This week on the Dan & David Show we discuss the big news from Oracle OpenWorld--virtualization platforms from Oracle and Sun and the latest revelations about Oracle's Fusion applications.It turns out that first iteration of Fusion applications is not a whole new ERP suite built from the ground up, such as SAP's Business ByDesign or NetSuite, but small modules for salesforce automation that integrate with existing applications.
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A meme about the death of email is circulating in the blogosphere. It's a dead end.
Salesforce.com on Thursday reported third quarter earnings of $6.
Amazon reps have been making the rounds calling the press about an event Monday in New York City. The press conference, which will feature CEO Jeff Bezos, is allegedly a big announcement held at the Union Square W.
In a recent and detailed Forrester report ($775) 565 PC decision makers at North American and European corporations were polled about their PC and laptop purchasing habits. Dell has a commanding lead as the preferred supplier to enterprises, with HP and Lenovo rounding out the top tier (coincidentally, the report was sent to me by Michael@Dell.
IBM on Thursday unveiled "Blue Cloud," a corporate cloud computing bundle of services for data centers.With the move Big Blue is following the path blazed by Amazon and other cloud services.
Network Appliance, a leading network attached storage company, says U.S.
The Comcast BitTorrent flap just won't go away. A California man is suing Comcast in a California state court because the cable giant secretly limited peer-to-peer applications such as BitTorrent.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Hacker finds 492,000 unprotected Oracle, SQL database servers. Apple monster update fixes 41 Mac OS X, Safari vulnerabilitiesDan Farber: Michael Dell promises 'Greenprint' reference architectureLarry Ellison: First Fusion apps to arrive early in 2008Ed Burnette: D-Wave demonstrates latest quantum computer prototype at SC07.
Digital Angel Corp recently received a patent for a miniature Radio Frequency ID (RFID)-based device that reports an animal's body temperature. What I want to know is, why stop with temperature...and why stop with animals?