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Microsoft Board Gives Ballmer More Bite

A closely watched meeting of the Microsoft board of directors has reportedly ended with CEO Steve Ballmer given the authorization -- and possibly the extra cash -- needed to do what it takes to get the Yahoo acquisition done or decide to drop it ...

One Thing Craigslist Won’t Sell

eBay's unusual legal dispute with executives from Craigslist stems from eBay's decision to bring its Kijiji alternative to the United States. ...

Time Warner Turns Cable Unit Loose, Nurtures Lagging AOL

Media giant Time Warner plans to sell off its remaining 84 percent stake in its recently spun-off cable company. The company unveiled the strategy as it posted weaker profit and its AOL Web portal grew modestly in advertising revenue ...

Warner Bros. Resurrects The WB Online

More than a year after it shut down The WB Television Network, Warner Bros. said Monday it is bringing back the brand as an advertising-supported, video-on-demand site ...

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Bill Me Later: The ‘Frictionless’ Online Payment Alternative

Given the powerful double-digit growth of e-commerce during the first decade of the industry, few merchants worried that a payment alternative to credit cards or the well-established PayPal was needed ...

Yahoo Shrugs Off Deadline, Microsoft Mum

Microsoft's three-week deadline for Yahoo to initiate formal talks about a merger has passed, putting the software giant in the position of having to decide how aggressive to get in its bid to take over the Web portal ...

Wireless Sales Steer Verizon to Strong Q1

Telecommunications giant Verizon Communications reported a strong profit boost for its first quarter as growth in its wireless business and its fledgling video service helped compensate for losses in its traditional home phone segment ...

Google Flies High on Street With Whopper Quarter

Brushing aside concerns about a drop in paid click rates and sliding past estimates, Google posted results Thursday showing not only that it remains king of the online advertising space but that it can continue to grow sales and profits in uncertain economic times ...

IBM Buoys Tech Optimism With Robust Q1

Benefiting from strong overseas sales and a weak U.S. dollar, IBM posted strong quarterly results and raised its guidance, adding to what's becoming a winning streak for technology stocks ...

eBay Touts Street-Beating Earnings Despite Slackening Activity

Web auction giant eBay posted strong first-quarter results Wednesday despite weaker-than-expected growth in buying activity in core markets such as the U.S. and the UK ...

Intel Shares Soar Despite Q1 Profit Slump

Intel posted first-quarter results Tuesday that met or slightly beat expectations -- the chipmaker lowered its own targets last month -- and posted record revenue for the seasonally slow time of year ...

Lawmakers Push for Fee-Free E-Filing

Ten years after the Internal Revenue Service first flipped the switch on electronic tax filing, key lawmakers said Monday the time has come to make e-filing free for all taxpayers -- a move that could cost software makers millions in annual revenues ...

Blockbuster’s Circuit City Pitch Puzzles Pundits

In a surprise move that could reshape the consumer electronics and movie rental industries, Blockbuster went public Monday with an offer to pay as much as US$1.3 billion to acquire Circuit City ...

Lyris Launches E-Marketing Portal

Interactive marketing firm Lyris, best known for its e-mail advertising services, has launched a portal meant to give online marketers a place to foster community and learn from one another ...

DoD Barn Door Wide Open, Stock for Sale on eBay

Military gear that could be used in terrorist operations is showing up oneBay and Craigslist, and some lawmakers are calling for action ...

Verizon Sues Time Warner for Bad-Mouthing FiOS TV

Verizon has filed a lawsuit against Time Warner Cable, claiming that company's advertising gives a false impression about the telecom firm's new fiber optic-based TV service ...

Yahoo Pulls Together Rebel Alliance

Yahoo has launched a limited test of Google's AdSense search advertising service, a move that Microsoft immediately slammed as anticompetitive and one that came amid a flurry of new developments in the Microsoft-Yahoo saga ...

Feds Resort to H-1B Lottery, Tech Firms Stew

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received more applications for 2009 H-1B visas than it can issue, exceeding the congressional limit on the tech-friendly program just days after applications were first accepted ...

The Whole World Is Watching: Google Shines Light on Refugee Camps

Google and the UN High Commission for Refugees -- the United Nations agency responsible for tracking and caring for refugees from the world's conflicts -- unveiled a Web-based mapping tool Tuesday meant to help raise awareness of displaced populations ...

Microsoft Nearly Done Asking Nicely

Microsoft tried to light a fire under its apparently stagnating bid to acquire Yahoo over the weekend, with CEO Steve Ballmer saying a lower price could be in the offing if Yahoo doesn't act soon ...

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