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All my friends are gonna be strangers

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

At the opening bell this morning VMW opened at a mere 52 dollars per share price with shares soaring 75.9% in their stock market debut. This based off of their initial price of $29 per share gives them a market cap of over 20 billion. Not bad considering EMC paid 541 million for VMware only [...]

VMware shares surge after IPO debut

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

VMware shares surge following IPO debut – MarketWatch VMware shares surge after IPO debut EMC spin-off raises almost $1 billion in initial trading And its only lunch time…

Is Mark Shuttleworth the new Steve Jobs?

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

My second and last day at LinxWorld and I didn’t get any of the things I planned to do done.  However, I did work with whurley, and Mark Hinkle to get the BarCampESM Austin thing going.  Whurley, Mark, and I also did a podcast for Cote’ about what’s happening at Linuxworld.  Should be on Cote’s [...]

You can never go without a coat in the summer in the city of San Francisco

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Although Samuel Clemens is often attributed to the “Coldest winter I ever spent was the summer I spent in San Francisco” he never said it.  In fact, if I had to guess my money is on Oscar Wilde.  What Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Clemens) did say is “you can never go without a coat in [...]

More on the VMware IPO!

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

Cisco to put $150 million into the VMware IPO My wife still won’t let me put up the house for this IPO. Darn!

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