Saturday, August 21, 2010

Stuff I read to tide me through the mid-summer doldrums August 16-21 2010

IBM to acquire Unica Corporation

IBM acquires Datacap

HP, Mark Hurd, And Business Ethics

In Cutting Off Hurd, Is HP Spiting Its Face? HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns

Google Acquires Social App Developer Slide

CRM and Business Intelligence Get Smarter with Analytics

IBM To Buy Marketing Management Firm Unica

HP's Next CEO Should Throw Back EDS

Should HP's Next CEO Buy More Software?

Hackers Deflate Auto Tire-Pressure Sensors

Twitter Adds SMS Following

Larry Ellison's Shopping List: Who's #1?

Global CIO: Burying Mark Hurd: Hewlett-Packard And Its Future

The Big Data Era: How Data Strategy Will Change

Oracle On The March

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

CRM Must Die

HP at Crossroads as CEO Replacement Sought

Why Google Wave Crashed

HP, Sybase team to offer DIY BI blueprint

Teradata quietly scoops up Kickfire

5 reasons HP's Mark Hurd resigned

Mark Hurd: A look back at his HP tenure

Micron ships its first enterprise-class SSD

IT Blogwatch: Mark Hurd, it seems, was hated by HP'ers (and concall)

Forrester: Open-source BI has pros and cons


HP Partners Wrestle With Hurd 'Shock,' Wonder What Comes Next

HP Gives Hurd $12 Million To Quit

HP Raises 2010 Sales Forecast, But Shares Fall On Hurd Resignation News

HP CEO Hurd Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Investigation

Mark Hurd Exits HP Amid Scandal -- Who Will Replace Him?

VARs Want Mark Hurd II As Next HP CEO

Dion Hinchcliffe: Social Objects: The New Halo Around Web And Enterprise Data

IBM Acquires Datacap

Results of The Forrester Wave: Open Source Business Intelligence

Big Data and "Boundary Spanning"

The Multi-Core Problem

Where We're Headed with Web 3.0

The Promise of the Semantic Web

How Long Will the Modeling Take?

Moving Transactions to the Cloud? How to be Ready

Data Governance: What "Right" Looks Like

A Contrarian’s View of Agile BI

Why Google Wave failed: Too complicated, no fun

Oracle's Borg-like assimilation of Sun nears completion

The Big Data Era: How Data Strategy Will Change

Sybase Launching CRM, ERP for Mobile Devices

Big Data Is Watching You!

Oracle Exadata V2 Customer Tells All

The impact of Mark Hurd
Revolution Analytics targets R language, platform at growing need to handle 'big data' crunching

Oracle Wields Java as a Weapon

PMML: The Power of Predictive Analytics and Open Standards

Dell To Acquire 3PAR For $1.15 Billion

Phil Wainewright: Integrating Process in the Cloud

Microsoft delivers on-premises private-cloud building block

North Korea Jumps Onto Twitter

Hurd Deal Inflamed H-P Board

Oracle Pulls Plug On OpenSolaris Development Work

Leading Industry Analyst to Host TIBCO Spotfire Webinar on Business Intelligence in the Cloud

IBM to Deliver New POWER7 Systems to Manage Data-Intensive Applications

Intel-McAfee Could Dominate Security Market

SAP Outlines Sybase Development Plans

Facebook Places A Bet Against Google

IBM introduces new POWER7 systems

Solid State Drives Do More With Less

Intel To Purchase McAfee For $7.68 Billion In Cash

Microsoft 'Orleans': A New Cloud Development Platform?

Oracle's Virtualization Strategy Targets VMware

All E-Mail Is Spam

SAP, Sybase Detail Plans To Expand Mobile Computing Offerings

What's at Stake in the Big-Data Revolution?

What's happening with event processing?

Event-based Compliance vs. Continuous Compliance - The Virtues Extolled

First International Workshop on Semantic Repositories for the Web
Facebook launches "Places," geo-location service that's both cool and creepy

Mitch Wagner: Will Facebook Places sweep the competition off the map?

Facebook Places could spark new privacy fire

Intel moves beyond 'just the chip' with McAfee buy

Nokia kills social networking application
Nokia to buy mobile analytics company Motally

Jump Into the Social CRM Pool - or Be Pushed

The World's Worst PowerPoint Presentations

Actress Cameron Diaz Tops List of Search Threats


Facebook Places Just Became the Hottest Spot in Town

Facebook Places Will Crush Foursquare

Google vs. Facebook on Places