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Leaked Google Health screenshots

Google has been sending a prototype of Google Health out to health professionals and advisors for feedback. Unfortunately for Google, screenshots of the still unavailable service have been leaked.

August 15, 2007 by Garett Rogers


Health care roils search engine rankings

For the online health care revolution to really get going we don't need prototypes, and we don't need search. We need better privacy laws, against Big Brother, Little Brother, and everyone else, a HIPAA for the 21st century.

August 15, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn


The ERP mess we're in

Cynthia Rettig's the Trouble with Enterprise Software, published in MIT Sloan Management Review should come as no surprise to those used to commenting on ERP implementations. Ms Rettig draws a gloomy picture asserting that: Whole systems march in lock step, providing synchronized, fully coordinated supply chains, production lines and services, just like a world class orchestra.

August 15, 2007 by Dennis Howlett


Skype release 2.7 beta for the Mac

Skype has just released a beta version of Skype 2.7 for the Mac with Chat groups, Address Book integration and more. Downloading it now. I live in Skype – it's my office number and preferred IM and video chat environment. I also use Gizmo Project (especially on the Nokia N95 and N800) and a number of IM clients but the bulk of my contacts and friends are on Skype so that's where I look first. These enhancements will make it all the more useful and bring things more on a par with the capabilities I already enjoy when working on the Tablet PC.

August 15, 2007 by Marc Orchant


Scalix: A Microsoft 'Exchange killer' no more?

Microsoft and Linux vendor Xandros announced on August 15 an extension of their interoperability partnership. Normally, I'd just write such an announcement off as more of the same -- mostly fluff with little real stuff. But then I remembered the findings of a recent Yankee Group study on Exchange vs. the open-source competition....

August 15, 2007 by


Great set of iPhone wallpaper images

Chris Glass has posted a terrific set of images sized perfectly to be used as wallpaper on the iPhone. My personal favorite (and the one that's replaced Van Gogh's Starry Night - at least for now) is pictured here. I love robots - especially ones that transform! What can I say?

August 15, 2007 by Marc Orchant


Citrix gobbles up XenSource

Citrix said Wednesday that it will acquire privately held XenSource for $500 million in cash and stock in what's likely to be the beginning of a virtualization land grab. The purchase of XenSource is interesting since it puts Citrix into the virtualization market.

August 15, 2007 by


Nokia: overheating battery issue not a 'recall'

Nokia has offered to replace 46 million mobile phone batteries because they are at risk from overheating -- but the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturer denies its actions constitute a product recall.

August 15, 2007 by Luke Anderson


No one has to buy anybody

As business models evolve ever-more rapidly, so the speed with which businesses rise, get gigantic, and fall will increase as well.

August 14, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn


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