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Microsoft's Ballmer Sees Faster Convergence of PCs, Mobile Devices

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FCC's Martin: Open Networks Becoming the Norm

FCC Gives Thumbs-Up to White Spaces

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission today voted to move forward with a controversial plan to make the unused spectrum that sits between TV stations available to a new class of wi Read More

Google to Purge Server Logs Twice as Fast

In response to growing privacy concerns from U.S. and European lawmakers, Google announced that it will cut the amount of time it stores users' IP addresses on its servers in half, reducing the ret Read More

Microsoft Shells Out $486M for Research Firm

In an effort to shore up its search and e-commerce businesses in Europe, Microsoft today announced that it will acquire Greenfield Online, a research firm that operates shopping comparison sites Read More

Study Gives States Poor Marks on Cyber Crime

Study: e-Gov Satisfaction on the Rise

The efforts of government agencies to make their services and information accessible on the Web have not always been a resounding success, but at least they're getting a little better, according to Read More

AOL Touts Turnaround Success After Record Traffic

Time Warner's (NYSE: TWX) AOL today reported that its Web content sites saw record traffic in March, capping off six solid months of consecutive growth -- and fueling renewed claims that the compan Read More

IBM Dials up Web 2.0 For Enterprise Portals

IBM plans to announce today that it will bring the latest version of its portal software to the market this quarter -- a release that aims to satisfy what it sees as a growing need for Web 2.0 tech Read More

Google Vows Broader Open Wireless Access Fight

Though it didn't win any licenses in the Federal Communications Commission's recent multi-billion-dollar spectrum auction, Google said it is pleased with the results -- and vows to continue pressin Read More

NetSuite's e-Commerce Embrace

In an effort to expand the tool chest available for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), NetSuite (NYSE: N) today unveiled two versions of its first product specifically targeting e-commerce sit Read More

IBM Aims to 'SMash' Web 2.0 Threats

IBM today announced a technology to secure enterprise mashups -- the applications built from cobbling together data from multiple sources. SMash -- short for "Secure Mashup" -- compartmentali Read More

AOL Buying Social Networking Site

UPDATED: AOL has announced that it is purchasing Bebo, the British social network, for $850 million in cash. "Bebo is the perfect complement to AOL's personal communications Read More

IBM to Update OmniFind Enterprise Search App

On Monday, IBM (NYSE: IBM) is expected to announce an upgrade to its OmniFind Enterprise search software, Big Blue's claim stake in a fiercely competitive market. The battle pits top Web search com Read More

Bear Stearns Bullish on Web Video

Peering into the tea leaves, Bear Stearns analysts envision the next boom in the Internet economy coming from online video. "We believe that video will be at the very heart of the next five ye Read More

AOL's Agnostic Option for Wireless Apps

Speaking at the inaugural Mobile Internet World conference four months ago, Tim Berners-Lee lamented the proprietary standards Read More

Time Warner to Split AOL

In his first earnings call since taking the reins at Time Warner last month, CEO Jeffrey Bewkes delivered the vision for change in the media conglomerate that investors had been counting on. B Read More

Falling Profits as Yahoo Enters a Year of 'Transformation'

As it digs in for a year of rebuilding, Yahoo plans to cut jobs and revamp core businesses to better meet the threat of Google and other rivals. Jittery investors remained unconvinced, however. Read More

IBM's Web 2.0 Platform Mashes Up Business, Social

For anyone who's ever had to answer to a boss worried about company time being spent socializing instead of on business, IBM has come up with a simple answer: "Can't it be both?" Today IBM u Read More

Local Online Ad Spend to Hit $9 Billion by 2012

With display and search leading the way, local online advertising spending will increase 82 percent in the next five years, according to a new study by JupiterResearch. Lead analyst Barry Parr Read More

Time Warner to Test Usage-Based Broadband Pricing

Instead of blocking high-bandwidth Internet traffic, why not just charge a little more for it? Time Warner Cable has confirmed that it will begin testing a tiered pricing structure for subscri Read More

A 'Building Year' For Mobile Banking

With the credit squeeze poised to slow growth in technology spending across the banking industry for the first time in years, financial institutions will nonetheless continue to explore new models Read More

Microsoft Snatches Up Multimap

Microsoft today purchased online navigation company Multimap, making it the latest in a string of acquisitions to broaden and improve its search, advertising and, now, mapping businesses. Th Read More

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