AOL announced that it has snapped up search technology company Relegence, which specializes in finding financial news and information.
Network Appliance to Buy Topio for $160 Million
NetApp has announced the acquisition of Topio, a California-based data de-duplication and protection software firm for $160m cash.
Dell Servers, Workstations Get Quad-Core Processors
Dell will begin shipping its first servers and workstations running quad-core Intel processors in a two-socket configuration next week.
Skype Upgrade to Get Smart New Features
Skype will begin testing an upgrade of its free communications software that can automatically detect phone numbers in Web pages and initiate calls.
Web 2.0: The return of Kim Polese
Polese joined with Intel and a number of Web 2.0 software firms, including Six Apart, Socialtext, NewsGator, SimpleFeed, to unveil a new product, Suite2, a Web 2.0 software suite for businesses.
Samsung Unveils Multi-featured PDA with WiMax
Samsung has unveiled its version of a high-tech Swiss Army knife: a combination PC, cell phone, portable music player with built-in WiMax.
Technology Mistake du Jour:
"The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible."
--A Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.)