Palm delivered its poor investors another zinger Tuesday. The company said it will lose about 14 cents a share to 16 cents a share excluding charges in its fiscal third quarter.
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Demand for NetSuite's IPO is running higher than expected.In an SEC filing on Tuesday, NetSuite said it is raising the price range of its IPO to $16 to $19 a share.
IBM has embraced Linux as its operating system of choice, but employees areslowly working toward using it on the desktop.As of yesterday, IBM had 24,190 Linux desktop installations within the company.
IBM has created its own internal virtual world called Metaverse for corporate meetings and collaboration. Why not use Second Life?
IBM demoed its enterprise 2.0 experiments Tuesday including its On Demand Workplace--an application that's part intranet, part Facebook and part Web service that becomes an interface to legacy systems.
Via Mary Jo Foley's blog:In spite of all the hype this year, there’s still no real momentum among either consumers or businesses for Web-based office suites, according to independent, non-Microsoft-funded researchers.Market watcher NPD has released results of a new study that found a very small number of its 600-plus-member U.
ePlatform has developed an on demand platform for building Web applications platform, and its first example app is a set of meme trackers, similar to Gabe Rivera's popular sites, Techmeme, WeSmirch, memeorandum and Ballbug.ePlatform launched Technology, Politics and Entertainment trackers, based on its RSS, Search and REST frameworks.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Apple delivers hefty patch haul; Addresses Leopard flaws and Safari David Morgenstern: Are Mac users more honest than Windows users? Treating Leopard's Finder not-fully-loading bugWSJ: Apple meets with DoCoMo, Softbank over iPhone in Japan.
In a Super Techies interview, technology forecaster Paul Saffo explains his technique for predicting future technology trends. He also discusses how he got started in the forecasting game and shares his biggest hits and misses.
Adobe on Monday reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings and revenue that topped expectations due to strong Creative Suite 3 demand. The company also upped its outlook for the first quarter.