Softbank eating the world

Softbank acquired BostonDynamics, the four legs robots maker, alongside secretive Schaft, two-legged robots maker. Softbank, the perpetual acquirer of emerging leaders, has entered a foray into artificial life by diluting their stakes in media and communications and setting a stronghold into the full supply chain of artificial life. The chain starts with chipsets where ARM was …

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Web services holding company aggreg launches new corporate site

aggreg has launched the company's new corporate site at www.aggreg.com. The goal of the new site is to increase exposure of the company's activities, and easily publish information regarding company developments and acquisitions. Tel Aviv, Israel, July 4, 2007 — aggreg, one of the leading companies dedicated to the procurement and development of Web 2.0 …

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Google is the 21st Century Mainframe!

All the big guys are rushing these days to launch as many web applications as possible to “captivate” web surfers in their “club”. Google in a dramatic and maybe a little bit panicked response to Microsoft‘s threats and Yahoo‘s renovated website started launching an application a day. It doesn’t matter anymore what it is, as …

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Can Microsoft afford to ignore Linux?

Microsoft completed the acquisition of Sybari Software, their new anti virus and anti spyware line of business – The Windows Observer–Antivirus, Anti-Spyware Strategy Moves Forward for Microsoft. One line from the news caught my eye as something that makes immediate common sense but may not be right strategically after all "Not surprisingly, Microsoft will discontinue …

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NewsGator acquires FeedDemon – Consequences

Many bloggers report on recent acquisition of FeedDemon by NewsGator – Greg Reinacker's Weblog NewsGator acquires FeedDemon. Congratulations and Good luck!. As a new entrant to the blogging industry I pondered on this move, what purposes it aims to serve and what purposes it will serve anyway. NewsGator tries to become the ubiquitous news aggregator …

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Feed Processing Services in the Blogosphere

I saw this post VC Adventure: Feedburner clarified and I wanted to add my perspectives on feed processing services in general and as well as on FeedBurner: Feed processing services are and will be inseparable part of the blogosphere – Feeds and web sites serve as interaction point between the publisher's audience and the published …

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Adobe’s chances against Microsoft

An analysis of recent moves by Adobe and Microsoft – NewsFactor Network – Enterprise – Microsoft on Collision Course with Adobe "Still, Adobe's acquisition of Macromedia is most likely a pre- emptive move against Microsoft, said Steven Ashley, an analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co. " I agree with this observation. Microsoft Longhorn and …

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New enterprise software – End of times?

On BusinessWeek there is an opinion on the state of innovation in enterprise software – Boring Software 2.0. A quick comment on a specific part of the article "I was at a dinner two nights ago with some executives from Mercury Interactive and one of the reporters asked if a software startup could make it …

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