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January, 2008

January 9, 2008  1:35 AM

Overheard: John Jilly becomes Mozilla CEO – no plans to go public

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Firefox, Open source, Technology

john_lilly.jpg As in a relay race, the key to a successful enterprise is often the hand-off, a change in leadership at the...

January 8, 2008  10:27 PM

Overheard: Inattentive blindness

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

The last few days I 've been looking at how to improve the whatis.com definition pages on the search sites so visitors who are interested in diving deeper into a topic can do so without having to search around. There is related content located on the right-hand side of each definition page, but...

January 8, 2008  5:22 PM

Overheard: Why do we need Search Wikia?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Wiki

saumil-mehta.gif Search Wikia’s primary innovation will be to tie a user’s social network -...

January 8, 2008  3:05 PM

Overheard: Who should the PMO report to?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Project management, Technology

bob_turek.jpg Where should the PMO exist and report to? Since most companies have a lot of projects...

January 7, 2008  10:15 PM

Overheard: ValleyWag explains why Robert Scoble got banned from Facebook

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
data portability, Social networking, Technology

ValleyWag: Why Robert Scoble got banned from Facebook

Illustrious egoblogger Robert Scoble, the Paris Hilton of Silicon Valley, has committed the geek...

January 7, 2008  9:49 PM

Overheard: Goodbye set-top box, hello Tru2way

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cabling, Technology

set-top_box.gif January 7, 2008 -- Today marks the beginning of the end for that terminally ugly...

January 7, 2008  8:08 PM

Overheard: Bill Gates’ retirement video

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Video

The video Bill Gates shared at his last CES keynote was a very sweet mockumentary about what his last full day at Microsoft will be like -- and his attempts to figure out what to do...

January 7, 2008  5:19 PM

Overheard: Analog TV is already dying, goodbye rabbit ears

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Telecom

rabbit_ears.jpg On Jan. 24, the FCC will begin auctioning off the spectrum currently used for analog...

January 7, 2008  2:55 PM

Overheard: Blu-ray wins high-definition video battle

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Blu-ray, Technology, Video

robin_harris.gif Warner Brothers decision to abandon HD DVD is the confirmation - for those who needed it - that Blu-ray has...

January 7, 2008  2:02 PM

Overheard: What do aliens see when they look at planet Earth?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Google Earth, Technology

firefox.jpg Without a doubt, the best thing that ever happened to crop circles is Google Earth. PC...

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