Mozilla's Three Big Bets to Keep the Web Open

Google's latest agreement with Mozilla will ironically fund three new areas of competition between Google and Mozilla.

Android or iOS? No Need to Choose

Don't limit yourself when a mobile browser-based application can meet your company's needs, today and tomorrow


Ubuntu Rocked in 2010, But Can it Last?

Analysis: Canonical's early bet on cloud and user experience helped Ubuntu become the hot Linux distribution this year.


Chrome's and Firefox's Plans to Unseat IE

Analysis: Google and Mozilla take separate paths in search of greater adoption of their open source browsers.

Why Is Oracle Really Suing Google? Enterprise Java?

Mobile and cloud are areas where Oracle wants to protect and grow Java licensing -- yet both are slipping into others' hands

iPad: Changing the Way We Use Computers

Analysis: It's only a matter of time before natural user interfaces become mainstream.


Does Your Vendor Know What 'Open Source' Means?

Does your interpretation of an "open source product" match your vendor's? If you don't know, you may not be getting what you expect.

Google gPhone: Friend or Foe to Android Phones?

Google's brand and aspirations could be tough competition for handset manufacturers building Android-based devices.

on Inspired by Office -- Why?

Analysis: Instead of trying an Office 2007-style ribbon interface, should consider today's devices and screen resolutions.

Windows 7 Adoption a Mixed Bag

The industry awaits Microsoft's next operating system with drastically different expectations of its success.


Mozilla's Comparison Game Just Doesn't 'Stack Up'

Analysis: There's simply no point for Mozilla to ape Microsoft's "Get the Facts" campaign.

IE8's "Get the Facts Marketing Gets It Wrong

Analysis: If Microsoft wants us to take IE8 seriously, the company should treat our intelligence with some respect.

Why Amazon Opened up Kindle

Analysis: Amazon's move to open source its software could foreshadow Kindle's future as an application platform akin to the iPhone/iPod.

Marketing Open Source to Consumers

Consumers could benefit from knowing that electronics they're purchasing have open source inside.