On today's podcast:Is the consumer really driving technology? Ray Ozzie thinks so.
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.
The Federal Communications Commission's auction of 700 Mhz wireless spectrum can easily be portrayed as a he said, she said fiasco. But the bigger picture is worth watching.
Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz may have considered the company's fourth quarter a great one, but his take seems to be a tough sell among analysts. Sun last night reported fourth quarter earnings of 9 cents a share, or four pennies better than Wall Street expectations.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Google hires browser hacking guru.Mozilla fixes its end of URL protocol handling saga.
Symantec CEO John Thomspon drinks deeply from the Microsoft well. In fact, three-quarters of his company's $5.
Sun Microsystems on Monday reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings of $329 million, or 9 cents a share, on revenue of $3.83 billion.
Symantec is working on Dark Vision, an application for visualizing and tracking the underground economy that trades in personal data, such as credit card and social security numbers. "We are looking into their clubhouse," said Mark Bregman, CTO of Symantec.
Despite my initial euphoria about Verizon's FiOS service--no outages and everything is just swell so far--the bill eventually comes due. And that first one is a zinger.
On today's podcast:Microsoft Works to become ad supported.New Vista packs provide updates that were supposed to be in SP1.
Xerox on Monday announced a 'green' paper that promises to cut costs and environmental impact. The paper, dubbed the Xerox High Yield Business Paper, is designed for high-volume commercial printing (think bills and newspaper).