Premium-Inhalt. As she approached her third anniversary as Yahoo's CEO, Carol Bartz couldn't overcome a recent string of missteps that apparently eroded the board's confidence in her and eclipsed her achievements as leader of the embattled Internet pioneer.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has been very apologetic about the fact that open businesses are being incorrectly reported as closed on Google Places. business as closed on the service, and Google has promised on its blog to fix the problem. Let's back things up for a second and look at the Google Places service.
Premium-Inhalt. Carol Bartz has been fired from her job as Yahoo CEO and replaced on an interim basis by the company's chief financial officer, Tim Morse, Yahoo said on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. The first Apple Store in Hong Kong might open on Sep 24, becoming the company's 100th store globally, according to a report by local Chinese-language newspaper Ming Pao Daily.
Premium-Inhalt. The IT services market suffered a severe hit globally in the second quarter of 2011, with the value of new contract signings falling to its lowest level in more than eight years, according to Ovum.
Premium-Inhalt. is the newest addition to , the search giant's archival tool that lets users download their data from many Google services, including Buzz, Picasa, and Google+.
Premium-Inhalt. While a decreasing trend is being observed in the number of mobile apps downloads globally, Asia seems to be bucking the trend.
Premium-Inhalt. Yanping Hu and Tony Chen will guide and oversee the Mobile Marketing Association's (MMA) China Local Council and its industry initiatives.
Premium-Inhalt. The adoption of information technology (IT) in the healthcare industry is speeding up, driven in part by cloud computing, according to Asia-based healthcare IT solutions provider iSOFT Health Asia.
Premium-Inhalt. Carol Bartz has been fired from her job as Yahoo CEO and replaced on an interim basis by the company's chief financial officer, Tim Morse, according to news reports Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. There's a new development in the caper involving a lost iPhone in San Francisco. A says the S.F. police will be investigating their own, specifically the role that officers may have played in assisting an Apple corporate security team in a home search earlier this summer.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is working on both super-fast and super-dense storage media that should reach enterprises before the end of this decade, and demand in some industries looks likely to keep pace with the advances.
Premium-Inhalt. The Macworld Podcast turns its attention to iTunes Store accounts--specifically the unsettling phenomenon where customers are seeing their iTunes gift card balances zeroed out by mysterious unwanted purchases. Staff writer Lex Friedman reported on the so-called for Macworld.com, and he's joined by senior associate editor Dan Moren to discuss the situation and what you can do to protect your iTunes account.
Premium-Inhalt. It has been a relief-filled week so far for ex-CFOs facing difficult legal circumstances -- , and the other .
Premium-Inhalt. Consumer response to has been thus far, and industry observers point to a number of likely explanations, including the dearth of 3D programming and an aversion to those clunky 3D glasses. And for those of us who don't mind wearing 3D specs, there's also the question of which technology to buy into: ?
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo chief financial officer Tim Morse -- a veteran of the power General Electric finance-development powerhouse -- has been chosen on an interim basis to replace the fired Carol Bartz.
Premium-Inhalt. SAP announced this morning that it is to acquire New Zealand 3D specialist Right Hemisphere. SAP already had a stake in Right Hemisphere, having invested in it via its venture capital arm, , in 2007.
Premium-Inhalt. For Yahoo, firing Carol Bartz was easy--Chairman Roy Bostock gave her the news over the phone--but turning the company around under new leadership will be a lot harder.
Premium-Inhalt. For years, Facebook users have been clamoring for better privacy controls and clarity, while Facebook engineers oscillate between improvements and major privacy snafus. Every now and then a new wave of exasperated users cry out "That's it, I'm leaving". Up to now, users really didn't have anywhere to go after quitting, so they effectively quit the , self-ostracized (MySpace is equivalent to being exiled, perhaps worse). Now that they have somewhere else to go (Google+), Facebook is ramping up its privacy controls and seems to be taking privacy more seriously. Let the privacy competition begin!
Premium-Inhalt. Google hoped at one time to codevelop Android with Sun, and was prepared to offer Sun a share of its mobile service revenue in return for making Java open source, according to newly released documents in Oracle's lawsuit against Google.
Premium-Inhalt. In the grand tradition of science interns throughout history, a handful of high schoolers, undergrads, grads, and post-docs spent months counting stuff. That's not news: Interns were basically invented to fetch coffee and count things. But, as with (now-) famous interns , and , counting stuff for months has paid off enormously: a team of Tufts chemistry researchers and their supporting interns has confirmed the feasibility of the .
Premium-Inhalt. If you work in Nintendo's legal department, what do you do when someone hits you with a lawsuit? Is it more of a "not again!" feeling? Or is it more like a soft chuckle, knowing that the case will likely never go anywhere?
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Cisco, take notice: Despite the near-constant hype about cloud computing services, most mid-market companies are still viewing cloud as a complement, not a replacement.
Premium-Inhalt. In a day and age where most of the big promotional tours go towards the Halos, Call of Duty titles, and Legend of Zeldas in the industry, it's nice to see Kirby still gets his day in the sun.
Premium-Inhalt. ICANN has begun accepting registrations on a limited basis for . If you are in the adult entertainment business, or your site is related to adult endeavors, then is a no-brainer, but even businesses that offer more "traditional" goods and services may want to consider getting in line for a XXX domain.
Premium-Inhalt. Young males in emerging markets are the most likely to fall victim to , whose total cost per year is approaching the scale of illegal drug trafficking worldwide, according to a study by the Norton division of Symantec.
Premium-Inhalt. Online retailer Amazon.com is reportedly redesigning its Web site, which sells everything from books to electronics and handbags, with a focus on supporting tablet computer users.
Premium-Inhalt. A couple of trends are evident in the category of long-zoom cameras. First, companies are outfitting impossibly small cameras----with lenses that provide optical zoom ranges of 10X and up. Second, companies are going even bigger with larger-sized fixed-lens cameras, equipping them with optical-zoom lenses that approach 40X.
Premium-Inhalt. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) high-end network-attached storage (NAS) vendor BlueArc in an all-cash deal.
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers are using a new trick to cloak malicious files by disguising their Windows file extensions to make them appear safe to download, a Czech security company warned today.
Premium-Inhalt. An "error" by Netflix is limiting the number of video streams some of its members can send to their computers, tablets and smartphones, the company admitted today in a statement.
Premium-Inhalt. Google and Oracle will send top executives to mediation in front of a magistrate judge, in a last-ditch attempt to settle their differences over Google's use of Java in the Android OS.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever looked at a particulalry stunning photograph and wished you could really immerse yourself in it? A recent project attempts to do just that, with the help of a good camera, a hacked Kinect, and an Arduino board.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for power and performance, you probably won't be surprised to find it in Origin's latest monster desktop. Origin's Genesis Z68 is powerful as well as different-looking in its pretty white chassis (though, thankfully, less Stormtrooper-y than the ).
Premium-Inhalt. Rocket Bunnies has an interesting premise: You're a rabbit on a rocket (hence the name)...in space. There's no real story line, but your job is to ride your rocket across various galaxies, collecting all of the little bunnies that are stuck on various planets.
Premium-Inhalt. Lawson Software is embroiled in the latest instance of an allegedly failed ERP (enterprise resource planning) software project to become public.