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Eric Savitz at Barron's Online has an item about Yahoo and Facebook, in which he quotes Needham analyst Mark May as saying that Yahoo may have missed yet another boat by not acquiring the social-networking site -- in much the same way it had the chance to acquire Google for $3-billion back in 2002 and…

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Earlier this month, Skype announced that it had signed a deal with Intel Corp. which gives users of the company's new dual-core chips added features when they make VOIP calls with Skype. Specifically, it allows them to engage in conference calls with as many as 10 people, compared with only five for the non-Intel version,…
Does the fact that Jason Calacanis -- of Weblogs Inc. -- is successful again mean that we're in another Web bubble? For many people in Silicon Valley in the late 1980s, Jason was a dot-com poster boy, as a profile in Wired points out. He built a photocopied and hand-delivered gossip sheet into an industry-leading…

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According to a report in the New York Times, Google has decided -- in part because of pressure from America Online -- to experiment with graphical, image-based advertising on some of its pages. Although the early reports were that this would be restricted to ads for AOL content as part of the $1-billion deal between…

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Column: Call it YahooVo?

by Mathew on November 8, 2005

Here's a column I posted at globeandmail.com about rumours that Yahoo might acquire TiVo: "In what was no doubt a welcome ray of sunshine for shareholders of TiVo, the maker of personal video recorders announced a deal with Internet portal and search engine company Yahoo, which will allow TiVo owners to click a TV listing…