Larry Dignan

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Who's the bigger geek: Bill Gates or Napoleon Dynamite?

What would a big Microsoft event be without a video spoof, and Bill making fun of himself a bit. This time cult movie geek "Napoleon Dynamite," gets into a hand slapping contest with Gates and beats him, earning the right to run Microsoft.

September 14, 2005 by Dan Farber


Yahoo Mail looking more like Outlook

Yahoo is beta testing a new version of its free Web-based e-mail, and it's looking more like Microsoft Outlook and adding similar features. Think of it as a richer Web client that performs almost like a desktop client.

September 14, 2005 by Dan Farber


Sun says it's giving Dell an ass-whoopin

Sun's claims that its new Galaxy servers leave market leader (by a huge margin over Sun) Dell in the dust. I guess Sun is feeling confident in its benchmarks and not waiting for the market to validate its findings.

September 14, 2005 by Dan Farber


Benioff raised bar on executive nerves of steel

The last thing the CEO of any company needs on the morning of his company's annual conference is some monumental industry announcement to distract him and his attendees from his own company's breaking news.  But, in a real test of public company executive ball juggling, that's exactly what salesforce.

September 14, 2005 by David Berlind

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Siebel-IBM divorce might test J2EE's promise

One of the more interesting questions to arise out of Oracle's acquisition of Siebel Systems is what will become of the technological marriages between Siebel and IBM that fuel some of Siebel's existing offerings.  Although salesforce.

September 14, 2005 by David Berlind


New MS architecture: server = service

In an interview with Bill Gates  was asked: More developers are becoming interested in building new applications using the Web as a platform, as opposed to the PC.

September 14, 2005 by Dan Farber