Archive of August 2003

Is Intuit missing an opportunity?

Earlier this week I was talking with Bijal Mehta, Founder and CEO of Icode who explained that many of Icode’s customers are users who have outgrown Quickbooks and are moving to a more robust platform. Quickbooks Premier is made for up to 10 users and is very robust. However, it’s not optimized for true client/server […]

Intuit: E- Mail Adds to Corporate Workgroup Confusion

My spin: I’ve used Intuit’s Quickbase for several different things and it is a simple to use, feature rich tool for sharing project information. It’s easy to create databases enable workgroups, in the same room or on the same planet to share information via the Internet, using any web browswer. News Clip: A recent nationwide […]

News Factor: Windows Security Tools for Free

My spin: Hmmm. You’ve got to know what your “enemies” are up to, if you want to better understand how to defend against them. News Clip: The security and reliability of Windows and other Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) products top every network administrator’s list of concerns. Commercial products do a good job of protecting enterprise networks, […]

Corel Acquisition by Vector Now Complete

Ottawa, Canada ≠ August 28, 2003 ≠ Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSX: COR) today announced the successful close of the acquisition of Corel by the Vector Capital Group which will result in Vector Capital acquiring all the common shares of Corel for US $1.05 (or approximately Cdn $1.48 based on recent exchange rates) per share. […] Announces Partnerships with Top Web Sites

My spin: So I guess Inc Magazine now has a fight on it’s hand to find distribution of it’s content. But I’d bet many of these deals are not exclusive to…so there’s plenty of room for Inc. News:IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — announces key partnerships with AOL, Microsoft bCentral, BusinessWeek Online,, […]