Sarah Palin: ‘I am not a quitter; I am a fighter’

Fairbanks, AK – KTVF local news — Governor Palin to step down From Drew Griffin and Kathleen Johnston CNN Special Investigations Unit ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CNN) — Sarah Palin’s not a quitter, she wants the public to know. Sarah Palin’s attorney said there is no legal reason that compelled her to resign as governor. Sarah Palin’s […]

Best Buy Cruises for Green With Electric Vehicles

Best Buy is rolling out a pilot program for a new product category: electronic Segways. The company has announced it will be selling these vehicles in 20 stores in Washington, Oregon and California, with electric motorcycles to join the mix later this summer. There had been expectations that Best Buy would be dipping its toe […]

Andreessen Sinks Gold Into Tech VC Gambit

He was into cloud computing before cloud computing was cool. Before that, he’d given the world its first real Web browser. He’s a board member of eBay and Facebook, and he’s invested in some must-watch Web 2.0 companies: Digg, Twitter, Ning, etc. So when Marc Andreessen announced on his blog Sunday night that he’s raised […]

Getting IT to Speak Business-ese: Q&A With HP VP Andy Isherwood

Clearly a part of doing more for less, which has been, unfortunately, a theme that most people are grappling with these days, has involved the need to run IT more like a business to get more insight into what’s going on from a business requirements and financial expectations perspective. What are we seeing in terms […]

SaaS Keeps Recession Wolves at Bay: Q&A With E2open CEO Mark Woodward

It is has been a roller-coaster year for E2open CEO Mark Woodward, mainly because that is how long he has been at the helm of the Software as a Service provider of supply-and-demand chain, procurement, and B2B integration applications. Over the past twelve months at E2open, the erstwhile senior advisor to Blackstone Private Equity Group […]

The Crunchpad Cometh

A prototype of a mobile Internet device dubbed the “Crunchpad” will reportedly make its public debut later this month. The Crunchpad is a low-cost touchscreen tablet designed for Web surfing, video chat and email use. The main name behind the Crunchpad is Michael Arrington, who told the San Francisco Business Times that he’s incorporated a […]

How to Build a New-Media/Old-School Journalism Hybrid

2009 is rapidly turning into a vintage year for old-school journalism whine. Traditional newsies — both the ink-stained wretches and the blow-dried TV variety — were already approaching critical mass with their complaints about the Internet, Twitter, social media and their impact on journalistic credibility and accountability, not to mention their ability to remain in […]

Has Nokia Been Bitten by the Android Bug?

Nokia is denying rumors that it is about to unveil a smartphone running on Google’s Android operating system. “There is no truth to this rumor whatsoever,” spokesperson Joseph Gallo told LinuxInsider on Monday. “It is a well-known fact that Symbian is our platform of choice for smartphones.” The Guardian newspaper in England reported Monday that […]

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Freedom

In the United States, the 4th of July is celebrated as Independence Day, recalling the time when Americans stepped away from a government they viewed as repressive and forged a new future. Over the years, I’ve worked for a number of harsh managers and companies. Some were actually good for me — others not so […]

Are Contentious Debates Derailing FOSS?

Well, the Mono debate has been raging in the Linux blogosphere for some time now, and it shows no sign of abating. Ever since RMS himself stepped into the fray to proclaim his own opinion, the fires have been burning higher than ever — as we noted last week. Close to 150 fresh comments appeared […]

Axiotron: Living Comfortably in Apple’s Neutral Zone

The deafening buzz over the prospects of an Apple netbook often drowns out the fact that a Mac tablet computer does exist — although it isn’t exactly made by the Infinite Loop crowd. Axiotron, of El Segundo, Calif., has had a tablet notebook based on the Mac platform in the market for two years. As […]

They Tweet, You Decide

Cassy Hayes and Jasmine Coleman were among the first fans to arrive outside the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles where Michael Jackson was brought and later pronounced dead. How had Hayes, 25, and Coleman, 21, heard the news so quickly? Twitter. The two young women had learned about Jackson’s health like so […]

Mobile apps changing the future of air travel

Your mobile phone could become your concierge, reminding you to check in the minute you arrive at the airport or automatically ordering a taxi for you when your plane lands. In the future, your mobile phone could become your holiday concierge, reminding you to check in the minute you… Visit Source

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