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.
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.
The following is a guest post from Andrew Mager, who attended the iPhoneDev Camp over the weekend. His original post can be found on Andrewmager.
On today's podcast:Vista SP1: The beta. The strategy.
Google is adding another company to its stable as it increasingly targets the enterprise. With Postini, Google is looking to remove security as a roadblock to Google Apps adoption in the enterprise.
Intel Capital said it will invest $218.5 million in VMware and ultimately own 2.
Lexmark is getting whacked by a potential inkjet price war. The printer manufacturer said Monday that its second quarter results will fall way short of expectations.
Microsoft Vista SP1 is coming sooner rather than later.Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft will drop SP1 some time next week.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Vista SP1 beta 1 to launch in mid-July. Larry Dignan: The strategy behind Vista SP1.
Sprint Nextel is booting customers that call customer service too much and tossing soldier accounts due to excessive roaming. All potential customers should just boycott Sprint--after all you may have to call customer service once in a while or even roam (gasp).
Reuters correspondent Eric Auchard wrote a story about Facebook, chronicling the latest news on the rapid growth of the social network, which is adding more than 150,000 members per day. The Facebook platform has spawned 1,400 applications.