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MSN Offers Advertisers Messenger, Spaces Opportunities

Microsoft today released MSN Spaces and Messenger version 7.0 to the public, and with new initiatives designed to connect advertisers with target customers through the services, users may get more than they bargained for. The software company plans to integrate ads into users' personal Spaces -- fre...

TiVo Plays Up Latest Patent Grants

TiVo announced today it has been awarded eight new patents in the U.S. and abroad, with five awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that, the company said, cover important aspects of DVD software and hardware design. TiVo also received three grants from the Chinese and Japanese pat...

AOL Pulls Plug on Napster Pirate Plug-In

America Online yesterday removed from the Web site of its Winamp media player a software plug-in that is reportedly being used to make unauthorized copies of tunes from the Napster To Go subscription service. According to AOL spokesperson Ann Burkart, the offending applet, Output Stacker, has been t...

Merged Oracle-PeopleSoft Faces Daunting Challenges

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has won again, this time after an acrimonious,18-month-long battle with PeopleSoft, whose board of directors bowed today and agreed to a $10.3 billion takeover offer. In October, Oracle made what it called its "best and final offer" of $24 a share. The company then raised th...

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
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