Feeds

AltaVista Inc cans IPO plans

Could be worse

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top three mobile application threats

AltaVista Inc - the once great Internet outfit that now, sadly, has lost its way - has ditched plans to float the operation.

According to reports, the portal blames the dismal state of the market for its decision.

It hasn't been a happy six months for those at AltaVista Inc.

In September, the company sacked some 225 people - a quarter of its US workforce - and moved into smaller offices in a bid to save cash and to achieve "near-term profitability".

A month later AltaVista Inc CEO Rod Schrock resigned to "spend more time with his family".

And in December, Schrock's replacement, Ken Barber, announced he was retire at the end of the year. ®

Related Stories

AltaVista Inc loses another CEO
Schrock Shlock Shock: AltaVista CEO resigns
225 jobs cut at AltaVista

3 Big data security analytics techniques

More from The Register

next story
Sorry London, Europe's top tech city is Munich
New 'Atlas of ICT Activity' finds innovation isn't happening at Silicon Roundabout
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
Did a date calculation bug just cost hard-up Co-op Bank £110m?
And just when Brit banking org needs £400m to stay afloat
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a defence for mobile apps
In this whitepaper learn the various considerations for defending mobile applications; from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies needed to properly assess mobile applications risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.