Archive for February, 2009

How 2… Update Google Maps info (Orlando Sentinel)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Google Maps is great for finding local restaurants and stores, but sometimes the information is out of date. If you own a business, you can make sure the listing about your business is accurate.

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Google introduces adverts to news (Independent Online)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Google has introduced advertisements to the results of search queries on Google News in a move aimed at turning the news aggregation site into a money-making venture.

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Yahoo paid $79 million to financial advisers (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Yahoo Inc paid its financial advisers millions of dollars last year to defend the Internet company against Microsoft Corp’s unsolicited buyout offer, according to a filing.

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Yahoo chief rearranges managers once again (International Herald Tribune)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Carol Bartz announced a revamping intended to streamline Yahoo, make managers more accountable and accelerate decision making.

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Google Puts Small Ads on Pages of News Site (New York Times)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Newspapers, already reeling from advertising revenue losses, are wary of Google?s latest move.

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New Yahoo CEO ushers out CFO in executive shake-up (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

After spending six weeks diagnosing Yahoo Inc.’s troubles, new Chief Executive Carol Bartz started to prescribe a cure Thursday with a management shake-up that will usher out the Internet company’s chief financial officer.

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Yahoo CFO leaving as new CEO prepares shake-up (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Yahoo’s chief financial officer is leaving the troubled Internet pioneer as part of a management shake-up engineered by the company’s new CEO.

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Yahoo! open to sale, partnership for search business (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Internet pioneer Yahoo! is open to selling its Web search business or entering into a partnership with another company, but doing a deal would be hard, a top executive said on Wednesday.

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Yahoo CFO says not opposed to search sale (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

U.S. Internet firm Yahoo Inc is “not opposed” to doing a deal that would potentially sell its search business, Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen said on Wednesday.

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Google wants to join European case against Microsoft (International Herald Tribune)

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Accusing Microsoft of unfairly sidelining competitors, Google has said that it would apply to join a European Union antitrust case against Microsoft over the company’s Web browser.

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