Archive for the ‘Yahoo’ Category

Yahoo! launches Spanish mobile home page (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Yahoo! on Thursday launched a Spanish version of its Internet home page for mobile devices in a move to court the growing US Hispanic population.

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Bing vs. Google: Feature Wars (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

If you haven’t noticed, Bing and Google are engaged in a tit-for-tat over which search engine has the best features.

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Bing Now a Serious Challenger to Google (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Given undistinguished history of Microsoft’s late and unlamented Live Search engine, the predecessor to Bing, it’s easy to dismiss Redmond as a hapless also-ran in the search market. But given the vast sums of money and resources that Microsoft is investing in its fledging Google challenger, this could change in a hurry.

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Thanks Google, But Airport Wi-Fi Should Always Be Free (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Google’s getting more than the usual amount of attention this week for sponsoring free airport Wi-Fi during the holiday season. And rightfully so: During a long layover, no one wants to fire up their laptop and Web browser only to see a Web page demanding money for Internet access.

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Google routes World Bank data to fact seekers (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Google is adding World Bank figures to Internet results in a bid to make hard facts about countries worldwide easier to find.

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Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Pulls Out of CES Keynote (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has pulled out of doing a keynote at January’s Consumer Electronics Show due to a change in her schedule, a Yahoo spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

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Google launches online flu shot finder (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Google on Tuesday launched an online tool for tracking down where to get vaccinations against H1N1 and seasonal influenza in the United States.

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Yahoo CEO pledges to boost profit margins (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Carol Bartz promised Tuesday to turn around the struggling Internet company after this year’s “terrible” performance.

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Yahoo teams with OneRiot on real-time search (Independent Online)

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Yahoo, looking to match rivals in providing up-to-the-minute Internet search results, is running tests with several real-time search partners, say sources.

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Google Strives to Balance Commercial, Community With Android (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Onlookers say that Google is in charge of Android development, despite pitching the software as a community project. But experts say that could be the only way Google can ensure that the software is actually released.

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