i was away for few days being cut of line is a terrible issue you never knew what happened and what didn’t
anyway , i recently heard that the big mother of windows OS is Offering good sum of bucks to buy yahoo services .
Darren Waters on BBC dot life
At first glance, it would seem that Google’s success is the key motivator for Microsoft’s bid. But it’s more complicated than that.
Certainly, a Microsoft and Yahoo joint search engine would in theory give Google some competition in the search and online ad business. But even a combined Yahoo and Microsoft search proposition would still be a long way behind Google.
According to comScore, the worldwide search figures for last August show Google way out in front:
# Google Sites: 37.1 billion (5 billion at YouTube)
# Yahoo Sites: 8.5 billion
# Baidu.com: 3.3 billion
# Microsoft Sites: 2.2 billion
To highlight one point: twice as many people make searches on YouTube alone than make searches using Microsoft’s search engine.
But this is about gearing up for the second internet age – an age where commerce, community and communications are dominated by the web.
Microsoft was late to the internet and the company has never denied that. Bill Gates failed to see the potential of the net and from the back of the pack Microsoft has always been playing catch up.
It’s not been all failure. From nowhere Microsoft was able to crush opposition in the browser space and Internet Explorer is the most popular way to surf the net.
But as companies like Yahoo and Google, as well as thousands of garage start-ups have shown, from Facebook to Joost, the battle was never really about the browser – it was abo…. more
Yet i found many users fear most losing the largest pictures hosting online FLICKR it’s was hilarious seeing all these people roars protesting against Microsoft and raising the flags of VIVA freedom and freeware
and in that boing boing took the lead . posting about it and over 40 users replied the same answer
the same answer
there was also some flickr users actions in the flickr groups and all wondering how yahoo gonna answer Microsoft offer
some people fears that Microsoft covert yahoo and other services into IE only usage which i think gonna be something terrible and unable to be understood if it was done . yet we’ll wait and see