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Latest Posts

AOL to cut 2,000 jobs

Time Warner's AOL unit plans to cut 2,000 jobs, or roughly 20 percent of its global workforce. The layoffs, which come as AOL transitions from a subscriber-based business to an ad-supported one, aren't unexpected.

October 15, 2007 by


3G phone on a chip: Game changer?

Broadcom on Monday launched a "3G phone on a chip" that combines key mobile technologies on one low power processor. Typically, these sort of announcements wouldn't grab my attention, but if you carry this 3G phone on a chip concept far enough you could feature-packed phones on the cheap by cutting manufacturing costs.

October 15, 2007 by


Why Nerd Blossom's feet matter more than Gates' brain

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk considers Mark Cuban's dancing skills and his significance in the tech world, a place where marketing most often lacks the "human" touch. Next Monday, he will be performing the Paso Doble or the Viennese Waltz.

October 12, 2007 by Dan Farber


Podcast: Oracle & BEA, Zune, tech policy and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show we discuss Oracle's proposed bid to acquire BEA. Unless a white knight (IBM or SAP, for instance) comes in to outbid Oracle, the marriage is likely a fait accompli, with BEA angling to up the bid price from $17 per share.

October 12, 2007 by Dan Farber


Oracle Fusion delay?

Vinnie Mirchandani speculates that Oracle's Fusion applications will be delay through 2009 at the earliest. The first phase of Fusion applications was slated for next year.

October 12, 2007 by Dan Farber