Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story, "Microsoft says Windows flaw could bring worm attack," posted Thursday misspelled the name of DigiTrust Director of Professional Services Marc Maiffret. The story has been corrected on the wire and the last paragraph now reads:
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's chief financial officer outlined a three-part plan the company will undertake to weather the current economic crisis, which spurred Microsoft to lower its revenue and earnings expectations for fiscal 2009 on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Sun Microsystems hasn't had much good news to report lately, so it wasn't surprising that it went into spin mode Thursday after startup company Arista Networks that it had snared Andreas Bechtolsheim, Sun's chief scientist and a highly regarded systems designer, to be its chief development officer.
Premium-Inhalt. With just 20 days until the launch of , the early effects of the undead's looming arrival have manifested as a .
Premium-Inhalt. If you haven't already, be sure to wrap your iPod in wool or copper foil--the substances that traditionally make up gifts given on the seventh wedding anniversary. (Today, y'see, marks exactly seven years since the iPod was first unveiled by Steve Jobs in Cupertino.) By way of tribute, I'd like to present a little history, pulled from my now out-of-print Secrets of the iPod (don't worry, my just-as-jam-packed-with-iPod-goodness is still alive and well).
Premium-Inhalt. Third Street Software released a less expensive of its academic reference manager.
Premium-Inhalt. . said Wednesday its smart phone will go on sale Nov. 4 starting at US$299.99 with a two-year contract.
Premium-Inhalt. As , . has created a Web site to help voters find the location of their polling places by typing in an address and clicking a search button.
Premium-Inhalt. The story "Instant-on Dell desktop to debut next week," which posted to the wire Wednesday, misstated the brand of Dell PCs that will get the instant-on feature. It is Dell's Latitude laptop line. The story also implied in the fourth graph that there may be two names for the instant-on system, but there is just one -- Latitude On. Also, a Dell spokeswoman said the system will be coming "soon" but not next week.
Premium-Inhalt. Twine left beta Tuesday with its 1.0 release, and I had the opportunity to speak with CEO Nova Spivack about the updates for the site and features to watch for in upcoming releases, as well as Twine's focus in the economic downturn.
Premium-Inhalt. A won't be enough to sink increased enterprise demand for services, says a new report from Infonetics Research.
Premium-Inhalt. I don't know what's weirder, that a politically right-leaning biweekly like would pick up on an three-parter about , or that they'd ultimately wind up defending the idea. Well, maybe not so weird when you consider their defense (after making a specious distinction -- more on that in a minute) stems from a pretty simple business calculus, a sort of primitive baseline concession that these days.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple sold more iPhones (6.9 million) in the September quarter than Research in Motion sold BlackBerrys (6.1 million). Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who unexpectedly appeared on Tuesday's company's quarterly earnings call to announce their new sales numbers, also complimented his competitor saying, "RIM is a good company that makes good products. It's surprising that after 15 months in the market we could outsell them in any quarter."
Premium-Inhalt. I met with the makers of Fuser about a year ago, and was, admittedly by their product. Fuser had just come out with its beta product, which is a central mail and messaging inbox into which mail from all your various email inboxes (MySpace, Facebook, Gmail, etc.) could flow. At the time I wasn't impressed with the narrow scope of the product -- not enough to use it.
Premium-Inhalt. Canon announced the pre-Diwali launch of 85 new digital imaging products on Wednesday. A press release issued by the company claims that this is Canon's biggest product launch ever in India. The launch includes digital cameras, digital video camcorders, printers, All-in-Ones, digital copiers, software applications, cable ID printers, card printers etc.
Premium-Inhalt. What online maxims are guiding the management of the New York Times as it continues its to enhance society through news and information? At his conference keynote, Times Co. Chairman and Publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., listed seven "observations" that are steering his team into the digital future. They are borne from his many years of experience watching the nytimes.com and other Times Co. properties online. Here are the short summaries:
Premium-Inhalt. Mint.com's Aaron Patzer has a few words of advice for Web startups seeking to set themselves apart from the competition:
Premium-Inhalt. My favorite thing about Amazon.com is the low prices -- lower on most items than pretty much anywhere else.
Premium-Inhalt. I have this idea for an iPhone or iPod Touch application that I'm willing to give away to anybody willing to take up the burden of developing it. It would be an app-version of Bill Bryson's fabulous and it would be a bargain at just about any price (but US$1 would be just dandy, thanks).
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles next week will expand access to its Surface SDK for building applications for its surface computing platform.
Premium-Inhalt. investment in network technology companies has hit its lowest point in a decade, and one expert says it might get worse.
Premium-Inhalt. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may be down but it's not out.
Premium-Inhalt. Like BioShock before it, Far Cry 2 uses simulated widescreen by cropping the standard 4:3 aspect ratio, leaving 16:9 enthusiast at their wit's end.
Premium-Inhalt. If you absolutely have to own everything related to Guitar Hero, then Logitech's US$250 premier edition guitar for could be for you.
Premium-Inhalt. Cliff Bleszinski ain't stupid. He understands when more people play his game, the more money he and his employer will make. So it's no surprise to hear the designer embracing casual gamers in addition to dedicated ones.
Premium-Inhalt. Although unwilling to commit to a 2008 release, Capcom producer Yoshi Ono says its flagship fighter will "definitely" arrive on or before February.
Premium-Inhalt. Just hours after Microsoft posted details of a critical Windows bug, new attack code that exploits the flaw has surfaced.