Notable headlines:Dan Farber: Salesforce.com transitions to platform as a service.
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Salesforce.com plans to make its Apex Code available in general release next month, completing its transition from an on demand CRM application platform to a more generalized on demand software development platform.
Enterprises wondering about whether you can power your company on the Mac platform may want to ping Auto Warehousing Co. CIO Dale Frantz.
We've started a new video program, Super Techies, where I interview some of the people who are major impact on the past and future of computing. First up is Larry Tesler, currently Yahoo's vice president of user experience and design.
The Financial Times reports that Vodafone is pondering a $160 billion acquisition of Verizon. Vodafone says yeah right.
On today's podcast:My FiOS installation: Key points. Gallery.
As noted Friday, Verizon FiOS was installed in a package deal with telephone, Internet access and television service at my home. Here's a gallery (right) walking through the main parts of the installation process for folks that may be considering FiOS.
New Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang makes his Wall Street debut Tuesday and the expectations couldn't be lower.In some respects that's good news.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: The Verizon FiOS installation: The key points. Stupid FioS broadband tricks.
Podcast: Oracle's customer-inspired 11g, Larry gets FIOS, Samsung's gadgetfest, VMware's IPO, and more
This week on the Dan & David Show, my colleague Larry Dignan fills in for Dan Farber who is on vacation and the first order of business is a review of Oracle's 11g announcement. Larry was present for the festivities earlier this week in NYC and sees merit in Oracle's description of 11g as a customer-inspired release (what isn't customer inspired though?