Web 2.0 explorer Richard MacManus rounds up info about Microsoft leaping into hosted applications, with SharePoint, CRM and ERP (Dynamics?
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Singer-songwriter Fiona Apple's new CD ("Extraordinary Machine") arrives on shelves some time this month. Which is odd because "primitive" versions of 11 of its tracks appeared on music-sharing systems in 2004.
According to a paper by two researchers, Oracle's password scheme has a weak protection mechanism that puts corporate data at risk. News.
News.com's Michael Singer has a report that reminds us of why there can be a hidden toll of patents on standards.
At a Churchill Club event on October 26, 2005, Jonathan Schwartz, president and COO at Sun was interviewed by Quentin Hardy, Silicon Valley bureau chief as Forbes. You can download the audio of the one-hour interview here.
Gartner makes a prediction that by 2015, over 100 leading companies will have made or saved at least $10 million due to networked creative intelligence, which leverages virtual communities to create new sources of information and value. Quality and trust ratings, folksonomies and tagging, prediction markets and open source coding and content development (Wikipedia) are examples of applying networked, creative intelligence, Gartner said.
ExxonMobil's third quarter profit surged nearly 75 percent to $9.92 billion, based on skyrocketing oil and natural-gas prices.
A variety of countries and municipalities are considering or conducting experiments with active RFID tags and Global Positioning System receivers as a way of doing everything from toll collection to "congestion charges" (charging you for entering an especially crowded city center) to enhanced Amber Alerts (i.e.
As more news gets out about how the Massachusetts decision to standardize on OASIS' OpenDocument Format (ODF) as the statewide standard for creating...
Today was the first day of Internet Identity Workshop, a two day gathering of people interested in identity on the Internet. I've got detailed blog posts and pictures at my site.