Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Deal, no deal


A story in the ECommerceTimes says that Google is close to making a bid for Twitter - at a cost of around $250 million - see Richard Adhikari, Loud Whispers Hint at Google-Twitter Deal 3rd April 2009.

IBM not buying Sun Microsystems after all

The New York Times reports that IBM has withdrawn its offer to pay $7 billion to takeover Sun Microsystems - see Steve Lohr and Ashlee Vance, IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun 6th April 2009.

Some recent numbers


A recent Microsoft security report indicated that more than 97% of all e-mails sent are unwanted (spam) - see
Darren Waters, Spam overwhelms e-mail messages. 8th April 2008.


There are now over 200 million Facebook users worldwide - see Barabara Ortutay, Facebook Nation Tops 200 Million 9th April 2009.