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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in August 2004
At 35, The Internet Remains A Work In Progress
News  |  8/29/2004  | 
Rsearchers are experimenting with ways to make the Net faster and increase its capacity.
Business Technology: When Change Is Inevitable, Embrace It
Commentary  |  8/27/2004  | 
There are signs that this extraordinary profession, which in 35 years has mutated in profound ways at breathtaking speeds, is simply in the midst of another massive overhaul, Bob Evans says.
Intel Offers Three-Way Wi-Fi Support
News  |  8/26/2004  | 
Notebook computers will begin shipping next month that support 802.11a, b, and g standards.
Big Business Is Not Immune
Commentary  |  8/26/2004  | 
The announcement yesterday by Attorney General John Ashcroft that the Justice Department had executed search warrants on five homes and one ISP in connection with alleged illegal copying and sharing of music and movie files didn't necessarily send shivers up the spines of business-technology managers-but maybe it should have.
Two Regional Bells Sue To Lift Access-Price Freeze
News  |  8/25/2004  | 
Verizon and Qwest have asked a federal court to force the FCC to drop its price freeze on the fees their competitors pay to connect to their regional networks.
Cisco Takes Hit After Increasing Stock Options
News  |  8/24/2004  | 
The networking equipment maker's stock price fell after it increased the number of stock option grants to employees, including CEO John Chambers.
Understanding The Cyberharassment Problem
Commentary  |  8/20/2004  | 
Here are some FAQ's to help understand the cyberharassment problem.
Tips To Avoid Cyberstalking
Commentary  |  8/20/2004  | 
Here's some tips to help avoid cyberstalking or cyberharassment.
Movie Studios Lose In Case Against File-Sharing Apps
News  |  8/20/2004  | 
The decision is likely to force the industry to take the more costly and less-popular route of going directly after file-swappers.
Canada Launches Probe Of Nortel Accounting
News  |  8/17/2004  | 
The criminal probe follows months of informal review of the company by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Navy-Marine Corps Intranet Gets New Leader
News  |  8/16/2004  | 
Rear Adm. James Godwin III has been appointed to head the intranet, replacing Rear Adm. Charles Munns.
Programs Aim For Safer Travel, Shorter Lines
News  |  8/13/2004  | 
Tests use biometrics and smart cards to ID frequent fliers and transport workers
SmartAdvice: Windows Versus Java Desktop System
Commentary  |  8/13/2004  | 
Consider support costs along with functionality when deciding whether to move to Java Desktop System, The Advisory Council says. Also, examine your priorities when divvying up work and personal time.
Cisco Outlook Takes Toll On Markets
News  |  8/11/2004  | 
The networking equipment maker's disappointing outlook for the first quarter helped send stocks lower.
Cisco Reports Strong Growth
News  |  8/10/2004  | 
Networking vendor says revenue and net income grew in the fourth quarter and for the full year.
Business Technology: From Offshore Outsourcing To Global Competitiveness
Commentary  |  8/6/2004  | 
Plenty of myths, half-truths, and misconceptions still swirl around the phenomenon of offshore outsourcing, so Optimize magazine will explore this idea next month with a special issue featuring subject-matter experts discussing how the larger idea is one of global competitiveness.
Olympics Fans Have Multiple Viewing Options
News  |  8/6/2004  | 
The Athens Games will be beamed to computers and cell phones as well as televisions, though Americans won't be able to see live video online.
AT&T May Write Down Consumer Business Assets
News  |  8/5/2004  | 
The switch to an emphasis on business services could mean a writedown of as much as $44 billion.
AOL Deals Adds Authentication To Its Anti-Spam Efforts
News  |  8/4/2004  | 
America Online has acquired the anti-spam company Mailblocks.
Dow Hires IBM To Take VoIP Project Over From EDS
News  |  8/3/2004  | 
Dow Chemical hires IBM under a seven-year, $1.1 billion contract to create a voice, data, and video network for its 50,000 employees.
SmartAdvice: Link Business Units With Common Architecture
Commentary  |  8/3/2004  | 
Empower your company with a defined enterprise information architecture, The Advisory Council says. Also, the pros and cons of using software and hardware emulation tools; and a review of network architecture means taking the big-picture view.

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