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Latest Posts

Firefox in trouble?

eWeek: Has the success of Firefox inadvertantly put the team behind the browser in a bind? In his column, Steven J.

March 11, 2005 by Chris Jablonski


Anybody else getting that Xen feeling?

Today, Novell announced that it will be including support for an open source-based virtual machine technology known as Xen in the soon-to-be-released SuSE Professional Linux 9.3 (due in mid-April).

March 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Big Cellcos: Big tobacco repeating itself?

Over on Anchordesk, my colleague and CNET senior editor Molly Wood has reopened the debate over the dangers of cell phone use by citing some disturbing parallels -- including whistleblowing and attempts to supress relevant evidence -- between the cell phone and tobacco industries.

March 10, 2005 by David Berlind


No surprise in Microsoft acquiring Groove

Microsoft acquiring Groove Networks isn't a shocker. Microsoft is an investor in the company, Groove is a loyal Microsoft independent software developer, and Microsoft is very focused on collaboration software.

March 10, 2005 by Dan Farber


Face-to-face: Michael Powell

My colleague Charlie Cooper catches up with outgoing FCC chairman Michael Powell at the Voice on the Net 2005 conference in San Jose. Powell called FCC member Michael Copps' opinion that U.

March 9, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Feds approve IBM PC Co. move to Beijing as an era in computer and business history draws to a close

Not to be outdone by Apple who, in 1980, had installed a lab of Apple IIs on the second floor of the University of Miami's business school where I was an undergrad at the time, IBM ended up with "equal play" with a lab of 20 first-generation PCs next door. It was only available to grad students but I snuck in one day and walked around the the lab touching the machines as though I was appreciating the works of art one might find in a Porsche showroom.

March 9, 2005 by David Berlind