Ted Koppel Mulling Move to Satellite Radio
A short, frothy interview in Editor & Publisher posted online yesterday revealed that Nightline host Ted Koppel, one of the leading TV journalists of the past three decades and a master of the substantive political interview, is seriously considering a move to Sirius radio -- or XM.
A $402 million deal between IBM and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center aims to cut operating costs with improved efficiency, while also co-developing IT products the rest of the industry may use
Business Technology: The Real Impact Of The IBM-UPMC Deal
The stunning deal between IBM and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is not only a landmark for those two organizations but a new standard for the type of forward-looking, precedent-setting relationship that should begin to characterize the new ways the IT customers and vendors regard each other, Bob Evans says.
Zafi-D Leads Top 10 Viruses in April
The virus Zafi-D, which first appeared on the Internet at the end of last year, led a monthly list of top 10 viruses for the fifth straight month in April.
Ariba Opens Its E-Procurement Platform
The supply-chain vendor is opening up its Web-based supplier network to companies that currently don't use its software with a new subscription-based service.
Dell To Expand India Outsourcing
Dell plans to add 2,000 people in India by year's end as the PC maker seeks to make the country a hub for software development and back-office work, an Associated Press report said.
Firefox Tops 50 Million Downloads
Web-analytics firm OneStat.com reports that Firefox has captured 8.69% of the global browser market share. That represents a 0.24% increase since February. In the period between November and February, Firefox usage grew at a rate of more than 1%.
E-Passport Makers Hail U.S. Retreat
Global electronic passports suppliers hailed a decision by the U.S. State Department to drop a requirement for additional security measures in next-generation U.S. passports.
Symantec Offers New Suite Deal
Symantec this week plans to introduce a way for solution providers to quickly outfit customers with a comprehensive suite of IT life-cycle management tools.
Microsoft Unveils New Auto Industry Drive
Through its new Microsoft Peak Performance Initiative, the company will use open industry standards and Internet services to generate products and services for the auto industry.
Bad Apple Stinks
For many years now, I've been a fan of Apple Computer. That is, I'm a fan of the Apple Computer that produced the iMac, OS X, and Darwin--not the idiot twin who staggers around Cupertino, leering at old ladies and spilling cheap beer all over its ratty Think Different" T-shirt.
SAP Gets Rich
SAP application data is about to get a lot flashier.
Pope Domain Donated To Charity
The computer-book author who registered the Pope BenedictXVI.com Internet address days before Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected to the position has donated the URL to a New York charity.
Beware The VoIP Boom?
VoIP is growing worldwide, so what could be the problem? Quality of service and other issues loom.
Same Old Story
It's déjà vu all over again - but is anyone listening this time?
A panel of top-tier user companies this week once again sounded the call for software vendors to start delivering better quality products.
They also made it clear that they long to be close to you - vendors that is. For all the endless marketing blather we hear about customer relationship management, it's clear that the only k
AOL Begins Beta Test Of AIM Overhaul
America Online launches in beta an overhaul of its instant messaging client that expands the product's communication capabilities to include enhanced PC-to-PC voice and streaming video messaging and media file transfers.
Apple Lets Loose 'Tiger' OS
Solution providers say Macintosh users will want to get their claws on "Tiger," the latest version of Apple's operating system, which is slated to ship late Friday.
QlikTech Upgrades Flagship BI Tool
The new version of QlikView supports Intel's x64 and Itanium 64-bit platforms, which remove the 4 gigabyte memory limit of 32-bit systems.
Fast Road to IT Governance
After four years in stealth mode, a new company that applies BI technology to IT governance officially launched yesterday.
Wal-Mart Custom CD Music Service: No Burner Required
The custom CD music site is an addition to Wal-Mart's downloadable music site and similar to a service Starbucks began rolling out in October. Separately, RealNetworks introduced a version of its Rhapsody music service that will let nonsubscribers listen to 25 songs free each month.
Dual-Core CPUs Will Rule By 2007
That dual-core processors will triumph is inevitable, so get used to it. A research firm predicts that by 2007, most server and desktop CPUs will be dual designs.