Google Knol, the paid Wikipedia
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Writers has now a good occasion to make profit. Google launched this week Google Knol, the user-generated encyclopedia similar to Wikipedia. And every author can earn money from his work, depending on the hits of his articles Google official blog … Read More

Google to buy Digg
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It’s time for Digg. It has ad agreement with Microsoft, but Google want it. And not for ads, but for its concept and users. Digg has very specific community of users/members, not invaded yet by commercial reasons. It is made … Read More

Microsoft to buy Calista Technologies and join Citrix Systems for virtualization
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Microsoft intends to develop in the virtualization field, with a more extensive strategy that includes the relaxing of the licensing for its virtualization software and lower prices. Virtualization is a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from … Read More

MySQL bought by Sun Microsystems
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A new try for Sun Microsystems to come back between the leaders of the IT industry, by buying the most popular open source database, for $1 billion. MySQL is a multithreaded, multi-user SQL database management system which has, according to … Read More

Harrah’s Entertainment – new owners for Casino & Hotel Resort chain
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Harrah’s Casino & Hotel Resort chain, which also run the World Series of Poker, will have new owners, two private equity firms named Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group, shelling out a whopping $17.7 billion for the acquisition, being complete … Read More