Google has a clear lead over Microsoft when it comes to desktop based internet search and advertising. The big pond that Google is going after to expand its market is to aim for a bigger share of the advertising pie that includes print, radio and even television advertising. Meanwhile, Microsoft is trying to catch up […]
Eating Crow: Microsoft pursuing Yahoo! again
Will I have to eat crow on this one? This has been long awaited by many industry watchers. Here is my Dec 2006 post where I ask the question and argue that its highly unlikely that Microsoft will acquire Yahoo!. Now, it appears that this deal may actually be taking place. Or is it? The […]
Hooking up on the internet
I know what you are thinking. Why is Anshu talking about hooking up on a software blog? Is there yet another certified love finding service to challenge eHarmony? And how does this fit into the enterprise software or web2.0 world? Well, rest assured the world, at least the virtual one, is not about to come […]
The Yahoo? question: Will Microsoft buy them?
Yes, Yahoo! has gone from an exciting successful brand for consumers and employees to Yahoo?, a me-too player with more questions about its future than answers. And the question of Microsoft buying them keeps popping up. Here are the reasons Micrsoft is not likely to buy Yahoo!-Microsoft acquistion strategy and history shows that they look […]