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October 28, 2008  11:15 AM

Overheard: Overlay ads beat out pre-roll ads for viewer’s attention



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Marketing, Video

neuro.jpg In a study released Thursday, Google and MediaVest used NeuroFocus findings to show that overlay ads appearing in YouTube...

October 23, 2008  2:43 PM

Overheard: Is putting your anti-virus app in the cloud really a good idea?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud AV, Cloud computing, Nathan McFeters, Security

nathan_mcfeters.jpg Here’s the thing with cloud computing -- it has awesome potential for good, but it’s really going...


October 21, 2008  11:43 AM

Overheard: Drizle will target MySQL users



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Database, Drizzle, MySQL, Technology

monty.jpg Drizzle will target the MySQL core users, the web users whose requirements have been ignored for years while the core...


October 1, 2008  12:06 PM

Overheard: Richard Stallman and cloud computing



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, GNU, Richard Stallman

richard_stallman.jpg One reason you should not use web applications to do your computing is that you lose control. It's...


September 30, 2008  6:40 PM

Overheard: Slap “cloud computing” on it and call it new



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing

The interesting thing about cloud computing is that we've redefined cloud computing to include everything that we already...


September 18, 2008  7:51 PM

Overheard – The new vocabulary of cloud computing – glossary



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, glossary, Technology

Have you ever wanted to make up a word? Now's the time. Just make sure it has something to do with a cloud. Play a little Rolling Stones and get those neurons firing (Hey, hey, hey, hey -- get off of my cloud) I just want to jot these down before I forget. Seems like every day I stumble across...


September 4, 2008  1:09 PM

Overheard: Chrome is a do-over



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Browsers, Google, Google Chrome, Steven Levy, Technology

steven_levy.gif In the coming era of cloud computing, the Web will be much more than just a means of delivering content —...


September 3, 2008  10:36 AM

Overheard: Chrome is the foundation for a cloud OS



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Browsers, Google, Google Chrome, Mozilla Weave, Sam Johnston

sam_johnston.jpg Chrome is effectively a Cloud Operating Environment in the same way that early releases of Windows were...


July 31, 2008  10:14 PM

Overheard: How do you spell spam? K-N-O-L



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Technology

jonathan_bailey.jpg The end result is that it is not a matter of if Knol will be spammed, but when it will happen and...


July 21, 2008  3:20 PM

Overheard: Positioning CherryPal as the first cloud computer



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Technology, thin client

chris_morrison.jpg That’s because the CherryPal, set to begin shipping at the end of this month, is a true cloud...


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