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Oracle OpenWorld opened this morning with keynotes from Oracle President Charles Phillips and HP CEO Carly Fiorina.
Oracle today kicked off its OpenWorld customer conference in San Francisco, and the show is huge; they're expecting nearly 25,000 attendees to flood the Moscone Center during the next four days.
In the September issue of Esther Dyson's Release 1.0, I wrote about automating IT and mentioned a well-endowed startup, Cassatt Corp.
The world's first known phone virus has been isolated.
At this week's W3C Tenth Anniversary celebration, one of the hot topics of discussion both on and off the stage was trust.
The New York Times is reporting that...
ZDNet surveyed IT decision makers in over 400 enterprises to get a handle on the how printing technology is viewed in terms of IT infrastructure, including how much the demand for color versus monochrome printing is changing, the timing of migrations to new technology, and the degree to which document imaging and production is outsourced.
The British have given us much to be thankful for: The Beatles, Shakespeare, crumpets, and if you haven't heard, ITIL (Information Technology Information Library), a framework of best practices for aligning IT services with business requirements. The UK government came up with ITIL in the late 80s in an effort to improve IT service management, and now it's embraced by industries worldwide.