I listened to a Burton Group briefing on whether or not the iPhone is enterprise ready. The briefing started with a slide show that concluded "that while the iPhone will fundamentally influence future smart phones, it isn't enterprise ready.
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Apple confirmed a September 5 "special event" so now the handicapping of the announcement can begin in earnest. Officially, Apple is introducing new digital media offerings, according to a bunch of folks who got the invite.
Zoho is finally turning its set of applications into more of an integrated product suite. Today, Zoho introduced Start Page (beta, of course), which serves as a console for Zoho Writer, Sheet and Show.
SAP is arguing for a "prompt resolution" of the Oracle suit, which alleges "corporate theft on a grand scale."Oracle and SAP on Tuesday filed their case management conference statement in the lawsuit.
Seagate upped its fiscal first quarter earnings projections by 50 percent as hard drive prices increased amid strong PC demand. That's great for Seagate.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft releases two Vista hotfix packs via Windows UpdateFree Software Foundation: No GPLv3 exemptions for Microsoft Ed Burnette: GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell dealRyan Naraine: MSN Messenger vulnerable to 'highly critical' webcam flaw.Engadget: Google is working on a mobile OS, and it's due out shortly.
You wouldn't expect consumers to all react the same when having a bad experience with a company, but the results of RightNow Technologies' second annual survey of more than 2,000 U.S.
Steve Jurvetson is one of the featured speakers, among other luminaries, at the forthcoming Singularity Summit 2007 on advanced artificial intelligence (AI). As a managing director at the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, he invested early in the first Web wave, with Hotmail, Interwoven and Kana, and has now turned his attention to the arcane world of nanotechnology, molecular electronics and quantum computing.
Google said Tuesday that CFO George Reyes will retire by the end of the year.Reyes will stick around to help Google find a new CFO and "assure an orderly transition.
It's been a rough few weeks for Greg Stein, director of the Apache Software Foundation.A few weeks ago he broke his leg.