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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.
Today, Microsoft announced the consolidation of its anti-virusutilities into one downloadable solution that will get periodicallyupdated as well as the beta version of an anti-spyware product based onthe company's completed acquisition of Giant in December 2004.
In his blog on InfoWorld, Bob Lewis says that he is frustrated that he...
General Motors is joining a handful of other companies test driving corporate blogs.
Although he doesn't come right out and say it, Richard Wilder, who is a partner with law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood and is also an intellectual-property counsel for the Association for Competitive Technology has labeled SCO as a "patent terrorist." Wilder's definition of a patent terrorists is a company whose business model is based on patent litigation as athreat and licensing as a revenue source.
After the devastation of the tsunami that swallowed up as many as 200,000 lives...
It's not just the IT industry that is consolidating but so is the industry that provides advice and insight about it.
Apple (Steve Jobs) runs a tight ship. Information leaks are treated as flaws in the system that must be eradicated, using the courts if necessary to protect "trade secrets.
Victorious in its takeover of PeopleSoft, Oracle is set to debut its newly combined company on January 18 with a live Web cast. This will come four days after it may lay off as many as 6,000 workers, according to the company's initial estimates, and not all from the PeopleSoft side.
The $13.5 billion Symantec/Veritas merger is somewhat confounding, at least to the investment community.