July 21, 2009 at 12:24 PM EDT
Midday Minute - Tech - July 21
Yahoo Inc said it plans to introduce a major overhaul of its Internet home page on Tuesday. The new homepage blends Yahoo's collection of online content and products with popular social networking services like Facebook and Twitter.
(IBTimes) -- 07/21/2009 --

Yahoo set to unveil new homepage

Yahoo Inc said it plans to introduce a major overhaul of its Internet home page on Tuesday. The new homepage blends Yahoo's collection of online content and products with popular social networking services like Facebook and Twitter, representing what a Yahoo official called the most "radical" make-over of the site since its inception more than a decade ago. Read Full Article here.

Lexmark Profit Drops 80%

Lexmark International Inc.'s second-quarter profit dropped 80% as the printer maker took restructuring charges and continued to struggle with weakened demand. Lexmark forecast earnings of 40 cents to 50 cents a share. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters were expecting earnings of 60 cents.

Barnes & Noble Challenges Amazon's Kindle

Barnes & Noble Inc. is now competing with Amazon.com Inc. and Sony Corp. on Monday, saying it would launch its own e-bookstore with bestsellers priced at $9.99, in line with its rivals.

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