Larry Dignan

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Latest Posts

Mechanical Turk redux recently launched Mechanical Turk, a service named after the 18th-Century chess-playing "automaton.

January 23, 2006 by Ed Gottsman


Whither transparency

David Berlind is appalled at the DOJ for asking for information on search data from MSN, AOL, Yahoo! and Google.

January 23, 2006 by Phil Windley


Duffield plots a new Workday

PeopleSoft founder Dave Duffield is being coy about his new startup, Workday, but some details are starting to leak out. Jeff Nolan, a VC with SAP Ventures, shares some tidbits about the company, which is now slated to launch in April.

January 23, 2006 by Dan Farber


The other chilling effect of the DOJ vs. Google

Regarding my two earlier blogs (Phone calls, e-mails and now search data. Where will Bush stop and    Microsoft: No personal data went to DOJ) I just got this super-long email from someone that started with this sentence: Google created their own problem by collecting this information in the first place.

January 23, 2006 by David Berlind


VMware gets what it deserves: Accolades

According to InfoWorld's 2006 Technology of the Year Awards VMware has "swept" the system virtualization category (one award for desktops, the other for servers).  OK, so it's not like the category is a hotly contested one across very many vendors.

January 23, 2006 by David Berlind


Microsoft: No personal data went to DOJ

eWeek has a story about how Microsoft has unequivocally stated that no personal data was handed over during a recent DOJ inquiry: The Microsoft admission, in a recent blog by MSN Search Dev & Test General Manager Ken Moss, assures MSN search users that "absolutely no personal data" changed hands. ....

January 22, 2006 by David Berlind


Zimbra mashes up with Zimlets

In September last year I wrote about Zimbra, which had just introduced its open source email/calendaring application for enterprises. It’s claim to fame was a slick interface using AJAX technologies that reset the bar for Web-based email and calendaring.

January 22, 2006 by Dan Farber