It has survived several major delays, intense industry scrutiny, and a radical redesign of its features. But the toughest test for Microsoft's next release of Windows is still to come, according to News.
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In another blog entry, I interviewed Bloglines founder Mark Fletcher. As a result of AskJeeve's acquisition of Bloglines, Fletcher is now the general manager/vice president of "Bloglines at AskJeeves" (a mouthful that needs to be fixed).
Bmezine.com, a site serving the body modification community, has a detailed interview with Amal Graafstras, a techie with a penchant for tinkering with gadgets, who recently had an RFID chip implanted into his hand.
In the hot hosted-applications, on-demand, ASP, software-as-a-service CRM area, Siebel Systems has been a laggard.
Package tracking has got to be one of the most obvious applications that anyone can think of for RSS. But for some reason, the idea has evaded companies like Federal Express, United Parcel Service, the United States Postal Service, and other logistics companies.
At 6:30 AM PST, newly appointed (he officially starts on Friday) Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd met for the first time with his new executive staff (at least for now) and then met with and took questions from the press for a half hour.
In his blog, Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz often writes incisively about Sun's product strategy. But it's been over two months since David and Dan blogged about what Sun President and COO Jonathan Schwartz is blogging.
The waiting is over--Hewlett-Packard chose Mark Hurd...
A recent blog entry by Peter Rojas over...
If you graduated from Berkeley, some identity data about you is now likely in the wrong hands. According to a UC Berkeley press release, someone stole a laptop from the Graduate Division offices that contained information on people who applied to grad school from 2001 to 2004, registered as grad students from 1998 through 2003, received doctoral degrees from 1976 through 1999, and some others.