A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the weekend's most newsworthy bits below.
By Yi-Wyn Yen
Within hours of being launched Monday, Cuil - a new search engine created by former top Google engineers - was already being touted in the blogosphere as the next Google killer. But unless Cuil (pronounced 'cool') can develop an ad platform to rival Google's, the startup will have a difficult time challenging the search giant.
The comparisons to Google (GOOG) were inevitable. Cuil was founded by several lead engineers MOREyiwyn - Jul 28, 2008 10:15 PM ET
|Tech firms call on U.S. to reform spying activities|
|American Airlines, US Airways to form largest air carrier Monday|
|Someone bought a $100,000 Tesla with Bitcoins|
|Boost for trade as global deal struck|
|2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack|