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October 19, 2009 by

What EuroCloud means for SaaS in Europe

A new industry organization to promote cloud and SaaS launches in seven European countries today. EuroCloud will help European providers build a network and speak with a common voice to government and business.

October 30, 2007 by

Another option for BEA: Sell yourselves to a big, honking telco like AT&T

A BEA-at&t-Sterling mashup -- an integrated and optimized hub of business ecologies and commerce -- is rather attractive on many levels. Meanwhile, the BEA software intellectual property remains to be harvested, and could be quickly expanded upon with a flush R&D budget. An acquired BEA could be the tail that wags the at&t (or other carrier) dog.

June 15, 2007 by

Linspire, Microsoft and aircraft carriers

As was widely reported yesterday, Linspire has signed a cross-licensing agreement with Microsoft that gives the company access to a heap of Microsoft technology, as well as seals a patent moratorium between users of Linspire products and Microsoft. Of note is the fact that patents was not likley to play a large part in the deal, as Linspire doesn't own a large number of them.

February 21, 2007 by

IP ant and IP grasshopper

The idea that the world would pay Verizon an IP tax on common Internet standards is absurd. It's just another way to keep the U.S. phone network marching backward, and assure that the Internet's future is made in Asia.

December 16, 2003 by

In defense of proprietary software

Commentary: Open-source advocates believe that emerging governments should give preferential treatment to their products. But why shut out proprietary software--it's profitable, attracts investment and creates jobs.

August 1, 2000 by

Wap Lash

While WAP holds the promise of a more personal, portable, pocket version of the Internet, it has met a rising tide of criticism in recent months - and many in the wireless industry say the hostility is warranted

November 8, 1997 by

Guy Kewney's Diary

MondayIt started with SuperNova, showing me how the old tricks are still the best. Teach your customers a technique for programming which works, and forces them to buy stuff from you and you alone, for the next two decades.


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