Well, they have a very big portfolio of services (I use it for Y! fantasy sports, someone here said it used it for Y! groups, some for Y! answers, etc.) although no one said they used @yahoo.com as their primary email account.
I'm sure there are other companies, but you're right, magneticnorth, Yahoo has set a pattern of wild rides for shareholders, starting with Jerry Yang's refusal to merge with Microsoft. I don't predict a slowdown in this trend anytime soon.
@Mr. Roques, I have a Yahoo account that I only find myself using for Yahoo groups. I belong to a few community based ones. But I don't send email from the account and don't even check the in box, so I hope no one is trying to contat me that way.
That's right. I guess Alibaba would buy back that holding, plus enough to get control of the company. Right now, if I had to bet money, I'd say that's the likeliest outcome. I don't think Microsoft wants to buy it outright, although it might help fund a consortium.
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Businesses often struggle to decide which domain to use. When it comes to purchasing a domain name, you have plenty of extensions to choose from, ranging from .com and .net, to .me, and even .mobi. But which one should you pick?
I've been writing about how the next evolution of the Internet might just be an advertising revolution, and how corporate IT can stay involved as the enablers and providers of the technologies that make this possible.
In the 1970 science fiction thriller Colossus: The Forbin Project, two giant supercomputers from the United States and Soviet Union secretly join forces to take control of the collective nuclear might of the two countries. In the film, the two machines discover each other's existence, communicate back-and-forth, share their collective data, and cut their human creators out of the process. It is the ultimate example of machine-to-machine communications, or M2M.
The whole Amazon.reader debate is a double-stupid. It's stupid to think that there's any e-book buyer who doesn't know Amazon's URL, and it was stupider to let ICANN launch the whole free-form TLD initiative to start with.
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