Tumblr Planning To Add Display Ads To Dashboard
Apr19

Tumblr Planning To Add Display Ads To Dashboard

When Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp received a query two years ago what he thought about display ads, he said they turn his stomach. Today, he is eating a healthy slice of humble pie as the phenomenally successful blogging platform plans to sell ad display units to advertisers. The ads, which will appear on the blogging platform’s dashboard, will be a first for the blogging platform that has so far survived without ads....

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New Technology Creates Flexible Translucent Solar Panels
Apr19

New Technology Creates Flexible Translucent Solar Panels

Solar power is the promised land for all renewable energy and sustainability proponents but so far, the technology has not quite been able to keep up with the optimism. Technologies used to create solar power generation are at best base line and can only convert into electricity a paltry 15% of the solar energy that hits the planet’s surface. Another impediment has been the installation surfaces solar can mount on, which, in...

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Oracle Founder, CEO Admits To Thinking Of Buying RIM/Palm
Apr18

Oracle Founder, CEO Admits To Thinking Of Buying RIM/Palm

The ongoing case that has pitted Oracle against Google over Java patent infringements in the Android operating system has not disappointed with interesting revelations being made by both sides as the proceedings commence. Yesterday Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison took to the witness stand to provide testimony in support of his company and made an interesting revelation. According to Ellison, Oracle had considered jumping into the...

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New Yahoo CEO Cleaning Out The Closet, Closing 50 Services
Apr18

New Yahoo CEO Cleaning Out The Closet, Closing 50 Services

Yahoo’s new CEO Scott Thompson has a big broom in his hand, and he is using it to clean out Yahoo and shake up things back to profitability. In a call with journalists yesterday, Thompson said the company had some great properties that had a lot of potential but that there were too many other services bogging down these few profitable ones. Referring to these redundant services, he said that Yahoo has been doing way too much for...

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Google Stock Split Helps Founders Retain Iron Grip Of Company
Apr17

Google Stock Split Helps Founders Retain Iron Grip Of Company

Google recently instituted a 2-for-1 share split that saw the company offer existing shareholders two shares for each share owned. This is something Google employees and shareholders have been clamoring forever since the company shares reached the high $600’s and moved the shares well beyond the reach of anyone who would want to buy them. This effectively meant that existing shareholders could not sell their shares owing to the...

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