The tussle between Yahoo and Microsoft has gone through a couple of extra rounds of late. We thought we’d bring you up to date with the current state of play. Back in Feb Microsoft offered Yahoo $44Bn. Yahoo said no thanks.
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Oh great. There’s yet another social networking service arriving on an already crowded landscape, and this time it’s Facebook ripping off MySpace by offering their own full-on dedicated music service. The feature set appears to be a note for note copy of the basic MySpace services, so bands or musicians can create their own homepages, [...]
It’s being reported that there’s ‘secret’ discussion going on between Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Yahoo, apparently in an attempt to find an alternative route to Microsoft buying it.
MySpace is to launch MySpace Celebrity, a ‘channel’ (read Web page) on MySpace that bring to attention MySpace pages of ‘celebrities.’ The illusion they are trying to create is that MySpace users will be able to interact with their favourite stars. The likelihood is that they will in fact be communicating with one of the [...]
Google is to collaborate with MySpace on OpenSocial, an Open Platform for Social Application Development. Consisting of a set of common APIs that can be used for building Web-based social applications. The hope is that they will simplify the process of developing social applications.
Despite the hype and huge growth, investors are still wary of another dot-bomb crash.
MySpace is to introduce MySpace IM with Skype, giving their considerable number of users the ability to directly IM with each other, and talk using Skype for zero cost. The integration between MySpace and Skype sounds like it’s been considerable, with MySpace users able to block or grant access to them through settings on their [...]
New ‘Take Down Stay Down’ technology aims to keep dodgy content of members’ profiles.
Following the anticipation of the Beta launch of MySpace News, we thought we’d pop over and have a look at what the service is like and how well it’s doing. It’s obviously early days, but wow is it quiet over there … you can almost hear the tumble-weed running through it. It may pickup at [...]