Oracle reports its fiscal first quarter results Thursday and the earnings and the ensuing conference call will answer a few lingering questions in enterprise software. Question 1: Has a slowdown among financial services firms hit the software demand picture yet?
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Intel, along with other technology heavyweights, have formed a group to promote USB 3.0 with plans to deliver a specification in the first half of 2008.
Notable headlines:Ed Bott: Everything you’ve read about Vista DRM is wrong (Part 2).David Berlind: If true, Jobs quote of "A 3G iPhone later next year" should kill demand for iPhone 1.
Opsware has been on a roll. Last Friday, Hewlett-Packard completed its tender offer for the $1.
Five companies presented beta software in the category of revenue models and analytics at TechCrunch 40. Among the five GotStatus was the only product with an IT focus.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini outlined timelines for the company's Penryn family of processors. Otellini outlined the company's plans in a speech at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco.
As most market watchers know the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 50 basis points and announced the move at 2:15 p.m.
As expected, Google showed off its presentation feature for Google Docs beta at TechCrunch 40. "The key to Google Docs is the collaboration...
A pair of security surveys were released Tuesday and the findings aren't pretty. First up, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) released a survey on information security breaches.
At TechCrunch 40 morning session two startups with weird names cracked some of the pain points with communications applications. Xobni (inbox spelled backwards) helps to make sense out of the mess of Microsoft Outlook.