Brian Quinton

Yahoo! Shopping’s Mobile Momentum

| Brian Quinton

There are about 200 million cell phones in use in the U.S. today, and the majority of those are capable of using the Internet. The major search engines, and some minor ones, have all shown they recognize that as a gateway to Web information, search will find a way onto the mobile phone someday. The big questions are, what search services will users want to use and pay for, and how far out ahead of this just-emerging market do the engines need to be?

EBay answers the IP Voice Call

| Brian Quinton

Voice over IP technology takes the analog waves of voice sounds, digitizes them into the ones and zeroes needed to transmit on data networks, sends them over the Internet, and then turns them back into sounds. And that