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October, 2010


October 26, 2010  10:41 AM

More on the joke that is now Microsoft



Posted by: David Vasta
IBM, Lotus, Microsoft, Ray Ozzie, Windows

I know this is getting long in the tooth but the time is right to strike and I for one think it makes sense to point it out while people are compelled to listen. Microsoft is suffering, not just from poor sales but from people leaving, no direction from the top level executives,...

October 26, 2010  8:26 AM

Why does Microsoft love to shot itself in the foot?



Posted by: David Vasta
Acer, Asus, Google, Microsoft, Table OS

We all love bullies and while Microsoft slowly spirals into the IT black hole they have created they continue to use 1980s tactics on companies all over the world. Frankly I am tired of Microsoft and it's hatred for Open Source and other competitors. I may need to rephrase that. I don't...


October 26, 2010  8:14 AM

They do like me? Or at least the click me.



Posted by: David Vasta
David Vasta, Hot Blog, Planet Lotus

So it is a FULL MOON here  and I am sure hell just froze over as I am on the HOT BLOG list on Planet Lotus. Not one to toot his own horn . . .  oh who the hell am I kidding . . . yes I am. Here is the screen shot for the records. I have...


October 25, 2010  9:28 PM

Fork you OpenOffice



Posted by: David Vasta
LibreOffice, OpenOffice

OpenOffice (Being run into the ground by Oracle) is now been forked into LibreOffice.


October 25, 2010  9:25 PM

Has Oracle ruined another company?



Posted by: David Vasta
Java, OpenSolaris, Oracle, Solaris, SUN

When Oracle purchased JD Edwards and company some years back, I knew that would be the "end" to JDE. The customer base was huge and loyal, but Oracle does not like loyal followings or people or cult groups hanging arounds it's doors. Somehow in the doc com age they grew into a large unbalanced...


October 25, 2010  11:42 AM

Ray Ozzie Follow up….



Posted by: David Vasta
Furture, Google, Lotus, Microsoft, Ray Ozzie

Did I mention that I thought Ray would end up at Google? I know I did in the office a few times. Should have put it online. Link:: http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/25/ozzie-future-google/


October 25, 2010  11:30 AM

JoliCloud to release a Netbook of it’s own?



Posted by: David Vasta
Jolicloud, Netbook

Link:: http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/25/jolicloud-netbook/ I love netbooks, and I love netbooks that run Linux. Meego and Ubuntu are pretty good, but Jolicloud is onto something.


October 22, 2010  9:32 AM

Why the Windows Phone 7 is already dead



Posted by: David Vasta
Apple, Blackberry, iPhone, Lotus, Microsoft, Mobile Phones, Windows Phone 7

Talking about showing up late to the party.... The Windows Phone 7 is out and I would submit it is already dead or at least on life support. My next thought it how many of these will Microsoft give...


October 22, 2010  9:08 AM

Lotusphere 2011!



Posted by: David Vasta
Disney, Hotels, Lotusphere 2011

I am all excited, are you? I want to know what do you look forward too the most when you attend Lotusphere. I know I am going to be looking forward to meeting all the awesome people I "chat" and "communicate" with over the web in the Lotus Community face to face. I am also trying to find out...


October 20, 2010  8:57 AM

Ray Ozzie is leaving Microsoft!



Posted by: David Vasta
Founder of Lotus, Lotus, Microsoft, Ray Ozzie

Let me start off an say, it's long overdue. Ray is a one smart dude but he stayed on the Micorsoft team a little too long for me. I would have to wonder why he stayed so long there? If I were to interview Ray I would ask the following questions: 1. When you arrived at Microsoft did you plan...


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