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Airborne Emergency Rooms Possible With Flying Wi-Fi
News  |  3/31/2009  | 
Incidents of passenger medical crises have been increasing as populations age and as more huge airliners come into service.
Gartner Says IT Spending Worse Than After Dot-Com Bust
News  |  3/31/2009  | 
Companies worldwide will spend 3.8% less on IT in 2009, significantly lower than the analyst firm's "worst-case" October forecast of a 2.3% increase.
bMighty News Flash: Tuesday March 31, 2009
News  |  3/31/2009  | 
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Internet ad sales, Ballmer feted, Google launches VC, small business job loss, Intel's Nehalem, Nehalem virtualization, wireless carriers standardize, AdMob mobile ad platform, ADTRAN IP communications, UC paging for SMBs, D-Link lifetime warranty, AccelOps all-in-one management, Hostway Exchange platform, Azaleos Exchange patent, Spam increasing, Conficker, MySpace Local, YouTube premium content, Web presence packages for SMBs, bye bye Enc
American Airlines Plans Fleet Of Flying Wi-Fi Hotspots
News  |  3/31/2009  | 
Service is scheduled for 150 domestic MD-80s this year to be followed by the rollout of the Wi-Fi service on Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Salesforce Keeps Tight Control On Cloud Development
News  |  3/26/2009  | 
The Force.com cloud platform provides an elastic environment for applications, but development in the cloud occurs within a constrained environment.
IBM Sees Costs Aligning With Green Tech
News  |  3/26/2009  | 
The company is soliciting ideas and promoting its own recommendations on conserving resources through its Smarter Planet approach.
Google Shaping iGoogle Into Web's Front End
News  |  3/26/2009  | 
The launch of gaming themes for iGoogle lets people express their personalities and interests, executive Marissa Mayer says.
Cisco CEO Touts Latest Collaboration Strategy
News  |  3/26/2009  | 
Cisco's new management approach will enable the company to tackle 28 key objectives this year instead of the one or two it could handle in the past, John Chambers says.
bMighty News Flash: Thursday March 26, 2009
News  |  3/26/2009  | 
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Small business optimism, Opera browser geolocation, hosted virtual desktops, MacBook Pro memory upgrade, Voice-powered Google search for BlackBerry, ContactsCalendarSync for G1 Android, Alltel My Circle, Adobe Flash for Android, mobile app store growth, Wedge Networks security appliance, protecedpdf Small Business Edition, Google services for Web sites, Twitter premium, Twitter best practices...
Sprint's WiMax Plans Include Gadgets
News  |  3/25/2009  | 
The company will light up 4G networks in places like Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, and Las Vegas by the end of the year.
Blockbuster, TiVo To Deliver Movies Online
News  |  3/25/2009  | 
Subscribers will be able to access movies through Blockbuster's On Demand service and store them on their TiVo DVRs.
Future Of Mobile Gaming Is Convergence
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
Developers need to integrate social networks, location, and music in order to reach the burgeoning market of mobile gamers, one Nokia executive suggests.
Few Companies Preparing For Looming Carbon Restrictions
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
Only about 18% of U.S. companies with between 1,000 and 10,000 employees expect to implement carbon management tools during the next 18 months, a new report shows.
Wozniak Joins DeepDyve Advisory Board
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
The Apple co-founder will offer advice on technology trends and user experience to the search engine company.
OnLive Delivers Gaming Through The Cloud
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
The startup is utilizing cloud computing to provide high-quality, 3-D games on demand without a console.
Tech Pros Show Flickers Of Optimism
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
Of those software developers surveyed, 62% think the U.S. government's economic stimulus programs will have a positive impact.
Sprint May Rent Excess Network Capacity
News  |  3/24/2009  | 
The company could use its data network to provide Internet connectivity for devices from SanDisk, Garmin, and Kodak.
10 Social Networking Sites For Your Business
Commentary  |  3/24/2009  | 
Between Facebook and Twitter, is there room for other social networks? Not only is there room, but the networks that aren't in the headlines every hour may be exactly the places you should be considering invaluable business resources.
Amazon Cloud Gains Traction For Enterprise Apps
News  |  3/23/2009  | 
Some software companies suggest it's a superior alternative to SaaS for hosting their offerings.
Government Action On Cloud Computing Urged
News  |  3/23/2009  | 
A new Google-supported report only paints with a broad brush what should and shouldn't be done, but delves deeper into the possibilities.
Femtocells Faster Than Standard Wireless, Tests Show
News  |  3/23/2009  | 
Using its HubBub CDMA femtocell technology, Airvana said that its test rates exceeded 2 Mbps in homes on a statistically reliable basis.
Salesforce.com Offers Twitter Customer-Service App
News  |  3/20/2009  | 
Comcast, Dell, and others will use the app to find and help customers who've turned to their social networks to solve product problems.
Verizon Wireless Tops Call Quality Study
News  |  3/20/2009  | 
Verizon had fewer complaints from its subscribers, but the difference in network quality is shrinking, according to J.D. Power and Associates.
IBM-Sun Rivalry May Finally Reach An Accord
News  |  3/19/2009  | 
One of the main reasons IBM is willing to pay a premium for Sun is that Sun owns Java, and Java IP is worth billions in future revenue to IBM.
Samsung Launches Mobile Movie Service
News  |  3/19/2009  | 
The company also unveiled its Tocco Ultra Edition media-enabled cell phone in Europe to coincide with the service.
SAS, NetSuite, Salesforce.com Announce Cloud Computing Efforts
News  |  3/19/2009  | 
SAS Institute will build a $70 million cloud computing facility, and NetSuite joins the platform-as-a-service market.
IBM-Sun Merger Called Anticompetitive
News  |  3/19/2009  | 
Industry group claims a Big Blue takeover of Sun would result in fewer choices and higher prices in the IT market.
Maximizing Your Cloud Applications
Features  |  3/19/2009  | 
Sluggish performance rates just behind security as a major headache for users of cloud-based apps. Can you break loose?
Recession Takes A Bite Out Of Pay-For-Performance Outsourcing
Features  |  3/19/2009  | 
The downturn is making it harder for companies to tie outsourcing to broader goals than basic cost cutting.
Cisco Needs BMC To Supply Unified Virtual Management
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
At stake is Cisco's blade server, which will combine converged network components, then link to virtualized network and store resources under a single management interface.
IBM + Sun: Too Late For Open Source?
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
Anything IBM could acquire from Sun's existing open source portfolio, it could develop on its own or buy more cost effectively from another vendor, analysts suggest.
Sun Unveils Open Cloud Computing Platform
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
The challenge to Amazon.com's Elastic Compute Cloud and S3 storage services is due out this summer.
Satellite, Digital X-Rays Used To Fight Malaria
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
The next phase of recent vaccination trials in remote "malaria belt" African countries is using cutting-edge networking and monitoring technology.
bMighty News Flash: Wednesday March 18, 2009
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Senate extends SBA programs, IBM buying Sun Microsystems, Criticism and praise for Obama's small business plan, Via Technologies design for mini-laptops, IBM, HP take swipes at Cisco's unified computing, Google Chrome Beta slow on Windows 7, iPhone 3.0 delivers cut, paste, and more, Cybersquatting reaches record levels, Panda Security offers cheaper Security-as-a-Service to SMBs, Google updates Unread in Gmail, Electronic Privacy Informatio
iPhone 3.0 Gets Rush Of Business Software Support
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
Oracle, SAP, Sybase, and Workday are acknowledging the growing use of iPhones in business with new applications and development kits.
IBM-Sun Deal Would Create Business Software Monolith
News  |  3/18/2009  | 
Official sources won't rule out reports of a pending $6.5 billion deal, while observers say acquisition would make sense.
Comcast To Offer WiMax Service
News  |  3/17/2009  | 
The cable company will likely resell Clearwire's product as part of a "quadruple play" that offers cable, home phone, residential Internet, and mobile broadband services.
Cybersquatting Hits All-Time Record
News  |  3/17/2009  | 
Concerns have even slowed a plan that ICANN announced last year to introduce new top-level domains.
Competitors Jab At Cisco's Unified Data Center System
News  |  3/17/2009  | 
Cisco's big, ambitious vision puts it in a brave new world of competition, one fraught with challenges and holes competitors are eager to pick at.
Cloudera's Cloud Could Unlock Doors For Open Source
News  |  3/16/2009  | 
The company's first commercial version of Hadoop allows cloud-powered servers to store petabytes worth of information.
Cisco To Sell Blade Servers With Virtualization, Storage
News  |  3/16/2009  | 
The company's Unified Computing System brings it into direct competition with some of its existing partners, such as HP, Dell, and IBM.
Amazon Offers You Your Own Little Place In The Clouds
News  |  3/13/2009  | 
The company's Reserved Instances EC2 service allows companies to reserve both processing and storage capacity ahead of time, instead of rolling the dice.
FairPoint Faces Challenges In Northeast
News  |  3/13/2009  | 
The business in the three northern New England states accounts for more than 60% of FairPoint's business.
Yahoo Lights Friends On Fire
News  |  3/13/2009  | 
The Facebook application based on Yahoo's Fire Eagle software lets social network friends know where you are and what you're up to.
bMighty News Flash: Friday March 13, 2009
News  |  3/13/2009  | 
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: FBI probe of Vivek Kundra, Firefox beta release, Yahoo's FireEagle on Facebook, Palm Pre vs. iPhone and BlackBerry, Symbian platform release schedule, rumors of Android Cupcake, GlobalScape file sharing update, Dell all-in-one tackes iMac, PC makers target SMBs, stimulus for veteran-owned SMBs, Twitter drives traffic, Facebook outpaces Yahoo traffic, CDW seeks SMB partners, Zer01 unlimited mobile plan, Google Voice threatens Android, Linux
Open Source Use On The Rise, But Management Policies Lag
News  |  3/12/2009  | 
Among the biggest concerns keeping both large and small developers up at night are licensing and support.
bMighty News Flash: Thursday March 12, 2009
News  |  3/12/2009  | 
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: SMBs profitable, Google Voice, SMBs recover first, HP-USA.NET collaboration, telecommunting, eBay retrenches, Amazon price cut, retail sales numbers, new FB homepage, Hulu social network, word of mouth ad impressions, Google search share, Plaxo features, FB referall leader...
HP Execs: 'Don't Spend More, Spend Smarter'
News  |  3/11/2009  | 
The company is ramping up efforts to match EDS consultants with companies looking to improve existing data centers or help design new ones.
Yahoo Subsidiary Finds Users Willing To Pay To Play
News  |  3/11/2009  | 
The media site's Zimbra open source mail product edges past Gmail with 40 million paid mailbox users.
MIT's Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award
News  |  3/11/2009  | 
The second woman ever to win the "Nobel Prize of computing" is turning her focus toward the security of online storage.
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