Blogger/analyst Michael Sampson has some good analysis of the Groove/Microsoft deal.
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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...
OK, I made "GoIP" up. Before a rumor gets started, there's no such thing as a Voice over IP offering (VoIP) from Google called GoIP (Googlevoice over IP).
Not to be outdone by Apple who, in 1980, had installed a lab of Apple IIs on the second floor of the University of Miami's business school where I was an undergrad at the time, IBM ended up with "equal play" with a lab of 20 first-generation PCs next door. It was only available to grad students but I snuck in one day and walked around the the lab touching the machines as though I was appreciating the works of art one might find in a Porsche showroom.
News.com's Paul Festa writes about the heady discussions at the Semantic Technology Conference in San Francisco this week.
On Monday, March 15 2005, I'm scheduled to do an in-person interview with Jason Matusow. Matusow is the director of Microsoft's Shared Source Program and is the company's top thought leader when it comes to Microsoft's go forward strategy on the open source front.
News.com's Paul Festa has a report that GuruNet is displaying contextual ads that are autogenerated by Google's AdSense.