Updated below: Research in Motion's BlackBerry has had an outage since late last night, but the company response was slow. If you dial the BlackBerry support line--877-255-2377--here's what you get: "Please be advised we are currently experiencing a service interruption that is causing delays in sending and receiving messages.
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Notable headlines:Russell Shaw: BlackBerry outage reports pile up on the three major BB forums. BULLETIN: massive BlackBerry email failures Tuesday night.
Intel said at its Intel Developer Forum in Beijing that it will be adding WiMax notebook PCs and other small devices in 2008. The company also added that its next-generation Centrino processor technology "Santa Rosa" is on schedule for May.
Vonage said the Verizon patent suit could force the VOIP provider into bankruptcy. Vonage made that statement in its annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Yahoo reported its first quarter results and as expected those lofty Panama expectations didn't hold up. The company reported net income of 10 cents a share on revenue of $1.
If Intel is expecting a big bump from Vista--or AMD's miscues--it isn't showing it. Intel reported first quarter earnings of 22 cents a share, excluding a 5 cent tax gain.
Two Intel executives shed some light on Intel's data center strategy at the Intel Developers Forum in Beijing. Biggest takeaway: Intel has some old data centers that need replacing.
In an interview with John Battelle at the Web 2.0 Expo today, the Google CEO Eric Schmidt announced that a presentation application that is part of the Google Docs and Spreadsheets is forthcoming, completing the basic "Office" suite.
Swivel doesn't mention the term "data visualization" in explaining what it does. Instead the company speaks about "exploring all the world's data and making it fun and insightful for everyone.
The names we give things are some times unfortunate. Take "user generated content," for example.