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Content tagged with Mobile posted in March 2004
Opportunity Knocks For Voice Over IP
News  |  3/31/2004  | 
Jeff Pulver,who this year convinced the FCC to keep his company's Free World Dialup service free from regulatory constraints, says the industry needs to set its sights higher than merely providing voice services over the Internet.
Major League Baseball Extends Deal With Sun
News  |  3/30/2004  | 
Under terms of the two-year extension, Sun will remain the technology provider for baseball's Web site and associated services.
Another Cisco Acquisition
News  |  3/29/2004  | 
IT Confidence Hits A Very High Note
News  |  3/25/2004  | 
The quarterly InformationWeek IT Confidence Index reached a record high 1,655 in March, up 18% from December and a whopping 119% from a year earlier.
Court Blocks Municipalities From Offering Phone Service
News  |  3/25/2004  | 
The ruling is another victory for regional phone companies and could affect telephony's move to voice over IP.
Group Aims To Bring Structure To Business-Performance Management
News  |  3/25/2004  | 
The BPM Standards Group issued a standard defining business-performance management and is working on a standard framework of methodologies and processes.
Software Licensing Set For Dramatic Shifts
News  |  3/24/2004  | 
Software licensing is about to change--change big and change fast, a research firm predicted Tuesday.
Circle of Friends
News  |  3/23/2004  | 
Social networking with software: It can be positive, but not as a goal in itself.
PeopleSoft Unveils CRM Packages
News  |  3/23/2004  | 
PeopleSoft Inc. on Monday unveiled customer relationship management (CRM) software for financial institutions, insurers, and colleges.
Governance as Catalyst: The New Management System
News  |  3/23/2004  | 
Corporate governance regulations are pushing businesses to get serious about how they manage business processes. Here's how an integrated, process-based approach can become the focus of the first true "management system."
Money Systems Melded
News  |  3/22/2004  | 
HP Details Its Plans For Small And Midsize Business Market
News  |  3/22/2004  | 
The company aims to increase its presence among potential customers with new products, including an entry-level server and an easy-to-use backup and recovery system.
RedPrairie Upgrades Warehouse System
News  |  3/22/2004  | 
RedPrairie Corp. on Friday unveiled an upgrade of its warehouse-management system that includes customs, labor management, and billing modules.
IntelligentApplications: Read All About It!
News  |  3/19/2004  | 
IntelligentERP is now IntelligentApplications
Avicon Introduces RFID Consulting Services Focused on Improving Supply Chain Performance
News  |  3/18/2004  | 
IntelligentApplications News - March 15, 2004
DataMirror and Andrews Consulting Group Extend Support for Leading ERP Applications
News  |  3/18/2004  | 
IntelligentApplications News - March 16, 2004
Department Of Defense Turns To IBM For RFID Expertise
News  |  3/18/2004  | 
The three-year consulting contract includes services to help the department develop a strategy for using RFID to improve its supply system and inventory management.
IBM Lands Two University Grid Projects
News  |  3/17/2004  | 
Both the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oregon will implement the company's grid technologies on their campuses.
Demand Chain Performance Management in Consumer Goods
News  |  3/16/2004  | 
The marketing-IT-operations ecosystem dynamic is leading to change
Production Of IT Equipment Grows Faster Than Overall Industrial Production
News  |  3/15/2004  | 
The Federal Reserve says production of computer and office equipment rose a seasonally adjusted 2.1% in February, compared with 0.7% for overall industrial production.
Financial Reporting: Could Compliance Get Easier?
News  |  3/15/2004  | 
The first round of a financial-reporting auditing standard was made public last week, a step toward providing guidelines for companies struggling to implement systems compliant with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Prescribing RFID
News  |  3/15/2004  | 
Cisco's Security Acquisition Spree Continues
News  |  3/12/2004  | 
It plans to acquire security startup Twingo Systems for about $5 million in cash.
Cognos Buys Its Way Into Europe
News  |  3/10/2004  | 
Cognos will use Softa's expertise in an effort to expand sales of Cognos' corporate performance-management apps in Europe.
ReportingEngines' Formula One
News  |  3/8/2004  | 
Product Profile
FCC Chairman Visits Broadband Project
News  |  3/8/2004  | 
The broadband over power line project in a rural North Carolina is designed to provide competitive alternatives to DSL and cable modem service.
The Net Via Power Lines
News  |  3/5/2004  | 
Utility to let customers access the Internet through standard electrical outlets
Albertsons Joins RFID Brigade
News  |  3/5/2004  | 
Like Wal-Mart and Target, the food and drug retailer is mandating that suppliers tag cases and pallets they ship with RFID tags.
PeopleSoft Expands Linux Support
News  |  3/4/2004  | 
PeopleSoft Inc. says the next version of its EnterpriseOne suite would support Linux from Red Hat Inc.
One Storage Vendor Buys Another
News  |  3/2/2004  | 
Applied Micro Circuits acquires 3ware for $150 million to offer lower-cost alternatives.
WebEx, Salesforce Integrate Services
News  |  3/2/2004  | and WebEx Communications Inc. on Monday said they have agreed to integrate that latter company's web conferencing service with Salesforce's Internet-based customer relationship management service.
WebMethods Unveils Software for Financial Services
News  |  3/2/2004  | 
Infrastructure software vendor WebMethods Inc. unveils four products tailored for the financial services industry.
US Enterprises Open IT Purse Strings
News  |  3/2/2004  | 
U.S. companies started out the year with an IT spending bang, said research firm Gartner
Server Market, Linux Use Show Continued Growth
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
The worldwide server market posted growth for the third consecutive quarter at the end of 2003, with Linux use continuing to accelerate.
German Retailer Halts Radio Chip Practice
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
Metro Group says it will stop putting smart tag chips inside its customer-loyalty cards--a practice that had sparked protests from privacy advocates.
AOL Discontinues Bundled Broadband Offer
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
It's now requiring subscribers to provide their own high-speed connection via DSL or cable modem.

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