The squeeze is on for Palm and patience with the company has to be wearing thin.After market close Thursday, Palm issued a profit warning for its fiscal second quarter (statement).
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Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Talking malware with Eugene Kaspersky.David Morgenstern: Do switchers now rule the Mac?
The OpenID 2.0 specification was finalized at IIW this week.
For our Super Techies series I interviewed Kim Polese, the CEO of SpikeSource, about her career in Silicon Valley. Kim discusses her early work at Sun Microsystems as the original Java product manager, her success at systems management company Marimba, and her current role overseeing SpikeSource, which integrates, distributes and supports open source solutions.
Cisco will be on the prowl for software developers, extend into virtualization and become more consumer friendly as it evolves into being more of a software provider. Those nuggets come from Forrester analyst Robert Whiteley in a blog post.
Dell's latest march through the retail channel continued Thursday via a pact with Best Buy. Under the deal--the latest in a long line of Dell partnerships--Dell will sell XPS and Inspiron notebook and desktops through more than 900 Best Buy locations.
Windows XP may come to the One Laptop Per Child project as Microsoft ports its operating system to flash-based devices such as Intel's Classmate PC, ASUS Eee PC and the XO laptop. But Microsoft's big motive is to stay relevant in emerging markets where officials are increasingly mulling over Linux-based devices.
Software as a service company NetSuite moved closer to an IPO as it shared more details about its public market debut.In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, NetSuite said it will offer 6.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Want to test Vista SP1? Wait til next week.
Om Malik had an interesting post about Google's super-sized datacenters. He posited that Google’s massive infrastructure, customized for its processes, represents a the big barrier to entry for its rivals, and it will continue to give the company an edge as long as it keeps spending the billions on its custom infrastructure.