After developing 1-2-3, the first popular spreadsheet for the IBM PC and compatibles, Lotus hoped history might repeat when it came to the Mac. But Lotus Jazz for the Mac failed to deliver.
Virtual worlds are hard to use, but the founder of Lotus 1-2-3 and the first investor in Linden Lab thinks that 3D cameras will make them much easier to navigate.
The tech luminary is stepping away from one of his pet projects, Chandler--which has never delivered on its promise to deliver a mind-blowingly innovative PIM suite.
Mitch Kapor, former Lotus CEO and co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, tells ZDNet's David Berlind about his new project - the Open Source Applications Foundation.
Linden Labs chairman and PC industry pioneer Mitch Kapor sees virtual worlds, or the 3D Internet, as a disruptive technology, like the PC once was.
U.S. Chief Technical Officer Aneesh Chopra, Lotus 1-2-3 founder Mitch Kapor, and Zach Sims of Codecademy are joining forces to create new ways to help young people--mainly from disadvantaged backgrounds--find pathways into technology.
The Web giant has considered the connected camera startup as the connected-home market heats up, according to The Information.
OSA Foundation President Mitchell Kapor says Chandler, a free calendar software, could follow in the footsteps of Firefox. Kapor tells CNET News.com's Charles Cooper at the When 2.0 conference that the software could be helpful for small work groups, families and informal groups.
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