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Siebel's on-demand CRM chief  now available on-demand

Siebel's on-demand CRM chief now available on-demand

Siebel VP and GM for OnDemand and SMB (small/medium business) Bruce Cleveland has put a stake in the ground of sorts.  Though he doesn't mention any competitor by' name, Cleveland circulated a letter to the press this week that left me with the impression that, after hibernating for the winter, he's now emerging from some bunker under Siebel's headquarters, ready to take on Salesforce.

May 27, 2005 by in Salesforce.com

The future of nano-biology: regenerating tissue and artificial proteins

The future of nano-biology: regenerating tissue and artificial proteins

The last day the Future in Review conference focused on big societal issues, rather than the usual techno-centric topics. During a panel on the future of nano-biotechnology, Alan Russell, head of regenerative medicine at the University of Pittsburg, described progress in moving from treating symptoms to generating cures and regenerating tissues as a result of the convergence of nanotechnology and biology.

May 26, 2005 by in Telcos

China: 500 million mobile subscribers in 2007

China: 500 million mobile subscribers in 2007

At the Future in Review conference, , general manager, Strategic Development Department, China Mobile Communications, provided some data about her company’s market and the cultural impact on the vast country. Even today, China has more mobile phone subscribers/SMS messengers than the entire population of the U.

May 26, 2005 by in China

Universal Navigator: The next-generation browser?

Universal Navigator: The next-generation browser?

Joe Firmage has spent the last five years and around $13 million, mostly his own money, trying to create the next generation of Internet navigation and a public/private partnership to build rich media content and a directory.  His company, ManyOne Networks, has developed a browser (a variant of Mozilla) called "Universal Navigator" that adds new edge-caching technology to speed display, even for slow dial-up connections.

May 25, 2005 by in Enterprise Software

Apple - Intel talks just a herring?

Apple - Intel talks just a herring?

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was in talks with Intel regarding usage of the latter's microprocessors.  Today, Apple relies strictly on PowerPC chips from IBM but has had difficulty keeping pace with Intel-based competitors, particularly on the notebook front where the company has complained that IBM can't deliver a decent mobile offering.

May 25, 2005 by in Apple

Open source youth movement

Open source youth movement

Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik has a known bias. During an interview with Mark Anderson at the Future in Review conference, Szulik said that open source is creating calamity and having corrosive effects on the existing incumbent proprietary software vendors with large installed bases of users.

May 25, 2005 by in Open Source

The future of the enterprise and grids

The future of the enterprise and grids

Remember all the talk about outsourcing and offshoring, building virtual corporations in the same way Hollywood assembles disparate groups to make a movie? That’s become passé now, or at least more of a background to the larger issue of globalization.

May 24, 2005 by in CXO

The future of WiMax

The future of WiMax

The Future in Review panel entitled "The Future of WiMax" began with Nicolas Kauser, President, Clearwire saying that the wireless technology is overhyped and overpromised. The WiMax protocol 802.

May 24, 2005 by in Networking

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