In an earlier post about Novell's Earnings, Larry Dignan wrote that Novell's identity and access management business is only up 5% over last year. This isn't the first time that such news has clouded the Novell annual report either.
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Every end user computer is becoming a phone with a modest-sized screen, 3G networks, a new generation of browsers, GPS and a camera, according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt. "The sum is a whole new platform play," he said, epitomized by the forthcoming iPhone (Schmidt is on Apple's board).
Dell will lay off 10 percent of its workforce over the next year as it works on its Dell 2.0 reinvention.
At the D conference, Stephen Colbert introduced his boss, Viacom CEO and President Phillipe Dauman, who gave his side of his company’s suit against YouTube.
Following YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, and then Viacom CEO and President Phillipe Dauman, Google CEO and now leader of YouTube Eric Schmidt sat down with Walt Mossberg for an interview at the D conference.Schmidt added another dimension to the discussion regarding copyrights and Viacom's $1 billion suit against YouTube.
When the obituary of digital rights management (DRM) software is written music label EMI is going to get a fairly meaty chapter.First, EMI delivers its catalog DRM-free on iTunes.
Before coming on stage at the D conference, a cute video about the making of YouTube was shown, where co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are talking about coming up with a business idea while they are eating huge burritos, and how they wish their friends could watch them eat. From there they eat donuts, pull out a video camera and end up in the Google cafeteria, where the chef says, " Welcome to the cafe gentleman.
UBS is out with its 2007 analysis of open job listings at Google and Yahoo and what they tell us about the two companies' respective direction. The short version: Both are thinking video.
Microsoft has completed its first building at its Quincy, Washington data center and a leisurely walk around it is about 1.3 miles.
In today's podcast:One of the world's most prolific spammers is arrested.Google launches a bunch of neat toys for developers.