen has tracked the […]

Kodak Looks To Sell Patents

Kodak has announced that they are interested in selling 1,100 (10%) of their Patents. Kodak hired Investment Bank Lazard, the firm that handled the Nortel patent sale, to shop the deal. The investment community sees this as a potentially profitable move for the company, and Kodak shares soared 20% after the announcement. Kodaks CEO Anthony […]

Motorola Mobility Buyout

In one of the most important Technology events this year is the buyout of Motorola Mobility by Google. What the future will be for Motorola as a division of Google remains to be seen. In a discussion with ZD Net‘s Jason Hiner and Technologizer editor Harry McCracken they called this the most important acquisition in […]

Acesse Search Offers iRewards

Acesse Search Engine has introduced a new Rewards Program they call iRewards. The new iRewards program allows members to earn Rewards Points that are redeemable for Gift Certificates. The Acesse iRewards Program offers incentives for referring new Searchers. You can earn a percentage of the Reward Points earned by your referrals, and their referrals, on […]

Google To Purchase Motorla

Google To Purchase Motorola Google in their biggest deal ever proposes to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion. Google is paying a massive 63 percent premium to gain access to one of the mobile phone industry’s largest patent libraries. The company had been under pressure to build a patent portfolio after losing out to Apple, […]

Sina Weibo Micro-Blogging Chinese Style

BEIJING – China’s biggest Internet portal, Sina Corp, expects to monetize its most popular micro-blogging service, Sina Weibo, in the first half of next year, said a top official on Thursday. The move reflects the enormous popularity of micro-blogging in China, and a number of service providers are trying to gain an upper hand in […]