Black Friday deals: Get your geek on

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Black Friday in the United States is probably one of the biggest holidays next to Christmas. Once a year millions of American's, and even Canadians, lineup outside of outlet stores for hours to get the...

Twitter to launch deal alert service

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When Twitter started, the founders said that they would not include advertising in the service. To make money, the company said they would attempt to sell corporate accounts "of some sort." They've slightly adjusted that...

Oops, Qtrax Doesn't Have Music Deals After All

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Qtrax, a new free music download service, backed off claims that it has deals with all four major music companies after Warner Music Group denied it had agreed terms with the start-up. "Warner Music...

EA Signs Dual In-Game Ad Deals

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Electronic Arts has today confirmed two deals with IGA and Massive Networks that will see several of the developer/publisher's titles feature dynamic in-game advertising. Massive, which was acquired by Microsoft earlier in 2006, will be...

Apple Strikes Content Deals With TBS, Warner Bros.

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Apple is on a roll with securing video content agreements to flesh out its iTunes Music Store lineup. The iPod maker has struck several deals recently, including significant agreements with Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and...

Real, Google, & Mozilla Sign Distribution Deals

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On Wednesday, RealNetworks, Inc. announced that it had agreed to distribute Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox Web browser, and that it has extended its distribution deal with Google, Inc. Under the multiyear deals, Seattle-based RealNetworks would continue...

New iTunes TV Deals

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In a startling deal, Apple recently acquired the rights to host new episodes of the US TV show, "Scrubs", though iTMS. What is unique is that any one company due to the fact it...

Policy Deals Blow to Microsoft

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The state of Massachusetts will require that by 2007 all documents produced by the state's executive branch must be stored in a new universal format. The policy change, which will require modifications to software running...

AMD Zeros in on Corporate Laptop Deals

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Bar Mahony, division marketing manager for AMD's mobile-business segment, has told CNET News.com that the company is in close negotiations with many Fortune 500 companies to supply them with AMD Turion powered notebooks - a...

Judge Deals Blow to Marvel's Case Against NCsoft

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A Federal judge partially ruled against Marvel Enterprises Wednesday, all but putting to an end the comic book company's efforts to wring damages and an injunction against NCsoft and CoH developer Cryptic Studios for their...

Savvis deals a big blow to spammers

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With little in the way of good news for users affected by spam (junk email) currently, it's good to hear that Savvis, a ISP for major companies ("the network that carries wall street") and the...

Midway in line for MTV, Nickolodeon license deals

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The relationship between publisher Midway and media empire Viacom is the subject of speculation again today, after Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone stated that Midway was seen as an acquisition candidate or potential licensee. "The management...

Starship Tycoon Signs Retail Deals

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Independent Games developers from UK are happy to announce that it will retail Starship Tycoon. This strategy/simulation game puts you in charge of designing and modifying your own starships to carry passengers and cargo. You...

Sun signs Java deals with Nokia, Infinium

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Technology giant Sun Microsystems has made fresh moves into the games market, signing deals with Nokia and Infinium Labs which will see its Java technology being tied in to the SNAP platform and Phantom Game...

MLB lands Microsoft, America Online deals

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Microsoft is expected this week to pay as much as $40 million over two years to video stream live Major League Baseball games onto PCs, sources said on Monday, heightening competition with rival RealNetworks and...

Microsoft tries new tack in license deals

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Microsoft's decision to remove language from a licensing agreement that has long rankled computer makers reflects a growing willingness by the software giant to tweak the way it does business, according to analysts. ...

Push for cheaper Microsoft deals now

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Licensing discounts on the cards as Redmond shows signs of cracking. Microsoft customers could win big discounts as the software giant comes under increasing pressure to reduce licensing costs or lose deals...

Compaq lands big-budget deals

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Compaq Computer has snared two mammoth three-year contracts, one with defense contractor Raytheon for $200 million to $250 million and one with Swedish cell phone maker Ericsson for $150 million. Compaq beat...

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