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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.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
Remember that last independent business intelligence company, Cognos? It's now a part of IBM's software unit.
Intel has rolled out a new lineup of 16 server and high-end PC processors that sport a new transistor design that saves energy, eliminates lead and halogen materials.These chips were expected and Intel delivered right on schedule.
Notable headlines:Phil Wainewright: Oracle goes for the CRM jugular. Dennis Howlett: @oow: on following Oracle OpenWorld.
If the upcoming Christmas season goes according to Mattel's plan, your pre-teen daughter might be spending their post-holiday week at her friend's houses doing what amounts to good, old-fashioned key signings.Mattel has a free virtual world for pre-teen girls called Barbie's World that let's friends talk to their virtual friends using a feature called Secret B Chat.
Yahoo in recent days has launched two social networking efforts--Mash, a social widget type site, and Kickstart, which is designed to be a more professional networking site.What exactly is Yahoo up to with these sites?
An agreement between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire to create a nationwide WiMax network is off.Sprint Nextel and Clearwire have nixed plans to create a wireless broadband network due to the fact Sprint has no CEO at the moment.
Notable headlines:Robin Harris: Macs cost less than PCs - if you erase the disks.Ryan Naraine: Hackers seize Alicia Keys's MySpace page, launching malware attacks.
T-Mobile will be tossing in a year's worth of complementary HotSpot access for people that buy an XO laptop in the "give one get one" program.In an email reminder, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program detailed the following:"Give One Get One" is the only time we are making the revolutionary XO laptop available to the public.
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk has spent years creating award-winning advertisements to motivate buyers. Facebook's ad platform simply reaffirms that individuals are media.