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GPL 3.0: Does It Even Matter?

June 25, 2007 |
That seemed to be our consensus question when four of us weighed in on the subject during an IT Business Edge forum a few days ago. I was actually expecting a very heated debate but, in the end, we
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Saying No to the Executive with an iPhone

June 22, 2007 |
Last week I helped out with a podcast focused on helping IT keep iPhones from connecting to their corporate networks.   The iPhone isn't designed to connect to a corporate network, and it
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Microsoft's Dynamic IT: Cake or Crap? Depends on Your Recipe

June 20, 2007 |
I don't know about you, but when any vendor says something like Autonomic Computing or Computing On Demand or Adaptive Computing or... I feel like covering my ears and running for the door. How many
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OSS vs. Microsoft: Which Is the Most Untrustworthy?

June 14, 2007 |
Now if I were to ask whether OSS or Microsoft was the least trusted, I could answer Microsoft and end this entry in less than 10 words, though some would likely disagree.   My point with this
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GPL 3.0: The Questions We Should Be Asking

June 11, 2007 |
No matter how we look at it, the open source movement is relatively young even when compared to a young technology market. We are learning as we go, but even so, we should be able to apply business
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Why Microsoft Loves GPL 3.0: Changing Strategies

June 07, 2007 |
Two Slashdot posts and a long meeting with Microsoft really got me to thinking about whether Microsoft really likes, or doesn't like, the new GPL version and how its strategy, with regard to open
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Gates, Jobs, Foleo, Milan, the 86 Mac Plus: Is the Past the Future of the Desktop?

June 04, 2007 |
I've really been pondering this whole desktop future thing and what is wrong with Windows Vista, Desktop Linux and even Apple's Tiger. Coincidently, SlashDot picked up this piece comparing a Windows
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Could Foleo, Based on Linux, Coupled with Google Gears, Become the Future of the PC?

June 01, 2007 |
I'm following a series of technologies that are coming to market to displace the aging PC concept. While Bill Gates and Steve Jobs clearly believe the rich PC, as a general use product, represents
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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates: Lessons Learned

May 30, 2007 |
As we approach what many believe to be the last time both Gates and Jobs get on stage, it's time to look back on what both important men have taught us through their actions.   In addition, a
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Corporate Blogging: You Don't Really Have a Choice so Do it Right

May 23, 2007 |
A few months back I ran a panel on corporate blogging in which a number of top influencers and corporate bloggers shared their insights on this topic.   Recently, I finished an excellent book on
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