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Oracle Promoting Microsoft Bing? Microsoft Paying Oracle and Subsidizing Java? Cats and Dogs Living Together???
By Dennis Moore on March 10, 2010
Today, I got an alert from Java that an update was available, so I clicked “OK” to install. Imagine my surprise when I got the following prompt during the installation procedure: Is Larry Ellison aware that Oracle (which now owns Sun and its Java products) is promoting Microsoft Bing? By the way, a colleague told [...]
By James Governor on March 10, 2010
Back in 2004 I wrote post called The Death of Consumer Electronics. Wishful thinking of course. My central, hopeful, argument is that we’re actually content creators, not consumers. What exactly do you consume when you take a digital photograph and post it on Flickr? Sure you can sit and watch a TV show or DVD, [...]
By Jason Busch on March 10, 2010
On Tuesday, March 9th, First Index, a supplier-pays marketplace and former direct materials sourcing and supply chain consultancy, closed its doors. First Index had received significant funding from LMS Capital, a UK-based firm, and Bessemer ventures…
By Sig Rinde on March 10, 2010
Imagine an Enterprise App with UI design lifted from World of Warcraft? A tad gothic? But games work, kids dive into them in droves and never seem to scratch their heads. Electronic games now being a bigger industry than the…
By Zoli Erdos on March 10, 2010
Image by TechShowNetwork via Flickr My new favorite old blog is former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, blog. It’s at the old URL, but has a new title: What I Couldn’t Say… The “About” section says: I think I’ve said pretty much everything I could say as CEO of Sun Microsystems. The more interesting stuff was [...]