Motorola basking in Droid's limelight
After much anticipation and buzz over it being the next iPhone Killer, Verizon officially launched its Motorola Droid in the US on Friday. The Droid, Motorola’s most anticipated cellphone since the launch of the Razr in 2004, hit shelves at 2,000 Verizon Wireless stores around the nation today. See full article.
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Steve Jobs named 'CEO of the Decade' by Fortune
For his role in turning Apple into a groundbreaking technology leader and the most valuable company in Silicon Valley, Fortune Magazine has named Steve Jobs its CEO of the Decade. Fortune gave the adoration on Thursday as Jobs revived Apple and remade entire industries, defying the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression - and his own serious health problems. See full article.
Skype suitors reach legal pact, eBay deal to proceed
EBay Inc said on Friday that private investors looking to buy Skype had agreed to settle litigation with Skype's founders, who will get a 14-percent stake in the Internet phone service in the transaction. EBay said the group led by Silver Lake reached a settlement with Joltid and Joost, the companies of Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. See full article.