Larry Dignan

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U.S. Daylight Saving time shift poses a risk for IT

A change federal Energy Policy Act of 2005, which moved the start of Daylight Saving Time back from the first Sunday in April to the second Sunday in March and moved up the return of standard time to the first Sunday in November, to conserve on energy use might have echoes of the Y2k problem, Computerworld reports in an article, "Daylight Saving Time: When clocks spring forward this year, will IT fall down?

February 2, 2007 by Dan Farber


YouTube takes a Viacom hit; more blows likely

The underpinnings of YouTube's business model may have taken a hit when Viacom ordered Google's video darling to pull 100,000 of its unauthorized clips. Viacom said in a statement: "It has become clear that YouTube is unwilling to come to a fair market agreement that would make Viacom content available to YouTube users.

February 2, 2007 by


CA's SAP rollout chugging along

Funny how Symantec's botched ERP implementation now sparks questions for any other company--this time CA--rolling out new enterprise applications. On CA's quarterly earnings conference call Thursday, a Wall Street analyst asked the software company how it was managing its ERP upgrade and whether there were any concerns.

February 1, 2007 by


Demo 07: Reveal debuts P2P enterprise search application

Reveal Technology unveiled a peer-to-peer search application targeting distributed workgroups for finding and sharing documents, including unstructured data. Unlike Google or Microsoft enterprise search solutions, Reveal, a 3-megabyte download, is permission-based to a file and user level, so that only authorized users get access to data, said Laurent Meynier, founder and CEO of the company.

February 1, 2007 by Dan Farber


Click to talk at Google

Today, via a post at echoditto, I learned about a Google "click-to-connect" feature on Google Local. (Thanks to Britt Blaser for the pointer.

February 1, 2007 by Phil Windley