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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.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
CNET News.com has a story that puts a tidy bow on research coming from several sources that points...
Dell's PR today sent us some screen shots from the hysterical Tech Force video shown during Michael Dell's keynote (Video) at Oracle OpenWorld. It was described as a Dell training video to show how to work with Oracle as a sales team.
Former State of Utah CIO Phillip Windley says that, by raising the bar on what states can...
Although PeopleSoft placed the call to Oracle on Friday night, it was by no means your ordinary, everyday $26.50 deal.
According to The Register, LG, which is not only the world's fifth largest handset manufacturer, but also the number one provider of 3G phones, is the first major phone manufacturer to buck tradition by going with SavaJe's pure Java-based handset operating system. Exactly three years ago today, after seeing how the company had packed J2SE (the desktop version of the Java Runtime Enviroment) into a Compaq iPaq, I wrote about SavaJe.
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Sprint and Nextel were in merger talks. Now USAToday.
Based on news that IBM has been working on data storage software designed to greatly improve the ability of companies to find business documents scattered across their networks, Big Blue apparently has designs on entering and winning the hotly contested market for information search and retrieval. EMC and Veritas have long had their paws all over infrastructure-based search and retrieval and Google and Yahoo have upped the ante with their desktop search technologies.
I joined the Gillmor Gang for an audio round table with Shai Agassi, executive board member of SAP.
Meta Group yesterday published an important research note (client reg. req.