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China's own document standard: A clear message to US IT vendors?

Fresh off giving a keynote speech in Beijing during an event that was organized by the Chinese National Institution of Standardization (the CNIS), Andy Updegrove is now stateside with a report that the Chinese government has come up with its own document standard called the Uniform Office Format or UOF. Wrote Updegrove:What UOF is:  It's called the Uniform Office Format (UOF), and it's been in development since January of 2002; the first draft was completed in December of last year.

November 9, 2006 by David Berlind


IBM's Jeff Jonas: Reducing corporate amnesia

Jeff Jonas lives in Las Vegas and used to make his living helping casinos reduce fraud and three letter agencies find the bad guys with unique technology as founder and chief scientist of Systems Research & Development. His software can sift through information captured in multiple database and correlate data, such as identifying individuals listed under different names in separate databases.

November 9, 2006 by Dan Farber

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So, AOL wanted YouTube after all

This past September (prior to Google's acquisition of YouTube), while on stage at MIT's Emerging Technologies Conference, AOL Chairman and CEO John Miller noted that YouTube would not last as a stand alone company for very long. He was also asked if that meant AOL was trying to acquire the social video sharing site.

November 8, 2006 by David Berlind


Wikinomics and mass collaboration

During a presentation at the Web 2.0 Summit, author and consultant Don Tapscott previewed some the highlights from his forthcoming book, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.

November 8, 2006 by Dan Farber


Searching for human-like search

Search is the motherload of the Internet today, as has been proven by Google. But it is still clunky and you end up with 149,000,000 results for "ajax" delivered in .

November 8, 2006 by Dan Farber

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