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Google to Test Surfers’ Tolerance for Blow-Up Ads

Search engine powerhouse Google is testing the use of a new expandable ad format with advertisers. An expandable ad typically comes in the form of a small display ad that expands into a much larger ad -- often covering up much of a Web page's content, much to the chagrin of users. However, Google ha...

YouTube Saved the Video Star? Google, Universal May Create New Music Site

YouTube is said to be in talks with Universal Music Group to create an online music video site. The reports come at a time when Google-owned YouTube is searching for ways to monetize its vast amounts of video content and Internet traffic. The major record labels have also been exploring a number of ...

ZillionTV Streams TV Content, Lets Viewers Choose Ads

A new streaming video startup, ZillionTV, has entered the crowded digital television sector. The Sunnyvale, Calif., startup, which is backed by Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, NBC Universal, Disney, Fox, Visa, Sierra Ventures, Concept Ventures and Blu-ray chip maker Sigma Design, expects to launch its ...

Intel Enlists Taiwan Semi to Build Mobile Might

Intel is revealing the mysterious workings of its Atom processing chip to Taiwan Semiconductor in a bid to break into the smartphone, netbook and TV set-top box markets. This marks the first time the world's largest semiconductor company has agreed to share the underlying technology behind its X86-b...

Dish Network, EchoStar Slide on Mixed Q4 Reports

Satellite television provider Dish Network and its former parent, EchoStar, reported Q4 financial results on Monday. Dish Network reported revenue of $2.92 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2008, a 1 percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income totaled $217 million, compared with $...

Stringer Shakes Up Struggling Sony

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has taken over the stumbling company's main consumer electronics business after removing Ryoji Chubachi from the helm. Stringer, who has been with Sony since 1997 after a long career in television, will replace Chubachi as president. Chubachi has been reassigned; the 32-year...

Open Source, the Recession and the Lower-TCO Promise

Most segments of the technology market are hurting due to the recession, but one -- open source systems -- appears to be thriving despite the economic turmoil. Open source vendors such as Red Hat, SugarCRM and Vyatta say the recession has compelled organizations and corporations large and small to t...

HP, Sun Buddy Up to Offer Solaris on ProLiant Servers

Rivals Sun Microsystems and HP have inked a new multiyear agreement that enables HP to sell and support Sun's Solaris operating system on HP ProLiant server and blade system computers. The new deal's intent is to increase demand for Solaris on both HP ProLiant servers and server blades in new market...

Microsoft Strategy Rubs Wall St. the Wrong Way

CEO Steve Ballmer told Wall Street analysts on Tuesday that Microsoft has no intention of making any more job cuts despite the recession's effects on the technology industry. The Street did not respond to the news favorably. Microsoft stock hit an 11-year low. Ballmer also talked about the impending...

Motorola Unloads Good Technology After Just Two Years

Struggling mobile phone maker Motorola announced Tuesday that it will sell Good Technology -- its "push" email, calendar and contacts unit -- to Visto. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close at the end of the month, were not disclosed. The sale comes just a little more than two years after Mo...

AT&T Pours $1B Into Global Network Buildout

AT&T announced Monday that it will invest $1 billion in its global network in 2009 to better serve businesses in the U.S. and overseas. The communications giant has invested more than $3 billion in its network since 2006. The latest commitment is meant to add more data capacity to parts of the w...

AT&T Pours $1B Into Global Network Buildout

AT&T announced Monday that it will invest $1 billion in its global network in 2009 to better serve businesses in the U.S. and overseas. The communications giant has invested more than $3 billion in its network since 2006. The latest commitment is meant to add more data capacity to parts of the w...

AT&T Pours $1B Into Global Network Buildout

AT&T announced Monday that it will invest $1 billion in its global network in 2009 to better serve businesses in the U.S. and overseas. The communications giant has invested more than $3 billion in its network since 2006. The latest commitment is meant to add more data capacity to parts of the w...

Yahoo Enlivens Search Results With Multimedia Ads

Beleaguered Internet search portal Yahoo has launched a new type of online ad that incorporates traditional search results with images and video. Here's an example: Go to Yahoo, type in the keyword "pedigree," and a sponsored search result for Pedigree dog food will come up accompanied by a video ad...

Sprint Shares Climb on Signs of Returning Vigor

Sprint Nextel's stock jumped 27.3 percent to $3.46 per share in mid-day trading Thursday after the struggling telecom delivered a lower-than-expected churn rate. The company lost 1.3 million wireless subscribers during the quarter, but that wasn't as bad as some Wall Street analysts had expected. Sp...

Recession Survival Tips: Wise Marketing

The year-long U.S. recession hasn't brought spending on advertising to a screeching halt, but it has forced a shift in the way advertisers engage their audiences. With marketing budgets shrinking by the day, advertisers are turning to the Internet as an alternative to more traditional media such as ...

Liberty Loan Lets Sirius XM Take Another Deep Breath

Liberty Media has thrown struggling Sirius XM Radio a lifeline that will keep it from falling into bankruptcy. The owner of satellite television service DirecTV has loaned Sirius $530 million, which it will use to pay off $171.6 million in debt that came due Tuesday. The remainder of the funds will ...

Microsoft Embarks on Retail Adventure

Just a month after saying it had no intention of opening a chain of retail stores, Microsoft has announced plans to do just that. The software giant announced Thursday that it has hired Wal-Mart veteran David Porter to lead the retail effort. Porter will report directly to Kevin Turner, Microsoft's ...

Is a Sirius Bidding War in the Offing?

Struggling Sirius XM Radio stock shot up nearly 30 percent to 7 cents per share in mid-day trading Thursday on rumors that a bidding war was about to ensue between rival satellite television players EchoStar and Liberty Media. EchoStar owns the Dish Network and Liberty Media owns a controlling inter...

Is Sirius XM Veering Into Oblivion?

Shares of Sirius XM Radio plummeted by nearly 50 percent in mid-day trading Wednesday on rumors that the troubled Internet radio company is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Sirius is best known for offering subscribers commercial-free music, sports, news and talk radio programming, including Major ...

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