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Welcome to Microsoft Pri0: That's Microspeak for top priority, and that's the news and observations you'll find here from Seattle Times technology reporter Matt Day.

December 27, 2006 at 11:31 AM

WSJ hosts Web 2.0 bubble debate

Is it a another bubble? The debate rages on over whether the surge of Internet startup companies and the venture capital funding them — the Web 2.0 phenom — constitutes a bubble like the one in the late 1990s. The Wall Street Journal today published a dialogue between two venture capitalists who made bets during the…


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December 27, 2006 at 10:42 AM

Another crisis in Asia sends ripples outward

Here’s yet another reminder of the vulnerability of our interconnected global economy and communications networks. If you’re having trouble calling Southeast Asia today, it might be because yesterday’s strong earthquake off Taiwan, which killed two people, also damaged undersea cables connecting the region and the rest of the world. One article called it…


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December 20, 2006 at 11:57 AM

NetMotion gains big-customer win

NetMotion Wireless, which has developed software that allows users to continue to work even when not connected to a wireless network, said today that Cingular Wireless will start to sell the product for Windows-based devices. In addition to allowing people to work offline, the software also serves as a mobile virtual private network that provides…


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December 20, 2006 at 11:38 AM

Glu Mobile files for IPO

After the market for mobile video games flattened out a bit, sales are now on the rise. And, with that trend in place, Glu Mobile, which publishes such games as Monopoly and Sonic the Hedgehog, filed for an initial public offering today. According to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the San Mateo,…


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