Yahoo Adds Sharing To Personalized Search
Yahoo released in beta an upgrade of its personalized search service that focuses on delivering more relevant results through online communities of people with similar interests.
Open Eyes, Open Source
Over the past year, I wrote several pieces about the open-source software boom in China. During that time, I was mostly silent about a related topic: the Chinese government.
Senate Ponders Toughest Data Protection Bill Yet
A wide-ranging data protection bill would send officials from companies who do not disclose security breaches to jail for up to five years, and would apply the RICO Act to identity theft gangs.
Phishing Up By 226%
Phishing is up dramatically over the last two months, according to data released by computer maker IBM and message-filtering firm Postini.
Pakistan Loses Internet, Chaos Ensues
While Pakistan must wait several days for its primary link to the Internet to be restored, commercial activities, particularly banking, are "a big disaster" without connections to the Web.
Hearings Spotlight Asia's Push To Adopt IPv6
In congressional hearings on the Internet upgrade to IPv6, much attention was focused Thursday on the presumed lead over the United States by Asian countries, which are boldly moving to the new Web technology.
Metro Ethernet Market Set To Skyrocket
Survey says metro Ethernet equipment sales reached $1.7 billion last year, and will continue to rise at a 26% compound annual growth rate through 2009.
AMD Sues Intel Again In Japan
AMD's antimonopoly lawsuit seeks $50 million in damages and charges rival Intel with paying large amounts of money to five PC makers to stop using AMD processors.
Sprint To Start WiMax Trials
This announcement comes on the heels of Nextel's saying it will try non-WiMax wireless broadband in the Washington, D.C., area.
3Com Still Struggling Despite Improved Sales
Despite its feverish efforts to regain the confidence of its investors, customers and partners, 3Com's latest financial numbers indicate that a turnaround is still far from complete.
AOL Boosts Video Search
America Online debuts on its free, enhanced video search that includes a new lightweight video viewer and speech-recognition technology that can give better results based on the audio of multimedia files.
SmartAdvice: Evaluate The Range Of Infrastructure-Monitoring Options
Best-of-breed systems are a good choice for large companies, but don't overlook open-source tools, The Advisory Council says. Also, demand for IT skills is driven by a number of factors, including new technologies, government regulation, and merger-and-acquisition activity.
Is THIS The New iPod Phone?
The Apple sites are notorious for rampant rumors, speculation and -- famously -- "leaked" mockups actually created by Apple fans with Photoshop.
Sometimes, however, even the most unlikely rumors -- such as, for example, that Apple would use Intel chips -- turn out to be true.
This image, posted on the Apple Insider site, may or may not be from Motorola a
Google, Yahoo Offer Maps APIs
Rivals Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. are offering application-programming interfaces for developers who want to use the companies' street maps on their own Web sites.
U.S. Risks Losing Nanotechnology Lead
The United States leads the world in nanotechnology, but its position can easily be lost if the nation fails to address emerging problems, a research firm says.
Intel's CEO Fires Back At AMD
Intel president and chief executive Paul Otellini responded to AMDs antitrust charges, stating that Intel will not change its business practices.
Veritas Software Under Attack
One of the seven vulnerabilities recently found in various Veritas backup components is under attack, says security vendor Symantec.