Friday, December 18, 2009

Articles I glanced at this past week: dec 14-18 2009

Leading Twitter Video Site, Launches Suite of New Features

Actuate Extends Spirit of Community Collaboration With BIRT Performance Scorecard 9

Microsoft Buys Opalis To Bolster Physical, Virtual Data Center Automation

Amazon EC2 Cloud Data Center Loses Power

Eric Schmidt's privacy policy is one scary philosophy

Facebook Still a Hotbed of Identity Theft, Study Claims Microsoft Dump its Phone Efforts?
Will Lala Power Web-Based iTunes?

Google Releases Experimental Phone to Employees

Databases and Data Access: Data in Flight

Microsoft acquires Opalis and Sentillion

Internet Society invests in W3C

Google and the Schmidt-Schneier Privacy Duel

Around the World: Despite the cost, SSDs are a great value

Oracle's pledges on MySQL are 'purely cosmetic', say critics

Cognos 9 to 'embed' SPSS, add social networking

Preparing Students for Analytics, the IBM Way

Is it really "game over" for Microsoft's consumer business?

2010 a Boom Year for Cloud Computing?

Google's Nexus One smartphone: Will mobile ads offset cost?

Google's 'Nexus One' Test Phone: Details Emerge

Twitter rival Plurk claims UI, code ripped off by Microsoft China

Plurk users bring microblogging to many languages

Teradata Establishes Information Security Center of Excellence

Amazon Auctions Cloud Computation

Oracle Mobilizing MySQL Users

What Do Oracle's MySQL Promises Amount To?

Nexus One Google Phone: Sorting Fact From Fiction

Global CIO: Why SAP Won't Match Oracle's 22% Maintenance Fees

Finding Talent Via Social Networks

Is A Cloud Computing "Catastrophe" Coming in 2010?

Research Firms Agree: 2010 Will Mark A Return To Growth

Oracle Extends Governance, Risk, Compliance App Suite

SAP Outlines Five-Year Enterprise Software Plan

Amazon creates cloud computing spot market

Hybrid Clouds: The Best Of Both Worlds?

Amazon Launches 'Name Your Price' Cloud Computing

Preston Gralla: Is Ray Ozzie on the way out at Microsoft?

Peter Schooff: Top 10 BI Predictions for 2010

David Linthicum: 4 Data Integration Predictions for 2010


Google Search Appliance Now Indexes Twitter Tweets

Transforming ETL Logic into Data

Social Media’s a Victim of its Success

SOA governance's move into the clouds

Microsoft Halts Microblog Service Accused of Copying Plurk

Link Shortening Mania:, and Join Fray

KXEN Conference Highlights Value of Data Mining to Building Success in a Downturn

XO Communications Rings Netezza for Advanced Analytics

Microsoft Launches, Pulls, Twitter-Style Microblog

Sybase is latest RDB maker to embrace MapReduce

Microsoft admits Plurk code was stolen

Bolt from the blue

Top of Mind - Data in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services Introduces Media Streaming to Its Content Delivery Service Amazon CloudFront

Sybase is latest DBMS maker to embrace MapReduce

BI: The Year in Review

That Was the Year That Was: Major Data Warehousing Events of 2009 (and Predictions for 2010)

The Year Ahead: IT in Transition, BI Rising

Q&A: Understanding Private vs. Public Clouds

IBM to Apply Analytics to Improve Customer Service and Loyalty

IBM to Apply Analytics to Improve Customer Service and Loyalty

IBM Expands Offerings to Help Businesses Simplify and Manage Advanced Systems Software Development

IBM to Acquire Lombardi

Google Delivers GWT 2.0

Twitter Planning Chirp Developer Conference

Google, in Brevity Battle Over Short URLs

Rainstor launches cloud database for big data archives

Amazon adds media streaming to content delivery service

IBM buying BPM vendor Lombardi

IBM Acquiring BPM Software Developer Lombardi

Advanced Analytics Predictions For 2010

Actuate Brings Innovation to Performance Management

Monte Carlo, Resampling and BI – Part 1

Unstructured Text Analytics: Real Uses May Be Hidden

Why you need an information governance strategy for 2010

Google's Nexus One Specs Leaked

The Social Facebook Fiasco

Google Search Appliance Now Finds Tweets Google Boosts Android Maps

Siperian Launches New Solution to Help Financial Services Companies 'Operationalize' Customer Centricity

Are Microsoft's Best Days Behind It?

Google upgrades Analytics API

MySQL creator launches campaign to 'save' database

Rogue antivirus lurks behind Google Doodle searches

Overlooking Problems with Oracle's Exadata

IBM Buying Lombardi: A BPM Bauble on Big Blue's Christmas Tree?

BI or Analytics? "'T Ain't What You Do"

HP products target hybrid cloud computing

SOAP gets the honor among 'worst tech of the decade'

Will Google become a hardware company in 2010?