Amazon S3 chokes, Icahn Enters Yahoo, Dr. Kim Turns full-time Blogger

Outage at Amazon S3

Sounds like Amazon is having trouble coping with its Storage service. While S3 is an attractive proposition in general, the outages like this imply that its best used as a source of redundancy. Besides, their customer support for such services (outside of the traditional Amazon.com) is very poor.

Yahoo Makes Peace with Icahn

Yahoo’s decision to cede a few board seats sounds like a temporary truce. Can’t imagine what the board meetings are going be like! But for the moment is appears as though the Yahoo management team is at least making some decisions instead of simply saying "no" to everything coming their way.

Doc takes to full time blogging

Power to Dr. Kim! His site is all about rumors about the Mac and attracts 4.4 M people and 40 million page views a month! The blog 24/7 Wall St. placed MacRumors No. 2 on a list of the “25 most valuable blogs,” right behind Gawker Media and ahead of The Huffington Post, PerezHilton.com, and TechCrunch.

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