Hewlett-Packard continues to fire on all cylinders as rivals like Dell stumble, but don't be surprised if the channel stuffing chorus gets revved up. The company reported earnings of 65 cents a share excluding items on revenue of $25.
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It's official. Joost and Viacom are in cahoots. As noted earlier, this deal (see Techmeme discussion) is more about building up a potential YouTube rival than it is about anything else.
It has been a tough week for JetBlue. Storms wreaked havoc on the company's systems and continuity plans to the point where it had to cancel 23 percent of its flights again on Monday to reset its operations.
Sindan Electrical Trading (SET) will soon launch its RoadBOX driving recorder in Dubai, UAE. It's a windshield-mounted videocamera that can sense sudden decelerations--as when you brake hard or hit something.
According to Paul Heller, CIO of The Vanguard Group, over 80 percent of client contact is done via the Web. In our CIO Sessions interview Heller explains how Vanguard applies technology to lower the cost for Vanguard's financial investors.
Is Joost old media's answer to YouTube?Viacom, just days after telling Google's YouTube to pull all of its content over copyright problems, is expected to announce a licensing deal with Internet video startup Joost.
Notable headlines: Dion Hinchcliffe: Tracking the DIY phenomenon Part 1: Widgets, badges, and gadgets.Viacom to license content to Joost: WSJ.
Notable headlines: In a rare public statement about something other than iPods or Macs, Steve Jobs said that "unionization and lifetime employment of K-12 teachers is off-the-charts crazy," and that technology in the classroom isn't going to improve public schools until principals can fire bad teachers.
In a rare public statement about a subject other than iPods or Macs, Steve Jobs said that "unionization and lifetime employment of K-12 teachers is off-the-charts crazy," and that technology in the classroom isn't going to improve public schools until principals can fire bad teachers. He also talked about a textbook-free education system, using free online information like Wikipedia (but with more oversight) and freeing up money for investing in better technology for schools.
In an interview with news.com's Joris Evers, Symantec CEO John Thompson was asked if he subscribed to the Microsoft's notion that buying Vista makes you much safer online than with XP: Consumers should not be confused.