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Open Source: Broken Model Or Breaking The Mold?
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
Much of the analysis of open source business models seems schizoid: it's either the greatest thing since sliced bread or the worst thing since ... you get the idea. The truth is, of course, somewhere in the middle, but in what form?
Get Ready For Some Big News From Nokia
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
On Tuesday, Nokia kicks off its own Nokia World show in Barcelona, Spain. According to what I've been told by Nokia staffers, Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo will be dropping a huge bomb during his keynote address. The device is so secret that most Nokia employees haven't seen it yet.
Alcatel-Lucent's Big Plans
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
Alcatel-Lucent recently announced a sweeping set of enhancements across many of its switch and unified communications product lines. ALU, better known in the service provider arena, wants to send the message that it can compete with the likes of Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and 3Com as a total solution provider for voice and data services rather than a point product vendor. Is a single source necessary or the best option?
Poznan Punch: What You See Is What You'll Get
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
So, what do we make of this week's climate summit in Poznań, Poland? That may well depend on what emotional baggage we bring on our trip.
SAP Pays Price for SaaS Maturation
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
SAP CEO-in-waiting Leo Apotheker's recent comments on the company's SaaS ERP solution were very illuminating, and highlight one of the key challenges ahead for cloud computing vendors (and hence customers). SAP's Business ByDesign is "the coolest app ever written," according to Apotheker. Yet, he admits, it's a bad time, financially, for doing a big market push - "hurting our margin, and hurting our stock."
Google Calendar Now Supports Apple's iCal
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
Google recently added support for Apple's native calendaring program. With a new tool, users can set it up so that Google Calendar and Apple's iCal can share information.
First Firmware Update For The BlackBerry Storm Blows Into Town
Commentary  |  12/1/2008  | 
If you've read any reviews of the BlackBerry Storm, you no doubt have heard that the poor thing is a bit buggy. Heck, even The New York Times' David Pogue harshed on it. The initial batch of Storm's are running firmware version Over the weekend, firmware version became available, and with it a bunch of fixes.
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