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Fox, Google make strange bedfellows

In Internet media, the relationship between Google and Fox is among one of the more interesting. Consider: Exhibit A: Google Watch reported that Fox (Twentieth Century Fox to be exact) has subpoenaed YouTube to reveal the identity of users who uploaded four episodes of the TV series "24" and 12 episodes of "The Simpsons.

January 25, 2007 by


More than rats with wings

A revolution is taking place in air pollution monitoring. As sensor packages become smaller, cheaper and less power hungry, it's becoming feasible to move from networks of a few large, fixed sensors to networks of hundreds of mobile sensors.

January 24, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


Web startups and the abyss

In my daily life I see a lot of fledgling companies and startups, some in existence for many years, delayed adolescence. Several observers have noted that a number of startups looking to make their mark in the Webosphere are becoming roadkill.

January 24, 2007 by Dan Farber

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SAP doubles down on the mid-market

SAP is going to spend roughly $400 million to $500 million over the next eight quarters over what amounts to be a big bet on mid-market customers. SAP's fourth quarter results offered few surprises since the company had already flagged weaker-than-expected growth, but the outlook was telling.

January 24, 2007 by