IBM Opens Up Power Processor Design
It's shifting the focus of much of its processor design strategy from the chips to the creation of tightly integrated, high-performance architectures for specific industries and consumer applications.
Report: Massachusetts Tops In High Tech
A Milken Institute report says Massachusetts and California are the in the best position to take advantage of the high-tech economy as it bounces back from a downturn.
Adaptec Array Backs Up Local Data
Adaptec unveiled a storage array expressly designed for backing up the local data on company desktops and laptops that escapes copying when business application servers are backed up.
Opportunity Knocks For Voice Over IP
Jeff Pulver,who this year convinced the FCC to keep his company's Free World Dialup service free from regulatory constraints, says the industry needs to set its sights higher than merely providing voice services over the Internet.
Spim, Like Spam, Is On The Rise
Research firms have different numbers, but all agree that there's no shortage of the unsolicited commercial instant messages.
Gates Aims For 2006 Longhorn Release
The Microsoft chairman committed to an alpha release of the operating system this year, but didn't commit to a beta release, which the vendor had scheduled for this year.
OpenOffice Updates Free Suite
The newest release of OpenOffice.org's business application suite includes bug fixes, improvements in the PDF files export function, and a tool to download spelling and thesaurus dictionaries.
RFID's First Real Hurdle: Bar Codes
Privacy concerns will create some turmoil, but near-universal investment in bar codes is the bigger hurdle now, according to a panel of tech insiders.
Red Hat CEO Backtracks From Channel Plans
The Linux software leader will continue to work with "large-scale" systems integrators but won't have a traditional channel program. Its strategy focuses on the enterprise marketplace.
Business Objects Signs Distribution Pact With Agilysys
Business Objects penned a distribution deal with Agilysys, a computer products reseller, in move that Business Objects said will allow it to increase its emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses that use IBM equipment.
SPRING CONFERENCE: Hilton Seeks To Set Standards
CIO Tim Harvey told the InformationWeek Spring Conference that he's concerned about a growing split in IT standards between Hilton and Hilton International, which owns the brand name outside the United States.
Google Gets Personal
It rolled out a test version of tools for personalized searches as it tries to boost user loyalty in an effort to maintain its lead as the Web's most popular destination.