Overheard: Word of the Day:

January, 2008

January 26, 2008  10:23 PM

Overheard: Piracy hurting open source movement in China

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Firefox, Microsoft, mozilla, Open source, Piracy, Technology

firefox2.gif In China, the open-source movement is having a harder time gaining traction because of widespread software piracy....

January 26, 2008  8:42 PM

Overheard: Forget CPM — the new buzzword is “performance management”

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data analytics, Marketing, Technology

robert_ashe.jpg Performance management is the new battleground. And we've been saying that for six years, at least. There's...

January 26, 2008  7:56 PM

Overheard: EMC enters the cloud

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Backup, EMC, SaaS, Storage, Technology

wade_roush.jpg Going with “SaaS”, as it’s called, is a major switch if you’re a hardware company, since it entails...

January 26, 2008  7:03 PM

Overheard: I’m declaring that 2008 will be the year of the thin client

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
HP, prediction, Ssd, Technology, Thin clients

bob_odonnell.gif Either HP sells thin clients, or someone else does. Sometimes, you have to eat your own children. IDC...

January 26, 2008  4:45 PM

Overheard: What happens to your computer after you give it to charity?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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January 25, 2008  10:58 PM

Overheard: WSJ’s Walt Mossberg puts the MacBook Air in context

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Laptops, Mobile

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/IGWOFhyQjGE" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Engadget has a really good in-depth review of the MacBook Air with lots of photos. On a related note,...

January 25, 2008  8:16 PM

Overheard: Explaining art in a way that every geek can understand

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

paint.gif Paul Wineguy has graciously given permission for me to reprint some of his...

January 25, 2008  2:40 PM

Overheard: Phish tales — proof there is no honor among thieves

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Security, Technology


January 25, 2008  12:56 PM

Overheard: The technology behind the NASDAQ sign at Times Square

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

nasdaq.jpg The NASDAQ display is notable because it's the largest continuous sign in Times Square. It has...

January 24, 2008  1:36 PM

Overheard: The secret history of Silicon Valley

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
military tech, Technology

Warning: This video is quite long and runs more like an hour TV show. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/hFSPHfZQpIQ" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Steve Blank offers a glimpse behind the curtain, historically speaking. This recording is part of a...

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