Google: Hotter Than You Think
It's always fascinating to watch companies going through the process of becoming behemoths, a path that is usually accompanied by a transition from openness ("Here's our new initiative--will you be writing about that?") to a far more secretive outlook ("Sorry,...
Google's Sales Up 93% In 2005
Search engine specialist Google Inc. reported revenues of $1.919 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, an increase of 86 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2004 and an
AT&T: "Free Ride" For Google And Others Is Over
AT&T's CEO Ed Whitacre is once again crowing about his company's plans to extort money from Google and other Web sites who want to be able to reach AT&T customers. "The content providers should be paying for the use of...
Instant messaging is great stuff. I don't think anyone is going to argue against that. However it does come at a cost. Security, as it relates to IM, stinks. Public networks can be uncontrolled, unregulated hostile grounds of exploits and...
Nokia To Reorganize, Job Cuts Likely
Finland-based communications company Nokia said it would slash 90 positions from its Enterprise Solutions Business Group and possibly as many as 200 in its Networks business group.
Watch Out For The Worm
A vicious worm - the My Wife/Kama Sutra/Blackworm - is getting set to rear its ugly head this Friday the 3rd when it will arrive on unprotected PCs and destroy Microsoft Office files. Though experts have been sounding alarms for a couple of weeks about the malware which infects PCs once unsuspecting users open an email attachment and Microsoft issued a
Five Things You Need To Know About VoIP
Thinking of moving to VoIP, or you've already made the switch? Here's five things you have to know about VoIP when getting started, or getting up to speed, straight from
Air Time: Will 802.11n Change Your World?
Last Thursday, the IEEE announced that the 802.11n Task Group (TGn) had approved a draft of what may be the most significant new standard to come out of IEEE in the past 10 years. Based largely on a specification developed...
HP Throws Cold Water on x86 Racks
In a throwback to the days of the mainframe, Hewlett-Packard Co. is following in the footsteps of other server vendors and announcing the first water-cooling system for its x86-based server
Speech Recognition Comes of Age
System builders can develop a new customer base by installing speech technology, and training users to actually make it productive. (Courtesy of TechBuilder.org)
Linux Vulnerabilities Spur Enterprise Warning
Although most corporate customers do not officially use "raw" Linux products and so aren't in imminent danger, security experts say the situation makes it worth double-checking your software version levels
Microsoft presents its offer to reveal Windows Server source code as a bold stroke to appease Europe. It may amount to far less.
Google doesn't broadcast its strategic plans. Here are eight critical areas where its decisions -- from hardware to software -- will shape the industry.
Forget Cool--Reliability Reigns At The Olympics
100,000 hours of testing and 500 what-if scenarios later, Olympics IT managers are ready for the 2006 Torino Winter Games to begin; a hardware deployment of 6,000 desktops, 800 notebooks,
Mobile Shopping Just A Price Check For Now
Buying goods from a mobile phone is likely years away, but that doesn't mean retailers aren't investing in the world's most popular handheld device. For now, though, local search is
Brocade's inscrutable financial filing hints at more Reyes litigation to come
Linux Author Doesn't Back GPL 3
Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, is not supporting the new version of the General Public License. He's objected to a new proposal that would require people to make previously
Google: On Second Thought, We Will Censor
Google used to crow that it didn't manipulate its search results to help advertisers, or censor its results in any way. But after Google has agreed to censor search results for its Chinese site, it has quietly pulled its Help...
Botnet Herders Can Hide Behind VoIP
Internet telephone applications like Skype and Vonage could become hacker hideouts, technologists and academics funded by MIT and Cambridge University say.
Low-Cost Laser Printers
These four lasers compete with inkjets on initial price and save you money on per-page cost. Find out which one edges out the other thanks to quick first page
Microsoft Posts Five Percent Growth
Software bellwether Microsoft expects revenue to be between $10.9 billion and $11.2 billion for the upcoming quarter and earnings per share of 32 to 33 cents. Revenue is expected to
VC Support Lacking For WiMax, Says Report
Venture capital support for WiMax startups, despite reaching $170 million, has been underwhelming compared with the support that was given to the IEEE.802.11 wireless LAN, according to a Light Reading