New Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s work is just beginning, but for the first time in years, the beleaguered Internet company’s fortunes seem to be on the rise.
War for the Web
Google’s Kansas City broadband project is designed to shame the top US cable and telecom giants. Why is the U.S. ranked 28th in broadband speed?
On Wall Street, confidence in corporate management is crucial. Zuckerberg outlined his strategic vision. Now, Facebook needs to execute.
Apple’s interest in launching a web radio service represents a threat to market leader Pandora, but it also validates the huge potential for streaming music.
For nearly a decade, Hollywood has waged a titanic struggle with Silicon Valley over copyright law. Viacom’s long-running lawsuit against Google’s YouTube video service continues, and the two industries are still retrenching …
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Image-sharing site Pinterest has been in negotiations for months with photo service Getty. A breakthrough could dispel some of the copyright questions hanging over the hot startup — but one expert says not to hold your breath.
Facebook just announced “that it has reached an agreement to acquire Instagram, a fun, popular photo-sharing app for mobile devices.” The deal consists of “approximately $1 billion in a combination of cash and shares of Facebook” and “is expected to close later this quarter.”
Facebook’s reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat to Google’s advertising business. But in the short run, the social network’s new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant.
For Google, …
When Yahoo filed a patent suit against Facebook this week, it became as popular as Rush Limbaugh at a Planned Parenthood gathering. But many Yahoo investors will tolerate Silicon Valley’s scorn if the patent gambit actually …
Yes, Yahoo went there today—claiming in a lawsuit that it, not Facebook, is the real king of social networks. The company points to ten patents that it says cover features like messages, advertising and privacy settings.
We’ve provided here abstracts of those patents for your reading pleasure.