T-Mobile Aiming For Smarter Grid
The carrier's embedded SIMs will enable smart meters on a low-voltage transformer to communicate back to the utility over a smart grid.
Ubuntu CEO Sees Shift In Service Models
Mark Shuttleworth says he's pleased with "Jaunty Jackalope" but is really excited about how his operating system has become a catalyst for IT services and other market changes.
Yahoo Cutting 5% Of Jobs
Company execs blamed quarterly declines on currency fluctuations, the sale of Kelkoo, and lower fees from broadband partnerships, VoIP, and music subscriptions.
AT&T Beefs Up 3G Network
The carrier is looking to boost its downlink speed to 7.2 Mbps to accommodate a fleet of data-heavy devices, possibly including an updated iPhone.
Spam Is Killing The Planet
McAfee says that the energy required to send, route, and filter spam e-mail each year could power 2.4 million homes and release as much greenhouse gas as 3.1 million cars.
Salesforce Intros Free Mobile CRM App
The free application is a slimmed-down version of the company's existing mobile program, which gives mobile workers access on the go to customer data.
bMighty News Flash: Friday April 3, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Karen Gordon Mills confirmed to for SBA, Google buying Twitter? No-contract 3G modem, rural 4G broadband, Office for iPhone, WiMax as Betamax, free WiMax in Silicon Valley, Verizon app store, Conficker Symantec scam, PowerPoint security hole, Amazon Elastic Map Reduce. . .
Sierra Releases 3G Modem For Verizon
The modem can double as a removable storage drive, and customers can use Verizon's 3G network without having to sign up for a long-term contract.
HP Manages The Cloud With Cloud Assure
HP works with Cloud Assure customers to assess their IT environments' readiness for cloud computing and to monitor and manage the security and availability of cloud-based apps.
Zoho Updates Its Free Chat Application
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco today, Zoho is upgrading the free chat component of its suite of online business and productivity applications. Zoho Chat 2.0 supports multiple instant messaging protocols and integrates into the entire Zoho suite.