According to the recently published stats by hitwise (first posted here), Google accounted for 67.90 percent of all U.S. searches in the four weeks ending April 26, 2008. Yahoo! Search, MSN Search and Ask.com each received 20.28, 6.26 and 4.17 percent respectively. The remaining 45 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis Tool accounted… Read more »
Thi came as surprise.. according to a letter from Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang. But Yahoo demanded at least $53 billion, or $37 per share, according to Ballmer. That would have been nearly double Yahoo’s stock price of $19.18 at the time Microsoft first made its bid a little… Read more »
Domain news reports: As promised, we are keeping you up to date on this developing story… As we reported yesterday, Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer had held firm with the original offer, insisting it was fair in light of Yahoo’s eroding profits during the past two years. He threatened an attempt to oust Yahoo’s board… Read more »
In a report published on Monday, Google said it was concerned about the free flow of information on the Internet if Microsoft was to succeed in acquiring Yahoo.“We would be concerned by any kind of acquisition of Yahoo by Microsoft,” Chief Executive Eric Schmidt told reporters. “We would hope that anything they did would be… Read more »
Internet Explorer 8 Has Arrived. Now you can download the new version of IE here. Personally, based on my long experience using MSFT products, I’m keeping my XP and firefox in 2008. New products from microsoft usually come with many new bugs and run slow. It’s notable to mention that Miscosoft previously only promised to… Read more »
Forbes.com just released a new billionaires list and Bill Gates is only #3 with $58.0 billions! Top two positions are taken by Warren Buffett and Carlos Slim Helu & family with 62 and 60 bln respectively. See the full list here It’s interesting to note that among top 8 billionaires there are 4 Indians and… Read more »
AP reports: DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Detroit pension funds have sued Yahoo Inc. and its board of directors, saying they breached their duties to shareholders in trying to thwart a takeover by Microsoft Corp. The lawsuit was filed in Delaware Chancery Court on Thursday by lawyers representing Detroit’s police and fire retirement system and… Read more »
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