Google's stock has left many doubters googly-eyed since its initial IPO,
sailing past the $100 barrier early on and almost tripling in value since
that time. Buoyed by this success and by recent profitable results, the
company has announced that it will make more than 14 million new shares
publicly available. At current prices, the shares would be worth about $4
The company has filed a registration statement with the Securities and
Exchange Commission for a proposed public offering by the company of
14,159,265 shares of Class A common stock. The managing underwriters of the
proposed offering are Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Credit Suisse
First Boston LLC, acting as joint book-running managers, and Allen & Company
LLC, acting as co-manager. The underwriters have an option to purchase up to
600,000 additional shares of Class A common stock from Googl... (more)
"Google has caught the attention of enterprises with the low price [of $50
per user per year] of its Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE) solution.
However, there's a catch: limited functionality and new information
technology (IT) risks."
Burton Group senior analyst Guy Creese claims Google Apps could be a
"career-limiting move for enterprise architects" if they expect too much from
the rudimentary widgetry.
Even Google itself hasn't replaced its Office desks.
It might be good for schools, start-ups and small businesses with basic needs
but the corporation is another thing. Users ... (more)
Green Plug has developed digital technology enabling real-time collaboration
between electronic devices and their power sources. The company's green power
components allow manufacturers to standardize on one universal power
connector and eliminate environmental waste.
Green Plug and Innergie recently announced the Greentalk-enabled Innergie
mCube90G. Pricing for the Innergie mCube90G has not been set.
The Green Plug/Innergie will showcase their technology on a digital media
enthusiast's toolkit, centered on an eco-friendly Fabrik SimpleTech [re]drive
storage system, Ricoh R10 and... (more)
"Users will continue to experience search as a vital part of their Yahoo!
experiences and will enjoy increased innovation thanks to the scale and
resources this deal provides," sais Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, as Yahoo! and
Microsoft today announced an agreement that the companies believe "will
improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver
sustained innovation to the industry."
"This agreement comes with boatloads of value for Yahoo!, our users, and the
industry, and I believe it establishes the foundation for a new era of
Internet innovation and developmen... (more)
Yahoo! is extending the Yahoo! Publisher Network in the U.S. to small- and
medium-sized web sites, the company said today. Through the new platform,
small- and medium-sized publishers will now have access to the same large
advertising network, content and applications capabilities that Yahoo! uses
while working with the world's biggest, brand-name publishers.
Initially available in the U.S. through an invitation-only beta, the Yahoo!
Publisher Network self-serve platform will allow webmasters to sign up online
for Yahoo! advertising products and receive access to other syndicated Y... (more)