My colleague David Berlind has been busy with his new Microsoft Vistulations blog, uploading dozens of Windows Vista screen shots ranging from what the new gadget loaded Windows Sidebar might look like to a 24-image slide gallery of the entire Vista installation process.
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The influence of Larry Ellison is already being felt as Siebel. Bruce Cleveland, who runs Siebel's product group, fired off a caustic letter to the world countering salesforce.
Must read: I referenced Jon Udell's interview with Bill Gates here, but didn't get to listen the entire interview. I finished my encounter with Gates and Udell via a transcript of the interview on Jon's blog.
The user interface for PCs hasn't changed much in 20 years. It's still windows, folders, icons, palettes, mice.
What would a big Microsoft event be without a video spoof, and Bill making fun of himself a bit. This time cult movie geek "Napoleon Dynamite," gets into a hand slapping contest with Gates and beats him, earning the right to run Microsoft.
Yahoo is beta testing a new version of its free Web-based e-mail, and it's looking more like Microsoft Outlook and adding similar features. Think of it as a richer Web client that performs almost like a desktop client.
Sun's claims that its new Galaxy servers leave market leader (by a huge margin over Sun) Dell in the dust. I guess Sun is feeling confident in its benchmarks and not waiting for the market to validate its findings.
In this latest episode of the Dan & David Show, we dissect the latest tech news, starting with the announcements from Microsoft's Professional Developer's Conference in Los Angeles. David talks about his experience with the Windows Vista beta and details the benefits he sees for IT administrators.
If there's a plausible reason for light bulbs to have intelligence, then why not everything else?
The last thing the CEO of any company needs on the morning of his company's annual conference is some monumental industry announcement to distract him and his attendees from his own company's breaking news. But, in a real test of public company executive ball juggling, that's exactly what salesforce.