Every developer climbing the corporate ladder will at some point in their career hit a crossroads. The natural career progression for technology professionals seems to always take them away from technology. However, it doesn't have to, because there is...
Yahoo! is getting set to launch it's new search tools in an attempt to put itselfa step ahead of search rival Google. Yahoo! and Google have been distancing themselves in recent months as they increasingly become direct competitors. The...
The search market continues its turbulent times as keyword-seller Overture is looking to buy CMGI's Altavista. This comes just a few weeks after Yahoo announced it has proposed a buyout of Inktomi, in an attempt to lessen its reliance...

Yahoo dumps Google

Yahoo has spent 2 years and over $2 billion buying search companies Overture and Inktomi, and has now replaced the back-end of the Yahoo search to use its own technology, instead of those of rival Google. Yahoo is not disclosing...

The 5 Year Mark

It has now been 5 years since the NASDAQ crash, signalling the start of the dot-com downturn. Now, in hindsight, the past 5 years have seen hardship in many sectors of the economy, but it started in technology,...

What is Web 2.0?

I have been asked that question a thousand times. Usually I describe the latest trends towards user generated content, xml mashups, AJAX technology and new design principles. Web 2.0 is not a simple concept, but a combination...
Some assembly required. You can buy your own Navy F/A-18A Blue Angel Hornet fighter jet... on eBay, where else? Mike Landa has listed the jet, and claims the jet came out of military service in 1994, and that it...

Move along…

The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of "Green". When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their...
I now have a bunch of Joost invitations for anyone that is interested. Leave a note in the comments with your first and last name, and the email address in the separate field (which won't be shown), and...

Microsoft and Yahoo

So Microsoft has thrown it down. After over a year of speculation, they have dropped a whopping $44.6 Billion to buy Yahoo in their bid to play "catch up" to Google. The Yahoo/Microsoft deal is not yet...
The four largest American ISP's are joining forces in an unprecedented show of unity to go after "the biggest, the baddest, the most notorious" large-scale spammers, using the new anti-spam legislation as ammunition. Microsoft, AOL, Earthlink and Yahoo are putting...
Brad Garlinghouse, Yahoo's SVP responsible for some of the largest pieces of the Yahoo family (mail, IM, Yahoo's front page), wrote an email memo - a "state of the union" manifesto document - to his staff. This memo...

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