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Monday, August 25, 2008 12:08 PM

Judges Differ on Olympic Performance

NBC really scored with its online Olympic coverage, says the New York Times (headline: "Web Audience for Games Soars for NBC and Yahoo"). The Wall Street Journal headlines its article, "NBC Didn't Cash I....

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:08 AM

Text Me Sometime, Huh?

The Obama campaign texted me about Biden as veep at 3:10 AM on Saturday, after the news had been published by the conventional press and after my bedtime, too. Some folks still hadn't gotten the text by da....

Monday, August 25, 2008 10:08 AM

Behind the Curve

OMG! Companies are using blogs for marketing purposes! I understand that a general-interest publication like the Washington Post isn't supposed to be on the cutting edge of business tech. But at this poi....

Monday, August 25, 2008 10:08 AM

You Say "Tech Guy" Like It's a Bad Thing

At SAP, software developer Kagermann prepares to hand off the CEO job to salesman Apotheker. The handover has fed an irresistible narrative in financial markets: the software egghead who shoveled cash in....

Friday, August 22, 2008 10:08 AM

Homeland Insecurity

Well, it's been three days since I blogged about a big, scary IT problem for the federal government, so I guess it's time to go again: "The government's main terrorist-watch-list system is hobbled by techn....

Thursday, August 21, 2008 14:08 PM

Tuning In, Or Tuning Out?

"We think this is the way the future is going to work," said Kyle Dickson, co-director of research and the mobile learning initiative at Abilene Christian University in Texas, which has bought more than 60....

Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:08 AM

Midsize IT Blues

"Information-technology leaders at midsize companies say they could compete with bigger companies, if only they had more money. And staff. And the freedom to focus on long-term projects." That's how WSJ s....

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 17:08 PM

The Case of the Missing White House Emails

It's no surprise when a big federal IT project drags on forever and fails to work as promised. In the case of the White House email system, vital records have been lost, and with them insight into key chap....

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 13:08 PM

Not the Flaw, The Fix

Quality control (and customer service) questions for a couple of names known for cutting-edge tech, Nvidia and Apple. Nvidia's problems are specific, and the company says it's addressed them, even if some....

Monday, August 18, 2008 14:08 PM

The Olympics and the Long Tail

NBC is having a great run with its coverage of the Olympics, and it's interesting to see the success of a mass-market event on broadcast television in the age of the Long Tail. When you think about it, t....

Friday, August 15, 2008 15:08 PM

Vote for the Stick Figure

A clever -- and so far, successful -- use of the web in a political campaign: Kansas state rep candidate Sean Tevis raises big bucks with his online comic strip.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:08 AM

A Good Day for Open Source

An important legal victory for the free software movement. Lessig: In non-technical terms, the Court has held that free licenses such as the [Creative Commons] licenses set conditions (rather than coven....

Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:08 AM

McCain's Tech Plan

John McCain's new technology plan will be released to day (we'll link it when it goes live). WSJ: The plan, dubbed "John McCain and American Innovation"...will call for a 10% tax credit on wages paid t....

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 16:08 PM

Do IT Managers Know How to Spot Talent?

As the debate rages on over IT job availability, recruiting and retaining top talent comes into sharper focus. But how good are IT leaders at recognizing their most promising underlings? Attracting and ret....

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 13:08 PM

Online Ad Growth May Double in Four Years

Big numbers projected for online advertising and video. US online ad spending is expected to nearly double, to $45 billion, by 2012; that would take it from the current 8.8% of total ad spending to 13.7%....

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