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Visto, a mobile email provider, said Friday it landed $35 million in funding from Altitude Capital Partners. The funds, in addition to $51 million raised in September, "completes the financing at $86 million.
Notable headlines: Apple, Cisco extend negotiations on iPhone name. Apple to re-enter the sub-notebook market.
For many years SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture--building composite applications by assembling components from multiple sources within and beyond an enterprise) and its antecedents have been the province of the developer priesthood. Mere mortals, lacking programming skills, have not been privy to arcane, powerful secrets of SOA codes.
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VOIP giant Vonage reported its fourth quarter results and analysts are teeing off on the company. Vonage is still churning a good chunk of customers, spending too much on marketing and serving up a disappointing outlook.
SAP renewed CEO Henning Kagermann contract for 17 months. Now all the speculation about his successor can die down...
It's avian flu season and that means you're going to hear a lot about how the Internet will collapse, how a pandemic may be emerging and how businesses will struggle. What's needed is a heavy dose of perspective.
Notable headlines: U.S. servers slurp more power than Mississippi.
The SAP CEO succession mystery may be coming to an end. The rumor is that current CEO Henning Kagermann, who's contract expires at the end of this year, will announce later this month his plan to vacate the position and announce a replacement.