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Mozilla and Opera: Signs of Open Source Problems

ZDNet is running a series of much too early obituary articles  for Firefox and Mozilla – and by implication, Opera. Ed Bott sees the money supply running out because  a search sharing deal with Google [80%+ of Mozilla's revenues] has run out and the negotiations have not produced a new accord. Steven Vaughn-Nichols picks up…

Mashables Christina Warren Does a Fox News “Story”

One of the constant supplies for Jon Stewarts “self-skewering” stories on the Daily Show is Fox News where it is ridiculously easy to catch the network lying, prevaricating and otherwise speaking falsehoods with unbridled carelessness. See the Nazi Icons spoof or the many roastings of Glen Beck. Well I was surprised to see the same…

Who Is This Rabble Rousing IT Website?

Who is responsible for these articles on Friday July 17th 2009? They certainly do not mince words or pull punches. One flatly asks Google where is the economics behind Chrome OS? A good question as Chrome OS or Google Android certainly could take a big chunk of Netbook  OS market share. And Netbooks in turn…

Goggle Chrome OS Commentary

Google Chrome OS has provoked a lot of commentary. This posting will be updated over the next month or two. Here is the best seen so far: July 8th Information Week by Art Wittman – catches the nature of the opportunity very well. July 8th by Jeff Bertolucci at PCWorld – proposes a series of…

Bing to Google: Its Serial

After 10 years of playing increasingly third  fiddle to Google’s search engine Microsoft’s Search Engine , Bing, has turned an important corner. It is garnering ravish reviews – the game is on. As we previously reported the reaction to Bing is increasingly positive particularly the innovations on displayed results where About.com and others have done…

Heck of a Good Review

Mike Heck and Infoworld deserve top marks for doing an old fashioned, comprehensive and good review of the Portal Software and 7 of the major players there: BEA Portal Server, IBM Webphere Portal, Microsoft SharePoint Portal, OracleAS Portal 10g, Plumtree Suite, Sun Java Portal, Vignette Application Portal are all covered in great depth. In fact…