Monday Nov 30, 2009

links for 2009-11-30: Old school Microsoft coders; VirtualBox "Teleportation"; Google more closed than Microsoft?

Wednesday Nov 04, 2009

links for 2009-11-4: Twitter for queueing; Windows 7 vulnerable

Monday Oct 12, 2009

links for 2009-10-12: T-Mobile loses data; Stolen OS ideas; Sun at OOW; Windows 7 boot times

Wednesday Sep 30, 2009

links for 2009-10-1: iPhone apps stealing your phone number; eBay drops GM; LA City Hall e-mail; Snow Leopard after 30 days

Thursday Sep 24, 2009

links for 2009-9-24 part 2: Buy coffee with your iPhone; Layer 7 AMI; Microsoft WebsiteSpark; Google disruption; AT&T iPhone MMS

Friday Sep 18, 2009

links for 2009-9-18: Skype vs Joltid; Google Docs supplants Office?; Android vs Maemo

Friday Sep 11, 2009

links for 2009-9-11: IBM dropping Office; Motorola betting on Android; Sprint lowers pricing; 9/11

Thursday Sep 10, 2009

links for 2009-9-10: iPhone and Exchange; Google Voice features; EU Protectionism?

Wednesday Sep 09, 2009

links for 2009-9-9: Microsoft threatened by Linux; OpenID

Saturday Aug 29, 2009

links for 2009-8-29: 75% don't upgrade Office; PayPal beef; Don't give Obama keys to internet

  • Over 75% of organizations haven't upgraded to latest Microsoft Office - The challenges of a mature market/product.  How do you innovate and differentiate with yourself to sell more?
  • My PayPal credit card beef, Part II: PayPal responds - I'd seen the earlier blog he had on this and agree with him, but found this blurb in PayPal's response interesting: "he’d pass along the suggestion to the engineering team".  Now perhaps they are organized such that product management is in engineering and so I'm making a mountain out of a molehill, but just passing ideas to engineers could be the problem.  Nothing against engineers, I love'em and am one at heart, but you really need product management to provide guidance on things like this.
  • White House not equipped to hold keys to the Internet - I would have to agree.
  • Adobe on "HTML5" - Given my recent blogging on HTML5, I was interested to see what Adobe had to say.  But it is hard to take it seriously and not simply discount it as FUD by a threatened competitor with these comments:
    • "...consortium of minority browser vendors..." - Only all browsers using WebKit!
    • "...it might be a decade before HTML 5 sees standardization across the number of browsers that are going to be out there." - Ummm, WebKit based browsers have significant support already.  A decade?  Really?
    • "...iPhone helped to radically increase the number of phones with Flash support".  Seriously?
    • And this was a pretty classic comment to the post: "This is an excellent piece by Adobe to lay bare their open standards animosity."

Friday Aug 14, 2009

links for 2009-8-14: Microsoft revealed to spread FUD; Twitter as queueing service; Palm Pre slowing

Thursday Jul 30, 2009

links for 2009-7-30: NoSQL; Windows 7 first look

Wednesday Jul 29, 2009

links for 2009-7-29: Microsoft changes ads; Google Voice Mobile for iPhone; Intuit going open source

Wednesday Jul 22, 2009

links for 2009-7-22: O'Grady on Microsoft and GPL; To the Moon; Enterprises Blocking Social Networking

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