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Making unnecessary choices

Robin Harris' post on whether flash memory will ever replace disk? got me thinking about the false dichotomies we often see in IT.

September 21, 2007 by Phil Windley

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Amazon rolls out widgets for associates

Amazon launched its widget program so associates can add them to Web pages and collect referral fees.In an email to Amazon Associates Friday, folks that collect a referral fee for sending sales Amazon's way, the company outlined widgets.

September 20, 2007 by


SAP's challenge to NetSuite, Workday and

This week SAP finally introduced its on demand Business ByDesign suite, aimed at the mid-market (companies with 100 to 500 employees) and starting at $149 per per month per user but with a $54 a month option for a set of five users with limited usage of the software.It appears to be the initial step in a decade-long transformation of SAP's ERP offerings across all market segments and verticals.

September 20, 2007 by Dan Farber


Report: Jobs was subpoenaed in backdating lawsuit

Apple CEO Steve Jobs was subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to give a deposition in the company's option backdating lawsuit. The news, reported by Bloomberg and based on "two people familiar with the matter," indicates that the SEC wants testimony from Jobs in its lawsuit against Nancy Heinen.

September 20, 2007 by