- Business Technology : Oracle Springs on Primavera – Oracle continued its buying binge Wednesday, buying Primavera Systems, which makes project-management software. In this case Oracle isn’t buying customers or its way into a new market. It’s buying technology
- 20 Excellent AJAX Effects You Should Know – NETTUTS – There are a few special techniques or effects that can spice up just about any web page. These are the top 20 Ajax effects that every web developer should know.
- Microsoft planning add-on to SQL Server | Latest Microsoft News – CNET News – CNET News – Microsoft, which is making the Kilimanjaro upgrade at a business intelligence conference in Redmond, Wash., also plans to show its efforts at integrating its Datallegro acquisition with Windows Server and SQL Server.
- Distorted-Loop.com » iPhone doubles Pandora usage – The iPhone has been a Pandora growth story, he confirmed – iPhone accounts for almost half of Pandora’s 17 million members – and has doubled growth rate from 20 to 40+ new users each day
- Official Google Blog: New Technology Roundtable series – We've just posted the first three videos in the Google Technology Roundtable Series. Each one is a discussion with senior Google researchers and technologists about one of our most significant achievements. We use a talk show format, where I lead a discussion on the technology.
- Keating Economics: the Making of a Financial Crisis – "Keating Economics: the Making of a Financial Crisis" is a documentary that shows why John McCain's failed philosophy and poor judgment are a recipe for deepening the economic crisis.
- YouTube – Wall Street’s Shadow Market – Steve Kroft looks at some of the arcane Wall Street financial instruments that have magnified the economic crisis.
- InfoQ: Introducing Spring Batch – In this presentation from QCon London 2008, Dave Syer discusses Spring Batch. Areas covered include batch processing patterns, typical use cases for batch processing, Spring Batch concepts and capabilities, case studies of Spring Batch implementations, Spring Batch domain details and code samples, the SpringSource/Accenture partnership and the Spring Batch roadmap
- Introducing nWP, the Java Counterpart of WordPress | Javalobby – We liked the functionality of WordPress, but not its PHPness. So we automatically migrated it and obtained a pure Java open-source blogging engine.
- YouTube – David Letterman-Paul Newman-Tribute-Sept-29-2008 – Beautiful and moving tribute to Paul Newman by David Letterman (via John Gruber)
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