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Content tagged with Mobile posted in April 2004
Wal-Mart Takes First Shipments Of RFID-Tagged Products
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Cases and pallets of merchandise with the product-tracking tags arrived at seven of the retailer's stores in the Dallas area.
Regional Bells Cool To AT&T Proposal
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
BellSouth, Qwest, and SBC all were ooposed to AT&T's latest offer on access fees.
Senate Votes To Restore Ban On Taxing Internet Connections
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
It voted to restore the ban for four years, stopping short of the permanent ban OK'd by the House of Represntatives.
HP To Ship First RFID-Ready Goods
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
After some experimentation, HP says, it's getting 100% read rates on tagged cases and pallets.
Tibco Buying Business Process Firm In The U.K.
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The move marks the growing role of business-process management as part of enterprise integration.
Cisco And Ericsson Team On IP Technology
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
Cisco's strength in routers and switches and Ericsson's muscle in softswitches will be offered to wireline service providers.
Software Companies Are Tops In 1Q VC Funding
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The MoneyTree survey says software moved back into the top spot in the first quarter, edging past biotech.
IDS Scheer Announces Three Expanded BPM Partnerships
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
Increases integration with SAP xApps, Intalio, and Fuego.
Lawsuits On Internet File-Sharing Are Having An Effect
News  |  4/26/2004  | 
A Pew survey says more than 17 million Americans have stopped downloading music over the Internet--largely because they're afraid of copyright suits.
President Touts Broadband, High-Tech Jobs Of Future
News  |  4/26/2004  | 
He called on Congress to impose a permanent ban on taxing high-speed Internet hookups and touted proposals to make electronic medical records the norm.
Help For Storage Networking Troubles
News  |  4/23/2004  | 
AppIQ's Storage Authority Provisioning module is designed to error-proof and simplify efforts to allocate additional capacity to a storage network.
U.S. Internet Leadership Is Slipping
News  |  4/23/2004  | 
A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit says the United States now ranks sixth in E-readiness.
Future Perfect, If We Can Learn To Network
Commentary  |  4/22/2004  | 
It's technology optimists and visionaries who create the future, Carl Zetie says, so don't be afraid to fail if you want to define the future.
Cisco Reveals Significant Security Flaw
News  |  4/21/2004  | 
This one could open company routers to a denial-of-service attack.
Less With Less
News  |  4/20/2004  | 
Spend management is the latest supply-chain buzz - for good reason. But has the pendulum swung too far?
Sybase Software Captures Real-Time Data
News  |  4/20/2004  | 
Sybase Real-Time Data Services provides a direct database-to-messaging link, making it possible to immediately pass on critical information to people or applications that need to take action.
SAP Takes RFID To The Next Level
News  |  4/20/2004  | 
It has built functionality that lets its warehouse- and logistics-management software understand and act on RFID data.
Service-Oriented Architecture, Part ll: Leveraging The Legacy
News  |  4/19/2004  | 
Expensive, dysfunctional integration stymies efforts to gain full value from generations of investment in application systems. By supporting end-to-end business processes, a service-oriented architecture (SOA) promises to bridge foreign software lands.
Microsoft, Apple Target Broadcasters
News  |  4/19/2004  | 
New products range from desktop tools for video production to high-definition broadcasting.
Research Giant SAIC Launches BPM Practice
News  |  4/19/2004  | 
The $5.9 billion employee-owned research and engineering firm announced a "business process fusion" platform that incorporates Metastorm's e-Work software as its BPM component.
Manugistics, IBM Announce Partnership On Supply Chain Management
News  |  4/16/2004  | 
The firms' joint solutions will be aimed in part at helping customers take better advantage of radio frequency identification (RFID) and business process management.
EU Again Suspends Oracle-PeopleSoft Investigation
News  |  4/16/2004  | 
EU Again Suspends Oracle-PeopleSoft Investigation.
Pilot Software Drives New Direction Of Performance Management
News  |  4/13/2004  | 
Sophisticated applications and tools enable operational performance management. Debuts Hosted CRM Upgrade
News  |  4/13/2004  | 
The latest release includes a module that lets companies match their CRM environment with their existing business processes.
Homeland Security Spending $350M On Secure Network
News  |  4/12/2004  | 
Department officials want a modern IT infrastructure over which they can send classified information.
Cisco Warns Of Security Flaw
News  |  4/12/2004  | 
NetSuite 9.5 Redefines Web-Based Business
News  |  4/9/2004  | 
A single Web application integrates all business functions using an enhanced GUI.
AOL Shift May Make More Content Public
News  |  4/8/2004  | 
A behind-the-scenes technical change will let the company offer some content to non-subscribers as it tries to broaden its audience.
IBM Debuts Trio Of Compliance Products
News  |  4/8/2004  | 
The products are intended to help companies deal with the rising costs of complying with government regulations.
Site Launched To Help Others Build Health Infrastructure
News  |  4/7/2004  | 
The technical, clinical, financial, and legal information on the site comes from health-care providers that already have built their own data-sharing frameworks.
Report: Outsourcing Big In IT, Comms Industries
News  |  4/7/2004  | 
There are enough satisfied IT customers of offshore services to keep the outsourcing phenomenon growing, according to a new report examining the offshoring and exporting of U. S. jobs.
Siebel Launches SFA Package For The Pharmaceutical Industry
News  |  4/7/2004  | 
Siebel Pharma Field Analytics Builds On Top Of Siebel Analytics 7.7 software and gives sales people offline analytical tools that can offer insight into physician prescription trends and information on call effectiveness.
Onyx Software Acquires BPM Technology From Visuale
News  |  4/7/2004  | 
Onyx Software, a maker of customer relationship management applications, acquired the business process management technology of Visuale in a deal worth at least $4 million.
Broader Use For Broadband
News  |  4/6/2004  | 
Market-reserch firm In-Stat says 20% of households now use high-speed connections to access the Internet.
Service-Oriented Architecture: The Future is Now
News  |  4/5/2004  | 
This practical guide to the new era of "synthesized" computing tells you how to make applications that connect software artifacts in a flexible, logical fashion to streamline daily business processes.
Cost Of Compliance With Sarbanes-Oxley Can Be Cut By 50%
News  |  4/2/2004  | 
Gartner says that expanding and standardizing existing systems holds the key to savings.
Tech Stocks: Good Start For New Quarter
News  |  4/2/2004  | 
Upbeat economic news and reports helped the stock markets begin the second quarter on a winning note.

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