Look out, world: Here come the Chinese online shoppers.In case you haven't heard, consumers in China can now buy the latest products from Paris, London, New York and Hong Kong, without stepping out of their homes.
VMware and its partners are gearing up for VMworld. I've been speaking with quite a few companies about their announcement plans and will present may take on them when I can.
Telco's SME-oriented hosted e-mail service gains instant-messaging capabilities in a step on the road towards unified communications.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: HP to wait for Microsoft Home Server update before shipping MediaSmart Server. And on the Microsoft legal circuit...
Apple: the missing industry - training and support.
Sony has once again been outed for putting its customers at risk from attack by creating software that could help criminals hide malware on a PC.
The Free Software Foundation Europe has accused Microsoft of "stuffing the ballot boxes" in a vote designed to establish Office Open XML as a recognised industry standard.
You may remember a story from the 20th August, when a China Airways 737 flight to Japan caught fire after landing and burned to as near a cinder as makes no odds. Everyone got out OK, and at the time the buzz in the aviation industry was that it was a rather comforting example of how well the evacuation process works when things get a little crispy.
Phase one of the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) is a program called the Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit, under a group of designated "energy service companies" have been charged (get it?) with assessing buildings in 40 cities around the world, figuring out their energy-efficiency IQ, and making improvements.
I received a message a few days ago from our student information system vendor. They let me know that the system would be down from 4:00 in the afternoon until 6:00 the next morning so that they could install new servers to handle increased utilization.
It wasn't long ago that I swore off donations. Well, actually it was more that I was forbidden by the powers that be to take any more since I'm an electronic pack rat.
Freelance security consultant Dan Egerstad posted online the usernames and passwords for more than 100 email accounts at embassies and governments worldwide, Computer Sweden reprorts. With the passwords, anyone can access the accounts.
Honest belief that a female is over 18 is generally a defense to a statutory rap charge, but apparently relying on someone's web profile is not enough. Ars Technica reports that a federal judge threw out a suit by a man who sued SexSearch.
I'm sorry, but I can't resist. Information Week has published pictures of Google's newest data center in Oregon.
Oliver Widder has been tracking me and a few other bloggers. I mean that in a nice way: he draws cartoons about ironic and silly IT situations, using several IT blogs as source material.
The Office Open XML approval process is not up to standard. Pushing ahead will be a mistake
Let's be avataring you...