Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Friday Rant - Copy protection on computer game discs.
Open Source Initiative: Will The Real Open Source CRM Please Stand Up? Dana Blankenhorn: OSI to defend open source definition aggressively. Larry Dignan: It's not open source until the OSI says so. WSJ: Business.com Could Hit Jackpot on Auction Block.
Photos (right): HP cameras for frugal shutterbugs.
Computerworld: Apple's Leopard beta leaks, BitTorrent downloads ensue.
Garrett Rogers: Google Translate launches dictionary.
- The Internet's black hole.
- Widget Webonomics.
- Irving Waldasky-Berger on complex systems.
- Anti-social networks and the love connection.
- Connected Innovators and Zapmeals.
- Mitch Ratcliffe: Denise Caruso: Anti-social media defeats progress.
Miguel de Icaza: Implementing Silverlight in 21 Days.
Jason O'Grady: iPhone's 'Final Four' buttons. Dana Gardner: UPS uses wireless tracking via SMS to extend shipping locations to today's mobile set.
David Berlind Demo: BEA's AquaLogic Pages and IBM's QEDWiki to battle for corporate mashup crown.
Dan Kusnetzky: Novell Responds to Clarify virtual machine message.
Mary Jo Foley: Now three Linux vendors won't sign patent deals with Microsoft.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows Vista - Proceed with Confidence (or tread carefully?) From the 'I'm glad I'm not a Vista salesperson' files. Ed Bott: Has Dell kicked the crapware habit?
Lisa Barone: Ask.com Thinks You’re An Idiot.