Keep the Spies Away
If you're like me, your life is punctuated by conversations in which folks gripe about the latest problem with their computer. Lately, the biggest single gripe has been spyware--the software that looks at your keystrokes and Internet habits, and may...
If it's Friday, it must be time for another Bagle/W32 variant. This time, it seems that the coders are playing games that make it easier for the virus to get past AV scanners. It is a good reminder to keep...
Can Cisco Survive Success?
Cisco is looking fat and happy with record net income and ubiquitous product lines. Can it keep up its spectacular growth without stumbling?
So That's NOT A PDA In Your Pocket?
Is the era of the Handheld seeing its sunset? As 2004 heads towards a finale, IDC reports that the third quarter this year saw another decline in the wordlwide market for the devices. Shipments are dropping, and as a result,...
Unlike the World Series, some issues couldn't be solved before the show closed
Treo 650: Widely Anticipated and Almost Here
PalmOne formally introduced the Treo 650 smartphone, successor to the popular 600 model. In my experience, the Treo provides the best combination of voice and data functionality. Here's the big
Starwood Hotels Moves To Web Services
Big hotel operator is moving to a services-oriented architecture, Java 2 Enterprise Edition at the same time its outsourcing its operations to HP, which is replacing IBM.
Needed: Open-Source Education, Understanding
If users understand how such software may be licensed and software vendors take greater care to research the intellectual property used in their products, many open-source software concerns would go
AMD Announces Strategy To Hook Up World To Internet
Semiconductor supplier AMD announced Thursday (Oct. 28) it has launched an initiative to enable 50 percent of the world's population with Internet connectivity and computing capabilities by 2015, revolving around
Happy Birthday, Billy Boy!
Bill Gates is a spry 49 years young today! I wonder what you could get the man who has money enough to buy everything? Maybe a datebook/planner so he can keep track of the changing dates for LongHorn's release? Oh...
Project Management OSS Style
Niku, a player in the project and IT portfolio management space, has an open source alternative to MS Project. Open Workbench is available now. If you already use MS Project - not a problem. OWB will import your existing MS...
Alcatel Posts 'Solid' Q3 Results
French communications equipment maker Alcatel has halted the decline in its fixed wireline business and is predicting steady growth at the fixed network division from next year as it announced
What's new at SNW...
Well, the major events of SNW are over for this year, and there's a lot new out there yet again... Highlites from the show: - iSCSI is getting upscale: More robust, higher priced products are hitting the market - FC...
MySQL Update Ready To Roll
MySQL AB on Wednesday slapped the 'production ready' label on the latest version of its open-source business database server.
Canon Pumps Up Network-Focused Lineup
Canon USA unveils new printers, copiers and multifunction devices to bolster its network-focused line card and aims to provide wireless connectivity for its technology by next year.
Ballmer Confronts Linux Head-On
Microsoft CEO tells customers that Windows carries lower total costs and is more secure than the open-source operating system.
Space For Rent
Network Computing reviews five online backup services for agent functionality, ease of use, system-management capabilities, cost and retention schemes.
Mozilla vs. Microsoft
Alyce Lomax of Motley Fool fame has posted an article (sorry, registration required) highlighting the continued migration away from Microsoft Internet Explorer and toward the more OSS-friendly Mozilla, citing security as one of the major reasons for this slow defection....
Software vendor pleased with quarterly results despite 'challenging' IT environment