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Latest Posts

Vendor Value: Rating the top tech companies

CIO Insight published its annual Vendor Value survey, with Red Hat coming out on top. A total of 472 respondents from companies ranging from $5 million to over $1 billion in revenues completed the survey in September 2007.

November 20, 2007 by Dan Farber


On getting a Second Life

Real businesses have colonized Second Life. Toyota, for example, has a showroom from which you can test drive a simulated Toyota Scion. Dell has a large building that serves as a pass-through to its website. And T-Mobile has a brand promotion area dedicated to music and dancing. But many of the "real world" businesses that opened in Second Life are struggling.

November 20, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


SAP: TomorrowNow for sale, execs resign

SAP said several TomorrowNow executives have left the company and the software giant is mulling over its options for the unit--including a possible sale.SAP's TomorrowNow unit has been the subject of a lawsuit launched by Oracle.

November 19, 2007 by


Technology finally turns fantasy into reality

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk has found the perfect mashing of technology, fantasy and reality to fulfill his dream of owning a sports franchise.There are probably enough readers of this site who, bored with their jobs, their sniveling, ignorant bosses and the fact that none of their co-workers find them beautiful, use their laptops to fulfill certain fantasies.

November 19, 2007 by Dan Farber