Answers.com sees growth in wiki responses

Answers.com sees growth in wiki responses
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Somewhere between Google Inc and the community-generated Wikipedia, reference website Answers.com aims to build a new growth model.[Lees verder]

Yahoo sets August 1 date for annual meeting showdown
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc on Tuesday set its annual shareholder meeting on for August 1 in the heart of Silicon Valley, as it braced for a showdown with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who is mounting a proxy fight for control of Yahoo.[Lees verder]

Top cable companies try reining in heavy web use
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top U.S. cable operators Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc will begin testing ways this week to limit individual subscribers who use the largest amount of Internet capacity in an effort to protect their high-speed networks.[Lees verder]

Full-feature IE 8 coming in August
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it plans to test-release a feature-complete version of its Internet Explorer 8 Web browser in August.[Lees verder]

Rare Marley, Hendrix performances sold online
NASHVILLE (Billboard) – Vintage concert performances by such acts as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix will soon join the nearly 500 recordings already available for download purchase at the music and memorabilia site Wolfgang’s Vault (http://www.wolfgangsvault.com).[Lees verder]

Veoh Networks lands $30 million from Intel and Adobe
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Online video service Veoh Networks said on Tuesday it had secured an additional $30 million in financing from investors Intel Corp, Adobe Systems Inc and influential media investor Gordon Crawford of Capital Research Global Investors.[Lees verder]

Google lets sites tailor what searches users see
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Internet search leader Google Inc is expanding an existing service to let businesses customize the search results that visitors see when they search for information within their own sites.[Lees verder]

U.S. Internet will shrink to 2 strong players: report
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An Internet analyst for a major Wall Street firm argues in a new report that Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc will be long-term winners, while Yahoo and IAC InterActiveCorp fall by the wayside and eBay Inc becomes a merger target.[Lees verder]

Facebook profiles endure with artist’s touch
TORONTO (Reuters) – What compels the 70 million active Facebook users to pick — or not to pick — a particular profile picture?[Lees verder]

Microsoft extends Windows to low-cost PCs
TAIPEI (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is making its Windows operating system available to low-cost desktop PCs, as cheaper laptops enjoy booming demand globally, the software giant said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Answers.com sees growth in wiki responses
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Somewhere between Google Inc and the community-generated Wikipedia, reference website Answers.com aims to build a new growth model.[Lees verder]

Yahoo sets August 1 date for annual meeting showdown
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc on Tuesday set its annual shareholder meeting on for August 1 in the heart of Silicon Valley, as it braced for a showdown with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who is mounting a proxy fight for control of Yahoo.[Lees verder]

Top cable companies try reining in heavy web use
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Top U.S. cable operators Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc will begin testing ways this week to limit individual subscribers who use the largest amount of Internet capacity in an effort to protect their high-speed networks.[Lees verder]

Full-feature IE 8 coming in August
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it plans to test-release a feature-complete version of its Internet Explorer 8 Web browser in August.[Lees verder]

Rare Marley, Hendrix performances sold online
NASHVILLE (Billboard) – Vintage concert performances by such acts as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix will soon join the nearly 500 recordings already available for download purchase at the music and memorabilia site Wolfgang’s Vault (http://www.wolfgangsvault.com).[Lees verder]

Veoh Networks lands $30 million from Intel and Adobe
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Online video service Veoh Networks said on Tuesday it had secured an additional $30 million in financing from investors Intel Corp, Adobe Systems Inc and influential media investor Gordon Crawford of Capital Research Global Investors.[Lees verder]

Google lets sites tailor what searches users see
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Internet search leader Google Inc is expanding an existing service to let businesses customize the search results that visitors see when they search for information within their own sites.[Lees verder]

U.S. Internet will shrink to 2 strong players: report
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An Internet analyst for a major Wall Street firm argues in a new report that Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc will be long-term winners, while Yahoo and IAC InterActiveCorp fall by the wayside and eBay Inc becomes a merger target.[Lees verder]

Facebook profiles endure with artist’s touch
TORONTO (Reuters) – What compels the 70 million active Facebook users to pick — or not to pick — a particular profile picture?[Lees verder]

Microsoft extends Windows to low-cost PCs
TAIPEI (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is making its Windows operating system available to low-cost desktop PCs, as cheaper laptops enjoy booming demand globally, the software giant said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

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