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Microsoft accuses Google of being a monopoly

Mar 31, 2011
In a related story, Courtney Love accuses Charlie Sheen of being crazy....
Posted In: business, EU, Google, government, Microsoft

Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Microsoft buys a bunch of IP addresses

Mar 25, 2011
The addresses were owned by the Canadian company Nortel which has gone bankrupt. Microsoft paid 7.5 million for 666,000 addresses, that works out...
Posted In: business, geek chow, Microsoft, search

"I'm not dead yet! I'm feeling much better! I think I'll go for a walk!" - Yahoo

Mar 24, 2011
Yahoo has not given up on search after all. In a new product called Search Direct, they try to outGoogle Google in terms of instant results. With...
Posted In: Microsoft, search, Web Culture, Yahoo

"Not so fast, AT&T" - big tech companies

Mar 24, 2011
We've reported on how Verizon doesn't really plan to oppose the big mega merger because they figure, hey, it's gonna go through no matter what. But...
Posted In: AT&T, business, ebay, Facebook, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Firefox 4 to launch next week

Mar 18, 2011
Suddenly the browser wars are just flat blowing up. Google released its latest version of Chrome last week. This week saw the release of Internet...
Posted In: Chrome, firefox, gadgets, Google, internet explorer, Microsoft, mozilla, search, Web Culture

Online privacy hearing today

Mar 16, 2011
The Senate Commerce Committee holds a hearing today at 10am Eastern on the State of Online Consumer Privacy. Committee Chairman John Rockefeller (D...
Posted In: Congress, government, Law, Microsoft, privacy

Mid-day Update: More on Japan, goodbye Zune

Mar 15, 2011
On today's show, Marketplace continued to follow the effects of Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japanese government is monitoring the...
Posted In: Dai-Ichi, evacuation, Fukushima, gas prices, Hawaii, iodide, Japan, Microsoft, mid-day update, millionaire, nuclear, nuclear energy, nuclear power, Oil, oil price, radiation, Tokyo, Twitter, zune

Zune player dies, Zune lives on

Mar 15, 2011
Microsoft will no longer make Zune music players citing weak demand and a desire to focus on the smartphone market. This should come as no shock to...
Posted In: apple, brown zune, business, Entertainment, gadgets, ipod, Microsoft, Music, zune

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