TechSpin: My Boring Summer

Dreyfuss, Joel
August 2008
Red Herring;8/26/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article looks at the boredom in the technology industry. The merger deal for Microsoft and Yahoo fell apart because of incompetence and timidity on both sides. EA also failed in its efforts to revive its stagnant games business by buying Take Two Interactive. China's 1.3 billion cannot get enough of social networks, dating sites and auctions. Europe continues to create smart little companies but they tend to focus on one or two countries and have modest goals.


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