Category: Events

Why Devil Mountain Software will fail… big time

By admin, February 21, 2010 3:02 pm

I thought there was something a little hysterical about Randall Kennedy's insistence in an InfoWorld column published last November that Chrome and it's ilk were doomed to fail when I cited it…

Massive infrastructure for Vancouver 2010

By admin, February 15, 2010 8:04 am

I'm up at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia this week, and the degree of organization on such a vast scale has been most impressive. Thousands of athletes, volunteers, and hundred…

Linux learnings of IBM for make benefit glorious nation of Kazakhstan

By admin, September 26, 2009 8:43 am

I'm sure it is a fine place with many intelligent, steppe-dwelling geeks, but news that IBM plans to open a "Linux Innovation Center" in Kazakhstan is just ripe for Borat jokes.

This is…

Microsoft’s Get Virtual launch

By admin, September 9, 2008 9:33 am

The message in Bellevue yesterday was clearly "VMware! We're coming for you!" at the Microsoft "Get Virtual" launch event, hosted by Microsoft executives Bob Kelly, Bob Muglia,…

Getting Virtual with Microsoft

By admin, September 8, 2008 2:05 pm

So, I'm out and about today, at Microsoft's Get Virtual virtualization launch event in Bellevue. Just had lunch after a lackluster morning ra-ra event and a ho-hum presentation, following a cu…


By admin, September 5, 2008 11:45 am

You be the judge:

Feeling more or less likely to go out and buy Microsoft products now? Frankly, I am just feeling confused and hungry for churros.

Knock off early, go to PAX

By admin, August 29, 2008 3:42 pm

No, it's not a tech conference, and has nothing at all to do with your average CIO, but hey, get out and live a little. I am!

Penny Arcade Expo. Get your gamer on.

Mr. Smith goes to San Francisco

By admin, March 26, 2008 9:57 am

Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith put in an unusual appearance yesterday at the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco. Smith, the tip of Microsoft's formidable legal spear in dealing…

Raikes to retire from Microsoft

By admin, January 10, 2008 5:12 pm

Microsoft has announced today that long-time employee and current president of their Business Division Jeff Raikes will retire from the company in September. Raikes, who currently presides over one of…

Gates’ final CES keynote

By admin, January 7, 2008 10:04 am

It's always been sort of an open secret that Bill Gates is a terrible public speaker, and his traditional role as presenter of the opening keynote at the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in…

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