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By Denis Pombriant on October 4, 2011
WTF! I’ve been writing, talking and meeting all day. I thought I had the night off when this bombshell went off (it comes directly form Twitter): “RT @Benioff: Larry just cancelled my keynote tomorrow! Sorry #oow11! Join me @ St. Regis AME Restaurant at 10:30AM! The show must go on! Sorry Larry!” There are so [...]
Nitobi’s acquisition raises fears for Canadian innovation. Or, Adobe acquires PhoneGap. “Laggard” to Leader.
By James Governor on October 4, 2011
Tweet Yesterday Adobe announced its plan to acquire Nitobi, the Vancouver-based software company behind the PhoneGap mobile development framework, founded by friends of RedMonk Andre Charland and Dave Johnson. The team will all be moving to SF from Vancouver, thus my headline aping this sky is falling piece about Canadian innovation in the Globe and Mail. The deal is [...]
By Sameer Patel on October 4, 2011
I spent fifteen minutes with Oracle’s President, Mark Hurd, along with Sudhir Chowdhary from the Financial Express yesterday at Oracle OpenWorld 2011. These were the big take aways from our conversation: 1. Collaboration Moving Front and Center Oracle seems to have rationalized its’ investments in the areas of content and collaboration technology and has come [...]
By Jason Busch on October 4, 2011
When we think of slavery, we usually think about the term historically. African Americans were enslaved in America, Jews were enslaved by Pharaoh, so and so forth — essential history lessons that should inform modern thinking, but som…