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Amazon's third quarter fails to impress

Amazon reported strong third quarter earnings and upped its outlook for the fourth quarter, but it's unclear whether that's good enough to keep the e-tailer in that elite club that has been carrying the Nasdaq.On Tuesday, Amazon reported third quarter net income of $80 million, or 19 cents a share, up from $19 million, or 5 cents a share, a year ago.

October 23, 2007 by


Siebel (Oracle) CRM mashes up with WebEx (Cisco)

Oracle and Cisco are mashing up their on demand services, with Oracle's Siebel CRM On Demand offering running on Cisco's WebEx Connect application platform. The Oracle mashup appears to be a way for Cisco WebEx to demonstrate that it has some traction with its composite application platform, competing with the likes of salesforce.

October 23, 2007 by Dan Farber


AdaptiveBlue places SmartLinks in context

AdaptiveBlue is making its SmartLinks available to bloggers and others site creators to embed on their Web pages. SmartLinks offer a top-down semantic layer on Web pages, automatically identifying object types (such as books, movies, recipes, restaurants, people, etc.

October 22, 2007 by Dan Farber