Larry Dignan

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Latest Posts

Google's heavy hand

Alex Bosworth has an excellent post on the heavy hand of Google on the Web. The gist of the piece: search engine optimization (SEO) is evil--but don't blame the optimizers, blame the ecosystem that Google has created.

October 29, 2007 by Phil Windley

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Shai Agassi trades SOA for electric cars

Former SAP executive, Shai Agassi has resurfaced as a potential 21st century day Henry Ford, but with a green intent. He is moving from ERP and SOA to electric cars with his for-profit Project Better Place.

October 29, 2007 by Dan Farber


Verizon shows FiOS, Wireless gains

Verizon reported solid customer gains for its FiOS TV and Internet services and wireless business in the third quarter.By the numbers, Verizon added 202,000 new FiOS TV customers for 717,000 total as of Sept.

October 28, 2007 by


Path 101: Starting up in plain sight

In my morning feed reading I came across a post from a startup company Path 101 about how it would like to work with Linkedin on its APIs. Linkedin has been promising to deliver APIs that would allow developers to tap into its business network.

October 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


The Magic Quadrant: Team collaboration and social software

Gartner just released its Magic Quadrant for team collaboration and social software. What's interesting is that there aren't any leaders and only two visionaries, Socialtext and SuiteTwo, products from Socialtext, NewsGator, SimpleFeed and MovableType, bundled by SpikeSource and distributed through Intel.

October 26, 2007 by Dan Farber