Apple's Mac market share will take a hit in March due to the launch of Vista. That in turn will raise questions about Apple's halo effect strategy, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
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Red Hat plans to squeeze VMware on pricing as it bundles virtualization technology with its operating system. That's the biggest takeaway from Scott Crenshaw, General Manager, Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Nova Spivack of Radar Networks maps out his view of the evolution of the Web over the next 25 years. Nova said he isn't sure about exact dates or technologies on the top end of the map, but his view of ten-year blocks to fully evolve each phase is realistic.
Following Microsoft's Patch Tuesday I asked if there was a better way to do roll out patches. I still don't have an answer, but I know an improvement when I see it.
Read/WriteWeb inventories the online video universe, breaking it down into a somewhat comprehensive set of companies and categories--video sharing, intermediaries, video search, video eCommerce, video editing & creation, rich media advertising, P2P, video streaming and vlogosphere. It will be interesting to see which companies are around six months from now and what new companies have been spawned.
Notable headlines:Hacker, Microsoft duke it out over Vista design flaw. What the UAC 'hole' is really about.
Martin Lamonica of news.com reports on IBM's release of FileNet P8 4.
Video: If you are confused about multifactor, strong authentication techniques, Dennis Hoffman, vice president of enterprise solutions at RSA, explains the basics in this whiteboard video, all in less than four minutes.
In a recent conversation on IT Conversations, Doug Kaye and Jeff Barr discuss Doug's sophisticated application built on top of Amazon Web services. The model offers considerable benefits to start-ups, but requires a different approach to the architecture.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday unloads 12 bulletins with patches for at least 20 vulnerabilities (6 critical) and it's likely there are still holes left unplugged.Ryan Naraine reports:"There are fixes for gaping holes in the Microsoft Office desktop productivity suite but it is not immediately clear if all the flaws exploited in the recent zero-day attacks are covered.