Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Michael Hickins

Microsoft: Noise Improves Search Results

Incorporating data obtained from observing user behavior can significantly improve the ordering of search engine top results. So-called "noisy behavior" -- information on where users click, how long...

Salesforce Serves Notice

Salesforce.com may not have deep enough pockets to get into the venture capital business the way rival SAP did last week, but it has found a way...

SAP’s $125M SaaS Attack

SAP wants more independent software vendors (ISVs) to build applications on NetWeaver. The $125 million venture fund it announced should help lure them in. The company already has...

Searchers Beware, Report Says

A surprisingly high percentage of sponsored links returned by major search engines raised red flags in a new study published by McAfee SiteAdvisor. The study, which tested...

The Power in the Cloud

The much-ballyhooed world of on-demand software has arrived, and the question is not if, but when and where software-as-a-service (SaaS) will replace on-premise as the dominant application software model. Ever...

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