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The skinny on gadgets' growing energy appetite

Energy use from the menagerie of consumer electronics -- PCs, iPad, DVRs, etc. -- has ballooned, a result of our always-on lifestyle. Better efficiency and powering down can help.

By April 22, 2012


Is software customization passe?

Extensive customization was long the norm with enterprise application software, but it wasn't always a good thing.

By November 21, 2011


EA to acquire popular mobile game developer, Firemint

Today, Electronic Arts announced an agreement to acquire Firemint, the maker of several hit games on mobile platforms.

By May 3, 2011


Seven businesses to look out for in 2010

In January 2008, I wrote a somewhat tongue-in-cheek post that outlined seven businesses I thought would be good to start. Here's why I predict this upcoming year those businesses will come alive.

By December 21, 2009


BOL 1037: Podcast of indeterminate lake

I don't know. It must be the low blood sugar but I called us the podcast of indeterminate lake. But we still were able to talk sensibly about the Twitter DoS targeted at one specific person. We also cheer on the FCC as they hold ISPs feet to the fire. An

By August 7, 2009


Try doing this with proprietary software

Open source breaks down walls to collaboration by putting code front-and-center.

By June 3, 2008


CIO.com's biggest technology losers of the year

Who are the biggest losers of the year? CIO.com tells all.

By December 4, 2007


Saturation point for enterprise open source?

Have we done all that needs to be done? Who will fund the development of open-source software for the future?

By November 29, 2007


As the software industry consolidates, vendors gain while customers lose

Industry consolidation is bad for customers, but open source offers a way out.

By November 21, 2007


Maybe Red Hat can be acquisitive, after all

Red Hat has a history of acquiring companies. But can it do so successfully and thereby grow its business?

By October 25, 2007