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  • Microsoft was always in a win-win with Yahoo

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 06 May 2008
  • If Microsoft had won the Yahoo deal, it would have automatically gained market share in the lucrative online advertising market. No bad thing considering that Microsoft estimates the online search ...

  • Web 2.0: Understanding participation

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 May 2008
  • Brilliant video. Clay Shirky explains how the advent of Web 2.0 will make society much smarter, as opposed to the advent of television.

  • Top web name blunders

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 02 May 2008
  • Here is a genuine list of the five worst web addresses where the organisation’s name could easily, and embarrassingly be misread: 1. Want to find the name of a celebrity’s agent? Check out ‘Who ...

  • Microsoft Yahoo - deadline pases

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • From AFP: A Microsoft deadline for Internet service company Yahoo to accept its 44.6 billion-dollar (28.5 billion-euro) acquisition offer expired at midnight Saturday, setting the stage for a ...

  • Microsoft/Yahoo – Your Comments

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • Do you think Microsoft’s proposed buyout of Yahoo will give it the online clout it needs to compete with Google? Or is it just a play to give it a presence in a market it has found tough to crack ...

  • Microsoft Yahoo AGM attack

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • The Sunday Times reports that Microsoft will launch a hostile take over of Yahoo at its AGM on July 12, if the company does not accept its offer. It’s strange that Microsoft has not commented on ...

  • EDS reports growth in first quarter

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Apr 2008
  • The Texas-based outsourcer and services firm reported $5.37bn in revenue, a slight increase year-on-year. Net revenue was $63m, down from $165m a year ago, but last year's figure included a $100m ...

  • Second Life: the business opportunity explained

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Apr 2008
  • Following my BT/Unilever story about businesses exploring Second Life, and interview with Second Life creator Philip Rosedale, I have spoken to a Fortune 500 company who said that “event ...