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Long live the (Windows) king!

In another era, with the demise of anyone as long-lived -- in 'computer years' -- as Windows 98, they might have said 'The king is dead, long live the king!'  To be sure, the Windows 98 'king' has been ailing for a long time, and should have been put out of its misery long ago!

July 16, 2006 by Marc Wagner

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Microsoft COO talks tough on enterprise search

"Enterprise search is our business, it's our house and Google is not going to take that business," said Kevin Turner, Microsoft's new (11 months) chief operating officer and former Wal-Mart executive.  Mike Ricciuti of News.

July 13, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Mashup Camp, Day One

Redmonker Stephen O'Grady has a good writeup on the first day of Mashup Camp 2. Here's a chunk of his post.

July 13, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Emerging eGovernment mashups

When I was Utah's CIO, I wrote what I called the Web Services Manifesto to create a list of principles that I though all government agencies should follow whenever they created an online resource. Their goal: set the data free.

July 13, 2006 by Phil Windley

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Sun's modernized big iron

Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz used the introduction of new, innovative high-end x86 servers to outline the latest iteration of his company’s strategy. As Schwartz has been saying for months, the tech industry is heading toward more uniform system infrastructure and operating systems underpinning a shared set of services aimed at a diverse set of customers.

July 12, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Mashup Camp brainstorms

Mashup Camp opened this morning, with dozens of mashers, both developers and vendors with APIs, stepping up to propose sessions on everything from mobile mashups and creating mashups for corporate use to API pricing models and voice-enabling mashups. My partner on Between the Lines, David Berlind (left), is the host and co-founder of this 'open space unconference.

July 12, 2006 by Dan Farber

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