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Latest Posts

Do you trust Schmedley?

Yesterday I ran across a cool little Web application called Schmedley. The best way to describe it is a desktop inside the browser.

May 18, 2007 by Phil Windley


QuickBooks: By the numbers

Intuit reported a stellar third quarter and delivered $1 billion in revenue over three months for the first time. Fueled by tax season, Intuit reported net income of $367 million, or $1.

May 18, 2007 by


Podcast: Microsoft patents, Dell's Project Hybrid, DRM-free music and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss Microsoft's accusation that the open-source software industry has infringed 235 Microsoft patents and Dell's Project Hybrid, which appears to be a plan deliver virtualized, plug-and-play servers for datacenters. We also Amazon's new DRM-free music service, Google's Universal search and the colonization of the Web.

May 17, 2007 by Dan Farber


Beyond Single Sign On

I'm just coming off three days at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), a workshop I, Kaliya Hamlin, and Doc Searls organize every six months. IIW focuses on what's called "user-centric identity," a set of technologies for building an identity layer for the Internet.

May 17, 2007 by Phil Windley