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Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
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Novell reported fiscal second quarter earnings of $110,000 on revenue of $239 million in a so-so quarter that illustrated how the company's non-Linux businesses--Netware and its identity management software--struggle to grow. The good news: SUSE Linux continues to deliver solid growth for Novell courtesy of the company's partnership with Microsoft.
Notable headlines:David Berlind: Podcast: ‘Google Gears’ vies to be de facto tech for offline Web apps. Ed Burnette and Marc Orchant.
The highlight of the D: All Things Digital conference featured Bill Gates and Steve Jobs on stage together, with event co-hosts Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher as referees.The best line of the night came when Swisher asked the two what was the greatest misunderstanding about their relationship.
Jason Calacanis of Weblogs Inc. (now part of AOL) fame launched Mahalo at the D conference this afternoon, with the idea that human-generated search results for the most common queries can trump machine-generated results and not Mahalo will leave the vast majority, the long tail of queries to Google.
Yahoo CTO Farzad Nazem has resigned.In an SEC filing Thursday, Yahoo said Nazem has resigned as chief technology officer effective June 8.
YouTube is coming to your television--at least via Apple TV.Apple said today in a statement that it will stream YouTube videos to its Apple TV device so they can be viewed on a widescreen television.
Steve Jobs took the stage following News Corp. President Peter Chernin for an interview with Walt Mossberg at the D conference.
News Corp. President Peter Chernin explained how MySpace provides a good example of how his company would be a good steward for Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal if it were able to acquire the company.
Webware's Rafe Needleman has a picture of Palm's latest gadget--the Foleo, an "Internet interface appliance" at the D5 conference.My first thought: Palm just cooked up a baby Linux laptop that connects to a Treo.