Sprint, Google in pact for WiMax mobile Web

Sprint, Google in pact for WiMax mobile Web
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc. has made its biggest move yet on the U.S. mobile Web market by signing a deal with Sprint Nextel Corp. that positions the Internet company to build services to run on Sprint’s planned WiMAX high-speed wireless network.[Lees verder]

Microsoft acquires “stock market for ads”
REDMOND, Washington (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it has acquired AdECN, a self-described stock market for buyers and sellers of Web advertising, marking Microsoft’s latest push into a sector led by rivals Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Jerry Garcia’s speakers, bidet to be sold online
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – This should be music to any Deadhead’s ears. A California man is auctioning items from the former home of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia, including his stereo speakers.[Lees verder]

Wasting time at work? You’re not alone: survey
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans who feel bored and underpaid do work hard — at surfing the Internet and catching up on gossip, according to a survey that found U.S. workers waste about 20 percent of their working day.[Lees verder]

U.S. launches program to offset carbon with trees
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Consumers who see planting trees as a way to fight global warming can now sprout them without getting out the garden tools.[Lees verder]

Comedy site This Just In is out
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – This Just In, a comedy Web site launched in February by Time Warner divisions AOL and HBO, will shut down at the end of August, according to sources.[Lees verder]

Potter fans mourn end of 10-year era
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – J.K. Rowling says she was devastated after finishing the seventh volume of her Harry Potter series — and many fans of the epic tale of teen-age wizardry are sharing her sense of loss as they realize that an era has also ended for them.[Lees verder]

Sprint, Google in pact for WiMax mobile Web
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc. has made its biggest move yet on the U.S. mobile Web market by signing a deal with Sprint Nextel Corp. that positions the Internet company to build services to run on Sprint’s planned WiMAX high-speed wireless network.[Lees verder]

Microsoft acquires “stock market for ads”
REDMOND, Washington (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it has acquired AdECN, a self-described stock market for buyers and sellers of Web advertising, marking Microsoft’s latest push into a sector led by rivals Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Jerry Garcia’s speakers, bidet to be sold online
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – This should be music to any Deadhead’s ears. A California man is auctioning items from the former home of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia, including his stereo speakers.[Lees verder]

Wasting time at work? You’re not alone: survey
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans who feel bored and underpaid do work hard — at surfing the Internet and catching up on gossip, according to a survey that found U.S. workers waste about 20 percent of their working day.[Lees verder]

U.S. launches program to offset carbon with trees
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Consumers who see planting trees as a way to fight global warming can now sprout them without getting out the garden tools.[Lees verder]

Comedy site This Just In is out
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – This Just In, a comedy Web site launched in February by Time Warner divisions AOL and HBO, will shut down at the end of August, according to sources.[Lees verder]

Potter fans mourn end of 10-year era
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – J.K. Rowling says she was devastated after finishing the seventh volume of her Harry Potter series — and many fans of the epic tale of teen-age wizardry are sharing her sense of loss as they realize that an era has also ended for them.[Lees verder]