Cisco buys WebEx

According to eWeek, Cisco Systems just announced that it is buying WebEx Communications for $2.9B. The total deal is worth $3.2B including WebEx’s existing cash reserves, and will be Cisco’s biggest acquisition since it bought Scientific-Atlanta last year for $7B. The deal is a natural fit for Cisco as... [Read More]

CI Factory

As you know, I’m working with the Subtext project. Subtext uses CruiseControl.NET (CC.NET) as it’s continuous integration (CI) build system. One of the nice features of CC.NET is the web dashboard that provides the visibility in to the builds. Over the last month, I have been upgrading the... [Read More]

This is a great site for some fun geeky novelty items covering some great categories, including GeekWear and Cubicle Warfare. Check it out and pick up your favorite geek gadget. [Read More]

Windows Server 2003 SP2

This service pack was just released amid a deafening roar of silence. Honestly, the service pack was released on schedule, but with very little fanfare. The service pack is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The service pack adds the improved Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0 as... [Read More]

Just Pencils!

I was recently sent an email that has some of the most amazing pictures. I have uploaded them to the Just Pencils gallery. The thumbnail images in the gallery really don’t do these justice, so be sure to view the full size image. Keep in mind, all of these creations... [Read More]