On this week's EIC squared podcast Dan and I talk about that ongoing Apple-Psystar legal showdown, Cisco and Microsoft's collision course, the Democratic National Convention and Dell's plans for the cloud.On Wednesday Psystar--that little Mac clone maker in Florida--sued Apple for antitrust violations.
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They just keep coming, one negative headline after another after another. At least that's how it must feel today over at Apple.
Palm may have a hit on its hands with the Treo Pro judging from the recent spate of reviews as NDAs ended on Wednesday. The larger question is whether this pricey device can give the company a boost in the bottom line.
With computers growing smarter by the day, why would anyone want to step back more than a decade and fill office cubicles with dumb terminals? The answer is simple - to keep cubicle computers in service longer, uncluttered and free of malware, viruses and hacking programs.
photoshop (v.) "to edit an image using a computer program," 1992, originally in ref.
In the old cowboy movies, the black hats were villains that created mayhem, until the white hats came along and ended their reigns of fear. Now, we have the spectacle of good guys seemingly educating the bad guys on how to exploit flaws or processes of the Internet, that could compromise traffic and users.
Cisco on Wednesday bought email and calendar software maker PostPath for $215 million in a move that may signal bigger plans for WebEx. Simply put, Cisco and Microsoft are increasingly on a software collision course.
IBM maintained its server market share lead over HP as worldwide factory revenue was up 6.4 percent to $13.
Mozilla Labs introduced Ubiquity, an experiment that would allow users to create mashups at will without any advance knowledge.The game plan for Ubiquity, still in its early stages, is to allow users to control the browser by searching on something in real English and then connecting the dots with existing APIs (Techmeme).
Will video games becoming to an enterprise near you? Forrester Research seems to think so as companies cook up new ways to train employees--especially those so-called millennial.