Do you really care what wireless network you're on? Aside from a few wireless geeks that live in an acronym filled world of 3G, EVDO, HSDPA and CDMA no one cares.
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.
Salesforce.com is contemplating a new service that would enable its customers of its CRM platform to share leads, opportunities and custom objects with each other.
HP is building out its digital library for its turnkey on-demand video services. Back in February HP announced an effort called Video Merchant Services and signed Wal-Mart up as its first customer.
Apple's iPhone price cut has boosted demand to a new sales plateau. Mac sales are leveling out after a back-to-school spurt.
EMC said it has acquired Berkeley Data Systems, best known for its Mozy, online information and backup services. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but the acquisition will have no impact on EMC's revenue or earnings.
Notable headlines:Matthew Miller: First impressions of the AT&T Tilt. Gallery: The unboxing.
Netvibes, one of the many personalized portals based on feeds, has officially launched Premium Universes. It's a way for businesses to have branded Netvibes pages, aggregating feeds and widgets, embedded their own sites and generate ad revenue.
Google Transit has moved out of Google Labs and officially into Google Maps. It makes public transit directions an option, including cost and time, as well the cost differential versus driving for some areas.
Is Fake Steve Jobs a must read now that he's not fake?The question came to me after Mary Jo Foley pointed out this AP story about Fake Steve (aka Dan Lyons, an editor at Forbes) and his book tour for "oPtion$: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs.
Pardon the interruption in our regular programming for some inside techland. Henry Blodget is suggesting that CNET could acquire my friend Mike Arrington's TechCrunch sites for $100 million on the heels of analyst Douglas McIntyre's post explaining why he thinks TechCrunch and other blog operations will eventually be acquired for serious money by big media.