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  • More Google Power
    First, Google's sites (including YouTube) pass Microsoft's family in traffic. Then it lands the crown as world's most powerful brand, again taking…
  • So Much for All Those Sell Ratings on Amazon.com
    Amazon.com continues to confound analysts and investors with its spending on new technologies and free shipping, but at least in the first quarter,…
  • Wi-Fi-Sharing Communities Rise Up
    Time Warner Cable has just allowed its subscribers to turn their broadband connections into public Wi-Fi hotspots through a service called FON.…
  • Ho-Hum--Google Blows Away Earnings Expectations Again
    The search giant earned $3.68 a share, not including stock compensation and other onetime expenses. That's way over the $3.30 analysts expected, on…
  • Froogle No More
    Realizing that a pun does not a good brand make, Google has rechristened its shopping search service Google Product Search. I guess no one can be…
  • UMPC, MID Alphabet Soup
    Geez, I was just getting used to the unwieldy moniker UMPC for
  • Is eBay on the Mend?
    To answer that question: Partly. Clearly, investors liked the fact that the quarter's growth overall looked pretty good, with profits up 52%, and…
  • eBay Sellers Seek Profit from VT Tragedy
    No tragedy is too awful, no heartbreak too great to stop two great forces in American life, trial lawyers and eBay sellers, from cashing in. So it…
  • Blackberry Outage
    Kick 'em while they're down! As if Crackberry addicts and corporations that subscribe to Research in Motion's Blackberry service weren't…
  • Google Completes Office Suite with PowerPoint Product
    Google CEO Eric Schmidt used his brief appearance at the Web 2.0 Expo today to announce the company this summer would add a PowerPoint editing tool…




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