Archive for February 4, 2008

Google Offered to Help Yahoo

Posted: February 4, 2008 in Tech

Reports indicated that Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt called Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and offered their help in thwarting Microsoft’s bid through a possible collaboration.

Google said a Microsoft-Yahoo deal would be bad for the Internet.

If Google and Yahoo do collaborate with each other, Microsoft would be in a very big trouble when it comes to Internet and online services.

Corel launches CorelDRAW X4

Posted: February 4, 2008 in Tech

Corel Corporation unveiled the newest version of its graphics suite, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4.

With more than 50 new and enhanced features, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 provides users with the tools and resources to tackle a wide variety of projects – from logos and Web graphics, to multi-page brochures, to high impact signage and digital displays.

The latest version of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 includes CorelDRAW X4, Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4, Corel PowerTRACE X4, Corel CAPTURE X4, CorelDRAW Handbook – Insights from the Experts, Training videos and Increased content with more than 10,000 handpicked, high-quality clipart and digital images.

Yahoo announced they will no longer operate its online music subscription service – Yahoo Music Unlimited.

Yahoo is reportedly switching its customers to RealNetwork’s Rhapsody music service.

Yahoo Music Unlimited lets users download an unlimited number of tracks that are playable as long as their plan is active.

Ericsson to power Lenovo Mobile Broadband

Posted: February 4, 2008 in Tech

Telecom equipment supplier Ericsson said that they are now working with Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo to provide mobile broadband modules for Lenovo computers.

These modules would be based on the high speed packet access (HSPA) technology to provide mobile Internet access.

Lenovo said that they would ship these technologies through their selected Lenovo ThinkPad notebook models later this year.