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Microsoft Poised to Regain Momentum in 2010

No software company has been more threatened by the rapid growth of SaaS and the broader cloud computing phenomenon than Microsoft. After decades of dominating the technology industry, Microsoft isn't even the most important player in Seattle anymore. That honor goes to Amazon, which single-handedly...

Google Buzz Gives Spammers a New Sweet Spot

In general, Internet security experts become alarmed whenever a new social networking app looks like it is going to become the next big craze. "People already have so much information coming at them online and through their email boxes," said Gerry Egan, vice president of product development at Syma...

What Dreams May Come With Google’s Super-Speedy Network?

What will developers and users do with Google's planned ultra high-speed broadband network? Google's answer can be summed up in four words: We don't know yet. "If the Internet has taught us anything, it's that the most important innovations are often those we least expect," Google spokesperson Dan M...

Biotech Push Needed to Avert Global Food Crisis, Scientists Warn

World leaders must embrace agricultural biotechnology if they are to cope with the severe food shortages likely to result from global warming in the coming decades, warns a group of scientists. Yields from some of the most important crops for human consumption begin to decline sharply when average t...

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Internet Governance in a World of Cyberwarcraft

Today, we focus on the fallout from the Google's threat to pull out of China, due to a series of sophisticated hacks and attacks on Google, as well as a dozen more IT companies. Due to the attacks late last year, Google on Jan. 12 vowed to stop censoring Internet content for China's Web users and po...

LINUX BLOG SAFARI

Pondering a Peck of Possible Pads

Well, it's been a few weeks since the launch of Apple's comically named "iPad," and there's no doubt the world has much to think over. That's particularly true for those in the FOSS community, of course, given the decidedly closed nature of Apple's new device. Fans of Cupertino may be swooning with ...

EXPERT ADVICE

Selling SaaS to the Enterprise: Plastic, Please

Naturally, much is being made of what this next decade will mean for technology and what those technological shifts will mean for all of us, at work and at play. As Bessemer Venture Partners puts it in a recent paper: "The gig is up. Pandora's box is open. Your customers all now know that software d...

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Boosting Customer Loyalty With Transition Marketing

Transition marketing is an often-overlooked but extremely powerful online marketing strategy that welcomes prospects and optimizes their conversion to customers while increasing the likelihood of a lifetime relationship. By creating a transition window comprising a set period of time and a program o...

Sun-Gazing Observatory Set for Launch

Originally planned for launch on Tuesday, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory was delayed once again on Wednesday due to high winds. The new planned launch for the device from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida is Thursday, Feb. 11; the launch window is between 10:23 a.m. and 11:23 a.m. EST....

Google’s Enterprise and Mobile Plans: Killer Buzz or Buzzkill?

While the technosphere was busy Tuesday pitting Google's new Buzz service against Facebook and Twitter in some kind of social media steel-cage deathmatch, the search giant's executives were hinting at what they see as the real winning uses for Buzz -- within the enterprise and out and about in the m...

AT&T Signs On Ericsson and Alcatel as 4G Network Builders

AT&T has picked Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent to build its new 4G high-speed wireless network. It is a significant win for the two companies, which are developing a similar network for Verizon, as it solidifies their hold on this particular piece of the wireless infrastructure market. For consumer...

AT&T Signs On Ericsson and Alcatel as 4G Network Builders

AT&T has picked Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent to build its new 4G high-speed wireless network. It is a significant win for the two companies, which are developing a similar network for Verizon, as it solidifies their hold on this particular piece of the wireless infrastructure market. For consumer...

AT&T Signs On Ericsson and Alcatel as 4G Network Builders

AT&T has picked Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent to build its new 4G high-speed wireless network. It is a significant win for the two companies, which are developing a similar network for Verizon, as it solidifies their hold on this particular piece of the wireless infrastructure market. For consumer...

LINUX PICKS AND PANS

Krusader Conquers Linux Files

Krusader is one of those must-have computing tools that turns difficult or tedious computing tasks into easy, point-and-click operations. It's an advanced twin-panel file manager that's loaded with features. When I made the switch from the Windows to the Linux operating system, I had a short list of...

EXPERT ADVICE

Navigating the Content Management Maze

Today, a retailer's e-commerce initiative extends beyond the online store. In fact, e-commerce typically becomes the central hub of a company's overall digital strategy. Retailers strive to seamlessly integrate the brand into their catalogs and merchandising, and also to weave these components into ...

INSIGHTS

Zeroing In on Active Networkers

New research from Harvard Business School and the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project give new perspective to the social media and social CRM phenomenon and raise a yellow flag for all those people proclaiming social media the second coming. First: Harvard. The Economist ran o...

Google Buzzes Social Networking Scene

Google is making a play for social media users with Buzz -- a new tool that enables Gmail users to view media and status updates of friends. Typically, when Google enters new territory, it is enough to send stock prices plummeting and analyst wheels spinning. Oftentimes, there is a good reason. Cons...

Google Buzz Bridges Social Media and Gmail

Google has certainly generated more than its share of buzz regarding its plans to get deeper into social media. On Tuesday, the search giant revealed those plans: Google Buzz, which takes a big step into Facebook and Twitter territory while keeping one foot firmly planted on its Gmail foundation. Wh...

Google Bends a Little Toward Nexus One Customers

Google has cut the early termination fee of its Nexus One smartphone from $350 to $150. It has also introduced customer support for the ordering and shipping processes. However, these moves are not as expansive as some users would like. For one thing, T-Mobile's early termination fee, which is separ...

Nvidia Optimus Gives Laptops a Graphical Gearshift

Nvidia on Tuesday unveiled Optimus, a technology that automatically chooses the best graphics processor for running a given application, thus lengthening a laptop computer's battery life. Based on the application's needs, Optimus will route the workload to either an Nvidia discrete graphics processi...

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