Appeals court rules AdWords doesn’t infringe bidding patent Bid for Position has lost an appeal to a ruling that its bidding system patent was not infringed by Google’s or AOL’s search advertising purchasing system. The decision of the lower court was affirmed by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit this week. Bid […]
The nudity in HBO’s "True Blood" might seem risqué to American audiences, but Anna Paquin, who was born in Canada and grew up in New Zealand, doesn’t really see what the fuss is about.
If you like to search for "music lyrics" or "free" things, you are engaging in risky cyber behavior. And "free music downloads" puts 20 percent of Web surfers in harm’s way of malicious software, known as "malware." A new research report by U.S.-based antivirus software company McAfee has identified the most dangerous Internet search words that places users on pages with a higher likelihood of malware. The study examined 2,600 popular keywords on five major search engines — Google, Yahoo, Live, AOL and Ask — and analyzed 413,000 Web pages.
Chrysler and General Motors announced this week that they would shrink their dealer base in the U.S.
So here’s a bit of counterconventional wisdom: The only person who has consistently been right about the disastrous AOLTime Warner merger was its architect, Steve Case. I pause here to duck the shoes being hurled by my co-workers … But it’s true.
Every time you look around, seems like companies are trying to hook up. The proposed marriage of AirFrance-KLM and Delta Air Lines is the latest to make the rounds. But the suitors must first gain the approval of regulators, who are sure to supervise the courtship with care because of the size of the dowry: North Atlantic air traffic, which the airlines plan to operate as one carrier.
We first met Gil Portalatin — a twenty-five year veteran at Ford — when testing the 2010 Fusion Hybrid in Los Angeles. In a fuel-economy competition against the media, Gil (an engineer by trade) effortlessly triumphed by racking up economy numbers that significantly bested the journalists and EPA estimates. On some runs, Gil’s Fusion returned nearly 47 mpg
Car expert Tom Torbjornsen answers a letter from a auto owner: Dear Tom, I own a 2008 Ford Taurus.
Which star do you most associate with car-chase movies: Steve McQueen or Michael Caine? Gene Hackman or Burt Reynolds? Although most car-chase movies pack some serious A-list talent, we like to think that in many cases the real star in this particular movie genre is the car: from McQueen’s super-tight Ford Mustang in “Bullitt” to the stripped-down Dodge Charger in Quentin Tarantino’s “Death Proof.” But which movie has the best car-chase scene in history We take a look