Content tagged with Finance
posted in November 2008
IBM Plunges Into 'Business Event Management,' Helping Define Field
News  |  11/26/2008  | 
The fairly new field of complex event processing sets parameters around a software event and triggers alerts if the rules governing it are violated.
PayPal Adds SMS Authentication Service
News  |  11/25/2008  | 
In a bid to add more security, the online payment company will offer the option of having a unique code sent to the user's cell phone prior to logging in.
Researcher Slashes 2009 Forecast For PC Shipments
News  |  11/20/2008  | 
Rapidly deteriorating conditions in the global economy and financial system are likely to lead fewer businesses to invest in technology next year.
Cell Phones As Wallets One Step Closer
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The GSM Association called for most mainstream cell phones to have NFC technology, which paves the way for phones to be used as contactless payment devices.
Semiconductor Industry Faces First Year Of Revenue Decline Since 2001
News  |  11/19/2008  | 
The global economic downturn may make 2008 the first year-to-year decline for the industry since the dot-com bust of 2001, said iSuppli.
Online Gambling Ban Approved
News  |  11/13/2008  | 
The law, scheduled to take effect in December 2009, prohibits payments made through credit cards, electronic funds transfers, and checks related to online wagers.
IT Job Market Proving To Be Resilient -- So Far
News  |  11/13/2008  | 
In these troubled economic times, IT employment is holding up well and continues to outperform the general employment market.
Best Buy Slammed By Drop In Consumer Spending
News  |  11/12/2008  | 
The consumer electronics retailer said the economic turmoil will cause same-store sales to fall up to 8% for the fiscal year, rather than the 2% to 3% growth it predicted.
Actuate Intensifies Focus On Open Source
News  |  11/10/2008  | 
The next release of Actuate's business intelligence software includes more support for its Eclipse Foundation project started four years ago.
Google To Host Financial Services Summit Nov. 19
News  |  11/7/2008  | 
U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, is slated to deliver the keynote speech.


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