QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't."
~ Martin Van Buren
TODAY'S TOP STORY
Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge
Paul Otellini sees businesses moving to replace their aging hardware and promise in moving to a more distributed approach to healthcare.
• Web 2.0 Summit TV Live
• Web 2.0 Summit: The Browser Is What Matters
• Web 2.0 Summit: Google Unveils Social Search
• Web 2.0 Summit: Facebook Bets On Wisdom Of Friends
Web 2.0 Summit: Fed CTO Talks Healthcare IT
Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra says government spending on IT can help cut healthcare costs and improve care quality.
Ballmer: Windows 7 Is Simple, Snappy, Secure
Microsoft CEO extols operating system's ease of use as software maker moves beyond Vista.
Web 2.0 Summit: The Browser Is What Matters
Google's Sundar Pichai provides some hints about his company's upcoming browser-based Chrome operating system.
Ericsson Profits Drop 71%
The wireless equipment maker was hit with sluggish sales and declining results from its joint venture with Sony.
GE Launches Healthcare Technology Fund
Healthcare IT, including electronic medical records and clinical information systems are among the fund's priorities.
Nokia Sues Apple Over iPhone
The suit claims the iPhone infringes on 10 Nokia patents involving wireless data, speech coding, security, and encryption.
AT&T's Profits Dip, But iPhone Sales Surge
Growth in wireless data services helped offset declines in traditional voice and data offerings.
EU Online Music Pact May Be Model For U.S.
Amazon, EMI, Apple, and Universal took part in the agreement, which could have ramifications for U.S. regulatory action.
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Sun Plans To Cut 3,000 Jobs
Posted By Charles Babcock
Sun has disclosed in regulatory filings that it plans to cut 3,000 jobs from its workforce over the next 12 months, as it awaits the go-ahead on its takeover by Oracle. It's cut 7,600 workers in three rounds of layoffs over three years, according to SEC filings. Will this mark the end of the downsizing?
Posted By Thomas Claburn
Like most CEOs of public companies, Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe, isn't the most compelling interview subject because he's too guarded about what he says.
Web 2.0 Summit: How To Scale Apps The Facebook Way (Video)
Posted By Fritz Nelson
As critical and operational applications drive today's business, one of the biggest challenges most organizations face is how to scale those applications (especially as they become distributed) and their data. Facebook is a great example of one of the most distributed, massive applications around. At Web 2.0, Facebook's VP of Engineering, Mike Schroepfer, talked about how they tackle this challenge.
Posted By Mary Hayes Weier
Cloud Computing. SaaS. They're such over-used marketing words that they've become the butt of jokes (Larry Ellison on YouTube, anyone?). But hopefully the hype machine hasn't generated too much noise to drown out the fact that there have been some significant, permanent changes in how CIOs view software. At InformationWeek, we call it Alternative IT.
Network Neutrality Forces: Rules Good For Business
Posted By Michael Hickins
The network neutrality forces are trying to make the case that regulations will be good for business -- even for the likes of AT&T and Verizon, which are quite frankly the targets of the Federal Communications Commission's rulemaking proposals.