Friday, October 22, 2010

Stuff I fished from the Charles River October 18-22 2010

MIT Media Lab Visionaries To VARs: Think Out of The Box

Microsoft Research Collaborates With Wikipedia to Enhance Multilingual Content

Software AG acquires database tool vendor

PODCAST: BI in the cloud: Chatting with Kognitio

Why Oracle Is Not Likely to Buy EMC Anytime Soon

Large Corporations Still Behind on Data Governance

IBM extends CloudBurst platform to Power7

IBM to help telcos become cloud providers

How to tame the social network at work

Google Updates Search Appliance for Businesses

Father of Fractal Geometry Passes at Age 85

Desktop Linux: The Dream Is Dead

Ray Ozzie hangs up his Chief Software Architect hat

Vertica Announces Upgrade Program and Incentives to Move EMC Greenplum Customers to the Vertica Analytics Platform

EMC In Talks About Possible $2 Billion Bid For Isilon: Reports

University releases parallel programming language

Facebook Apps Found Sharing User IDs

EMC Intros Backup-Savvy Greenplum Appliance

Google Revises Search Appliance

Google Earth tackles the universe (photos)

Microsoft Announces Office 365

Next-Gen BI and Analytics: A Lot of Promise, a Lot of Politics Ahead

Graphene 'Spin Computers' Could Bring Smaller Gadgets

Spansion Expands Serial Flash Memory Product Offering With Small Sector Family

Unicorn Media Announces First-Of-Its-Kind Dynamic Ad Integration and Real-Time Analytics Support for Mobile Devices

Martin Dawes Analytics Delivers New Version of its Innovative Data Acquisition Engine - Releases Lavastorm Data Reader 2.0

Microsoft Opens Newly Upgraded Jim Gray Systems Lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison

SQL Server 2008 R2 - Master Data Services (MDS) mystery?

SQL Server 2008 SP2 just in time!

OpenERP Solves Open Source's Vexing Problem: Making Money


Is Facebook evil or merely incompetent?

SAP's in-memory analytics boxes set for November release

Free Wi-Fi Or Bye-Bye

Enterprise 2.0 and Social CRM, Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together

EMC stock rises on Oracle buyout rumor

More Android 3.0 'Gingerbread' Details Revealed

Socialcast 'Reach' Extends Collaboration Into Enterprise Workflow

Software AG Buys MDM Vendor Data Foundations

Preston Gralla: Ray Ozzie leaves Microsoft --- one more visionary walks out the door

Mirapoint and Critical Path to Merge

Novell Announces General Availability of Novell Identity Manager 4

REMcloud Launches Next Generation Social Network

SAP Brings Customers More Choices to Benefit From Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructures

SAP® High-Performance Analytic Appliance Gains Momentum With Key Partners and Customers

Father of Fractals Dies

Is Ozzie's Exit Good or Bad for Microsoft in Cloud Race?

SAP's in-memory analytics boxes set for November release

Microsoft makes big cloud move with Office 365

LogRhythm Takes Log Management, SIEM Virtual

The Essential Ray Ozzie: What He Did (and Didn't Do) at Microsoft

EMC Profits, Revenue Soar On Cloud Computing

Why Steve Jobs Loves Optimized Systems

How To Keep Health Data Exchanges Going

The danger of the coming 'big cloud' monopolies

Back to Basics: Data Warehousing 101

Windows is 'open' in Steve Jobs' world

German Software giant acquires solid MDM foundations

SAP HANA - betting big on in-memory

President Obama on Mythbusters! What's next?

Can Twitter Predict the Stock Market? These Guys Say Yes

Android destroying Nokia but to what end

Q&A: Emerging BI Technologies

Toward Pervasive BI: A New Generation of Analytic Applications

Building Creative PowerPivot Solutions

Attensity Partners with Twitter to Provide Innovative Social Media Customer Service and Analytics Application

HR Technology Conference Brings Insight to Opportunity

Starbucks to distribute content with coffee in its stores

Google to post ancient Dead Sea Scrolls online

Personal Data Mining: Government & Business Share Blame

GigaSpaces Integrates With Citrix OpenCloud Platform to Ease Creation of Elastic Data Center Environments

Attensity Partners with Twitter to Provide Innovative Social Media Customer Service and Analytics Application

Can Web 3.0 Save the World?

Global CIO: Steve Jobs Declares War On Google

InterSystems and Caché 2010

Broxburn Drive Launches New Performance Management Software,

Android 3.0 Gingerbread Detailed

Interop: Red Hat CEO Says Software Industry Broken

Pentaho and Ingres Team for Agile Business Intelligence and High Peformance Data Warehouse

SAP and Siemens Lead the Charge of Electric Vehicles

IBM Expands Cloud Offerings for Software Development and Testing


LinkedIn vs. Twitter

IBM Updates Informix Database for Performance

MarkLogic Server Adds ETL Database Tool

The Quest for Agile IT

Master Data Management is About Organizational Change

Software AG Buys Data Foundations: Business Acumen Meets Data Competency

Notes on Data Warehouse Appliance Prices

Rules and Process and Analysis, Oh My!

Social and Collaboration Software: Key Debates, Recent Evaluations

Should You Be Worried About Autonomy?

SAP BusinessObjects Announces 4.0 at ASUG

Traditional databases vs. the threat from in-memory, NoSQL

IBM acquires Clarity Systems

Apple & Microsoft's Paths Diverge

Dr Jim Goodnight talks the business of analytics

Gartner sees 'context-based computing' on the horizon

How to Inventory Sensitive Data Within Databases and Spreadsheets

Lockerz Announces First-of-its-Kind Social Commerce Platform

EPIC gives Obama administration mediocre privacy grades

Forrester's Evaluation of Enterprise BI Platforms

Why IPv6? Vint Cerf keeps blaming himself

Microstrategy Mobile Enables Industry-Specific BI App Development