In another era, with the demise of anyone as long-lived -- in 'computer years' -- as Windows 98, they might have said 'The king is dead, long live the king!' To be sure, the Windows 98 'king' has been ailing for a long time, and should have been put out of its misery long ago!
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
This week, at Mashup Camp at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, I had the opportunity to sit down with Eventful.com's API Developer Chris Radcliff.
I was a guest on Nevada Public Radio today, talking about blogging. I was pulled in early and listened to the earlier show by phone.
"Enterprise search is our business, it's our house and Google is not going to take that business," said Kevin Turner, Microsoft's new (11 months) chief operating officer and former Wal-Mart executive. Mike Ricciuti of News.
Redmonker Stephen O'Grady has a good writeup on the first day of Mashup Camp 2. Here's a chunk of his post.
This week on The Dan & David Show we are in the same location, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA for Mashup Camp, which David co-founded and is hosting. On the show David talks about the camp and the state of the mashup universe.
When I was Utah's CIO, I wrote what I called the Web Services Manifesto to create a list of principles that I though all government agencies should follow whenever they created an online resource. Their goal: set the data free.
Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz used the introduction of new, innovative high-end x86 servers to outline the latest iteration of his company’s strategy. As Schwartz has been saying for months, the tech industry is heading toward more uniform system infrastructure and operating systems underpinning a shared set of services aimed at a diverse set of customers.
His is self-deprecating (see the way he has tagged his photo on Flickr). He's soft-spoken.
Mashup Camp opened this morning, with dozens of mashers, both developers and vendors with APIs, stepping up to propose sessions on everything from mobile mashups and creating mashups for corporate use to API pricing models and voice-enabling mashups. My partner on Between the Lines, David Berlind (left), is the host and co-founder of this 'open space unconference.