Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Patch Tuesday: Critical IE, Vista patches on deck. Exploits released for nasty Yahoo Webcam ActiveX flaws.
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This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee's notion of how the Semantic Web is better for data access than APIs.We also talk about the impending and potentially anti-climactic arrival of the iPhone and the calculus of battery life (iPhonomics); SAP's notion of Web 3.
Using Boston's Fleet Center (now, the TD BankNorth Garden) as the classic example of where pixels have replaced ad stock, earlier this week at a MITX Technology Awards Ceremony, Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee talked about how there will be pixels everywhere and also of how those pixels may very well end up as the display for your mobile device at any given momemt.
SAP held a dog and pony show, including a ribbon cutting ceremony, for the unveiling of its new Co-Innovation Lab in Palo Alto. "The intention is for this is to be a working lab, not just a slick showcase for customers," said Zia Yusef, executive vice president of the Global Ecosystem and Partner Group at SAP.
Can Apple's iPhone sell 45 million iPods in calendar year 2009 and take 7 percent of North America handset share?That's what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is arguing in a research note Thursday.
In today's podcast:George Ou details the ASUS Eee mini PC and how it relates to the OLPC project.New Google patent looks to improve interactive TV, says Russell Shaw.
Mozilla released Firefox Alpha 5 and the browser that will be known as Firefox 3 still isn't ready for public consumption, but is worth a peek for developers.Here's what's new with Firefox 3, also known as Gran Paradiso 1.
The Chief Information Officer of the Department of Navy's IT portfolio has endorsed the use of open source software. In a memo via the Open Source Software Institute, Navy CIO Robert Carey gave guidance on open source software (OSS).
Notable headlines:Canonical refines mobile Ubuntu Linux.David Berlind: Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee Unplugged (right): Semantic Web better than APIs for data access.
Joe St Sauver is the manager of Internet2 Security Programs. Internet2 is the consortium that explores advanced Internet topics.