Dan Leahul

Sep 8, 2009

Skype and CNN strike global ad deal

GLOBAL - Skype has struck a deal with CNN International to sponsor its 'Connect the world' segment as part of the telephony company's global advertising campaign.

Sep 3, 2009

Google holds share as search queries leap 41 per cent

GLOBAL - Google's stranglehold on the global search market share remains firm at 67 per cent, despite search engine use being at an all time high as recent research revealed that 113 billion searches were conducted in July, a 41 per cent jump from last year.

Aug 14, 2009

Microsoft and Nokia to develop BlackBerry-killer

GLOBAL - Microsoft is to partner with Nokia to bring its Office software to a line of Symbian smartphones, aimed at gaining a foothold in the mobile business market currently dominated by Research in Motion - manufacturer of the BlackBerry.

Aug 3, 2009

Wall Street Journal working on 'LinkedIn killer'

GLOBAL - The Wall Street Journal is to launch its own social network called WSJ Connect to rival the professionals' community LinkedIn, according to reports.

May 25, 2009

Microsoft and Yahoo ready strategy to take on Google

GLOBAL - Microsoft is ready to launch its newest search engine, codenamed Kumo, while Yahoo revealed it wants to restructure as the two attempt to take the wind out of Google's sails.

May 12, 2009

Wall Street Journal to introduce micropayment scheme

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will introduce a micropayment system for individual articles and premium subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal website this year.