Archive for Jul 29, 2009

Microsoft and Yahoo! sign revenue share deal on search ads

Microsoft and Yahoo! sign revenue share deal on search ads

Microsoft and Yahoo! have finally reached an agreement on an online search and advertising partnership, according to an internal source.  While the deal is yet to be publicly confirmed by either company - something expected within 24hrs - it's believed to involve Microsoft's Bing search engine powering Yahoo! searches, while the latter company will manage advertising sales using Microsoft technology.  The news is being positioned as the two firms' strike back against Google, who have pretty much cornered the market in both online search and advertising.

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T-Mobile USA HTC Touch Pro2 coming August 12th

T-Mobile USA HTC Touch Pro2 coming August 12th

T-Mobile USA have announced that they will be offering the HTC Touch Pro2 from August 12th, HTC's impressive Windows Mobile smartphone complete with a 3.6-inch touchscreen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, WiFi b/g and AWS 3G.  We reviewed the Euro-spec version of the Touch Pro2 earlier this month, finding it a sturdy and capable business smartphone with an excellent "Straight Talk" speakerphone system.

 

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Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative have announced their Zii EGG developer platform, the test hardware for coders to get to grips with their freshly "Plaszma" branded Stemcell Computing system.  The Zii EGG runs Google's Android OS on top of Creative's ZMS-05 chipset, and promises not only WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and a 3.5-inch 320 x 480 10-point multitouch display, but 1080p video output, HD playback and OpenGL ES support.

Video demo after the cut

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