Dell is beginning to sound a lot like IBM, HP, EDS or any other technology services provider. The big question is whether it'll succeed at running infrastructure for customers.
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Google said Friday it will bid in the Federal Communication Commission's 700 megahertz wireless spectrum auction. The company also said it is bidding solo.
Fellow ZDNet blogger Josh Greenbaum is not a fan of salesforce.com.
Updated below: Motorola said Friday that CEO Ed Zander has stepped aside and will be replaced by current chief operating officer Greg Brown. Zander will remain chairman of Motorola until the company's annual shareholder meeting in May.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Dell hopes to generate 'product lust' following mixed earnings bag. Joshua Greenbaum: Dell Buys the SaaS Platform Salesforce.
Updated: On November 6, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg proudly launched the new services (Techmeme) that he expected to redefine the advertising business.“People influence people.
People complain about online privacy all the time, but we also suffer from the opposite problem: when you want to link online personas it's impossible to do in a systematic way. Why would you want to link online information?
Dell reported third quarter earnings of $766 million, or 34 cents a share, on revenue of $15.6 billion amid strong demand for notebooks.
Rafe Needleman of Webware and I hooked up for a video show, called "Working Webware," to look at some of the up and coming companies and products aimed at businesses. For our first show, Sridhar Vembu, CEO of Zoho and its parent company AdventNet, was on the hot seat.
This week on the Dan & David Show we discuss the curious case of the OpenDocument Format and the role of the OpenDocument Foundation. David takes a deep dive into the controversy that rose out of the OpenDocument Foundation proposing an alternative to the OpenDocument Format.