PC makers have been getting breaks on DRAM pricing but buyers haven't seen much of break. Apparently that state of affairs is changing.
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Google Gmail is a magnet for the young, rich and hip, according to Hitwise. Hitwise analyst LeeAnn Prescott writes in a post that Gmail users are a different breed from the Hotmail and Yahoo Mail folks.
Today's podcast lineup includes:Microsoft's new tool to isolate Office 2003 zero-day exploits. And good hackers descend on Seattle.
A little more than a year ago I was discussing a story I wrote with SAP executives. They were peeved that I referred to SAP as a German company while failing to note the headquarters of a rival I mentioned.
Microsoft and SanDisk said Friday that the two companies have teamed to deliver software and personal customization on USB flash drives and memory cards. Under the deal, Microsoft's software will replace SanDisk's existing U3 Smart Technology, software that is currently included on SanDisk flash memory gear.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: New MS tool isolates Office 2003 zero-day exploits. Hackers in Seattle for Microsoft's Blue Hat, ToorCon.
Video: Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff delivered a keynote at Software 2007, outlining the company's strategy and position in the on demand space to the crowd of IT execs and software developers.
This week on the Dan & David Show, we have special guest, blogger and tech analyst James Governor of Redmonk. He joins us to discuss the fallout from the week's events--JavaOne, Software 2007 (featuring Steve Ballmer, Ed Zander, Marc Benioff and other industry execs) and Red Hat's annual Summit.
A patent by Apple reveals more about what the company may be planning for its touch screen ecosystem.In a patent filed today, Apple outlines a backside interface for handheld devices.
Is Red Hat going to use its Red Hat Exchange to find acquisition targets? It's quite possible.