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Microsoft: No more three-app limit in Windows 7 Starter Edition

Microsoft: No more three-app limit in Windows 7 Starter Edition Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft is eliminating one of the biggest sticking points for Windows 7 Starter Edition ? the three-application concurrency limitation. Microsoft officials acknowledged the change on May 29 on the Windows Team Blog.


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Dirty Dozen? Greenpeace rates IT firms' green IQ

Dirty Dozen? Greenpeace rates IT firms' green IQ James Farrar: Greenpeace launches its inaugural ranking of the top 12 tech firms' performance on climate change. But is the group's effort aimed more at leveraging political influence than encouraging IT innovation?


IBM win: University will invest in $12.4M green data center
Dell tops new corporate sustainability index
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Google Wave: The enterprise implications

Google Wave: The enterprise implications Dion Hinchcliffe: Google has launched many communication services yet none before Wave have had such obvious business utility or attempted to reinvent the collaborative process from the ground-up. Will Wave really have much impact on businesses? You might be surprised at the answers.


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IBM's Devil's Triangle: An enterprise software soap opera

IBM's Devil's Triangle: An enterprise software soap opera Michael Krigsman: IBM faces lawsuits and public embarrassment in the Philippines over a failed government project involving the company's DB2 database product. The situation offers a textbook example of the tensions and conflicts that arise between technology vendors, customers, and system integrators.


VC perspective: Can enterprise software companies do SaaS?
Do CEOs really care about IT?
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The cure for YouTube's ills: Charge for uploads

The cure for YouTube's ills: Charge for uploads Larry Dignan: Those 20 hours of video uploaded every minute on YouTube costs money -- too much money. The solution? Google should charge small listing fees just like eBay does. The goal: Discourage the constant uploading of pet mouse videos.


Twitter: A fine 'pre-business' but un-monetizable and a deadly acquisition target
Did YouTube just find some monetization help?
YouTube's video ID system: Is 75 percent accuracy good enough?

Bing is live: Nice first impression

Bing is live: Nice first impression Larry Dignan: One of Microsoft's best innovations has been its search Cashback program, which is a rewards system for users of the software giant's search. Bing, which launched a few days early, seems to integrate Cashback everywhere.


Microsoft's Bing: 10 burning questions
Is it just me, or does Bing look a lot like Google?
Similar techniques alive and well in existing vertical search

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Is it just me, or does Bing look a lot like Google?

Christopher Dawson: Despite being a devotee of all things Google, I've been incredibly excited about Wolfram Alpha. I've been using it quite a bit and have its quirks and limitations pretty much down. Those limitations mean that it won't be a Google killer, but it sure looks familiar!


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Google CEO touts always-on computing

Google CEO touts always-on computing At the Google I/O developer's conference in San Francisco, Calif., company CEO Eric Schmidt shares his vision for a new computing paradigm. In his keynote, Schmidt says "this is the beginning of the real win of cloud computing, of applications."


What's the cloud's killer app?

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VMWare executive shows off fluid network switching

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Microsoft and HP announce alliance at Interop

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The future of clean-tech investing

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