Tivo Takes The Platform Plunge
Tivo wants outside developers to turn its digital set-top box into a home entertainment platform--and to turn up the heat on the company's competitors.
Time Warner Cable Plans To Carry AOL
Time Warner Cable plans to offer America Online's services and a customized version of its portal in a deal that's expected to boost the cable company's Internet business and expand AOL's advertising footprint.
MIT's Media Lab Europe To Fold
A partnership between the Massachusetts of Technology and the Irish Government, it will be phased out over a period of months.
SBC To Buy AT&T For $16 Billion
The deal, which combines a large regional phone company with the nation's largest supplier of business-communications networks, could kick off more mergers.
Goodbye, Verizon Wireless, Goodbye
Dear Verizon Wireless: There's no easy way to tell you this, so I'm just going to come out and say it. I have left you for another wireless company. And I'm taking the kids.
DocuPen: A Scanner The Size Of A Toothbrush
The DocuPen is designed to scan 8.5" wide pages in black and white without any computer assistance. It connects to the PC via USB for download and for battery recharge. It can store about 100 monochrome pages before you have to dump its 2Mb flash memory to disk.
Help For Health Care
President Bush is pressuring the health-care industry to expand its use of IT. But where will the money come from?
Web Services On Tap
Services-oriented architecture lets companies change processes to support business
Sun Releases Code
Company plans to make OpenSolaris available to anyone interested by midyear
MyDoom Turns 1, Impact Grows
One year after the debut of the MyDoom worm, security experts are characterizing it as the first worm to demonstrate the staying power and technical know-how of hackers.
Security Techs Go Begging For A Clear Safety Strategy
As the United States struggled to adjust to its dark new reality following the terror attacks of September 2001, one of the first phenomena to rise from the rubble was a booming security-technology market that today remains in runaway expansion mode. But all that activity hasn't yet translated into an effective vision for enhancing public safety, some industry experts say.
Business Technology: Defining The Business You Want To Be In
Concluding our three-part series on a new way of thinking about business technology, Bob Evans warns, "Companies that profess that IT doesn't matter or is simply wasteful overhead that needs to be gutted will grow increasingly isolated, sluggish, backward, and irrelevant."
IBM unveils technology to improve server performance and integrate applications