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Hollywood seeks iTunes for film: “At the Digital Hollywood conference–a three-day event that began Wednesday–media executives including Arrieta ruminated on ongoing hurdles to giving consumers access to unlimited films, TV shows and multimedia on a range of devices, anywhere at anytime. They agreed that issues surrounding digital rights management, consumer adoption, and simple and compatible […]

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Rants & Raves Society & Culture Technology

When technology and people meet

Originally posted on Always-On God is in the detail but the Devil is in the design. I recently attended a seminar, the theme of which was basically an investigation of where technology is going and if are we likely to keep up with it. Many things happened, many things were said and ultimately, society – […]

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Microsoft Technology

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Longhorn could be tough sell for Microsoft: “Microsoft managed to turn the launch of Windows 95 into a major event, with loads of mainstream press and consumer enthusiasm. However, subsequent releases have been considerably more subdued affairs, particularly the launch of Windows XP, which came just a few weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. […]

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Rants & Raves Technology

Are we learning yet?

Originally posted on Always-On Consider the following: if error is the mother of creation, who’s the daddy? Seriously though, while you’re here, you might as well as read on. Recently another blog prompted me to put into words my way of thinking: I’m a optimistic pessimist. In the sense that if you expect the worst […]

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Apple Microsoft Technology

Tech’ news in brief…

Microsoft Touts Success of ‘Security Development Lifecycle’: “… Software should run with the least necessary privilege, and services and features that are not widely needed should be disabled by default or accessible only to a small population of users.” Read more… Major Hangups over the iPod Phone: Behind the clash are two very different views […]