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Is the iPhone Enterprise Ready?

I listened to a Burton Group briefing on whether or not the iPhone is enterprise ready. The briefing started with a slide show that concluded "that while the iPhone will fundamentally influence future smart phones, it isn't enterprise ready.

August 29, 2007 by Phil Windley


Handicapping Apple's iPod launch

Apple confirmed a September 5 "special event" so now the handicapping of the announcement can begin in earnest. Officially, Apple is introducing new digital media offerings, according to a bunch of folks who got the invite.

August 28, 2007 by


Zoho launches office suite 'start page'

Zoho is finally turning its set of applications into more of an integrated product suite. Today, Zoho introduced Start Page (beta, of course), which serves as a console for Zoho Writer, Sheet and Show.

August 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


News to know: Vista hot fix; GPL drama; MSN Messenger flaw; Google

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft releases two Vista hotfix packs via Windows UpdateFree Software Foundation: No GPLv3 exemptions for Microsoft Ed Burnette: GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell dealRyan Naraine: MSN Messenger vulnerable to 'highly critical' webcam flaw.Engadget: Google is working on a mobile OS, and it's due out shortly.

August 28, 2007 by


Steve Jurvetson: AI, nanotech and the future of the human species

Steve Jurvetson is one of the featured speakers, among other luminaries, at the forthcoming Singularity Summit 2007 on advanced artificial intelligence (AI). As a managing director at the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, he invested early in the first Web wave, with Hotmail, Interwoven and Kana, and has now turned his attention to the arcane world of nanotechnology, molecular electronics and quantum computing.

August 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


Google CFO to retire

Google said Tuesday that CFO George Reyes will retire by the end of the year.Reyes will stick around to help Google find a new CFO and "assure an orderly transition.

August 28, 2007 by