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Much like the Borg, resisting Oracle may be futile

Plus, WiMax isn't going anywhere, and neither is Microsoft's Zune

Nov. 14, 2007
Not the death of WiMax
IT World Canada


Dave Webb says the momentum of WiMax isn’t slowing.

“Sprint Nextel and Clearwire have walked away from a partnership that would blanket a third of the U.S. population in WiMax access, but it’s a bump in the road, not a major detour.”

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Why Zune won’t outsell the iPod
ValleyWag
Mary Jane Irwin has some bad news for Microsoft.

“Microsoft wants to buy Musiwave, a company specializing in mobile music services. The deal, among other things, would lay the foundation for a Zune wireless store, matching Apple’s iTunes Store for Wi-Fi that lets iPhone and iPod Touch users download songs over the air. This copycat move is just one more sign of what’s wrong with Microsoft’s Zune strategy…”

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Ex-Oracle Fusion: resistance is futile
The Register
Since resistance is futile, John K. Waters has 10 things you can to do today to prepare for the Borg, er, Oracle Fusion Applications.

“If there’s a theme to the sprawling Oracle OpenWorld conference this week in San Francisco, it’s get ready for the Fusion transition. It feels like a Borg cube is hovering nearby, or that girl with the bad hair in The Ring is about to crawl through your TV.”

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