Saul Hansell of the NYT has fleshed out a few threads on the expected strategy from Google and Yahoo on the social networking front. The two will take advantage of their massive numbers of email and personalized page users as a base for a social network.
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Oracle showed how it is bringing a social dimension into its software and offered a peek at Fusion applications this afternoon at Oracle OpenWorld. It demonstrated that Oracle has fully grokked the concepts and technologies of Web 2.
Thomas Kurian, senior vice president of Oracle Server Technologies, spent an hour on stage at OpenWorld this morning patiently talking through...
It had to happen. California-based Pudding Media has introduced a free Internet phone service.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini went highbrow in his keynote slot at Oracle OpenWorld, invoking American architectural icon Frank Lloyd Wright.He was preceded yesterday by rival AMD's CEO Hector Ruiz, who chatted with partners during his keynote (see below).
Updated: Yahoo has settled with two Chinese journalists that were jailed after the company turned over their online information.According to the Associated Press, Yahoo settled a lawsuit with two journalists and a family member.
Oracle on Monday announced its own server virtualization software and claimed it was three times more efficient than rival products. VMware shares were whacked on the news.
As Cognos--and any other mid-sized software firm--gets consolidated by the elephants in the room (Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and SAP) the concept of best of breed is on life support. But the patient won't be in critical condition for long.
Rackspace, a Web hosting firm, should adopt that song "I Don't Like Mondays" as its corporate motto. After all, Monday turned out to be horrendous for the company.
For folks used to getting free shipping the XO Laptop from the One Laptop Per Child program will deliver a bit of a surprise.I purchased two laptops from the OLPC program for $399 and got hit with $24.