Daily Archives: August 1, 2008

Richard Waters

Yahoo’s annual shareholder meeting is due to start soon. It’s the first Jerry Yang has faced since becoming CEO – it just feels like a lifetime. This is what he should say, but won’t:

Good morning. I’m glad to see so many loyal shareholders here today. I’ve had the distinct pleasure of meeting many of you face to face in recent weeks, and I can tell you it has been a deeply invigorating experience. Carl sends his regrets, but he asked me to pass on his best wishes. Read more

Of all the schemes Google has dreamt up over the years, Street View has got to be one of the most controversial.

For those not familiar with the idea, Google are taking photos of every street in pretty much the whole world, and integrating it with Google Maps. Naturally, several privacy groups are up in arms at the idea, even though Google have agreed to blur faces and remove people if they request it. Read more