CIO Insight has an interesting profile of Backcountry.com, an online retailer of outdoor recreation gear.
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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.
Ever since I began covering the potential connection between cell phone usage and cancer, I've been receiving email from a Frans van Velden in the Netherlands who monitors the issue more closely and who occasionally forwards me anything signifcant.
Many are commenting on Google Spreadsheets versus Excel...or even OpenOffice Calc.
Back in 2001, when I first spotted SavaJe (see Holy handheld, Batman! They put Java where!?
The Wall Street Journal by way The Guardian is reporting that Google plans to add a speadsheet to its set of applications, that also include Writely, Google Base, Google Mail. When I asked Dave Girouard, head of Google Enterprise, about a spreadsheet application a few weeks ago, he said, “It’s important…I can’t comment beyond that.
Well, that time has finally come. Although it seems to get by for casual use and I won't know for sure until I try a 802.
In unrelated lawsuits, investors are suing Vonage over an abysmmal intitial public offering (ever notice you can't say VoIP without the letters IPO) and Net2Phone is suing Skype's parent eBay for patent infringement. According to CNET News.
Today, while listening to the radio, an advertisement came on that asked, when shopping for a new cell phone, whether you should shop by phone or carrier first (I didn't even realize the the word "carrier" had entered the common American lexicon). Just when I was getting ready to blurt out my answer (Carrier!!!!
Two hardware experts have joined ZDNet's blogosphere.Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, in his Hardware 2.
New Scientist is reporting that the busy personnel at MIT's Media Lab are at it again. They've developed a piece of software that listens to a small USB postal scale and translates various weights into functions.