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IBM contributes ID software to open source security project

IBM is unveiling its latest approach to tackling the identity theft scourge with software that allows users to control personal information by sharing only a pseudonym with third parties. The company is also contributing the software, dubbed Identity Mixer, to the year-old Eclipse Higgins project, which is an open source effort to developing user control identity management.

January 26, 2007 by


What buying Vista Ultimate means to Microsoft

Microsoft's plan to sell multiple versions of Vista--Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate--may already be paying dividends. The company, which reported fiscal second quarter earnings and provided plenty of items to analyze, said last night that it expects premium versions of Vista to represent 60 percent of sales in fiscal year 2007 (SeekingAlpha transcript).

January 25, 2007 by


Finding the ROI in blogging

Charlene Li of Forrester Research has posted about recent research on the ROI of external blogging for corporations. The research report ($) is aimed at marketers who need a way to quantify the value of blogging.

January 25, 2007 by Dan Farber

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2007: The year of the dashboard

The mainstream trend tracking magazine Newsweek suggested that 2007 will be the year of the widget, at the same instant that Time appoint "You" the person of the year. But widgets is too limited to have its own year; it seems to similar to the year of the locust.

January 25, 2007 by Dan Farber

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