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Enterprise software is crappy and it isn't going to change any time soon

What started off as Bill Gates wondering why Enterprise software can't get some blogosphere love and attention has turned in to a raging debate on why Enterprise software sucks.  First Robert Scoble chimes in and asks why enterprise software isn't sexy, then Michael Krigsman says Scoble doesn't understand enterprise software, then Nick Carr says Krigsman is the one not understanding, and then it goes back and forth.

December 9, 2007 by George Ou

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We need to calm down over the SAFE act

Updated 12/8/2007 - Slashdot had this eye-popping headliner "House Bill Could Criminalize Free Wi-Fi Operators" which linked to Declan McCullagh's story "House vote on illegal images sweeps in Wi-Fi, Web sites".  The bill in question H.

December 5, 2007 by George Ou

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Firefox vs. Internet Explorer: No real security winner

The rhetoric coming from Microsoft and Mozilla has heated up in recent days on who is doing a better job on web browser security.  I'd prefer to frame the debate in terms of who is doing worse than the other because both companies have had lots of security issues with their respective browsers.

December 3, 2007 by George Ou

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Fry's Black Friday 2007 ad posted

For those of you who live near a Fry's, they have posted their full Black Friday ad for 2007.  I'm headed out there in about 30 minutes from now but here's a sample of some of the things on sale.

November 22, 2007 by George Ou

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Best Black Friday 2007 blockbuster deals

Well it's that time of year again to kick off the 2007 Christmas shopping season and it's the best time to find the best bargains in shopping since retailers are desperately trying to get you in to the stores.  Not everything will be available since some or many of these items sell out within the first few minutes to people who waited in line for as much as 20 hours overnight in front of the store.

November 20, 2007 by George Ou

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Ruckus brings smart antennas to the enterprise wireless LAN space

Ruckus Wireless launched a new line of products for the small to mid enterprise wireless LAN space.  Ruckus was a maker of smart antenna technology specializing in smooth and reliable data delivery for IPTV applications but now they are extending this technology to the enterprise space.

November 20, 2007 by George Ou

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