Has RIAA Blown Royalties Issue Out Of Proportion?
An attorney suggests during a Webnoize panel discussion that sampling techniques used in the broadcast world could provide a temporary fix for online music services, if only the recording industry would let it.
New BlackBerry Counterproductivity Tool
Sure, you rely on your BlackBerry for serious work-related tasks. But who'll know if you sneak in just a couple of minutes with this new--dare we say it--game?
IBM Buys CrossWorlds For $129M
The acquisition is expected to ease any worries CrossWorlds customers may have had about the long-term direction of the company's software integration technology.
Schwab's New CIO
Geoff Penney, who will replace Dawn Lepore as CIO next month, sums up his feelings about the new job: "I'm very excited, very honored--and a little nervous."
IBM Unveils Midrange Storage Products
To help set itself apart from rivals Dell and EMC, IBM will include Global Services that cover disaster tolerance, storage consolidation, and support for data protection.
CSC To Reissue Employee Stock Options
For workers, it makes the options meaningful again: Like many technology companies, CSC has seen its stock prices plummet in the last year. Its stock closed at $37.70 Monday, down from a 52-week high of $74.93.
Accenture Opens Offshore Facilities
To cope with a growing demand for application development and business process outsourcing, the online service provider is expanding in India and the Czech Republic.
Napster CEO Targets Q1 2002 Relaunch
More than six months after the popular file-swapping community voluntarily shut down to develop a commercial service, Napster's new CEO tells a digital entertainment gathering that music fans may have to wait a few months longer for its return.
Digging Deep Digitally
Researchers at Columbia University are building digital tools to dig up facts about our past.
"Microsoft's ability to track, profile, and monitor 165 million Passport users has far-reaching and profound implications for privacy protection."
I2 Returns To Supply-Chain Roots
I2 hopes its new upgrade will appeal to current customers in manufacturing and attract new customers in the retail and financial-services industries.
Digital River Adopts A Risky Strategy
Digital River may be the largest E-outsourcing company in the world. But can the electronic software-distribution service successfully remake itself into a leading E-commerce software and services firm?
IBM Introduces New Unix Server
The fastest entry-level Unix server on the planet? Well, maybe. The new hardware does promise low power consumption, self-healing technologies to maximize up-time, wireless system administration, and expanded internal storage.
EDS Posts Another Stellar Quarter
The IT services bellwether showcases the advantages it enjoys in a slumping, fear-driven economy, reporting growing revenue and record contract signings.
Nortel, IBM Team Up To Tackle Voice Over IP
Just a day after a similar announcement from Avaya and Accenture, Nortel and IBM join forces to help call centers converge their voice and data on a single, IP-based network.
Gates Outlines .Net Technology
Two days before he kicks off Windows XP in New York, Microsoft's chairman outlined for software developers a technology roadmap that could be even more important to them than the new operating system.
Scientists have demonstrated that teleportation is possible, at least with a photon or two. Wendy Wolfson spoke with noted physicists about teleporting something a little larger, using quantum computing techniques. Say, an iguana.