Update below: Apple will hold a press event Tuesday and most observers expect the company to introduce a redesigned iMac. AppleInsider, News.
Today's Microsoft Code Name of the Day: Astoria. Astoria consists of multiple pieces: Bits you can install on your own systems (a Community Technology Preview of which Microsoft introduced at Mix '07); an experimental online service; a Silverlight 1.1 client library; and, as of August 3, an extension of the Astoria online service which enables it to run as a Microsoft hosted service.
Notable headlines:New York Times: A Mystery Solved: ‘Fake Steve’ Blogger Comes Clean. Damn, I am so busted, yo.
Potential of new streaming video services is unleashing a torrent of programming aimed at narrowly defined audiences.The New York Times
Company taps high-powered patent lawyer Eric Acker, who has a formidable history, including 45 jury trials as a federal prosecutor.
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.
NASA partners with Redmond to give people a 3D photographic view of the space shuttle Endeavour before its launch this week.Images: A 3D view of Endeavour
Released in U.S. in the spring, tool now enables U.K. users to edit and delete items from their Web history.
Hoping to deliver personalized messages to consumers, advertising giant Publicis is pursuing an ambitious global digital ad strategy.The New York Times
The good folks at Thinstall contacted me to comment on my LANDesk posts. Some of the interesting capabilities of LANDesk that allows applications to be encapsulated, streamed down to a user's system and run there in a protected environment came from Thinstall.
Red Hat has delayed its Linux desktop distribution, Global Desktop, until September in order to investigate adding additional video support.
Communications Minister Helen Coonan has hit back at Telstra, accusing the telco of sour grapes, after it announced it had filed suit against her over its failed bid for some AU$1 billion of WiMax funding.
People familiar with the law say it provides legal framework for warrantless surveillance conducted in secret.The New York Times
The day one infrastructure is going to be Linux on cell for on board processing and Solaris on SPARC for ground processing.
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.
Despite ranking high on the earnings charts, techies ranked near the bottom in job satisfaction.
The libertarian-leaning Republican may not receive as much media coverage as better-known presidential candidates, but he enjoys a commanding lead on the Internet.
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