Archive of January 2004

FREEStats.com – amazing me yet again.

As I posted yesterday, I’ve recently signed on with FREEStats.com’s FEE based web log analysis service. I get to my home office and what do I find on my answering machine. A welcome message from FREEStats.com – thanking me for joining their service. I’m absolutely amazed. I had a question, before I had signed up […]

Hypermart Discontinues FREE HOSTING

According to Hypermart, it’s “Free hosting plans will be discontinued on Feb. 25” From Hypermart: HyperMart will be eliminating its free hosting offer on Wednesday, February 25, 2004. we have made every attempt to maintain free hosting services, but the revenue generated through the ads on these sites no longer covers the costs associated with […]

Gateway makes bid for rival eMachines

My spin: In a nutshell I think Gateway is biting off more than it can reasonably swallow. Cnet: Gateway, of Poway, Calif., plans to purchase privately held eMachines for $30 million in cash and 50 million shares of stock. The companies’ combined PC businesses would make Gateway the third-largest PC manufacturer in the United States, […]

Gateway Posts Wider Loss as Sales Decline

My spin: So will Gateway continue to decline or will it every get better. Maybe Dell could just buy Gateway and take it out of its misery? Washington Post: Personal computer maker Gateway Inc. on Thursday posted a wider net loss as its move into consumer electronics failed to offset pricing pressure on PCs. Chief […]

Faith in Net’s force rises, falls with Dean

My spin: Howard Dean’s experience with the ‘net is just like any other business. He’s used the tool, of the Internet arguably better than anyone else. HOWEVER, the ‘net is ONLY a tool. So let’s say Dean does not win any states, does that mean the ‘net has failed? No, it just means that the […]

Verizon Wireless Could Trump Rivals -CEO

My spin: I use Verizon for my cell phone and absolutely love their customer service – fast and friendly via phone or email! Yahoo News – Verizon Wireless, a venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ – news) and Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD.L) could soon have as many customers as its two largest U.S. rivals combined, given […]