I talked with Garage Technology Ventures Managing Director Bill Reichert about the climate for startups,entrepreneurers and venture capitalists, and what investment categories are heating up. He also expounded on his belief that VC investment decisions involve a lot of subjectivity and that the companies that get funded are those that investors fall in love with...
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ZDNet reviews the current crop of Web conferencing applications: Citrix GoToMeeting, Convoq ASAP Pro 2.0, Microsoft Live Meeting, Macromedia Breeze and WebEx Meeting Center.
eWeek: Has the success of Firefox inadvertantly put the team behind the browser in a bind? In his column, Steven J.
Today, Novell announced that it will be including support for an open source-based virtual machine technology known as Xen in the soon-to-be-released SuSE Professional Linux 9.3 (due in mid-April).
Over on Anchordesk, my colleague and CNET senior editor Molly Wood has reopened the debate over the dangers of cell phone use by citing some disturbing parallels -- including whistleblowing and attempts to supress relevant evidence -- between the cell phone and tobacco industries.
Blogger/analyst Michael Sampson has some good analysis of the Groove/Microsoft deal.
Microsoft acquiring Groove Networks isn't a shocker. Microsoft is an investor in the company, Groove is a loyal Microsoft independent software developer, and Microsoft is very focused on collaboration software.
Perhaps Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconagh is a lone voice in the woods.
My colleague Charlie Cooper catches up with outgoing FCC chairman Michael Powell at the Voice on the Net 2005 conference in San Jose. Powell called FCC member Michael Copps' opinion that U.
Try as we can to find kinks in the armor of Scalix's Outlook and Exchange killing Linux-based mail and calendaring solutions -- ones that could...