Daily Archives: July 7, 2009

Chris Anderson,  the editor of Wired magazine, has been debating with our columnist John Gapper the concept of free, after John reviewed his new book: Free – The Future of a Radical Price, published today by Hyperion.

Marketing of the book appears to be following Mr Anderson’s principles – it’s available free for the next month via the Scribd online document service. You can read it after the jump. Read more

  • The Department of Justice has started an informal review of the exclusive arrangements that limit handsets such as Apple ’s iPhone to particular wireless communications companies, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • EMC upped the ante in the battle for Data Domain, offering $2.4bn, or $33.50 a share, for the innovative data storage company that had agreed to be purchased by NetApp. The bidding war, rare for the technology industry, reflects the perception that Data Domain’s technology will be especially important as the storage industry evolves.

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