Motorola may spin off handset unit for declining market share

Motorola may spin off handset unit for declining market share

Under pressure from unhappy investors for the past year, struggling cell-phone maker Motorola signaled a willingness to break itself up after more than a year of dismal results and declining market share, media reported Friday.

February 16th, 2008 by  

27% of U.S. iPhone buyers unlock, not using AT&T

27% of U.S. iPhone buyers unlock, not using AT&T

A “stunning” number of people — more than a quarter — who purchased Apple’s iPhone are using them on wireless networks other than AT&T’s, placing pressure on the company’s business model, an analyst said.

February 16th, 2008 by  

Microsoft releases 2 Vista SP1 prerequisites

Microsoft releases 2 Vista SP1 prerequisites

Microsoft releases what it said the last two prerequisite updates it will need before it can download Service Pack 1 (SP1) next month, media reported Thursday. The two updates — described in more detail by a pair of support documents pegged as KB937287 and KB938371 — are the final files required before Vista will allow [...]

February 16th, 2008 by  

Yahoo to repel Microsoft by possible alliance with News Corp.

Yahoo to repel Microsoft by possible alliance with News Corp.

Yahoo is discussing a possible partnership with News Corp. in its latest effort to repel Microsoft Corp.’s takeover bid, media reported Thursday.
The specifics of the proposed joint venture haven’t been worked out, according to the report.

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