Optimized IE Exploit Speeds Up Infection
A security company warns of a new twist on the existing exploit of Internet Explorer's zero-day vulnerability. In this case, the exploit is optimized to take much less time to
AT&T: You Don't Need More Bandwidth
If you've ever complained about a slow Internet connection, and wished for a faster one, you should stop complaining because more bandwidth won't get you more speed, according to AT&T. This twisted logic comes from AT&T COO Randall Stephenson at...
Laplink's New Offerings
Laplink delivers an updated suite of products that deliver a broad range of connectivity functionality. Check out which one is right for you.
How To Stay Off Email Blacklists
E-mail has become a critical marketing tool for small businesses. Yet sometimes legitimate businesses find themselves on dreaded email "blacklists" that classify their emails as spam. Here are some tips
Stealthy startup plans wireless monitoring for servers and storage devices
Microsoft's Value/Volume Dilemma
Microsoft exec Doug Burgum has juggled the value/volume strategies for years, reassuring ERP value-add partners that they were going to do just fine with a company known for high-volume sales.
Intel's Storage Push
Intel is poised to make a massive push into storage over the next year with a wide range of NAS, SAN, and JBOD storage appliances for the system builder community.
Daily Spin: Lights, Camera, Podcast
Could audio podcasts already be a thing of the past? Video blogs are cropping up all over the web. Should your org consider putting a face to your
Geek Chic: ProShow Gold
It's a simple product to use, but you can create compelling home slide shows of images, videos, and audio with no artistic experience required.
Buzz Bites: RFID Viruses Hit Airwaves
Researchers have created a proof-of-concept virus that propagates over IT. Just don't expect your local Wal-Mart's supply chain to disappear anytime soon. Also, find out what NWC
We Know How Hard IT Is--Trust Me
It takes a certain mentality to work with technology. I have the mind-set, but about once a year there's a project that makes me strongly consider changing careers.
Red Hat's Virtual Road Map
Red Hat reveals that Enterprise Linux 5.0 will include fully integrated virtualization. But the impact of its virtualization road map will depend largely on the management facilities that
Fat Fingers From the Past
We've all done it: fat-fingered a config and not caught it until packets started disappearing. But how many of us can say we missed a misconfiguration for nearly two years?
Geek Chic: Apple MacBook Pro
The MacBook Pro is clearly poised for the next generation of laptop use, with a faster architecture and more refined details than previous models.
The Art Of IT: Ultimate Outsourcing
In all likelihood, computing services will eventually be delivered to business in a manner similar to financial services. Although you'll be keenly interested in the characteristics of the services, you
IBM, 3Com Tag-Team On IP Telephony Suite
3Com and IBM announced a partnership today to port 3Com's IP telephony server onto IBM's System i server platform, the re-branded, multiplatform version of the old AS/400 series.
Firefox Essentials: Fixing The Fox
Trouble with Firefox? Find out how to keep Firefox running its best -- by isolating, identifying and fixing the problems when they do crop up.
Let's Kill Web 2.0 -- Now!
It's time to finally ban the term, because it's become the favorite of hypsters, pseudo techno-hipsters, and scamsters.
Hawking Bets Big On ZigBee
Hawking Technologies, a manufacturer of connectivity solutions now testing the home automation market, is preparing to take the wraps off one of the first home-control solutions based on the ZigBee
Cell Phone Spy Actually Trojan
A program that installs secretly on cell phones to monitor calls and text messages was dubbed a Trojan horse spy by a security company Wednesday.
Washington Ranked Top 'Teleworking' City
Long commutes, high fuel costs, and a high percentage of white collar workers put the nation's capital at the top of the list for teleworking, a new study says.
The answer to the Great Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything is 42 (as Douglas Adams notes in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy series). Apparently, the answer to the Great Question of Server Processor Performance is even greater...
Review: Wikis In The Enterprise
Wikis can help you develop an easy-to-use collaborative workspace. We tested four commercial wikis: one software-based, one appliance and two hosted solutions. One offering stood out from the rest, thanks
Review: Outsourced Data Center Services
We evaluated four RFI proposals on behalf of our fictional company, which was seeking a partner to manage its server infrastructure. Of the quartet, we gave high marks to the
Air Time: Your TWE Pocket Field Guide
Technical White Elephants, or TWEs, are the product of an ill-informed imagination that postulates a simple solution to a complex problem. Here's a field guide to help keep you out
Air Time: Enterprise Wi-Fi: Obstacles And Opportunities
We recently surveyed our readers to get an update on their attitudes concerning enterprise WLAN adoption. We received responses from 276 individuals, getting a pretty good mix from midsized-to-large organizations. Our surveys don't typically make their way into the hands...
Skype Fails and Other Tails of VoIP Woes
The Registrar is reporting that el Skypo has fixed a problem with its SkypeIn service over in the motherland, the UK. Apparently users complained that the SkypeIn service was down for a week. The outage was particularly frustrating because Skype...
Second Thoughts: Palm Treo 700w
We loved the Palm Treo 700w the first time around. But in our re-review, we found Palm's first foray into the Windows World sorely lacking for real-world use.
Video, Photo Search Engine Taps RSS Feeds
Pixsy Corp. plans to make Web searching visual, and next week will launch a search engine that is designed to return thousands of photographs and video images from hundreds of
Daily Spin: Show Me the Money!
A recent survey indicates that half of Senior Execs polled are worried that not enough is being spent on IT so far this year. And yet just a few