Video: Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff delivered a keynote at Software 2007, outlining the company's strategy and position in the on demand space to the crowd of IT execs and software developers.
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This week on the Dan & David Show, we have special guest, blogger and tech analyst James Governor of Redmonk. He joins us to discuss the fallout from the week's events--JavaOne, Software 2007 (featuring Steve Ballmer, Ed Zander, Marc Benioff and other industry execs) and Red Hat's annual Summit.
A patent by Apple reveals more about what the company may be planning for its touch screen ecosystem.In a patent filed today, Apple outlines a backside interface for handheld devices.
Is Red Hat going to use its Red Hat Exchange to find acquisition targets? It's quite possible.
On the midday lineup today we have:Ed Bott's Vista Home Basic memory experiment;Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' tinkering with VMWare Workstation 6. And why Red Hat's Global Desktop may be important to the enterprise.
Our cameras have been rolling as JavaOne and Software 2007 took place this week. Following are some of the highlights we captured:Ballmer talks up Office Business Applications solution At Software 2007 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Joost's position as a potential YouTube killer has been cemented by $45 million from a bunch of venture capitalists and CBS and Viacom. Joost, currently in beta, says its funding will "accelerate product development, global expansion, localization, and service offerings.
Notable headlines: Ed Bott: Vista Home Basic on 512MB? Hey, it works!
Speaking at a panel discussion at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association conference in Las Vegas, Time Warner chief executive Richard Parsons laid down the gauntlet to Google: "The Googles of the world, they are the Custer of the modern world. We are the Sioux nation," Time Warner Inc.
At the Software 2007 conference in Santa Clara, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer paced across the stage explaining Microsoft's software + services platform strategy to the crowd of IT execs and software vendors and promoting the business value of Office Business Applications (OBAs), which uses Office as a front end for line of business applications, such as ERP.