Articles By Elizabeth Montalbano

Adobe snaps up Omniture for US$1.8 billion

Adobe snaps up Omniture for US$1.8 billion

Adobe has agreed to buy Web analytics company Omniture for US$1.8 billion in cash, the companies said Tuesday.The price San Jose, California-based...

September 15th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft wants Bing to ‘Ping’ Facebook, Twitter

Microsoft wants Bing to ‘Ping’ Facebook, Twitter

Microsoft is testing a new feature called "Bing & Ping" for its Bing search engine that allows people to share...

September 4th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Facebook confirms DoS attack same day as Twitter

Facebook confirms DoS attack same day as Twitter

NEW YORK - Popular social-networking site Facebook was hit with a DoS (denial-of-service) attack Thursday, but the attack did not...

August 6th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft signs search deal with Yahoo

Microsoft signs search deal with Yahoo

  Microsoft and Yahoo struck a long-anticipated search deal Wednesday under which Microsoft's Bing search engine will power Yahoo's search...

July 29th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft gets down and dirty with projectile vomiting ad for IE8

Microsoft gets down and dirty with projectile vomiting ad for IE8

An online ad for Internet Explorer 8 that showed a woman projectile vomiting has left such a bad taste in...

July 2nd, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
CIA goes open source for enterprise search

CIA goes open source for enterprise search

The company in charge of providing technology to the U.S. intelligence community has invested in an open-source firm to provide...

June 16th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Adobe’s Acrobat.com emerges from beta

Adobe’s Acrobat.com emerges from beta

Adobe Systems on Monday will move its Acrobat.com Web-based productivity and collaboration services out of beta and offer for-fee subscriptions...

June 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft search goes Bing

Microsoft search goes Bing

Microsoft has picked Bing as the branding for its new search engine, putting to rest months of speculation of what...

May 27th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Is Microsoft’s Kumo search engine better than Google, Yahoo?

Is Microsoft’s Kumo search engine better than Google, Yahoo?

Microsoft has not even released or confirmed next week's rumored release of its Kumo search engine, and already the industry...

May 21st, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
TechEd: Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 available in time for holidays

TechEd: Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 available in time for holidays

Microsoft will make Windows 7 available to businesses and consumers in time for the typically busy holiday shopping season in...

May 10th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano