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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in April 2004
Wal-Mart Takes First Shipments Of RFID-Tagged Products
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Cases and pallets of merchandise with the product-tracking tags arrived at seven of the retailer's stores in the Dallas area.
Regional Bells Cool To AT&T Proposal
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
BellSouth, Qwest, and SBC all were ooposed to AT&T's latest offer on access fees.
Senate Votes To Restore Ban On Taxing Internet Connections
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
It voted to restore the ban for four years, stopping short of the permanent ban OK'd by the House of Represntatives.
HP To Ship First RFID-Ready Goods
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
After some experimentation, HP says, it's getting 100% read rates on tagged cases and pallets.
Cisco And Ericsson Team On IP Technology
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
Cisco's strength in routers and switches and Ericsson's muscle in softswitches will be offered to wireline service providers.
Lawsuits On Internet File-Sharing Are Having An Effect
News  |  4/26/2004  | 
A Pew survey says more than 17 million Americans have stopped downloading music over the Internet--largely because they're afraid of copyright suits.
President Touts Broadband, High-Tech Jobs Of Future
News  |  4/26/2004  | 
He called on Congress to impose a permanent ban on taxing high-speed Internet hookups and touted proposals to make electronic medical records the norm.
Help For Storage Networking Troubles
News  |  4/23/2004  | 
AppIQ's Storage Authority Provisioning module is designed to error-proof and simplify efforts to allocate additional capacity to a storage network.
U.S. Internet Leadership Is Slipping
News  |  4/23/2004  | 
A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit says the United States now ranks sixth in E-readiness.
Future Perfect, If We Can Learn To Network
Commentary  |  4/22/2004  | 
It's technology optimists and visionaries who create the future, Carl Zetie says, so don't be afraid to fail if you want to define the future.
Cisco Reveals Significant Security Flaw
News  |  4/21/2004  | 
This one could open company routers to a denial-of-service attack.
Microsoft, Apple Target Broadcasters
News  |  4/19/2004  | 
New products range from desktop tools for video production to high-definition broadcasting.
Homeland Security Spending $350M On Secure Network
News  |  4/12/2004  | 
Department officials want a modern IT infrastructure over which they can send classified information.
Cisco Warns Of Security Flaw
News  |  4/12/2004  | 
AOL Shift May Make More Content Public
News  |  4/8/2004  | 
A behind-the-scenes technical change will let the company offer some content to non-subscribers as it tries to broaden its audience.
Site Launched To Help Others Build Health Infrastructure
News  |  4/7/2004  | 
The technical, clinical, financial, and legal information on the site comes from health-care providers that already have built their own data-sharing frameworks.
Broader Use For Broadband
News  |  4/6/2004  | 
Market-reserch firm In-Stat says 20% of households now use high-speed connections to access the Internet.

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