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  • A New Era, of Phone Everywhere
    Consumer electronics manufacturers increasingly believe that people will want to see calling capabilities in every device they touch. DiXCOM just…
  • SAP Caught Between Two Worlds
    SAP's going to have a hard time hopping on the software-as-service bandwagon without blowing up its $12.4 billion traditional software business in…
  • Turns out I wasn't first to think of Dell buying RadioShack
    After posting a story on why this merger might make sense, I got an e-mail from Current Analysis analyst Samir Bhavani. Turns out he's been…
  • Will Microsoft Really Buy Yahoo!?
    So it appears [Update: or not--see below] from the stories in the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal. And usually where there's smoke,…
  • Confused by Virgin Mobile USA's S-1
    On May 1, Virgin Mobile USA filed an S-1 form, stating its intention to go public. Perusing the prospectus, I found a lot of things in there to…
  • Constructive Challenges to DMCA
    The flap at Digg over the posting of an HD-DVD encryption key has gotten more than enough attention. But no one seems to be talking about more…
  • HD-DVD versus the world?
    Lost in the whole Digg brouhaha, is whether backers of high-definition DVD formats are trying to fruitlessly stuff the genie back in the bottle.…
  • Digg Users Revolt. Web 2.0's Moment of Truth?
    So a user on Digg posted an item that contained a code to hack HD-DVDs, and all hell broke loose. The folks who run Digg--er, I mean, the…
  • Yahoo! Buys Right Media (Big Surprise)
    When Yahoo! bought 20% of Right Media last October, some folks wondered why it didn't buy the whole shebang, and figured that would happen before…
  • iGoogle: It's Your Google
    Google has offered a personalized home page since 2005, but tonight it's getting a major revamp. For one, it's getting an uncharacteristically…




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