Google's acquisition of JotSpot is fortuitous. Google Docs and Spreadsheets already had much of JotSpot's capabilities.
Tom Foremski: IMHO
Former Financial Times reporter Tom Foremski writes about Silicon Valley business trends and the intersection of technology and media.
Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.
[This is an account of my first trip to India, traveling as a guest of Tibco Software, an SVW sponsor. Vivek Ranadive, the CEO of Tibco is launching his business IT strategy book "The Power to Predict" in India, and he invited me to come along as he meets with politicians and some of India's top business and technology leaders.
From the London based The Independent: CHINA Published state secrets Shi Tao was sentenced to 10 years in prison after "illegally providing state secrets to foreign entities". His crime was to have e-mailed details of the Chinese government's plans to handle news coverage of the 15th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 2004.
[This is an account of my first trip to India, traveling as a guest of Tibco Software, (an SVW sponsor). Vivek Ranadive, the CEO of Tibco is launching his business IT strategy book "The Power to Predict" in India, and he invited me to come along as he meets with politicians and some of India's top business and technology leaders.
Google's acquisition of YouTube for $1.65bn stunned many in Silicon Valley.
David Boloker CTO of Emerging Technologies at IBM came to Silicon Valley town to speak at Ajax World. I caught up with him Wednesday morning and we talked about Ajax and Web 2.
I had a fascinating conversation a couple of Sundays ago with a visiting delegation of Spanish business and technology leaders from the region of Asturias, in Northern Spain.I was very flattered and honored that in their very busy three-day tour of Silicon Valley's top companies, universities, and research institutes, they wanted to meet with me.
A Silicon Valley journal: Cisco rolls its own; WebEx platform play; Back stabbing or back scratching; and more...
It is a busy week in San Francisco with the Intel Developer Forum , the Clean Tech California Awards, the software as a service conference, and in San Diego DEMO is happening. I stayed close to home this week.
In about two weeks, more than 1200 women plus a handful of men will meet in San Diego for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. It is organized by the Anita Borg Institute, the leading advocate for women in technology leadership roles, and the Association of Computing Machinery.
The New York Times has an article describing Google's charity: Google.org funded with $1bn.