Next week Flock will release version 1.1 to the public, adding Gmail and Yahoo Mail integration (yawn), along with Picasa support (yawn). However, with last year's 1.0 release -- overlooked here on this blog (blush) -- Flock has added the Facebook and Twitter-integration that I was asking for.
Microsoft is going to start pushing automatically to customers its Office 2003 Service Pack (SP) 3 via the Microsoft Update patching mechanism starting on February 27.
We belatedly bring you a podcast of the conversation between AT & T CEO and Chairman Randall Stephenson and Quentin Hardy of Forbes. The interview took palce at the Churchill Club annual dinner on November 28, 2007.
Three German artists have reprogrammed an industrial robot to copy the complete Bible as translated by Martin Luther. The robotic scribe has worked day and night during 7 months in a Karlsruhe museum to write the 66 volumes and the 3.5 million letters of the full German version of the Bible. The robot, named 'bios [Bible]' has used a 900-meter-long roll of paper and a calligraphic style picked from a 15th century German font called 'Schwabacher.' The end result will be cut into pages displayed inside the museum. But read more...
As enterprise adoption of cloud solutions soars, IT leaders must recognize where vulnerabilities still exist, what improvements to push for, and how to reap the most value from available technologies.
Nokia is buying Trolltech, probably the most important mobile Linux company out there in terms of current deployment. I'm listening to the audiocast right now, so expect a story soon...
Forrester published a report, "Top Enterprise Web 2.0 Predictions For 2008" ($775, about $100 per page), which concludes that blogs, wikis, and social networking will further gain importance in 2008 as enterprises look to Web 2.
Poor connection speed and customer service are among the major gripes of UK broadband users, according to a survey
I enjoyed the short time I spent with the Palm Cento from Sprint and have actually recommended it to a few people who fit the profile for the device. These people actually LOVE the device and are pleased I told them about this compact smartphone. There is a GSM version available now from Vodafone in Europe and rumors of a GSM version eventually coming to the U.S. Most rumors had the device coming to AT&T in the U.S., but now Engadget Mobile has posted a photo of a Centro with the T-Mobile logo on it so we may see it from T-Mobile as well.
Last thing last night - around 2am, Goodwins Mean Time - I was preparing to turn in. A last look around the news, and an outfit called QTrax was making some waves.
According to the Wall Street Journal this morning the Bush administration is pushing to spend $6 billion on cyber security in one year! They claim that US telecom systems are not adequately protected and that they need to spend this money to protect it.
We in the media have eliminated the lag time between a drug study coming out and recommending action. It's time we cut it out. Or it might be time to hand out some malpractice suits to journalists.
A look at KDE 4 for Windows.
Hybrid cloud, and its unique combination of on-premise and off-premise solutions, is growing in popularity, as shown in a new Tech Pro Research survey and the resulting research report.
Progress said that Actional 7.1 will integrate with Lombardi TeamWorks, and the company plans to provide native support for other business-process management (BPM) solutions, including offerings from Software AG and Fujitsu. Actional also includes a software development kit (SDK) that allows third parties to add support for other BPM and SOA infrastructure products.
This post is coming in a bit late today since I was without Internet access for the entire weekend! I'm between ISPs right now and, although I timed the cutoff of my first to dovetail with the installation of the second, delays in turning on my DSL service meant that I was Net-less for 3 days.
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