Monthly Archives: February 2008

Microsoft fined – Not good when they are looking to take over yahoo!

This the hot news today (see below). This fine is not going to do any good to Microsoft’s image as a monopolist. Yahoo might have a chance to use this image and slip out of the acquisition bid. RK  http://theindiastockmarket.blogspot.com/ … Continue reading

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Ad fears down Google shares

 Here is a news item from reuters that caught my eye. Interesting how one month’s data could have such a big effect! RK RentalAndRealEstate.com – Real Estate Classifieds and Social Network  Full Report:- Google Inc shares fell as much as … Continue reading

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Microsoft stops HD DVD drives for Xbox 360

As anticipated Microsoft has decided to stop support for HD DVD drives for their Xbox. See this post(https://yourmitra.wordpress.com/2008/02/19/its-official-hd-dvd-has-died-a-quick-death/) if you want to know the background Here is the full news report SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it will … Continue reading

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Indian Premier League – Shameless display of Extravagance

IPL (Indian Premier League) took the center stage last week when it auctioned the 77 top-class international players for the teams involved in the league. I was not surprised by the amount of media coverage it got and also by … Continue reading

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21 – Feb -2008 : Indian Stock Markets will open higher

US closed positive, Asian Markets as good followers are doing what they were supposed to do. And Indian markets being different will open higher That said, here is the some of the important news items MoneyControl Sensex could bottom out … Continue reading

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Its official – HD DVD has died a quick death!

Its official now, Toshiba has decided to stop promoting HD DVD format. Check my earlier post about the reasons https://yourmitra.wordpress.com/2008/02/18/blu-ray-vs-hd-dvd-end-of-the-high-definition-format-war/ An update to the original post Reuters says, “General Electric Co’s Universal Pictures, one of a few studios using the … Continue reading

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Microsoft set to launch WorldWide Telescope

There are news reports that Microsoft will be launching a desktop application called ‘WorldWide Telescope’ which will be competitor to Google sky and is expected to be much better than that. It lest you zoom through the night time sky, … Continue reading

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