Some analysts say the Yahoo-Google ad deal could push Microsoft into making a hostile bid.Listen now: Download today's podcast
Yahoo's stock was hammered in early morning trading on Friday, a sign that the Google ad-sharing deal wasn't enough to satisfy Wall Street. So what's next for the beleaguered Internet giant? Some say Microsoft may still make a move yet.
IronPort's Pat Peterson joins Robert Vamosi this week to talk about how online criminals make money using botnets.Listen now: Download today's podcast
How do online criminals make money off of botnets? Previously, we've explored how parts of the Storm worm botnet may have been rented out to others. No matter who owns the botnet, the traffic is usually the same: spam. But what kind of spam?
IronPort Systems, a divison of Cisco, released a report this week (registration required) that identified some of the specific spam messages being used. Not surprising is the pharmaceutical spam. But … Read more
Cities' green action plans; Yahoo loses a couple of prominent employees; and Republican and Democrats cast a vote for Microsoft.Listen now: Download today's podcast
City governments' response to climate change ranges from cutting-edge distributed energy to adding more bike lanes and trees. Climate change experts from four cities--London, Toronto, Chicago, and New York--spoke at the Mass Impact Symposium Monday in Cambridge, Mass., and CNET News.com intern Holly Jackson had the chance to chat with reporter Martin LaMonica about what they said.
What in the world does a farm lobbying organization have to do with Net neutrality--let alone Google? As CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh discovered through his sleuthing, there's a lot more to this story than meets the eye.
If you have more money than you know what to do with, how does a multimillion-dollar jaunt into space sound? Well, it sounded just fab to Sergey Brin.
Martin LaMonica has the … Read more
iPhone music stuff: http://crave.cnet.com/8301-1_105-9963889-1.htmlBest non-iPod MP3 players for Mac: http://reviews.cnet.com/4321-6490_7-6545983.html?tag=feat.2iMainGo 2: http://reviews.cnet.com/portable-speakers/imaingo-2-silver/4505-11313_7-33060592.html?tag=links;reviewRadius TruTune: http://reviews.cnet.com/mp3-players/sony-rolly-2gb-white/4505-6490_7-33059749.html?tag=prod.txt.2Sony Rolly: http://reviews.cnet.com/mp3-players/sony-rolly-2gb-white/4505-6490_7-33059749.html?tag=prod.txt.2… Read more
We all heard plenty about the new iPhone 3G on Monday. But one of the stories that didn't get quite as many headlines is a change in the relationship between AT&T and Apple.
CNET News.com reporters Tom Krazit and Marguerite Reardon talk to podcast host Jennifer Guevin about what the changes mean for the two companies--and for consumers thinking about taking the iPhone plunge.
Hewlett-Packard took … Read more
Turns out most of the rumors were true as CEO Steve Jobs held center stage at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. CNET Reviews' Bonnie Cha offers her initial take on the product announcements that so dominated Monday's tech coverage.
And speaking of "Stevenote," one casualty--again--was Twitter. The increasingly spotty service was, well, spotty. But Twitterholics, don't despair. Webware's Rafe Needleman offers a couple of workarounds.
Before … Read more