Interop: Oracle Looks Beyond ERP
The company announced at Interop that it will follow the money by emphasizing line-of-business applications embedded with Web 2.0 features.
SAP Scales Back SaaS Product Plans
Technical issues and profit-bleeding implementations prompt SAP to move more slowly with its ambitious Business ByDesign on-demand software service.
Google Gmail Loses Functionality
Problems with accessing the online e-mail's IMAP feature fuel concerns about uptime and reliability as well as business adoption of software as a service.
Curl's Nitro Takes Aim At Adobe AIR
The two companies also compete with Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight in the online-offline rich Internet app runtime marketplace.