Yahoo scaling back not just photos, but auctions

Yahoo scaling back not just photos, but auctions
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. has told users it will shut down its North American Web auction site, the second service the world’s most visited Internet media company has set to retire in the past week.[Lees verder]

Old media turns combative against new media
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Leading media executives took a combative tone against Internet companies on Tuesday, suggesting that Big Media increasingly considers new content distributors like Google Inc. to be more foe than friend.[Lees verder]

Paris Hilton draws petitions for, against jail
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Internet was abuzz with rival petitions on Tuesday from fans and foes of jail-bound heiress Paris Hilton alternately asking California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to pardon her or make sure she serves her time.[Lees verder]

Internet encyclopedia to list all 1.8 mln species
BONN, Germany (Reuters) – From apples to zebras, all 1.8 million known plant and animal species will be listed in an Internet-based “Encyclopedia of Life” under a $100 million project, scientists said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

EBay, StumbleUpon in talks on $75 mln deal: source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Web auction leader eBay Inc. is in talks to buy Web surfing review site StumbleUpon in a deal worth roughly $75 million, a source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Business software needs YouTube jolt: SAP exec
SANTA CLARA, California (Reuters) – Corporate software need not come as complicated hairballs of code, but can work as simply as YouTube or Google Web search does, the chairman of SAP AG, Europe’s largest software maker, said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

MySpace to acquire Photobucket: source
LAS VEGAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – MySpace, part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Photobucket, the world’s top photo-sharing site, for around $250 million in cash, a source familiar with the deal said on Monday.[Lees verder]

News Corp, NBC sign up CNET for online venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp. and NBC Universal said on Tuesday they signed a multiyear deal with CNET Networks to supply content from its sites like TV.com and GameSpot to their new online video venture.[Lees verder]

Yahoo scaling back not just photos, but auctions
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. has told users it will shut down its North American Web auction site, the second service the world’s most visited Internet media company has set to retire in the past week.[Lees verder]

Old media turns combative against new media
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Leading media executives took a combative tone against Internet companies on Tuesday, suggesting that Big Media increasingly considers new content distributors like Google Inc. to be more foe than friend.[Lees verder]

Paris Hilton draws petitions for, against jail
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Internet was abuzz with rival petitions on Tuesday from fans and foes of jail-bound heiress Paris Hilton alternately asking California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to pardon her or make sure she serves her time.[Lees verder]

Internet encyclopedia to list all 1.8 mln species
BONN, Germany (Reuters) – From apples to zebras, all 1.8 million known plant and animal species will be listed in an Internet-based “Encyclopedia of Life” under a $100 million project, scientists said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

EBay, StumbleUpon in talks on $75 mln deal: source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Web auction leader eBay Inc. is in talks to buy Web surfing review site StumbleUpon in a deal worth roughly $75 million, a source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Business software needs YouTube jolt: SAP exec
SANTA CLARA, California (Reuters) – Corporate software need not come as complicated hairballs of code, but can work as simply as YouTube or Google Web search does, the chairman of SAP AG, Europe’s largest software maker, said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

MySpace to acquire Photobucket: source
LAS VEGAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – MySpace, part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Photobucket, the world’s top photo-sharing site, for around $250 million in cash, a source familiar with the deal said on Monday.[Lees verder]

News Corp, NBC sign up CNET for online venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp. and NBC Universal said on Tuesday they signed a multiyear deal with CNET Networks to supply content from its sites like TV.com and GameSpot to their new online video venture.[Lees verder]

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