Notable headlines:Macworld coverage: Ed Burnette: Time Capsule works with PCs tooGarett Rogers: New iPhone update will confuse and upset many Gmail...
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It's been a busy day for the Apple tribe. Steve Jobs announced the thinnest notebook in the universe (I'm not sure that's what the universe needs, but he is at least pushing lowly competition to innovate more) and updates for the iTunes, iPhone, iTouch, AppleTV and Time Capsule wireless backup (check out our full coverage).
Update: I'm listening to this Intel earnings conference call and it's hard to justify the pessimism with what management is actually saying. I'll have more tomorrow after I mull this over.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs gave his latest performance to the faithful and a few items stood out. He was in good form as usual, and his friends from Google, including CEO Eric Schmidt and co-founder Sergey Brin, as well as Chad Hurley and Steve Chen (YouTube founders), were in the front rows watching the master.
Programming note: Our live coverage of the Steve Jobs keynote at Macworld has begun. Jason O'Grady will be live blogging and David Morgenstern and Dan Farber are on scene for the festivities.
Clearwire will migrate its customers to Google Apps including Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Talk.Clearwire's move, announced Tuesday, isn't a big deal since the WiMax carrier only had 348,000 total subscribers as of Sept.
VMware said Tuesday that it has acquired application virtualization company Thinstall in a move that will broaden the company's desktop capabilities.Privately held Thinstall delivers application virtualization to the desktop and doesn't require preinstalled software and deployment infrastructure.
Intel reports its fourth quarter results on Tuesday and the consensus seems to be that first quarter targets are going to come down amid slowing PC demand and higher inventory levels.For the record, Wall Street is expecting Intel earnings of 40 cents a share for the fourth quarter on sales of $10.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Veteran Windows architect resigns from MicrosoftIndependent study backs OOXML. EU launches new probe against MicrosoftMacworld:David Morgenstern: Will Macs star at this year's Macworld Expo?
Updated: I've heard from a Microsoft official that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs did not meet at CES in Las Vegas as purported in this post. I'm not sure how this error was introduced into my system, but I will investigate.