Good Eggs Nabs $8.5 Million from Sequoia and Others for Local Farm-to-Fridge Effort (Video)

Founder Rob Spiro talks about getting sustainable food to consumers.

It’s Official: Michael Barrett Named to New Job as Yahoo Ad Czar

Welcome to the Yahoo fun house, Mike!

Yahoo Hires Google Exec Barrett as Chief Of Revenue, as Big Ad Changes Loom

Get ready for a new Yahoo ad strategy, too.

Samsung’s Won-Pyo Hong on the Mobile Phone Wars: The Full AsiaD Interview (Video)

South Korea’s Samsung is a key player in the global mobile war between and among Apple, Google, Nokia and others. Here’s its smartphone general.

I Am Number 4S? — No Sparkly iPhone 5 Disappoints Apple Fans (and Wall Street)

Be nice to Mac fanboys today. Apple rolled out a new iPhone today. Sort of.

Apple: King of All Mobile PCs

If the iPad truly is a PC and not the “media tablet” that some claim, then Apple is the largest mobile PC vendor in the world. According to DisplaySearch, Apple shipped 10.2 million mobile PCs in the fourth quarter of 2010–iPads, MacBooks and MacBook Pros–to claim a 17.2 percent share of the mobile PC market. That makes it the new global leader.

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SAP Reports 27 Percent Revenue Increase, Still Owes Oracle

German software vendor SAP reported a 27 percent increase in software sales and maintenance services revenue for its fourth quarter. For the first time, SAP’s numbers include its 2010 acquisition of Sybase, but the company didn’t report a net profit because it has yet to determine how the $1.3 billion dollars it owes Oracle from the rival’s 2010 copyright-infringement case will impact its bottom line.

With iPad, Apple Will Claim 12 Percent of PC Market in 2011

Some 54.7 million tablets will be sold next year and of those, 37.2 million will be iPads. That’s the forecast from Goldman Sachs’s Bill Shope, who says exploding sales of the device may well make Apple “one of the largest vendors in the global personal computing market.”

Oracle Sets Database Speed Record; Larry Ellison Disses HP

On the day of the premiere of a Bloomberg TV documentary that promises to burnish his legend, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison also got to brag that Oracle had retaken the current land speed record in database computing from IBM. Of course he used the opportunity to engage in his favorite new hobby: Taunting Hewlett-Packard.

Video: Sports Illustrated Shows Off a Google-Ready Digital Magazine

Sports Illustrated hasn’t come to Apple’s iPad yet, but the publisher is already showing off a new version of its future: A digital magazine designed with Google in mind. Here’s the demo that Editor Terry McDonell gave at Google’s I/O developer conference today.

Ganging Up on Google

Pink-Slip Thursday at Cisco

New from Google: Google Windows