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Content posted in October 2002
Langa Letter: Wireless Poachers, Wireless Guests
Commentary  |  10/30/2002
Sharing your wireless connection should be a conscious choice, Fred Langa says. Too often, it's accidental.
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  10/29/2002
IT Confidential: Even The DMA Has Had Its Fill Of Spam
Commentary  |  10/25/2002
"We're getting hit -- left and right -- with legislation," Weintzen said.
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  10/25/2002
The Observer: Agile Is As Agile Does
Commentary  |  10/24/2002
All organizational change has at its root the insight of a single individual, writes industry observer Lou Bertin. And there's room for optimism that even government understands this.
Secret CIO: Information Alone Isn't Business Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/18/2002
The golden ring goes to those who present Just what is needed.
Langa Letter: Solving Word's Hidden ''Phone-Home Fields'' Problem
Commentary  |  10/17/2002
Microsoft's "hidden field" patch still leaves a back door open. Here's Fred's free two-click solution to close it.
Taking Stock: Don't Get Out Your Party Hats Just Yet
Commentary  |  10/14/2002
The economy remains on the brink of a double-dip recession.
Laptops And Mobile Users: Everything Old Is New Again
Commentary  |  10/11/2002
Servers didn't kill off the mainframe and PDAs won't deep six the laptop, says Carl Zetie. But what will be the laptop's continuing mission as PDAs get more sophisticated?
IT Confidential: Patent Woes And A Good Grudge Match
Commentary  |  10/11/2002
"Working directly with customers makes more sense," Dell said.
Taking Stock: New Thinking Wins In The Long Term
Commentary  |  10/10/2002
Earnings bad news isn't over, but innovation continues.
On The Horizon: Just Who Benefits From 20 More Years?
Commentary  |  10/4/2002
Plaintiffs say copyright extension infringes on free speech.
Taking Stock: A Bleak Beginning To Third-Quarter Results
Commentary  |  10/4/2002
Despite Motorola's disappointing results, not all the news is bad.
Taking Stock: Hang Tight, Rally Is Almost In Sight
Commentary  |  10/4/2002
The near-term outlook is weak, and budgets are locked up tight.
Langa Letter: USB-To-Whatever
Commentary  |  10/2/2002
Fred Langa illuminates the pervasive but little-understood world of USB, explaining how to hook it up to non-USB systems and peripherals--even in DOS!

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