September 2008

Have you heard? Michael Dell has been refused by the U.S. Patent and Trade­mark Office to cash in on the buzz­word, “cloud com­put­ing”. Not exactly break­ing news, I know, but Dell to sell its fac­to­ries world­wide is (more on that later). I was root­ing for Dell to win, actu­ally. And it’s not because I own a Dell. It has got more to do with me want­ing the titans of busi­ness to cash in on insignif­i­cant catch­phrases like “cloud com­put­ing,” that are as Ted Dzi­uba puts it — catch­phrases in puberty. Mean­ing, Dell could trade­mark the phrase “cloud com­put­ing” all they want, but it’ll be worth squat once the digerati drops the grok bomb and adopts some­thing more apt to define hyperscale.

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The Word Around Town — Google Chrome

by Kevin Singarayar on September 3, 2008

in The Word Around Town

Google Chrome First Look — life­hacker Review: Google Chrome lacks pol­ish under the hood — PHYSORG.com Play­ing with Google Chrome – Too Sim­plis­tic or Per­fectly Min­i­mal­ist? — profy Google Chrome — Is It Worth It? — Geek News Cen­tral v2.0 Google Chrome will boost pre-emptive con­tex­tual adver­tis­ing — The For­rester Blog For Inter­ac­tive Mar­ket­ing Pro­fes­sion­als Google’s […]

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