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Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
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Although he doesn't come right out and say it, Richard Wilder, who is a partner with law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood and is also an intellectual-property counsel for the Association for Competitive Technology has labeled SCO as a "patent terrorist." Wilder's definition of a patent terrorists is a company whose business model is based on patent litigation as athreat and licensing as a revenue source.
After the devastation of the tsunami that swallowed up as many as 200,000 lives...
It's not just the IT industry that is consolidating but so is the industry that provides advice and insight about it.
Apple (Steve Jobs) runs a tight ship. Information leaks are treated as flaws in the system that must be eradicated, using the courts if necessary to protect "trade secrets.
Victorious in its takeover of PeopleSoft, Oracle is set to debut its newly combined company on January 18 with a live Web cast. This will come four days after it may lay off as many as 6,000 workers, according to the company's initial estimates, and not all from the PeopleSoft side.
The $13.5 billion Symantec/Veritas merger is somewhat confounding, at least to the investment community.
In response to my recent column on why the future of desktop computing is less about what operating system or applications you'll be running and...
GuruNet is one of my most valued "micro" applications. It provides answers to basic queries, using over 100 reference sources, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, Wikipedia, and sources for government, legal, science, medical, sports, religion, arts and culture info.
Rumors are now flying that Apple is prepping iWork, a Microsoft Office competitor that includes an updated version of Keynote, Apple's PowerPoint equivalent, and a new word processor (an old term from the early days of office automation--how about document maker). So...