Latest ZDnet Stories

Google Slashes Pricing On Its Cloud Services
2014-03-26 13:38:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google reduced the prices for its Cloud Services on Tuesday. The new prices for on-demand and pay-as-you-go cloud computing services follow recently lowered pricing on cloud storage service Google Drive, which the company announced a week ago. Cloud computing services prices went down by 30 to 85 percent, MarketWatch's Benjamin Pimentel reports. The new prices were announced at Google's cloud platform event that took place this week,...

Motorola Mobility Looks To Close South Korean Operations
2012-12-10 11:23:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday Motorola Mobility announced that it will close most of its operations in South Korea in 2013 as part of ongoing restructuring. The decision to shutter the doors in the Asian nation will affect about 500 jobs. This follows a decision made last month to close down most international Motorola websites and to lay off about 4,000 workers. This comes as part of the restructuring of the company under Google ownership. Google...

Windows 8 PCs Appear Prematurely
2012-10-08 22:23:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Home Shopping Network's (HSN) website began offering a special on computers pre-installed with Windows 8 over the weekend. The new Microsoft operating system isn't supposed to be going on sale until October 26, but one company jumped the gun by offering the operating system early. The shopping site offered new Gateway notebook computers and new Acer computers available for sale with Windows 8 preinstalled. ZDNet...

2010-02-02 13:35:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg.com, the No. 1 online textbook rental company, today announced that it has appointed Daniel Rosensweig as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective immediately, Rosensweig joins a company that closed $112 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners, Pinnacle Ventures and TriplePoint Capital in November. That round added to the already impressive list of investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,...

2009-03-23 07:00:00

Appointment Further Strengthens Company's Senior Management Team SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Further strengthening its senior management team, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Dan Rosensweig has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of RedOctane, the business unit which develops the blockbuster Guitar Hero(R) franchise and soon to be released DJ Hero(TM). Mr. Rosensweig will oversee Guitar Hero's global operations...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.