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Microsoft Acquires Ciao

The Ciao shopping and price comparison sites, operating in seven European countries and languages, will now be the property of Microsoft. This follows the deal reached between the software giant and Greenfield Online, operator of Ciao, for $486 Million. Ciao allows...

Microsoft & Jerry Seinfeld Team Up

Apple has seen great success with its popular “Hi I’m a Mac” ad campaign, and now Microsoft has enlisted the help of Jerry Seinfeld for a series of TV ads.Seinfeld will earn a reported $10 million as part of the $300 million advertising campaign being...

So Long Yahoo Mash

Including features that are commonly found on other networks like Facebook and MySpace, Yahoo Mash was Yahoo’s beta attempt at the Social Networking scene. I have to ask the question “where have I been?” It was not long ago that I reported on the demise of...

Google Cows Point North

The Los Angeles Times reports German researchers, through the help of Google Earth, have discovered that 2 out of 3 cows point North. Using Google Earth, the researchers studied more than 300 herds of cattle from around the world. Of the 8510 cows they observed, two...

Lawsuit Against Google over Voicemail Patent

Is there no end to lawsuits against Google? On Tuesday Judah Klausner, an inventor from San Francisco, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Google, Verizon, LG, Citrix Systems, Comverse Technology, and Embarq. Klausner’s company, Klausner Technologies,...