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Amazon's Flexible Payment System

Jeff Barr, Amazon's Web Services evangelist and Phil Burns are both people I'm friends with on Twitter, so I was interested to follow an exchange between them last night when Jeff kept promising his "Twitter friends" that "the announcement" was almost ready. What announcement?

August 3, 2007 by Phil Windley


Podcast: AlwaysOn Summit, virtual worlds, green data centers and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show I am on the Stanford University campus at the AlwaysOn Summit and David is in his headquarters outside of Boston. I give David some of the highlights from the conference, including the state of virtual worlds, social networking, green data centers and the future of the Internet.

August 2, 2007 by Dan Farber


Predicting the next phase of the Internet

Will the Internet still be here in 20 years? Of course it will, but that was the question asked of Nick McKeown, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Stanford; Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun; and Phil McKinney, vice president and CTO of the Personal Systems Group at HP at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit 07.

August 2, 2007 by Dan Farber


Emissions from popular laser printers may be carcinogenic. How will HP respond?

Two years ago, I pondered whether the bill cell phone companies were the next "big tobacco" after it had come to light that cellco's were over-meddling in the work of independent researchers at the University of Washington. Not only did cellco's look to discredit the research before it was published, a lobbying organization for the cell phone industry that dispenses funds for such research attempted to control testing methodologies as a part of its grant process.

August 1, 2007 by David Berlind