In what appears to be an odd pairing, United Media, which owns dial-up Internet provider NetZero, is buying florist FTD for $456 million.
In two separate pieces of news today, EnterpriseDB was selected by FTD to replace Oracle, and Liferay was selected to replace Novell's exteNd portal offering.
The company's sales and marketing head says the device will likely be on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.
RemoveMe is a new tool that allows you to get rid of annoying commercial e-mails without leaving your inbox.
A Groupon deal offers half off $40 worth of flowers from FTD.com. Some users complain that on the special offer page, the flowers have been marked up, so that there is no real savings.
Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Crave's Bonnie Burton tells why the infamous TV special is so bad it's great.
Groupon gets in trouble for an alleged V-Day bouquet scam, Sony makes the PlayStation phone official, and the IBM computer Watson takes on Jeopardy's best, which could make for an interesting V-Day date!
EnterpriseDB and Ingres just reported banner years, suggesting that open source is thriving beyond MySQL in the database market.
Analysts question whether new CEO Meg Whitman can turn around Hewlett-Packard. There are no easy solutions, they say.