Opera uncloaks Gmail challenger from Down Under
Opera has unveiled a free web-based email service along the lines of Gmail or Hotmail.
Google's patents bid may prompt showdown with Microsoft
Google bid $900m for Nortel patents on Monday, as its defence against rising Android litigation. The search giant now needs to compete with Apple, Nokia and Microsoft in an aggressive intellectual property rights (IPR) power play.
Google buys Canadian music startup Pushlife
The Googleplex is keeping acquisition activity alive in the Canadian tech sector, buying its third start-up from the land of maples with the acquisition of Pushlife for US$25m.
Blinkx bursts with ad-serving network buy
Video search giant blinkx is getting closer to becoming a broadcaster, extending its content reach to the advertising community with the acquisition of Burst Media for US$30m.