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Drupal and Second Life Integration … Drupal is White Hot

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Drupal gets a Second Life framework Objects in the Second Life virtual world can now be more easily integrated into Web sites running the Drupal content management system thanks to a new third-party module creator released this week. The new framework, created by third-party Drupal developers 2bits, allows objects inside Second Life to interact with [...]

Yahoo Might be a Stretch Runner

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Is Yahoo now coming around the far turn and into the stretch? Growing up in New York, I could not escape the popular sport of horse racing. I remember my uncle taking me to Belmont Racetrack when I was about eight years old. My first bet was on a horse that had the same names [...]

Disney – 20 Startup Acquisitions In Next 24 Months

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Disney To Make Up To 20 Startup Acquisitions In Next 24 Months A new group has been created within the corporate strategy group at Disney, we’ve heard, and they are gearing up to make a number of consumer Internet acquisitions over the next 24 months.

This is a problem … Why?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Gartner warns of misguided virtualization strategies However, virtualization has a dark side, according to Bittman. Virtualization increases service demands from the business, so IT needs to be ready. Virtualization eases the “friction,” or barriers to entry, of getting new capabilities from IT. When business units perceive that they can get new capabilities easily, they will [...]

The Skinny on Red Hat and EC2 Clouds

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

This week Red Hat made Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 available as Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud images. For the last few weeks we have been converting all of our web sites over to EC2 images. In fact we can spin a WordPress or Drupal site in less than 15 minutes. So last night was playing [...]

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