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Google's real secret sauce

While search algorithms and new products get the headlines, the business processes–human resources, financial systems and the ranking of projects–underpinning Google's growth is the real asset.

January 31, 2007 by

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Cisco & Apple: Making up over iPhone?

Cisco and Apple are taking a little extra time to work out the iPhone trademark spat. A terse joint statement reads:"Apple and Cisco have agreed to extend the time for Apple to respond to the lawsuit to allow for discussions between the companies with the aim of reaching agreement on trademark rights and interoperability.

January 31, 2007 by

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Barry Bonds makes a brief Demo 07 appearance

At Demo 07,  San Francisco Giant star Barry Bonds, and regardless of controversy one of the greatest baseball players ever, made a surprise appearance for Bling Software, which introduced an AJAX client for mobile applications. It turns out that Bling powers Barry Bonds' site for mobile devices.

January 31, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Demo 07: SailPoint adds some IQ to compliance

SailPoint Technologies is trying to bring more automation, visualization and intelligence to managing regulatory compliance with Compliance IQ. SailPoint founder and CEO Mark McClain describes Compliance IQ as "identity intelligence," or "identity cubes" in datawarehousing parlance, for managing governance, risk management and compliance.

January 31, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Demo 07: Remote mobile management via 3G

Alcatel-Lucent showed a prototype of its Mobile Endpoint Management System (which the company called the Evros Project for some reason), a 3G wireless platform for managing remote mobile computers. The 3G-based PCMCIA card includes a processor, operating system, battery, memory, GPS, a VPN client and two-factor authentication.

January 31, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Demo 07: A 6th Sense for developers

6th Sense Analytics demoed an on-demand tool for gathering performance metrics in software development projects. 6th Sense measures active time (time spent coding, testing, debugging) and flow time (uninterrupted periods of active time of at least 20 minutes).

January 31, 2007 by Dan Farber

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