Larry Dignan: Motorola under siege: Mobile business unravels.
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft picks its own Dynamics ERP chief to run search, continues to fine-tune Vista licensing and tries to stamp out Windows 'Fiji' references. Meanwhile, Microsoft severs Live Search from the rest of the Windows Live family.
Andrew Keen: The Bubbe bubble.
Yahoo names click fraud czar. Yahoo speeds Widgets with version 4.
Start-up taps Flash for online word processor. Image (right): The buzz on Virtual Ubiquity.
Ryan Naraine: Russian (Gozi) Trojan powering massive ID-theft ring.
Paidcontent.org: More on Youtube-Rivals JV: Fox, NBC and Sony; Distribution on MySpace, MSN and Yahoo. Talk of Fox-NBC video JV heats up again.
Donna Bogatin on local advertising:
- Intuit: The next local Advertising Agency?
- IAC's Peter Horan: Front door content drives local strategy.
- Deal time: Partnering drives local ad sales ecosystem.
- Local advertising blog focus.
Apple TV ships; Vista PCs need not apply. Techmeme discussion. Gizmodo: Apple TV unboxing.
Computerworld: Living (and dying) with Linux in the workplace.
Scots build green supercomputer.
Engadget: Google phone rumors shot down--for the moment.
Ryan Stewart: AjaxWorld thoughts; Nexaweb, OpenLaszlo and Apollo/Flex. Adobe’s Q1 financials show “developer revenue” is still very small.
Images (right): Microscale particles shaped like letters.
Larry Dignan: EMC claims price list is a trade secret.
Adobe: Upgrade your hardware for Creative Suite 3.
Microsoft's Mark Russinovich on Windows Kernel Security.
- Russell Shaw: Skype on cell phones? Skype, Verizon lobbyists square off.
- More precise metrics needed for IPTV profitability.
- SunRocket's testing ability will be boosted by new solution.
- Denise Howell: Niklas Zennström at VON '07: Innovation needs an open ‘Net.
Dan Farber: No surprise: CIOs want Web 2.0 suites from their big vendors. Enterprise 2.0 in action. The value of the term Web 2.0 nearing zero. Rough Type: Two views of Web 2.0 in business.
Computerworld: U.S. agencies given deadline to secure XP, Vista configurations.
eWeek: Stolen TJ Maxx Data Used in $8M Gift Card Scam.
Zune update taking longer than expected.