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.
One-On-One With The New CEO Of Linden Lab
In an interview with InformationWeek, the incoming CEO of Linden Lab said he's fascinated by businesses that grow up in Second Life. He also paid tribute to the "largely unfettered" creativity of the Second Life community. And he declined to comment about whether he's preparing the company for IPO or sale.
Second Life Gets New CEO
The Second Life community today got its first good news in what seems like forever -- Linden Lab, the creator and operator of the virtual world, announced its pick for new CEO. At first glance, his resumé looks like the right combination of business acumen and creativity needed to restart the engines on the foundering ship.
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.