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Latest Posts

Apple takes a big fall

Among all the tech stocks Apple is taking the biggest beating today. Halfway into the trading day Apple is down over 17 percent.

January 23, 2008 by Dan Farber


Open source business model reaching tipping point

Over the last several years open source has grown in stature and maturity, becoming more worthy in the eyes of corporate buyers and investors. Everyone could point to Red Hat, which dominates the Linux operating system space, as the poster child for open source but few other "pure" open source companies rose up to that level.

January 22, 2008 by Dan Farber


On collaborating with mimes

Work Windows is a collaboration system developed at Accenture Technology Labs. It answers the question: What if you built a collaboration tool and no one learned to use it?

January 22, 2008 by Ed Gottsman


Apple iPods: Are we saturated yet?

Following Apple's strong fiscal first quarter and conservative outlook the Monday morning quarterbacking is interesting. Some analysts think Apple was just being prudent with its disappointing (to analysts) second quarter outlook.

January 22, 2008 by


Netvibes add a social dimension to its home base

Netvibes rolled out the latest closed beta version of its personalized portal, adding the social networking features common to the field, such as friends, status updates and profiles. Content aggregated on a users page can be shared, recommended and discussed with friends and followers a la Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.

January 22, 2008 by Dan Farber


EMC rolls out enterprise SaaS backup service

EMC said Tuesday that it has rolled out its software as a service strategy, which revolves around Mozy, the product line it acquired in October when the data storage giant bought Berkeley Data Systems.Specifically, EMC launched MozyEnterprise powered by EMC Fortress (how's that for a branding hodge podge).

January 21, 2008 by

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