Why Skype Founders Paid Millions In Kazaa Suit
The Skype co-founders last week personally paid millions of dollars in the over $100 million plus settlement against Kazaa, which they also co-founded. Why did they fork over such big bucks, when they had sold the company long ago and...
SOTAs: The Telephony Code
Service orientation simplifies the building of telephony-enabled applications, but pitfalls still abound. Here's what vendors are up to and what you should look out for.
Linksys Releases Wireless-N For Small Businesses
The local area network product line uses the 802.11n wireless draft specification, designed to better handle bandwidth-hungry apps like video and VoIP. Still, there's no assurance they'll work with other
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Ok, some days the craziest press releases cross my email. They usually get deleted based on the headline, but this one caught my eye because the FUD factor just jumps out right from the title....
India Begins Trial IPTV Services
India's state-owned communications services provider, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will reportedly offer Internet Protocol TV services (IPTV) under the Tri-Band name, with trial services to soon start pilot runs
Web Brings War Home
Though it's not easy to upload large files to the Internet from Iraq, many soldiers are posting still and video images once they return home. The practice is gaining the
5 Ways To Get Vista's Security Now
Windows Vista is months away, and so is the additional security it's promising. Or is it? Why wait when you can give Windows XP a taste of Vista's User Account
Happy Sysadmin Day!
Today, July 28, has been designated as the 7th Annual System Administrator Appreciation Day and marks the launch of Sys Admin of the Year ??? a contest co-sponsored by Splunk, digg.com, Bawls (soda), LOPSA (League of Professional System Administrators, NaSPA...
Linksys Rolls Out Two VPN Routers
Linksys adds two new virtual private network (VPN) routers to its Small Business Series of small office-home office networking products.
That's right - freebies for your Friday. You know you missed them. Today's freebies are all about anti-spyware and online storage......
Thank You...Thank You Very Much
Here's a computer that the King would have stepped on a dozen blue suede shoes to get to. Computer designer Jeffrey Stephenson created a casemod in the shape of a classic Shure 55 Unidyne microphone, also known by many...
Managed Security Service Providers
With the threat of Web site defacement, worms and DoS attacks intensifying, we evaluated five managed security service providers on their ability to defend our fictional company, NWC Inc. Our
Let's Make a WiMAX Deal
What do you get when you combine a mega capitalist, a much-hyped technology such as WiMAX and established corporations looking to protect and expand their turf? Hint: It's worth $900
BuzzBites: Brokeback Biometrics
Tracking cattle with retina scanning technology. And could technology keep the best and brightest students engaged in science?
It's not a matter of "if" enterprise IT managers will be responsible for integrating digital video surveillance into their network and storage architectures, but "when." IT pros who understand
You SURE You Want Your YouTube?
Online video services like Google Video, YouTube, AOL Uncut and vMix present IT managers and execs with unforeseen liability and bandwidth challenges.
In our final print edition, we laugh at the Top 11 replacements for the Last Mile; a Nigerian e-mail scam gone wrong (for the scammer); and a salute to Last
Understanding SOA Governance
Your service-oriented architecture must be flexible enough to support changing business strategies and disciplined enough to enforce polices as well as maximize re-use of services. We examine the SOA
With Gates Away, Ballmer Takes The Stage
During annual meeting with financial analysts, Microsoft's CEO talks of building on Vista while growing the company's Internet advertising and entertainment businesses.
Oracle Ships New Warehouse Builder Tool
Oracle this week shipped release two of its Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g database tool, which solution providers can use to cleanse data and build analytics applications.
Mozilla Patches 13 Firefox Flaws
Mozilla rolls out a Firefox security update that patches 13 vulnerabilities, 8 of them judged "critical." The overall update has been tagged as "highly critical."