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Latest Posts

Stupid FioS broadband tricks

The Verizon installer just left and I now have FioS--installation took about four hours and it was painless. I'll follow up Monday with all the details, but overall I'm just a bit giddy with more speed.

July 13, 2007 by


NetBooks targeting small business with on demand suite

In his bio, Ridgely Evers notes that he has been the CEO of four Internet-related companies and that he conceived, designed, led the development, and drove the launch of Intuit's QuickBooks small business accounting program. He is parlaying that experience into a new company, NetBooks, which is described as an on demand business management system similar to NetSuite but targeting only small businesses.

July 13, 2007 by Dan Farber


An Army of Davids

Glenn Reynolds has a new book called An Army of Davids about how markets and technology are empowering individuals in new ways. In a similar vein, I wrote a column about the rise of personal businesses several months ago.

July 13, 2007 by Phil Windley


Comcast's catch 22

Comcast is in a tough spot: It has to upgrade its network to compete with incoming competition from Verizon FioS. But to do those upgrades it has to have outages.

July 12, 2007 by


NetSuite and Zimbra join the iPhone parade

The iPhone is becoming the latest check-off item for developers of business applicaitons. NetSuite plans to launch SuitePhone, a version of its on demand, integrated business applications suite for the iPhone.

July 12, 2007 by Dan Farber