Between the Lines
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.
Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
As foreshadowed in my interview with Computer Associates interim CEO Ken Cron, the company's season in hell is apparently over. News.
You might recall that in April of this year Sun and Microsoft reached...
Recommended reading: Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer (Macintosh) evangelist and founder/managing director of Garage Technology Ventures talks...
For years, I couldn't decide whether or not to buy a PDA.
The recent escalation in patent disputes is getting out of hand and can potentially lead to an all out patent war warns Ovum's Gary Barnett. Recently, a company called BTG (British Technology Group) sued several e-commerce sites, including Amazon.
AMD has shipped its Mobile Athlon 64 3000 microprocessor -- the first notebook CPU to emerge from its recently established 90 nanometer fabrication capability.
Fresh off a visit with Sun execs, Forrester Research CEO George Colony thinks he has handle on the company's comeback strategy as well as the potholes that might trip it up. In addition to Sun's continued fixation on technology (an obsession that Colony warns could leave Sun vulnerable to Dell), the eight point plan is more about Red Hat than it is anything else.
The Yankee Group has published its findings that desktop Linux is expected to make steady gains over the next few years, primarily in small business.
With a mea culpa (over failure to deliver what customers wanted for the last few years) as his backdrop, Sun COO Jonathan Schwartz today announced $1 per processor per hour pricing on a Sun provided grid of servers based on the company's N1 Grid technology.