Stephen Speicher has posted an editorial on Engadget that makes it sound as if the reason there's so much opposition to DRM is that people want the freedom to pirate content. The title of the post is Digital Content: Why the sense of entitlement.
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BuzzLogic hopes to solve one of the riddles of the Web--who is influential within the millions of conversations taking place in social Web, especially blogs. I have been following the progress of BuzzLogic for a few years.
Widgetbox formally launched a new service that provides a directory of Web widgets and supporting platform to build, syndicate and manage small, dynamic Web services that can be embedded on Web pages. Widgetbox CEO Ed Anuff believes that his company’s widget platform, like RSS, can provide a standardized way to build and syndicate modular Web content.
I just got done listening to and recording HP's press conference regarding the news that has come to light in recent weeks -- more specifically, the fact that HP engaged in multiple questionable practices in an effort to uncover the source of leaks from its board room meetings. News.
I am listening in on the HP press conference. It's not exactly a conference in that neither CEO and soon to be Chairman Mark Hurd and Mike Holston of HP's external law firm Morgan Lewis are taking questions about HPGate (Full Coverage).
David Morgenstern explores Apple's BootCamp and Parallels along with their deeper meaning in an article at eWeek. He asks "[A]re there really so few native solutions that Mac users must resort to Windows?
There's been quite a lot of feedback to my blog post the other day regarding how small/medium buisnesses should really be thinking about outsourcing all of their IT (or as much of it as possible). Most of the feedback seems to concur that it really makes no sense for SMBs to insource given the state of the state in terms of what's available as a service today and how reliable it is.
I'm not sure what to file this under? The Pot, Kettle, Black Department?
This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the latest from PatriciaGate/HPGate, including the latest revelations of who knew what, when. HP is having a press conference tomorrow at 1pm PST to discuss the ongoing saga, and our news team and camera crew will be there.
For the nation's banking industry, the clock is ticking. By Dec 31, banks and financial institutions had better move to something more than just user ID and password-level security (known as single-factor authentication) to grant customers online access to their bank accounts or else.