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The Halo 3 effect and its impact on Blackwater's future

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk ruminates on the arrival of Halo 3 and finds connections between the video game, lattes, aspiring snipers, Blackwater and Britney. A couple of weeks ago, Wolf, the innocent-looking boy who makes my latte extra hot, seemed a little extra hot himself.

October 7, 2007 by Dan Farber


RIM: Unite, enterprise, prosumer market all promising

Research in Motion reported stellar second quarter earnings and highlighted a few areas: Software called Unite that can coordinate schedules for up to five people; enterprise gains amid Wi-Fi and wireless network roaming and prosumer hits such as the Pearl update. RIM reported an in line second quarter, but provided a strong outlook for its fiscal third quarter.

October 4, 2007 by


CIO Sessions: 1-800 Flowers blossoms with new technologies

In a CIO Vision Series interview, Steve Bozzo, CIO of 1-800 Flowers talks with me about what it takes to run the company’s daily IT operations, across a network of more than 9,000 florists.Today, about 75 percent of 1-800 Flowers transactions are Internet-based, Bozzo said, and the user experience is a key factor.

October 4, 2007 by Dan Farber