Catching Up (9/19)
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The cat is out of the bag that Facebook is going to launch something big at its developer conference f8 this week.
Google Inc. and Oracle Corp.
By Edward Case 9/19/11 4:11pm Share this: This is a guest post from the pseudonymous Edward Case , a Brooklyn-based freelance developer, which was adapted from an email to Betabeat.
Google (NSDQ: GOOG) at the moment gets the vast majority of its revenues from its huge advertising business, but today we saw two examples of how its trying to diversify for a later day. It has bought the German Groupon clone Daily Deal and it has started rolling out its mobile payment service, Google Wallet. That raises questions about how and when Google plans to link up these new commercial operations. Daily Deal, which already has operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, also has plans to expand to Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Scandinavia, according TNW , which first reported the acquisition.
AT&T Inc. (T) is approaching smaller rivals including MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) and Leap Wireless International Inc.
September 19, 2011 10:42am EST
News September 19, 2011 06:01 AM ET Computerworld - Metro apps for Windows 8 will be available only through Microsoft's own store, the company said at its BUILD Windows conference last week.
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