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Google improves 'Apps', offers organizations clear path off Exchange, Notes, etc. to GMail

Although the company doesn't like to position itself as competition to the likes of Microsoft, the announcements made by Google today -- particularly the one about a way for organizations to siphon the e-mail out of any IMAP-compatible server (including Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes) into GMail -- clearly reach into the lion's den in Redmond.To get a run-down of today's announcements, I recorded a podcast interview with Google director of product management Matthew Glotzbach.

June 25, 2007 by David Berlind


MonkCast #6: Oh the pain! The pain of desktop virtualization!

In this week's MonkCast (a joint production between ZDNet and the IT research outfit RedMonk), I go solo with one of RedMonk's Three Musketeers: Michael Cote. Although we covered all sorts of stuff from why Apple still isn't licensing its OS X operating system (but gee, it's sure knocking on the door with both iTunes and Safari for Windows) to whether trackpads are better than pointing sticks, this week's subject was virtualization.

June 22, 2007 by David Berlind


OpenTeams does a good job taking the icky out of wiki

[[07MustangFuelLineRepair|How to repair a Mustang's Fuel Line]]That's an example of what's called wiki markup. It takes the text "How to repair a Mustang's Fuel Line" and links it to another page in a wiki called "07MustangFuelLineRepair".

June 21, 2007 by David Berlind