According to the Yankee Group , new security features in Windows Vista will largely eliminate the need to run separate antispyware or firewall software.
Vista will dramatically affect the $3.6 billion market for Windows security products, according to a Yankee Group report scheduled to be published today.
Yahoo will introduce a long-delayed upgrade to its Web search advertising system today.
"Understanding how ads actually work together is what we are introducing with the new system," said Steve Mitgang, Yahoo's senior vice president of advertising. "The current core platform for YSM (Yahoo Search Marketing) has run its course."