Monthly Archives: June 2006

Thanks goodness!

I was kinda apprehensive when the reports came out that Google was to launch a payment site in competition with the likes of PayPal and that they were calling it GBuy. Thankfully, it did not happen and someone must have … Continue reading

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Innovation is just so much fun!

As the technological innovations contnue at a rapid clip, it is really nice to see how some really clever folks come up with some really cool hacks especially when during the high visibility events such as the current World Cup … Continue reading

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M$ loan

Yet another attempt to buy customers. This time with zero% loans! Perhaps I should go take that loan and rebuild my infrastructure. Last time I checked, no other industry has vendor financing that is zero%. What happens if the customers … Continue reading

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Taiwanese government PCs to be Linux ready

It makes interesting reading the report that the Taiwanese government is mandating the PCs that are deployed in their departments must be Linux ready. As expected, Aaron (the ZDNet reporter) has got the BSA talking head to respond. And on … Continue reading

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MyOpenID

Just set up an account on http://www.myopenid.com. So, now I can be validated as harish.pillay.myopenid.com. Interesting concept though. How could this differ from the trust models that Sun and others have tried to setup – and sorta not taken off? … Continue reading

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They are at it again!

Looks like they never learn! Yet another report that the good people at Yankee Group written by none other than a writer whose ability to analyse and understand data has been questioned (Google cache), here, and here. One should also … Continue reading

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Do no evil?

In this, Sergey admits that it was a mistake to agree to the China’s censorship regime. I, for one, can vouch for that being the case. I am sure that apart from the contents from the search being different, they … Continue reading

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