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  • Did Twitter’s Hack Cause You Pain?

    Did your world come crashing down on Thursday when you tried to tweet something and it failed? I, for one, survived the well-publicized hack attack on Twitter that also apparently slowed or stymied the Facebook Web site. I think most of us made it through the day without real pain from tweet withdrawal, though I…

  • Gasp! Microsoft Takes Linux Hyper-V Drivers Open Source

    Microsoft temporarily suspended its fear and loathing of all things Linux this week. The Windows juggernaut released Linux Hyper-V drivers under the GPL version 2 and submitted them for inclusion in the main Linux kernel source tree. What next? Sharepoint running natively on Linux? Let’s not go that far. But while submitting device driver code…

  • Do SMBs Want Cloud Computing?

    In my weekly column this week, “Managing the Mass of Clouds,” I speculated on a new role for solution providers in the cloud computing era; that of manager and advisor on cloud-based applications and services. The premise is simple: small and midsized businesses will come to rely on SAAS and cloud-based services, but won’t have…