In a joint venture between Lenovo and IBM, Michael Dell anticipates the repetition of a pattern seen in many such ventures where two very different organizations fail to mesh. According to CNET News.
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Michael Dell and his chief of enterprise products, Jeff Clarke, provided a 60-minute Dell commercial to the 25,000 attendees at Oracle OpenWorld today.
Between my attendance to the W3C's recent Tenth Anniversary Celebration and Groove CEO Ray Ozzie's answer to a question I asked during my first stint as a panelist on the Gillmor Gang's IT Conversations, I have been wondering whether we're on the verge of yet to be announced reinvention of Microsoft.
So full of spit and vinegar is the latest blog entry about HP from Sun president and COO Jonathan Schwartz, that you have to wonder what is going on at the headquarters of the two companies. Crying foul, HP made the cardinal error of legally bluffing Sun with a cease-and-desist letter to stop Schwartz's wave of vitriolic HP-slamming blog entries.
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In the thick of the busy holiday shopping season, Amazon.
Oracle OpenWorld opened this morning with keynotes from Oracle President Charles Phillips and HP CEO Carly Fiorina.
Oracle today kicked off its OpenWorld customer conference in San Francisco, and the show is huge; they're expecting nearly 25,000 attendees to flood the Moscone Center during the next four days.
In the September issue of Esther Dyson's Release 1.0, I wrote about automating IT and mentioned a well-endowed startup, Cassatt Corp.