March 31, 2006
Hamb's Hot Five
Hamb’s Hot Five is a new section of the Bellog where I will post the top five (in no particular order) business-related tech news stories of the week. The stories listed have been picked because they all have created a considerable amount of online buzz.
Please feel free to comment on any of the stories listed or if you think another news story should have been posted then please post that in the comments as well.
Now on to Hamb’s Hot Five…
1. Microsoft Windows delayed the release of their new operating system, Vista, until January 2007. This delay might hurt PC makers and sellers. Read more here.
2. Due to recent fears about safety, the large social networking community MySpace.com has removed 200,000 profiles from its site that could be considered objectionable. Read more here.
3. Google plans to sell off 5.3 million of its shares. According to the company, the 2 billion raised from the sell will be used for company maintenance and to possible acquire new businesses. Read more here.
4. Apple turns 30. Read more about the ups and downs of the computer company here.
5. Cingular, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, will get a new identity after the AT&T and BellSouth merger is complete. Cingular will take on the AT&T name and will more actively target business clients. Read more here.