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Yahoo Skidding?

September 10th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
More analysis of Apple iPOD, RIM counters with Blackberry assault. Virgin Atlantic announced 3G handset. nVidia under assault with shareholder lawsuit. Google going to link the world to satellite ISP. This is not a new idea. DTV switch-over craps out as predicted. 911 will access cam phone. Yahoo skidding. Microsoft may buy Citrix while selling Greenfield. New York Times asks, “Who uses AOL? And Why?” tech5
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120 GB Zune

August 26th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Amazon to use Kindle as a platform for textbooks. Canon EOS 50D getting ink. N96 from Nokia has the Smartphone folks buzzing. nVidia getting ink for speeches and the Tegra chip. 120 GB Zune coming out. Will HP target Sun now? Intel spent half a million in lobbying. Photoshop Elements 7 now out. IPO deals off 75-percent. FAA mess needs to be talked up a lot more. tech5
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Apple MobileMe Has Issues

July 28th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
New search engine flops with too much PR and no oomph. FCC cannot police Comcast but they can shake fist at the company. Apple MobileMe having issues. Company has yet to patch DNS hole as other get attacked by DNS poisoning. China has 560 million mobile phone users. Wow. Microsoft all over the news mostly about the bad Vista analysis. Microsoft throws in with Apache embraces PHP. Bad nVidia chips in Dell laptops? tech5
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Verizon Goes to 50Mbps Download speed

June 19th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Yahoo adding ymail.com and rocketmail.com. Apple sold 5 billion songs and wants to top itself with movie downloads. China says no, we have no plans to bust Microsoft. Verizon upping speeds of FiOS to 50 down and 20 up. Nice! Should be perfect for peer-to-peer. Suddenly propaganda machine cranks up the noise to develop car mileage benchmark called gallons per 10,000 miles. Why? ATI forces nVidia to cut prices. One in three IT people are spying on each other. Kids busted for changing grades. May do 38 years in prison. Peachy. tech5
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Save Your Phone Books

June 18th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Microsoft getting deeper into the ad business by buying a TV advertising specialty company. Meanwhile they are unaware of potential China action. LinkedIn now worth $1 billion meaning the users are worth $50 each! Seems high to me. Firefox 3 getting mixed reviews, but I like it. Old phone books worth a fortune. Google dominates mobile search. So? GPU versus CPU debate begins. tech5
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Pound Cake Computer Coming

June 02nd, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
HP does deal with Microsoft to embed toolbar on desktop. nVidia takes on the Intel Atom chip with its own processors. The line is called Tegra. Windows 7 GUI to be designed by Office 2007 interface? That cannot be good. Time-Warner experimenting with metering the Internet. Venezuela appealing OOXML. ASUS now doing a Shuttle-killer. A computer the size of a pound cake. Gphone delayed until 2009? Computex underway. One hot topic is Wi-Fi replacing Bluetooth. Lots of stories about Windows 7. tech5
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