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Content tagged with Mobile posted in December 2003
Mad Cow Scare May Spur High-Tech Tracking
News  |  12/31/2003  | 
It could speed the move to a centralized system that electronically tracks animals as they move from fields to feed lots to stores.
Instant Messengers, Media Players Top List Of Apps Used To Access The Net
News  |  12/30/2003  | 
A Nielsen/NetRatings survey says three of four people connect to the Internet by using apps that aren't Web browsers.
Study: Home Networking Market Ripe For Change
News  |  12/29/2003  | 
An NPD Group survey says Dell and HP are the leaders in home networking for now, but will have to adapt as the market evolves beyond PC-centric shores.
New Network To Link Scientists In U.S., Russia, China
News  |  12/23/2003  | 
A new computer network for scientists is the first step toward a 10-Gbyte-per-second link.
Streaming Mars
News  |  12/19/2003  | 
Speedera Networks is providing high-performance content-delivery services to help the European Space Agency stream video from its Mars Express probe back to Earth on Christmas Eve.
Western Tilt, Reliance On English Keep Internet From Global Expansion
News  |  12/18/2003  | 
Even with access, the Internet remains meaningless to much of the world's population due to a lack of compelling content in native languages.
SmartAdvice: Tracking IT's Value
Commentary  |  12/17/2003  | 
The Advisory Council suggests you consider new approaches to managing these initiatives: Measuring IT investments, Windows rights management, and selecting vendors.
Deployment Project Speeds Info Flow For Pharmaceutical Maker in Britian
News  |  12/17/2003  | 
Using offline software from Backweb Technologies, Boehringer can let salespeople use even the slowest connection speeds to replicate the company's Plumtree portal for later reference.
Defense Department Pushes Ahead With RFID Tests
News  |  12/15/2003  | 
It's planning four pilot tests that will start in Feburary, but a department spokesman admits real returns are a few years away.
U.N. Summit Ends With Net Expansion Plans
News  |  12/12/2003  | 
Delegates OK'd an ambitious plan to deliver Internet and other technologies to the world's poorest regions, but most of the tough decisions were deferred for two years.
Former WorldCom President John Sidgmore Dies
News  |  12/12/2003  | 
He helped reveal the accounting troubles that led to the biggest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
IRS Inks $50 Million Hardware Deal With HP
News  |  12/11/2003  | 
The agency will buy 3,000 servers and 30 storage area networks as it seeks to upgrade and simplify its systems.
Qwest And AT&T Dive Into Residential Voice Over IP
News  |  12/11/2003  | 
Qwest is becoming the first regional Bell company to offer residential Internet phone service; AT&T is broadening its Internet telephony offerings to consumers.
Phone Companies Cut Prices On Fast Internet Service
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
They're lowering prices to try to make up ground on cable companies, which control about two-thirds of the growing market for high-speed service.
3Com Gets Help From EDS
News  |  12/2/2003  | 
The IT services firm will offer 3Com products to business clients, giving the maker of networking equipment a boost as it tries to re-enter the enterprise market.

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