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Yahoo Inc will lay off 2,000 people, or 14 percent of its workforce, in its deepest round of job cuts in years as new Chief Executive Scott Thompson tries to jumpstart growth with a leaner, more agile company while saving hundreds of millions of dollars.
Facebook is stepping up its patent dispute with Yahoo by filing its own lawsuit against the struggling Internet icon.
Facebook's lawsuit today comes just weeks after Yahoo claimed that Facebook violated 10 patents covering advertising, privacy controls and social networking.
Yahoo Inc sued Facebook Inc over 10 patents that include methods and systems for advertising on the Web, opening the first major legal battle among big technology companies in social media.
ZDNET has covered the spamming for the last couple days and reports that the attack has flooded some feeds with graphic photographs, apparently distributed via hijacked accounts.
One Facebook user contacted The Huffington Post and reported that a friend's account had inexplicably posted a disturbing image of an injured dog. "I know [my friend] would never publish something like this on his own," the user wrote.
A group calling itself “Anonymous” announced that it would launch an attack on the Dominican government today that could “shake” the economy, as a way of forcing the authorities to change their spending policies and allocate the funds needed for education at all levels.
The group posted a video on YouTube with the following warning:
With regardS to LIME's announcement that it will be the first to launch 4G across the Caribbean, Mark Linehan — CEO, Digicel Jamaica says there are few points he will liketo clear up on behalf of Digicel.
Digicel will introduce the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780 - the newest addition to the BlackBerry Bold series of smartphones - in all of its 26 markets across the Caribbean and Central America by March 2011.
The BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780 is the first BlackBerry Bold smartphone to come with the new BlackBerry® 6 operating system, which retains the familiar and trusted features that distinguish the BlackBerry brand while delivering a fresh, approachable and engaging experience that’s powerful and easy to use."Building on the success of the BlackBerry Bold series of smartphones, we are now pleased to work with Digicel to bring the BlackBerry Bold 9780 smartphone featuring the new BlackBerry 6 operating system to their customers in Jamaica,” said Rick Costanzo, Managing Director, Latin America, Research In Motion.
LIME, the Caribbean’s premier telecoms provider will be changing its website from www.time4lime.com to www.lime.com to allow for easier recall and stronger brand promotion.
The new web address becomes effective on Friday February 25, 2011 and will start appearing on all advertising and printed materials produced after this date.
Press ReleaseWith the impact of mobile technology radically transforming the way we live and work, businesses are also experiencing new opportunities to connect with its customers via mobile.
In this regard Digicel is once again taking the lead in Grenada to introduce one of the newest technologies associated with mobile telecommunications - the QR code.
This two dimension bar code allows a person with a data enabled smartphone to simply use the camera associate with the phone, scan the code and be immediately connected to that business website even without knowing the web address of the business.
Digicel, the Bigger, Better Network has taken a controlling stake in Netxar Technologies, the leading systems integrator in the Caribbean region, it was announced yesterday.
Effective immediately, the two companies will work together to achieve even greater business success and market share as the region’s newest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) powerhouse.With corporate and public sector customers looking for the best and most advanced ICT systems and processes – whilst also keeping a keen eye on cost control - the Digicel Netxar combination will see customers optimising their ICT infrastructure and saving money.