The FTC and FCC will soon bless this marriage between XM and Sirius intended to keep the companies solvent. The result will not improve my world. I’m saddened to see my options limited and expect a price increase.
There are only a few types of email. Understanding and dealing with each appropriately will improve the quality of our communications – sparing our coworkers the burden of dealing with our mail that does not accomplish a purpose.
“A program is like a recipe”,”imagine a world in which if you share a recipe they will put you in prison for sharing that recipe”
I am losing heart with the battle with spam. Incredibly, almost 90% of internet traffic is composed of spam with the number expected to hit 99% in the next few years. Efforts by AOL and Yahoo to charge for e-mail delivery begins to look like the more attractive option.
Verizon recently won a patent lawsuit against Vonage. The common wisdom in the industry is that it will have a chilling effect on the VOIP market. Again, companies should be rewarded for their patents – but patent law has not advanced with technology. Patent law is not being used to protect patent holders – it …
This study pretty much debunks the value of biometrics to secure identify that’s all the rage these days.
More evidence that Google is displacing Microsoft as the evil empire. Computerworld is reporting that KinderStart.com Inc. has filed a class action lawsuit in California alleging that Google: …violating its right to free speech under the U.S. Constitution, violating Section 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by using a monopoly position to harm competitors, engaging …
Patent Office in Violation of Patent – That’s the headline I want read some day. Michael Crichton (yea – that one) has written a New York Times Op-Ed piece on a the use of correlation patents in the biomedical industry. Anyone who thinks the patent office and associated industries isn’t ripe for an oversight body …
I recently read a posting entitled A first look at HP ServiceDesk. I’m going to have to read the referenced thesis – The Convergence of Metadata and IT Service Management. I don’t have enough context to comment but I’m not really seeing the point.
More concrete evidence that something is afoot with Google – or evidence that any good rumor only needs to be 10% factual to have legs.