David Berlind: By 2010, will Windows ‘Seven’ (or any desktop OS) really matter? Mary Jo Foley: Drawing more Microsoft roadmaps. Ryan Stewart: The desktop OS will still matter, just not which one. Techmeme.
Ryan Naraine: Mozilla caught napping on URL protocol handling flaw.
Larry Dignan: Apple's third quarter: All eyes on the iPhone. Jason O'Grady: First iPhone eBay application certified. Garett Rogers: iSearch: Google's iPhone search engine. TheStreet.com: Huge iPhone fees juice Apple.
Larry Dignan: HP takes out Opsware for $1.6 billion; Andreessen scores. Marc Andreessen: HP buys my company Opsware for more than $1.6 billion in cash. Dana Gardner: HP's Opsware buy highlights burgeoning role of 'management.' HP opens wallet for software business.
Paul Murphy: What really drives PC churn?
Tom Foremski: Churchill Club: CIOs say budgets are up, hiring is up, outsourcing is up.
Computerworld: Pakistan's offshore IT potential held back by political risks.
Ryan Naraine: CEO out in Core Security shake-up.
Joshua Greenbaum: SaaS Goes IPO (again): SuccessFactors Files, and Now the Questions Begin. Ryan Stewart: Extending SalesForce.com and SOA with rich internet applications.
Dana Gardner: SOA will fold into general enterprise architecture, Linthicum tells Open Group crowd. Dennis Howlett: C'mon Microsoft, don't be shy.
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