Sometimes we settle for things as they are simply because we're either complacent or oblivious to better possibilities.
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.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
There's a fast growing dark side to the underbelly of pornography and it's not about the images or the exploitation.
Ericsson's decision to drop its Bluetooth division hinted to many that the once promising technology is truly a dud. But rumors of the death of Bluetooth have been greatly exaggerated according to Ovum's Jeremy Green.
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Microsoft's Service Pack 2 for Windows XP is the most important piece of security software in the history of computing. It's also a failure in so many ways that criticisms of the OS update and, more importantly, of the Trustworthy Computing Initiative itself, simply can't be dismissed.
Microsoft CEO Steven Ballmer was a guest speaker at a conference this morning for the members of the Massachusetts Software Council, a technology trade association in that state. In attendance there was Dan Bricklin (co-creator of VisiCalc, the first PC spreadsheet) who, in his blog, summarizes what Ballmer had to say to the audience of mainly software vendors weighing in the opportunities of partnering with Microsoft.
CNET.com editor-at-large Brian Cooley did a back of the envelope calculation and reached a terrible conclusion if you're Steve Jobs.