Amazon and Google are reportedly going to give electronic books a try. The big question is whether it'll work.
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Zoho is prepping a Business edition of its on demand software suite aimed at small and medium-sized businesses.This new version will compete with Google Apps, which includes only email, calendar, chat, document and spreadsheet applications, and administrative functions, for $50 per user per year.
Notable headlines:Seagate's new line of hard drives.Larry Dignan: Apple iPod Touch will cannibalize iPhone.
As you might recall, NBC Universal and News Corp. announced last week that it would call its well funded, fledgling content distribution service Hulu.
HP has climbed to the top of the PC mountain over the past few years. In Q2 of this year, the company garnered 18.
In November 1999 Intuit acquired QuickBase, Web-based collaboration software. In the ensuing eight years, QuickBase has been barely a blip on Intuit's balance sheet or the software-as-a-service market.
SAP CEO Henning Kagermann did one of his last warm-ups before the company rolls out its A1S midmarket suite on Sept. 19.
Sun has been touting the ZFS storage software as a key advantage of its Solaris 10 operating system. Network Appliance is alleging that ZFS violates seven of its patents, and is seeking a permanent injunction that would prevent Sun from shipment or further development of the software, which has also been released as open source under the CDDL license.
Updated: Apple rolled out its much-anticipated iPod lineup Wednesday and an updated iTunes. A big part of that lineup is the iPod Touch, which is a nice end run around the iPhone due to its built-in Wi-Fi.
Steve Jobs unveiled the phoneless iPhone, an iPod with all the goodness that debuted in the iPhone. Dubbed the iPod touch, the device is 8mm wide and has the 3.