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Microsoft + Tellme expected today

Microsoft will be holding a press event at 9:30 PST that will have something to do with speech and unified communications. Sounds like the Tellme Networks acquisition that has been rumored for the last few weeks is coming to fruition.

March 14, 2007 by Dan Farber


Google: Backpedaling away from Net neutrality stance?

GigaOm's Drew Clark makes a convincing case that Google is backing off of its stance as Net neutrality champion.Clark quotes Google Senior Policy Counsel Andrew McLaughlin saying:“Net neutrality will ultimately be solved by competition in the long-run,” describing fiber, broadband over power lines, and wireless efforts to crack “the existing telco-cable duopoly...

March 14, 2007 by


BMC focuses on taming IT infrastructure

BMC Software may not be a widely recognized software brand, but the company is making a name for itself in business service management. In the most recent quarter, sales grew about 30 percent, according to company CEO Bob Beauchamp.

March 13, 2007 by Dan Farber


Goldman Sachs IT spending survey: Winners and losers

In a Goldman Sachs research report on IT enterprise spending for 2007, the top 10 priorities by rank were applications integration, security, cost cutting, business intelligence, ERP, Web-based app development, datacenter consolidation, disaster recovery, compliance/risk management and identity and access management. The report also detailed what hardware and software players were gaining traction.

March 13, 2007 by Dan Farber

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YouTube's end game nears

Viacom's $1 billion lawsuit against Google's YouTube kicks off what could be the end game for the video sharing site. Viacom filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York that alleges a "massive intentional copyright infringement of Viacom's entertainment properties.

March 13, 2007 by