Nicholas Carr discussed the thesis of his forthcoming book, The Big Switch: Our New Digital Destiny, during the morning session at the Supernova 2007 Conference.I am taking liberty with the title of Nick's previous book, Does IT Matter?.
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We all know that a great domain name is critical. But is it $300 million to $400 million critical?
Google says its solar power project at its Mountain View headquarters is more than 90 percent complete. Google also projects that it will meet 30 percent of its peak electricity demand from solar panels.
On July 11, Oracle will officially launch its 11g, the first major database refresh from the company in four years. Oracle 11g is expected to be released later in 2007 and hopes are high that new database will drive revenue gains.
Clusty is a meta search engine that gives you a result and then offers you to drill down based on clusters of content. The big question is whether you'll appreciate these clusters.
Notable headlines:Life without Google: Can Clusty gain traction? Gallery (right).
It's rare to see company pitches on stage that actually keep you fully awake. At the Supernova 2007 Conference, in conjunction with Mike Arrington of TechCrunch, 13 companies delivered five-minute pitches on their products/services.
This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the highlights from our week at conferences--Supernova 2007 and Enterprise 2.0.
KC Claffy spends her days trying to figure out what is really going on inside the Internet. She is a researcher with the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), which provides tools and analysis in service of making Internet infrastructure more robust and scalable.
Speaking at the Supernova 2007 conference today, Slide CEO Max Levchin talked about his company's strategy to extract revenue from the massive proliferation of widgets. According to comScore, 177 million users interact with widgets, which are defined as embedded Flash objects.