Some excellent recent outsourcing discussions
Activity% of cell/PDA userswho have ever done this% of cell/PDA whodo this on typical daySend or receive text messages58%31%Take a picture5815Play a game278Send or receive email198Access the internet for news,weather,sports, or other information197Record a video183Play music177Send or receive instant messages176Get a map or directions to another location143Watch video103Souce: Pew Internet
'What I hate is the notion that SOA can be reduced to tools'
So, Steve Jobs made good on his promise to push the Safari web browser to Windows users via the Apple Software Update mechanism. Now the blogosphere has spoken. But the issue isn't whether Apple is right or wrong, or good or evil, it's why Apple has decided to make this move in the first place that important.
Video siteAudience, mln.YouTube67.1Yahoo26.5MySpace18.6Nickelodeon10.6MSN8.9ESPN7.1Disney6.8Turner6.7Google4.8Veoh2.1Source: Nielsen
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RankWebsiteDownstream Share1.Google2.31%2.Yahoo! Search0.45%3.MSN Search0.11%4.Ask.com0.11%5.Windows Live Search0.08%6.My Web Search0.06%7.AOL Search0.04%8.Dogpile0.02%9.Google Image Search0.02%10.Blingo0.01%Source: Hitwise
Yesterday Apple pushed out a Safari 3.1 update via Software Update on Windows.
Coal is going to be the most talked-about commodity on earth in the coming months. We are used to heavy duty crude prices.
Mozilla's CEO blasted Apple for distributing its Safari browser via the Apple Software Update service on Windows that is used by millions of iTunes users.In a blog posted today, John Lilly, the chief executive of Mozilla, claimed the distribution practice is unethical because it allegedly tricks users into downloading not only their regular iTunes and Quicktime updates but also a brand new web browser -- without the user's consent.
Four major components of the alternative energy industry are expanding rapidly. They continue to garner ever more investment.
Tech community looks at Apple projects, while telephone companies measure outcome of FCC spectrum auction. Also: Redmond's rocky roads.(By CNET News.com's Steven Musil)
Charles Cooper's article noting the rise of Twitter as part of the media fabric is a cue for surfacing a long conversation I had yesterday with some of my 800 Twitter followers. The pretext was my post about the end of software and the number of thanks folk posted on Twitter.
It's only a matter of time before most SMBs will experience a compromised IT infrastructure. To minimize the fallout from a data breach, SMBs should begin an IT risk assessment program.
Looking for something to do this weekend? If you’ve got an old wireless router that you have outgrown, why not turn it into an access point and use it to wipe out dead zones throughout your home?
The blogosphere is buzzing today with contempt for Sony, which just outlined its Fresh Start program and immediately ran into a buzzsaw of criticism for its plan to charge $49 for the privilege of getting a crapware-free PC. Guess what? Hours later, a Sony Senior VP tells me the $49 charge is gone. Over. There will be no extra charge to order a clean PC from Sony. Read on for the full details.
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