All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reports’
Sun Microsystems made a one-sentence announcement today that has already produced giant vibrations on Wall Street and will likely produce fault-line like tremors throughout the tech world. The announcement: they’re teaming up with Google for something to be announced tomorrow-one sentence that no doubt shook building foundations in Redmond.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has reached a settlement over a shareholder lawsuit that claims that he was involved with and profited from insider trading in 2001.
Sun Microsystems is expanding its horizons to include some search and indexing technology to complement its server market, primarily in the realm of audio search.
The folks at Blogger have been pretty quick to respond to user criticism over the copious amount of spam blogs (splogs) dirtying up the air at blogspot.com by implementing some “artificial intelligence” to weed out the posers. Some more tweaking may be needed however, if you only speak one language.
Up until now, wikis have served as collaborative read-write web sites that either individuals or businesses can contribute to.
Cambridge England’s CacheLogic has released results of a study that it conducted regarding peer-to-peer (P2P) activity and its impact on ISPs.
Sony does not want Europeans to get their hands on the PSP before it is launched this September. In an effort to prevent just this, Sony is suing online gaming retailer Lik-Sang for selling Japanese PSPs to people in Europe.
Technorati just released a report detailing the growth of the blogosphere. They found that a new web log was created every second, totaling 80,000 new blogs every day. Even more interesting was the rise of moblogging (blogging from your phone). Let’s just hope a moblogger isn’t behind you when you’re sitting at a red light.
During annual trade talks, the United States and China made some progress, but did not exactly resolve the textile export conflict that has been going on between the two countries.
Ed Bott does an excellent job calling out Boing Boing on their half-assed attempt at issuing a correction to their rumors-cited-as-facts post about Microsoft and Claria last week.
As the number of new jobs went up to 146,000 in June from only 104,000 in May, the jobless rate in the United States reached it lowest point in about four years.
Oracle reported a higher-than-expected net profit for the fourth quarter. This was largely helped by the company’s acquisition of PeopleSoft.
New orders for durable goods in the United States went up 5.5% in May, which is the biggest jump since March of last year. Orders only went up 1.4% in April.
In a testimony to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary John Snow advised against tariffs against China.
After a 0.6% drop in March, and no change in April, the Composite Index of Leading Economic Indicators fell 0.5% last month according to a report from the Conference Board.
Oil prices reached record highs yesterday with crude going up $1.89, or 3.3%, to $58.47 a barrel. Futures reached $58.60 a barrel. The previous record was $58.28 in April.
Consumer prices took their first fall in 10 months last month at 0.1% as energy prices fell after reaching record highs in the months before.
Nortel Networks’ President and Chief Operating Officer Gary Daichendt has decided to leave the company because of a difference of business views with CEO Bill Owens.
The Washington Post reported that NASA Administrator Michael Griffin intends to get rid of about 20 officials by sometime in August. Two of the people to be ousted are leaders of the space shuttle program.