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New majority loses nerve on net neutrality

New majority loses nerve on net neutrality

Harshing the mellow of the rising party is no way to get what you want. On the other hand beating the most modest reform while Democrats hold a majority may be the best way to prove to Internet advocates that resistance to the monopoly is futile.

February 13, 2008 by

Office 14 to add more online document sharing

Office 14 to add more online document sharing

Microsoft won't be turning Office 14 into a completely Web-ified productivity suite, a la Google Docs. But it's practically a given that Microsoft will add more online collaboration/sharing capabilities to the individual point products that will comprise the client-based Office 14.

February 13, 2008 by

Acer plans new, low-cost laptop

Acer plans new, low-cost laptop

Acer, the world's third largest computer seller, said today that it will offer a new, low-cost laptop targeted primarily at emerging markets. The specs and price would put it in direct competition with other low-cost models such as the Asus Eee PC and the Everex CloudBook, and to a lesser extent OLPC's XO laptop.

February 12, 2008 by

First Look at Firefox 3.0 Beta 3

First Look at Firefox 3.0 Beta 3

What's the best browser? That's a question I get asked all the time. For years now I've been pretty non-committal when it came to taking sides in the browser wars - after all, a browser is a browser and it's what's displayed in the browser window that matters, not the browser itself. The browser is nothing more than a tool. However, the more I handle the betas of Firefox 3.0, the more I'm becoming attached to this browser.

February 12, 2008 by

Mobile enterprise? you gotta be kidding!

Mobile enterprise? you gotta be kidding!

I have been surprised at how few substantial business applications were on display at the Mobile World Congress. While 'edge' cases like myself would like to believe mobile applications will take on significance, it seems the mobile phone industry is way behind the innovation curve.

February 12, 2008 by

Google sucks talent from Yahoo

Google sucks talent from Yahoo

In what may become a common occurrence, head of Yahoo's Advanced Technology division, Bradley Horowitz was sucked up by Google. This news comes after word that Yahoo handed out pink slips to those 1000 employees expected to be cut.

February 12, 2008 by

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