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Video highlights: JavaOne and Software 2007

Our cameras have been rolling as JavaOne and Software 2007 took place this week. Following are some of the highlights we captured:Ballmer talks up Office Business Applications solution At Software 2007 in Santa Clara, Calif.

May 9, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Why Joost landed the big funding dollars

Joost's position as a potential YouTube killer has been cemented by $45 million from a bunch of venture capitalists and CBS and Viacom. Joost, currently in beta, says its funding will "accelerate product development, global expansion, localization, and service offerings.

May 9, 2007 by

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Quote of the Day: Parson's Last Stand

Speaking at  a panel discussion at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association conference in Las Vegas, Time Warner chief executive Richard Parsons laid down the gauntlet to Google: "The Googles of the world, they are the Custer of the modern world. We are the Sioux nation," Time Warner Inc.

May 9, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Software 2007: Ballmer touts Office for composite apps

At the Software 2007 conference in Santa Clara, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer paced across the stage explaining Microsoft's software + services platform strategy to the crowd of IT execs and software vendors and promoting the business value of Office Business Applications (OBAs), which uses Office as a front end for line of business applications, such as ERP.

May 9, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Red Hat takes OLPC knowledge corporate

Red Hat appears to be taking its learnings from the One Laptop Per Child project and commercializing it. Red Hat, which partnered with OLPC project in 2006 to design a user interface and operating system based on its Fedora kernel, announced the Red Hat Global Desktop, a new client that's expected to be lightweight enough for emerging markets and ultimately deployed in corporations.

May 9, 2007 by

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