Worth reading: I have been following Charles Simonyi's adventures in programming for many years. Charles is considered the father of Microsoft Word and the architect of Microsoft Office.
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In a Newsweek interview with Steven Levy, Steve Jobs said:"You don’t want your phone to be an open platform. You need it to work when you need it to work.
It's 12:30 AM on the east coast and I can't help but wonder what's going on on the West Coast. Both Salesforce.
Video: On Thursday I went with our video crew to Macworld Expo to get some perspectives on whether the iPhone will revolutionize or reinvent the phone as Steve Jobs predicted in his keynote. We talk to some show attendees and Apple watcher Tim Bajarin, president of market analyst firm Creative Strategies, who offers his analysis after spending some time using the iPhone, which won't get into users' hands until June via Cingular, according to Apple.
For your viewing pleasure, we've collected more than 20 videos from David's visit to CES. He covers everything Wi-Fi rabbits and tasers to ultra mobile PCs and large LCD and plasma displays.
Lost amid the hoopla surrounding Macworld and iPhone has been a bevy of gadgets highlighted by David Berlind in the Testbed at CES. Here are some of my favorites:Samsung releases solid state ultra-mobile Q1 with no moving parts.
Can AMD's first quad-core processor--Barcelona--due in mid-2007 give it more ammo against Intel in a pricing war? John Spooner thinks so and argues as much in the ChipLand blog.
This week on the Dan & David Show, we talk about the big events of the week--CES and Macworld. David offers highlights from his week in Las Vegas, where he produced about 28 video vignettes on the products and technologies that caught his eye.
If Apple responds to Cisco's iPhone trademark complaint by calling it "silly" one can only imagine how the company would handle respond to a class action suit alleging a digital music monopoly. Imagine no more.
SAP's first fourth quarter miss in seven years has analysts painting a grim picture in the enterprise applications market as new trends such as services oriented architecture (SOA) win out. The picture goes something like this: SAP's big miss in the fourth quarter is likely to give it a small first half deal pipeline, says Pacific Crest analyst Brendan Barnicle.