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CIO Sessions: Harnessing wireless wagering at the Kentucky Derby

In a CIO Sessions video, Jay Rollins, the CIO of Churchill Downs, talks about turning around the venerable race track with 21st century technology, such using wireless networks and mobile devices for wagering. He equates the technology requirements of horse racing for wagering elements and data collection and analysis to stock trading.

February 22, 2007 by Dan Farber

2 Comments Yahoo's green CFL mashup

From the good idea department, Yahoo, with some assistance from Wal-Mart, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and others parties, launched (green.

February 22, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Read the fine print of Google Office

  Update at end of post: Google may undercut Microsoft Office with its business apps subscriptions for a mere $50 per account a year, but there are a few fine print items to consider.   Screen Gallery: See the screen gallery that walks through the Google Apps Premier set up as well as some of the trouble spots.

February 21, 2007 by


Tagging Hits the Mainstream

Microsoft's Photo Gallery is the first mainstream application to make heavy use of tags. Will tags prove to be a better way to organize your photos?

February 21, 2007 by Phil Windley


Surveillance and YouTube

Recently, a Brazilian businessman working in Cologne got an emergency call from his home security system. The man connected to his home's webcam via his laptop and watched as a burglar stood in his bedroom, trying on his clothes.

February 21, 2007 by Ed Gottsman

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