New Orleans Suffers a Series of Microsoft Blows

I was pleased as Planter's Punch when I heard Microsoft was planning to have Tech-Ed in New Orleans next year. What a great way to help get this city back on its feet. Unfortunately, the city and its airport aren't recovered enough to handle the crowds, so Microsoft had to bow out of Tech-Ed and two other shows. While I may be sad, my liver sure is happy.

St. Bernard Wolfs Down Singlefin
St. Bernard Software is buying Singlefin, which is known for its line of filtering tools that work with the Web, IM and e-mail. These tools can be installed and run by IT, or bought as a managed service.

While I'm sad to lose a third party, if it strengthens St. Bernard for the long run, I'm all for it!

Bill for President
Here I go writing a bang-up, highly controversial column advising Bill Gates to run for president, and what happens? Nuthin', goose egg, almost no response whatsoever. So come on, loyal readers. Read the column and then comment -- whether you love it or think it's dimmer than a Britney Spears brain wave.

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Doug Barney is editor in chief of Redmond magazine and the VP, editorial director of Redmond Media Group.

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