Microsoft nabs Yahoo data center executive (CNET)

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

In the latest purple-badge-to-blue-badge transition, Yahoo VP Kevin Timmons is joining Microsoft to lead data center services.

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Google shifts Chrome browser out of test mode (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Google Inc. is shifting its Web browser out of test mode just 100 days after its debut, an unusually quick transition for a company known for keeping the “beta” tag on some products for years.

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Star Wars creator, Google CEO among Obama donors (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Filmmaker George Lucas and Google CEO Eric Schmidt are among the donors helping to underwrite Barack Obama’s transition to the U.S. presidency, according to figures released on Monday.

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