Over at TechRepublic, Patrick Gray has managed to rouse a hornet's nest of IT managers. What did Mr.
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Bill Green of Vantage Point Venture Partners discusses the theory behind "Project Better Place" and explains why the country of Israel is a smart test bed for the transportation infrastructure that supports electric vehicles.
SAP on Tuesday reported second quarter net income that was down 9 percent from a year ago due primarily to merger integration costs, but revenue surged 18 percent. The company said it will hit the high end of its 2008 revenue targets.
Alcatel-Lucent said chairman Serge Tchuruk and CEO Patricia Russo--the architects of the 2006 merger that formed the company--are out.The Alcatel-Lucent merger hasn't gone so hot and both Tchuruk and Russo get the blame.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft mashes up multiple natural-user-interface inputsHow will Microsoft spend its multicore millions?More details emerge on the Microsoft SphereLarry Dignan: The future of computing: Multiple cores, multiple inputsRyan Naraine: Evilgrade: Exploit toolkit pwns insecure online updatesOracle ships emergency workaround for zero-day exploitSafari browser flaw: Session fixation attacks possibleDennis Howlett: More dissent on SAP maintenance price hikeNews.
Microsoft's research unit is betting on software that utilizes multiple core processors and can handle multiple natural inputs such as voice and touch.It's a good bet.
At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford University, moderator Adam Zawel of INmobile.org leads a discussion on mobile social networking.
Now that the FCC has given its blessing to the merger of the nation's two satellite radio companies, it was only a matter of time before the question of a merger between their satellite TV cousins - DirecTV and DISH Network - popped up. Senior analyst Craig Moffett at Sanford C.
Verizon topped its second quarter targets Monday courtesy of a strong wireless business and executives said demand is holding up despite economic concerns.The telecom giant reported second quarter earnings of 66 cents a share and 67 cents a share excluding integration costs.
IBM said Monday that it will acquire ILOG in a deal valued at $340 million. The Paris-based ILOG makes business rules management software.