CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly overslept and arrived two hours late for the event. Her late appearance apparently upset attendees, including the CEO of one of the world's four largest ad firms.
The e-commerce giant had refused to sell e-book versions of titles distributed by IPG, which represents more than 500 publishers.
At a time when ad revenue is increasingly important, the Yahoo CEO reportedly keeps high-level marketing executives waiting for hours because she overslept.
Amazon is accused of a pressure campaign to extract more favorable terms from publishers and distributors.
The tech giant says the combination will help its go-to-market strategy, branding, supply chain, and customer support. Analysts question the synergy.
ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.
HP has reached its goal six months early to recycle one billion pounds of electronics.
HP refreshes its mobile workstation with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors.
This issue is going nuclear and a lot of people believe that charging $10 or more for the portability and convenience of an e-book is ridiculous.
On this week's show, BOL special counsel Gil Cabrera joins us to break down the mobile apps privacy protections (meh), the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights (unenforceable without Congress), and the "Do Not Track" button (weak). He's kind of a buzz kill. Also, poor little T-Mobile, Microsoft's most unprofessional legal lawyer ever, and Nilay Patel buzz-kills Pinterest, big time. Plus, "Into It/Not Into It" returns!