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.
Former Peoplesoft CEO Craig Conway must have had one helluva contract lawyer when he joined PeopleSoft in 1999.
Microsoft has raised the stakes on the total cost of ownership (TCO) front by counting chips instead of cores when comes to how it licenses its software.
At 4.9 by 3.4 by 0.9 inches, OQO's Model 01 looks more like an oversized PDA than it does a full blown system that's capable of running Windows XP.
After taking in my criticisms of the new PalmOS...
Talk about serendipity!
According to an entry in his personal blog, Sun director of Web technologies and XML pioneer Tim Bray was wowed...
In response to Dan Farber's blog entry (see Gartner predicts: All roads lead to SOA) and column regarding one of the major themes at this Fall's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Mark Lewis asks "What is SOA?
For Sun CEO Scott McNealy, subscription-based pricing is the most interesting part of Sun's business moving forward. He claims that the model works.