Back in 2001, when I first spotted SavaJe (see Holy handheld, Batman! They put Java where!?
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.
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.
After pointing out in this blog the mockery that the the International Organisation of Standardisation (the ISO) is making of standards setting by allowing multiple standards for the same thing, the folks who run the TV studios here at CNET Networks said let's make a video about it. So, we did.
On several occasions, over the past couple of years, I've heard Intel executives predict that any advantages that AMD has on the desktop would evaporate. Although I can't tell if it's the case here, one explanation Intel offered as part of its prediction was AMD's choice to marry its memory controllers to its processors in the silicon.
Sun CEO and chief blogger Jonathan Schwartz is taking the social media route to help market Sun's array of products to customers. In his most recent blog post, Schwartz writes:"...