Oracle co-president Charles Phillips is expected to unveil Project X, a composite applications strategy, in a few hours at the Oracle Applications Users Group conference.eWeek's Renee Boucher Ferguson reported late last week that Project X is an applications integration framework that will allow customers to pull together functionality from various Oracle apps.
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Google's miscues trying to enter traditional media advertising are well documented, but the company is quietly making headway. The dMarc acquisition has been so-so at best.
Adobe and Microsoft have soft-pedaled their rivalry on the Web, but a series of announcements from the two companies shows where this competition is really going. Destination: Web video.
Notable headlines:Ubuntu's 'feisty' spin on virtualization.Microsoft gives bar codes a splash of color.
One of the byproducts of the latest incarnation of Web 2.0 is the marginalization of operating systems.
Salesforce.com added Adobe Flex to its Apex development environment to enable richer, more desktop-like user experiences on its platform.
Google paid $3.1 billion in hard cash for DoubleClick in a deal that could transform online advertising.
One of the debutantes at the Web 2.0 Expo this week is Spock.
This week during the Dan & David Show, we were interrupted by the news that Google acquired DoubleClick. We discuss the impact of Google once again appearing to ace out Microsoft in cornering the market for online advertising.
Google has taken DoubleClick off the market for $3.1 billion in cash, giving it access another side of the online advertising world.