Is there anyone not in the cloud? Cloud computing is the buzzword du jour and everyone--Google, Salesforce.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
It's a sad commentary on IT spending when panel on how to cut your budget results in a packed room. But folks are looking for cost cutting tips and obviously looking to trim expenses.
AMD on Monday said its first quarter sales will be about $1.5 billion, well below Wall Street projections of $1.
The concept of a $100 PC has been held as the Holy Grail for computing in emerging markets, but the reality is vastly different, according to Gartner. Bottom line: $100 for a PC is still the monthly salary of a teacher in Russia and two to three months salary in India.
My colleague and fellow ZDNet blogger Mary Jo Foley continues to polish her crystal ball about Windows 7's delivery date in her last Friday's column, based on interpreting new statements from Microsoft chairman Bill Gates as well as the party line about the already stated 3-year release cycle.
Yahoo on Monday responded to Microsoft's weekend "negotiate or we're launching a proxy war or pulling our offer" love letter. The gist: Increase your offer or get lost.
Facebook quietly launched its chat feature over the weekend, but the company plans a slow rollout.In a blog post, Facebook noted:This week marks the launch of Facebook Chat—a new way for you to communicate with your friends in real-time.
Notable headlines:Yahoo launches ’stock market for ads’Larry Dignan: The three week Microhoo countdown begins... Mary Jo Foley: Ballmer tells Yahoo board: Get off the potMicrosoft's letter to YahooPaula Rooney: Backed by Intel, Ubuntu, Google, mobile Linux is poised for commercial takeoff in 2008Dana Blankenhorn: What mobile Linux is missingA mobile Linux reporter's notebookIs open source for Windows worthwhile?
Yahoo on Monday unveiled AMP!, an advertising management platform designed to "significantly simplify the process of buying and selling ads online.
I read the New York Times' take on how the stress of blogging and how it can kill you with great interest: I was interviewed for it. But I pretty much knew I wouldn't make the final story as my take was different than Matt Richtel's.