Yahoo buys email company Stata and their Bloomba software.
Dirson has details on how the sentence “Google, millionaire company, EXPLOITS VOLUNTARY TRANSLATORS to earn more money” made it into the Google Translation.
“Yesterday we got a $1000 donation from Google. This is great because there are so many ways the weblog community and Google can cooperate to make the World Wide Web work better, and help people get the information they’re looking for, faster and faster. Bloggers create the knowledge on the Web, and Google helps us find it. We’ve had our differences, mostly about technical issues, and for now, we still do – but when it comes to learning about and supporting the blogosphere, we’re on the same side. So it’s with great pleasure that I thank Google for their financial support of BloggerCon, and look forward to their participation in the event.”
– Dave Winer, Scripting.com, October 21, 2004
Reuters says the Google profit goes up while the stock rises. “Revenue jumped to $805.9 million from $393.9 million. (...) Google shares, which closed at $149.38 on the Nasdaq, rose to $160.80 in extended trade.” [Via Slashdot.]
Talk about Parental Guidance: a student was suspended over suspected use of PHP. [Thanks Jan S.]
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