On today's podcast:The Life without Google experiment continues with ChaCha. Gallery.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
At least one venture capitalist is seeing gold in the Facebook Platform. Bay Partners created a new funding program, AppFactory, for Facebook Platform developers.
Michael Capellas, former CEO of Compaq and MCI (formerly Worldcom), has landed at First Data Corp. First Data Corp.
Updated below: Dell has rolled out notebooks and desktops designed to reach small businesses. The brand name: Vostro.
Can human aided searches be a differentiator? A lot of search firms--including ChaCha--sure hope so.
There's no question that Oracle will continue its rapid-fire acquisition pace. The only question: Who's next?
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Who's on Oracle's shopping list? Ryan Naraine: Securing Firefox: How to avoid hacker attacks on Mozilla’s browser.
Your next generation iPod is going to look a lot like the iPhone.That's the conclusion from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who is quickly becoming a favorite among bloggers due to his Apple reports.
Only one week remains until the fourth Mashup Camp and Mashup University are set to start at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Over the last year and a half, Mashup Camp has grown to be the unofficial official social and technical gathering for everyone with an interest in the mashup community: developers, technology providers, venture capitalists, the press, researchers, and other observers.
Last week, Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services, penned the final post on the Pandemic Flu Leadership Blog (PFL blog)--a blog sponsored by HHS. The blog consisted of over 100 posts from contributors in the healthcare, faith-based, business and community sectors.