"The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive." -- John Sladek
Microsoft Joins Online Productivity Battle With Office Live Workspaces
The software lets people store, share, and collaborate on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents online and share their desktop with one another.
Microsoft's Internet Do Or Die
Microsoft Beta Tests 'Tahiti,' Another Collaboration App
Google, IBM Take Another Run At Microsoft's Office Suite
SAP To Kick Off Developers' Conference With Sun, IBM Partnership
The companies are working together to ease government compliance concerns related to data access, and SAP also will have some announcements around its NetWeaver platform.
HP Buys SPI Dynamics, Settles Cenzic Patent Dispute
A cross-licensing agreement is the outcome of lawsuits filed by security firms SPI Dynamics and Cenzic against one another.
Sony Plans To Release OLED TV Display In December
If Sony releases the XEL-1 on time, the company would become the first consumer electronics company to offer an organic light-emitting diode TV.
Nokia Siemens Networks R&D Outsourced To IBM
As part of the deal, about 235 employees will transfer to IBM to work on next generation voice and multimedia services, mobile Internet products and VoIP products.
Roomba For The Roof
iRobot introduces a gutter-cleaning robot at DigitalLife -- just in time for fall leaf-raking season.
Hackers Push Trojan With Promises of 'Nude Angelina Jolie' Pics
Malware writers in September were sending out waves of spam in an attempt to infect computers with the Pushdo Trojan horse by offering pictures of naked female celebrities.
Nokia Acquires Navteq For $8.1 Billion
The mobile handset maker expects its purchase of the electronic mapping company to accelerate its expansion into location-based Internet services.
IBM Unveils Upgrade Of Parallel File System
Enhancements in the latest version include an accelerated file identification process for managing tiered storage, and support for pools of storage that can be comprised of tape.
Sony BMG Offers Free Digital Music Through Imeem
Immem's agreement with Sony BMG is the second major-label deal for the ad-supported streaming music and video service.
Samsung's Got The Beat, Its Latest Music Phone
The Beat also has a 1.3-megapixel camera and a video recorder, and supports MP3 music files and songs in Microsoft's proprietary Windows Media Audio format.
Skype Loses Its CEO, eBay Takes A $1.4 Billion Charge
Niklas Zennstrom, who has also been working on his Joost Internet TV startup in recent months, will become nonexecutive chairman of Skype's board of directors.
Theft Of Gap Laptop Puts 800,000 Job Applicants At Risk
The retailer said a contractor had not properly encrypted sensitive information on a laptop that was stolen from one of the vendor's offices.
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The BI Explosion
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How Is MSN Losing $1 Billion A Year?
According to Henry Blodget (I know, I know, Henry Blodget on a Web company losing money -- insert irony here), Microsoft's MSN is losing $1 billion a year. That's right, $1 billion.
Five Reasons Nokia Should Buy Skype From eBay
According to Henry Blodget at Silicon Alley Insider (Henry Blodget and Silicon Alley, two great Web 1.0 tastes that go great together?), eBay's acquisition of Skype can now be officially tagged a bomb. How long will it be until Google, Yahoo, or Microsoft buys Skype?
Microsoft Joins The Documents-For-Free Movement
It seems that online word processing has suddenly become sexy. Within hours of each other, both Microsoft and Adobe have joined Google, Zoho, and other companies in promoting new online document creating/sharing services. What gives?
Microsoft's Online Push An Act Of Necessity, Not Desperation
Microsoft's launch Sunday of new online software is being widely seen as a desperate, defensive measure against Google, IBM, OpenOffice and other Web 2.0 challengers to its Office franchise. But the numbers show Office is stronger than ever -- what's really going on?
Motorola Makes Good On Messenger 5, Delivers Mobile E-Mail
First announced earlier this year, Motorola has finally made its Good Mobile Messenger 5 e-mail program available to enterprises looking for an alternative to BlackBerrys. How does it compete?
Does AT&T Hate The First Amendment?
According to Gizmodo, AT&T has modified its Terms of Service in such a way that could allow the carrier to drop customers who say things that the company doesn't like. Holy 1984, Batman.
Nokia's Acquisition Of Navteq Makes It A Major Player In Both Navigaton And The Web
So far 2007 has been about the smartphone, and in particular, one smartphone: the iPhone. But if Nokia's deal for Navteq is any indicator, 2008 could be the year of location.
Nokia Buys Mapping Company, Pokes Fun At Apple
Nokia made its biggest acquisition ever today by picking up Navteq for a cool $8.1 billion. It also unleashed a new ad campaign in NYC touting the benefits of unlocked operating systems. The iPhone 1.1.1 update backlash continues...
The Top Five Reasons The Mobile Web Rocks
Scott Karp over at Publishing 2.0 last week claimed that, bluntly, the mobile Web sucks. Karp is a blogger for whom I have a tremendous amount of respect, but, on this topic, he's totally wrong.
The Business Case For An Internet Refrigerator
Internet refrigerators were a joke a few years ago, but RFID
startup Blue Vector Systems says that it's finding real customers for
them. The concept is similar to the vision of
household appliances that automatically reorder groceries, only aimed
at enterprise supply chains instead of home kitchens.
Sales Performance Alerts: Automated Sales Analysis Technology -- Verix Software
In order to stay competitive, organizations need to aggressively
reveal business changes as soon as they start emerging. By having
capability to detect strategic changes very early, organizations
can minimize the damage inflicted by "bad" surprises. This paper
explores detection automation in more detail.
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