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Nobel laureate rings energy alarm bell

Michael Kanellos writes that Richard Smalley, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry in 1996, believes that the global energy situation "may be a greater challenge for us than the Cold War" and that the consequences of ignoring the problem will be terrorism, pestilence, famine. The problem comes from a dire conflict between supply and demand.

December 16, 2004 by ZDNet


Scale out versus scale up

While most of the attention is on the big mergers and acquisitions, some startups are trying to shake up the new world order by doing what the behemoths haven't been able to do so far--which makes them good candidates for acquisition if they can ultimately prove themselves. Just look at VMware, which pioneered turning Intel servers into multiple virtual machines.

December 16, 2004 by ZDNet


Oracle OpenWorld: Just one last thing...

Dell's PR today sent us some screen shots from the hysterical Tech Force video shown during Michael Dell's keynote (Video) at Oracle OpenWorld. It was described as a Dell training video to show how to work with Oracle as a sales team.

December 13, 2004 by Chris Jablonski