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The last time Google spent a ten-figure amount on a market leader and left the rest of its rivals in the dust, many rushed to change strategy. Did they make things worse for themselves in the process?
It's no wonder that Pageflakes, the personalized home page service, was looking for an exit--the company is in the same arena as heavyweights Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, and others.
Several popular sites went down for various reasons and we sort out the mess.
Some popular Web companies may be vulnerable to the economic slowdown. Do they face an ill fate similar to that of the beloved delivery service of the last bubble?
Company is starting to switch users to a new version of the iGoogle customizable home page that can accommodate ads.
As the founder and chief executive of the Paris-based widget start-up steps aside, Chief Operating Officer Freddy Mini prepares to take his place.
Web gadget developers get a preview of full-screen view, OpenSocial integration, and other coming attractions to the iGoogle home page site.
The Burlingame, Calif.-based company, which has raised $25 million, says in a press release that it's already in talks with several potential suitors.
Video-sharing site's low asking price helped renew buyout talks with entertainment network LiveUniverse, sources say.
DivX lost a bid for protection from copyright suits just weeks before shutting down video-sharing site.