Day: September 18, 2007

Zimbra Acquired by Yahoo

Good news for Zimbra, and well deserved. Let’s just hope Yahoo doesn’t fuck it up like they’ve done with so many other things.

Yahoo! is acquiring Zimbra to extend its leadership and reach new customers in the business, education, and service provider markets across the globe. This major opportunity for Zimbra will accelerate our growth using Yahoo!’s worldwide reach, create a larger combined community, plus enable us to build even more powerful experiences together.

The Times Opens Up

The New York Times that is. It’ll probably take the Irish Times another few years to catch on. Here’s what Jason Kottke has to say about the NY Times’ timeliness:

No more Times Select. The NY Times finally admits what everyone else knew two years ago and stops charging for their content. Additionally, all content from 1987 to the present and from 1851 to 1922 will be offered free of charge.

What changed, The Times said, was that many more readers started coming to the site from search engines and links on other sites instead of coming directly to

How did that change not happen for the Times when it happened to the entire rest of the web 3-4 years ago?