Updated: I've heard from a Microsoft official that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs did not meet at CES in Las Vegas as purported in this post. I'm not sure how this error was introduced into my system, but I will investigate.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
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Welcome to the new Between the Lines podcast. Now that David Berlind has left ZDNet to join CMP, where he will be working on events, my colleague and one of the top tech bloggers Larry Dignan will co-host the show.
Cisco plans to release a fully native Mac version of its unified communications client at Macworld tomorrow, according to a blog post by Cisco's M. Michael Acosta.
SuccessFactors is one of the software-as-a-service success stories. The company, which delivers human resource (automating performance and talent management), took in more than $100 million in its IPO in November 2007.
SAP provided another data point on the health of the tech economy, outlining that its fourth quarter is on track.On Monday, SAP joined IBM in announcing that the fourth quarter was strong.
Cowen & Co. outlined its top 10 potential technology surprises for 2008 and a slowdown in software as a services is front and center on the list.
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk follows on my review of Nick Carr's new book with the saga of his own trying exegesis of the text. "You're obsessed with sex," said my ZDNet handler, looking angrier than a caucuser who had just switched his vote from Chris Dodd to Hillary.
Google confirmed Monday what most watchers of the search giant have known for weeks if not months--the company is doubling down on the iPhone.Garett Rogers has been keeping tabs on Google's iPhone efforts with the most recent item being the addition of iGoogle.
IBM was so happy with its fourth quarter results that it couldn't wait three days to report them.On Monday, IBM (all resources) released its preliminary fourth quarter results.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: About-face: Microsoft makes new Vista SP1 test build publicChristopher Dawson: Hands on with the XO Sugar OS. Gallery (left).