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Of SWFWAPs and data privacy

The Register reports that a patent filed by Amazon.com ("Providing gift clustering functionality to assist a user in ordering multiple items for a recipient") was published last week.

August 23, 2006 by Ed Gottsman

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Sun's John Fowler: 'We are back!'

According to the latest IDC numbers, Sun slipped into third place ahead of Dell, with 12.9 percent of the worldwide server market and revenue growth of 15.

August 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Mobilizing the river of news

Dave Winer is working his magic again. The father of blogging, RSS, OPML, and XML-RPC was growing frustrated trying to get readable news feeds on a mobile device (Blackberry, Treo, Q, etc.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber

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NetSuite does search engine marketing too

On the heels of Salesforce.com's acquisition of AppExchange partner Kieden's search engine keyword management and tracking application, and in the honorable spirit of on demand, SaaS vendor competition and a significant market opportunity, NetSuite announced today the NetSuite Keyword Marketing Module.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber

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JP Rangaswami on complexity, control and bigness

The always interesting JP Rangaswami, former CIO and now chief of Alternative Market Models at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, struck a chord in his recent post dealing with the triad of control, complexity and sprawling bigness.There is considerable organisational inertia to task redefinition, de-sequencing and re-sequencing, as people desperately try and hold on to fiefdoms and power bases built around particular task definitions and sequences.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Blogging as a potential career ender

Rod Boothby posts about potential effect of blogging on career development. Rod writes:I think that any business person who has long term career objectives in mind should be concerned about what they write in blogs.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Enterprise 2.0 = Next Generation IT

After Wikipedia deleted the "Enterprise 2.0" entry, the Enterprise Irregulars swarmed, responding to the critique of the term by a Wikipedian editor as a "neologism of dubious utility" and taking a crack at defining it.

August 21, 2006 by Dan Farber

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