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Oracle's opaque on demand business

Just after announced that it passed the 500,000 subscriber mark, had 27,100 companies using its software and was tracking close to $500 million in revenue for its fiscal year, Oracle issued a press release stating that it has more than 1.

November 20, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Sun retires another open source license

Sun has apparently notified the Open Source Initiative that the Sun Public License (SPL) is no longer of use to the open source community. On his blog, Sun's Chief Open Source Officer Simon Phipps wrote:....

November 20, 2006 by David Berlind


Interested in learning how to develop mashups? Welcome to Mashup U. Online

My personal belief is that mashup style software development, as ecosytems go, will easily overtake most other software development ecosystems in number of developers and applications. To help acclerate that process, ZDNet, in conjunction with Mashup University (the event) now brings Mashup U directly to you, on your desktop at no cost to you.

November 20, 2006 by David Berlind


Enough with the Yahoo conspiracy theories

The Wall Street Journal publishes a Yahoo memo penned by Brad Garlinghouse and it took bloggers about an hour to start pondering conspiracy theories. Among the questions summed up and raised by Donna Bogatin and a few hundred other bloggers:  How did the Journal get the memo?

November 19, 2006 by


Analyst: Yahoo's Panama project making headway

Yahoo's new ad platform, dubbed Panama, appears to be making progress, according to a report by UBS analyst Benjamin Schachter. In a research note, Schachter said "Yahoo is ramping up efforts to migrate advertisers to the new user interface (campaign management application).

November 19, 2006 by