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Are we heading for a serious identity crisis?

Are we heading for a serious identity crisis?

If you've been following our series on Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) [sic], then you know that DRM is wall-building material when it comes to turning the Internet into a bunch of segregated nets or "walled-gardens."  Apple has its walled garden consisting of the iTunes Music Store (as a source of content) and compatible end-user devices (iTunes software, iPods, etc.

January 9, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Image broadcasting: FilmLoop

Image broadcasting: FilmLoop

Guy Kawasaki gave one of his patented demos, evangelizing for FilmLoop, a photo sharing company he has invested in that is run by his old friend (since 9th grade) and former Apple colleague Kyle Mashima and Prescott Lee.  FilmLoop is the “killer app for the Macintosh,” Kawasaki said, joining MacPaint, Photoshop and PageMaker.

January 9, 2006 by in Developer

Jobs preparing to lift his veil of secrecy

Jobs preparing to lift his veil of secrecy

Now that CES is over, Steve Jobs has the stage all to himself this week as the Macworld Expo gets underway (check out The Guardian's story on how Jobs preps for his major keynotes). As usual, the rumors are flying in anticipation of Jobs' keynote tomorrow morning.

January 9, 2006 by in Apple

InfoWorld: Eclipse is the defacto IDE for Java

InfoWorld: Eclipse is the defacto IDE for Java

If you didn't catch it in a previous blog, Sun's Tim Bray and I have a little bet going.  Even though I only asked if NetBeans should be throwing in the towel versus Eclipse, Tim bet me a dinner if, in a year from now, I thought that NetBeans should toss in the towel (which probably means a merger of the two).

January 9, 2006 by in Open Source

Paul Thurrott on Google Pack: It's a mess

Paul Thurrott on Google Pack: It's a mess

Paul Thurrott of Windows SuperSite has an in-depth review of Google Pack. Following is his conclusion:While virtually every computer company on earth is scared to death of Google, and virtually every PC user seems to be in love with them, Google Pack serves nicely as a reality check.

January 8, 2006 by in Google

Post -CES interviews and analysis of Google Video and Pack

Post -CES interviews and analysis of Google Video and Pack

Video: We have a 10-minute video of Google co-founder Larry Page's CES keynote, where he introduced Google's new video store. Tristan Louis  has an overview, with useful comparison tables, of the current video offerings from all the portals--AOL, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.

January 8, 2006 by in Google

Google Pack provisions for the masses

Google Pack provisions for the masses

What is Google Pack besides free Windows software, with some promotional offers, that you could get from many places on the Web? A software distribution mechanism hooked into Google's infrastructure.

January 6, 2006 by in Google

Oracle and Sun alliance in the works

Oracle and Sun alliance in the works

Next Tuesday, on the same day as the Steve Jobs Macworld Expo keynote, Larry Ellison and Scott McNealy are holding a town meeting for employees at Oracle's headquarters, which is in close proximity to Sun's.

January 6, 2006 by in Oracle

Video: Yahoo CEO Terry Semel and Tom Cruise  at CES

Video: Yahoo CEO Terry Semel and Tom Cruise at CES

Video: In keeping with the tradition of trotting out stars at CES with movies or music to promote, former Hollywood mogul and now Yahoo CEO Terry Semel called upon his old friend Tom Cruise, as well as Ellen DeGeneres, to spice up his keynote, which suffered a few glitches. Cruise was promoting his new movie, "Mission Impossible III," which is debuts in May.

January 6, 2006 by in CES

CES, Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD, DRM wars, Yahoo Go and more (The Dan and David Show)

CES, Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD, DRM wars, Yahoo Go and more (The Dan and David Show)

In this latest episode of the Dan & David Show we cover some of the happenings at CES, including the latest moves by Microsoft, Intel, Apple Yahoo, Google, Sony and others to corner their piece of of the digital convergence market. David also gives his lowdown on the Blue-ray versus HD-DVD battle, and we discuss the controversial DRM issues that accompany changes in content distribution models.

January 6, 2006 by in CES

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