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New and Noteworthy: Yahoo! posts revenues of 8 Million; "Smaller computers" on the rise; more

New and Noteworthy: Yahoo! posts revenues of 8 Million; "Smaller computers" on the rise; more

Yahoo! posts revenues of $758 Million Yahoo! reported revenues of $758 million in the first quarter of 2004, compared to $283 million in the same period of 2003. Operating income for the first quarter of 2004 was $132 million, compared to $55 million for the same period of 2003. More.

In a separate Reuters piece, Randolph Hock, author of "The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines" states "Google's important, but it's really not all about Google. The company for people to keep an eye on now is Yahoo." More.

"Smaller computers" on the rise Another Reuters article, which recognizes the "iconoclastic iMac series" but notably fails to mention the PowerMac G4 Cube, reports that shipments of "smaller computers" are finally catching the eye of PC manufacturers including Gateway and Dell. "The shift is driven by new models like the champagne gold-exterior Gateway's 901 Family Room Media Center, which resembles a high-end stereo component, and costs between $1,000 and $2,000." More.

Beatles-Apple trial set for London The Associated Press reports that a High Court judge ruled Wednesday that a trademark battle between Apple Computer Inc. and The Beatles' record company Apple Corps Ltd. should be heard in London. "Judge Martin Mann rejected an argument by California-based Apple Computer that the case should be tried on its home territory. He didn't set a trial date but granted the U.S. technology giant permission to appeal the decision." The London judge presiding over the decision has confessed that he owns an iPod. More.

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