Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer didn't rule out a possible acquisition of Yahoo Inc. but said Wednesday that Microsoft usually doesn't make acquisitions as large as the rumored US$50 billion deal for the Internet company
Delivering software as a service (SAAS), accessed from the Internet rather than installed on a computer, is rapidly becoming the way for businesses to use software, said experts attending a conference Tuesday called SaaScon in Santa Clara, California
Ian Murdock says he drew a lot of puzzled looks from his colleagues in the Linux community when he joined Sun Microsystems in its newly created position of chief operating platforms officer. "What's a Linux guy doing at Sun?" he was asked.
IT spending is expected to rise 4 percent to 6 percent in 2007, down from 8 percent last year, as companies seek to rein in the expense of running their computer systems, according to a consensus of industry forecasts.