RFID Tag Makers Escalate Production
To be ready for RFID's expected growth in the coming years, vendors such as Texas Instruments and Philips Semiconductors are ramping up tag production.
Reap RFID Rewards
Smart readers can filter unwanted data from the RFID network before it gets into a database
AT&T is struggling to remake itself as a high-value IP services vendor, but time may be running out
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UPS Puts RFID To The Test
Logistics provider plans to use the technology in internal operations and eventually in services it offers customers
Get The Right Info
FullTilt Solutions' system manages product info and online catalog more efficiently
PC Power United
IBM project lets PC users donate computer power to create grid for researchers
SmartAdvice: Craft A Data-Center SLA So It Meets Business Needs
Outsourcing data-center work lets staff focus on higher-value activities, but pay attention to business metrics when drafting the agreement, The Advisory Council says. Also, RSS may be a useful tool depending on your's company's industry; and expect staff cultural challenges when switching from mainframe based apps to client/server or Web-based applications.
Overcapacity, Demand Aren't Concerns, Intel's Barrett Says
Speaking to business leaders in India, the Intel CEO says the company will invest $40 million to expand a design center in India. He also downplays inventory concerns and other concerns, saying press and analysts have a "one-day outlook."
Langa Letter: Why Freeware's A Solution, Not A Problem
Open-source, GPL, and other forms of freeware sometimes run afoul of myopic company licensing standards. But any organization that's cutting itself off from GPL and other legitimate forms of licensed freeware is seriously hurting its own business, Fred Langa says.
RFID Vendor Puts RFID To Work
Intermec will use RFID technology in its own manufacturing processes and will aggressively pursue RFID business in 2005.
Analyzing RFID's Reliability And Stability Limitations
RFID and bar codes are both auto-identification technologies, but bar codes have a much longer track record and therefore boast greater reliability. In addition to stability issues, there are other potential shortcomings in the readiness of RFID that enterprises must understand and weigh.
Sun Moves Up With NAS, Down With SAN
Besides unleashing Solaris 10, Sun Microsystems on Monday plans to turn the spotlight on new storage hardware and software as part of its quarterly product launch.
Microsoft Seizes PDA Market Lead From PalmSource
Microsoft led the market in the third quarter for operating systems used in personal digital assistants, surpassing for the first time the Palm OS that dominated the handheld-computer segment for years.