Google top U.S. Web destination in 2011: Nielsen

Facebook notched up 137.6 million unique US visitors a month and Yahoo! 130.1 million.

MSN, WindowsLive and Bing were next with 115.9 million unique US visitors a month, followed by YouTube with 106.7 million. Also 45.7 million a month for Blogger and 23.6 million a month for Twitter, Nielsen said.

Source:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/29/google-top-u-s-web-destination-in-2011-nielsen/

A Year of VMware Acquisitions

It has been a busy year for VMware in terms of acquisitions, following an almost equally busy 2010, when it bought SpringSouce and incorporated this technology into vFabric, and Zimbra from Yahoo, which it has kept separately.

Source:
http://www.readwriteweb.com/cloud/2011/12/a-year-of-vmware-acquisitions.php

Silver Lake offers $16.60 per share for Yahoo stake, report says

The investment firm is reportedly offering a slight premium on Yahoo’s stock price but may have been outbid by a competing offer.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-57333722-17/silver-lake-offers-$16.60-per-share-for-yahoo-stake-report-says/

Yahoo and ABC partner for news ‘alliance’

Yahoo and ABC News will share news content, reporting resources and original videos.

Source:
http://money.cnn.com/2011/10/03/technology/yahoo_abc_partnership/index.htm

Digg Newsroom Beta May Just Be Enough To Regain Relevance

Over the last year since the launch of version 4, Digg has faced challenges in regaining its relevance in social media.

Traffic is down. Users are less active. It has seemed at times as if Digg may go the way of MySpace, Propeller, and Yahoo Buzz “ social sites that were once big news but failed to adapt to a changing social sphere. Today, they launched Digg Newsrooms in limited beta. If its as successful as they hope, it could mark the shif

Source:
http://soshable.com/digg-newsroom-beta/

Loeb Says Yahoo! Is Stuck In Neutral Because Of ‘Clowns’ On The Board – Forbes

Hedge fund manager calls for new leadership for struggling Internet company.

Source:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveschaefer/2011/09/14/loeb-says-yahoo-is-stuck-in-neutral-because-of-clowns-on-the-board/

Libyan fighters say Gadhafi surrounded

Read ‘Libyan fighters say Gadhafi surrounded’ on Yahoo! News.

Libyan fighters have surrounded the ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi, and it is only a matter of time until he is captured or killed, a spokesman for Tripoli’s new military council said Wednesday.

Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/libyan-fighters-gadhafi-surrounded-105100155.html

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