Intel CEO Paul Otellini went highbrow in his keynote slot at Oracle OpenWorld, invoking American architectural icon Frank Lloyd Wright.He was preceded yesterday by rival AMD's CEO Hector Ruiz, who chatted with partners during his keynote (see below).
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Updated: Yahoo has settled with two Chinese journalists that were jailed after the company turned over their online information.According to the Associated Press, Yahoo settled a lawsuit with two journalists and a family member.
Oracle on Monday announced its own server virtualization software and claimed it was three times more efficient than rival products. VMware shares were whacked on the news.
As Cognos--and any other mid-sized software firm--gets consolidated by the elephants in the room (Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and SAP) the concept of best of breed is on life support. But the patient won't be in critical condition for long.
Rackspace, a Web hosting firm, should adopt that song "I Don't Like Mondays" as its corporate motto. After all, Monday turned out to be horrendous for the company.
For folks used to getting free shipping the XO Laptop from the One Laptop Per Child program will deliver a bit of a surprise.I purchased two laptops from the OLPC program for $399 and got hit with $24.
Notable headlines:IBM's Roadrunner to smash supercomputing marks.Dan Farber: Charles Phillips: Fusion on track and SaaS for all.
During his keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, HP CEO Mark Hurd gave his views on market consolidation. It's an appropriate setting given Oracle has made 41 acquisitions in 45 months totalling.
HP CEO Mark Hurd took a turn at Oracle OpenWorld, responding to a series of video questions from attendees. The engaging Hurd was ready for softballs, including whether one should buy a Dell or HP PC and whether he beats Oracle CEO Larry Ellison at tennis.
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk considers what Google and Idol creator and entertainment impresario Simon Fuller might be cooking up that could revolutionize TV.It has been revealed that Google has been meeting with Simon Fuller, he of the Spice Girls, David Beckham and "American Idol," amongst others, to revolutionize the way TV is viewed on the Web.