IT Business Elsewhere is a look at unusual technology stories from around the world.
We have ways of making you cheerful
Don’t even think about whining on the job if you want to work for this German IT outfit.
Whoever said size doesn’t matter wasn’t, apparently, familiar with the egos in the IT industry. PeopleSoft’s founder is planning a few additions to his modest home.
Wall St. Journal
And here’s another story in the same vein. Best Google search term? Excess. See also: enormous private jet.
Campus trackers keep tabs on students
There have always been many good reasons for geeks to grace the halls of MIT. Now there’s another one.
Apple bandwagon picks up speed
So you think you’re all hot and hip just because you have an iPod Nano? Give it a couple of months. You’ll be as obsolete as an eight-track.
Doctor bills for eye strain not included
Yahoo news/USA Today
Amazon is turning the page on book retailing with an online reading option.