Yahoo reorganizes to snap out of financial funk

Under fire from angry shareholders and rocked by a stream of high-profile executive departures, embattled Yahoo on Thursday announced another reorganization, its latest attempt to snap out of its years-long technology and financial

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Data centre on wheels

Portable data centers will be key to supporting the surging demand for online services, but equipment vendors need to start designing products especially for them, a Microsoft engineer said Wednesday.Microsoft has already shown

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2008 James Niccolai

Small Business Challenges Exterminated As Mouse Helps Win Mice Battle

This made it difficult to manage customer information and schedule work for offsite technicians. That just added unwanted obstacles to the already-challenging world of successful small business operation. As a result, HWC turned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2008 Lee Rickwood

Windows Vista “app gap” is a myth

I love analysts. Whether it's predicting tomorrow's next big thing or sounding the death knell for yesterday's industry pacesetter, analysts never run out of new ways to get it wrong. Case in point:

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Microsoft and HP respond to millions of attacks with free tools

Microsoft Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday unveiled free tools to help Web developers and site administrators defend against the rapidly growing number of SQL injection attacks that aim to hijack legitimate sites.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Transit camp – a better way to an awesome TTC Web site

It's not uncommon for Toronto's residents to complain about the public transit system, but one blogger really caught the Toronto Transit Commission's (TTC) attention when he called its Web site an embarrassment.The TTC

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Microsoft fix pulverizes password theft software on 2 million PCs

Microsoft's June security updates were bad news for online criminals who make their living stealing password information from online gamers.The company's Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) – a program that detects and removes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2008 Robert McMillan

Ozzie’s ascent at Microsoft signals start of brand new era

If Bill Gates leaving Microsoft is the end of an era, then Ray Ozzie's ascension is the beginning of a revolution designed to transform the company's business model as well as redefine corporate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2008 John Fontana

Linux vanquishes Windows 2008 in “green” tests

Ensuring your servers stamp as small a carbon footprint as possible on the earth and in your data center can encompass everything from making sure they are shipped in recyclable packaging to hiring

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 16th, 2008 Tom Henderson and Rand Dvorak

Yahoo-Google deal may thwart hostile takeover by Microsoft

Just hours after saying it had ended talks over a possible investment from Microsoft, Yahoo announced a deal with Google to run some of Google's advertisements alongside Yahoo search results.The nonexclusive deal unites

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 16th, 2008 Nancy Gohring and James Niccolai

Yahoo finally done with Microsoft, Google next in line

Yahoo has ended its talks with Microsoft about a deal narrower in scope than a full acquisition, Yahoo revealed on Thursday. Instead, the company is nearing an agreement with Google involving its search

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano and Juan Carlos Perez

Start-ups look to Microsoft for venture capital

Microsoft Corp. may not have the best reputation on patent issues, but in one area it appears to be friendlier and more progressive than other IT vendors.Microsoft's IP Ventures program has just completed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2008 Eric Lai

Glitch forces Yahoo mail to rollback upgrade

Yahoo is rolling back security and anti-spam enhancements to its Webmail service because they interfered with users' ability to retrieve POP e-mail from external accounts.Yahoo tried for about a week to solve the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

EDS retains high-flyers with ‘Top Gun’ program

When John Charlebois gets an e-mail addressing him as “EZ” he can't help but get a chill down his spine over what's coming next.The senior consulting architect for Plano, Texas-based Electronic Data Systems

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson