This Microsoft pursuit of Yahoo--or Yahoo's attempt to run away--is getting old quick. Yahoo thinks it's worth more than $31 a share, but can't force Microsoft's hand because it can't find white knights.
Notable headlines:Paula Rooney: Microsoft partners with open source Jaspersoft, SourcesenseUbuntu's Shuttleworth: Linux server, client will be big in the cloud and mobile sectorsRed Hat CEO: We haven't done a good enough job as an industry leader, or project leaderOSBC: Acquia to launch this fall "Carbon" social web publishing system based on DrupalGroundWork launches enterprise edition, version 5.2 upgradeDana Blankenhorn: Does open source need a Micro-cop?
blist, which recently won an award at Under the Radar is opening up some new features this week that makes it easier to create and track your blists.To start with, they've added the ability to import functions from Excel.
Most computer builders in the world think I'm nuts for endorsing the use of 330 watt power supplies for a high-end performance computer. Conventional "wisdom" says that anything under 500 watts is inadequate for an enthusiast PC.
It has competed hard with the likes of Microsoft and IBM, but over the years Novell has remained a smaller player than either of its two main rivals. CTO Jeff Jaffe tells what Novell has up its sleeve to bring the company up to speed: Fossa, an open source project named after the Madagascan relative of the Mongoose.
The purpose of the Interviewing Guidelines Policy is to provide an outline for conducting useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and...
Software giant says it will give free support until March 18, 2009, to those experiencing difficulty installing Service Pack 1.
Yes - we are currently in bad economic times/recession43%Yes - we are headed for bad economic times/recession36%No9%Don’t know/not sure12%Source: The NPD Group
Convincing people of the importance of regular backups and a proper data management plan is a bit like persuading them of the necessity of regular visits to the dentist — no-one bothers until they wake up in the morning screaming with pain. But if you can't persuade them with pain, sex often works a treat.
This week I wrote a letter to the desktop welcoming it back. Then I got an email from one of my long time commentors asking if the iPhone counted as a "desktop".
The South Australian government has given the go-ahead for state agencies to resume business with Commander subsidiary Volante, after it advised them to stop using the company as a supplier for one of its contracts earlier this year.
Price of extra-large men's T-shirt was no doubt prompted by the sudden fall of the fifth largest U.S. investment bank.(From Reuters)
IBM has released a new version of its Lotus Expeditor software, designed to build applications and mashups that move freely from the desktop to mobile platforms.
Company releases software targeted at mobile-app developers for building both business and consumer Web 2.0 mashups.(By Adrian Bridgwater of ZDNet UK)
Microsoft Q&A with Mary Jo Foley: Windows 9, Azure and SharePoint plans, Nadella's performance, and much more
Veteran Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley provides insights on Windows 9, Microsoft's cloud strategy, and much more in this exclusive analyst call and Q&A.
The market for smartphones will grow from around 10% of the total handset market in 2007 to 31% of the market in 2013, ABI Research says. The market is currently dominated by Nokia (52%) and Symbian (65%). However, the coalescence of the framework wars in the Linux environment and the growing stature of Windows Mobile [...]
Considering my previous posts on my experiences at Black Hat Federal received pretty good reviews, I thought it would make sense to again highlight a Black Hat trip. This time it was all the way out to Amsterdam, where Rob Carter and I will be speaking about URI Use and Abuse.
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