Live Demo of Yahoo! Query Language at Cloud Computing Expo (Linux)

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

What every developer wants is access and the ability to shape any data across the Internet through one simple language, with out need to learn different APIs. Yahoo! Query Language (YQL) provides just that and its effectiveness will be demonstrated live at SYS-CON’s 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held November 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara …

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Yahoo & Microsoft Reportedly Close to Now-or-Never Deal (Linux)

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

A search and online advertising deal between Yahoo and Microsoft is imminent – unless of course it’s blown off course again, according to Yahoo know-it-all All Things Digital, the Dow Jones blog. Under the circumstances blogger Kara Swisher isn’t guaranteeing a deal will happen though she hears one could be announced this week. If the companies don’t emerge with an agreement this time, they’re …

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Google, Nvidia Bringing Android to Tegra Chips (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Nvidia on Monday said it is working with Google to build support for Linux applications on smartphones with its upcoming Tegra mobile chips.

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Google releases Picasa for Mac beta (Macworld.com via Yahoo! News)

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Google on Monday afternoon released a public beta of its Picasa for Mac desktop software for organizing, editing, and uploading photos. The software, which runs on Intel Macs with OS X 10.4 or later, marks the first time that Picasa has been offered for the Mac (it joins the Windows and Linux versions already available).

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Yahoo Search Script Fixed – Looking Backward At My Linux And Unix Mistakes (Linux Today)

Monday, January 5th, 2009

The Linux and Unix Menagerie: “It’s actually almost 9pm on New Year’s day and I’m just over my initial waking stupor. Surprisingly, I actually had a clear thought while I was cursing myself for not pre-writing the one post I “knew” I’d be too zonked to write coherently 😉 In any event, I fixed the original Yahoo CLI search index rank script that we put out last week…”

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Google Android Netbooks on Their Way (Linux Today)

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

EeePC: “Google is planning to use Android for any device — not just the mobile phones. Don’t be surprised if netbooks will come pre-installed with Google’s Linux OS. “

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Does Yahoo Foresee a Bad End to its Google Adventure? (Linux World)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Canadian antitrust regulators have now gone the same path as the US Justice Department and reached out and hired an outside litigator, David Kent, a Toronto antitrust expert, to look into the Google-Yahoo deal. The news comes from the Wall Street Journal, which got it from ?lawyers close to the matter.? The paper couldn?t get Canadian officials to comment. read more

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Tutorial: Installing Google Android SDK 1.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop (Linux World)

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

This guide explains how you can install the Google Android SDK 1.0 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. With this stable release of the Android SDK, you can now develop applications for Android smartphones (like T-Mobile’s G1) and offer them on the Android Market. read more

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