IBM Opens Up Power Processor Design
It's shifting the focus of much of its processor design strategy from the chips to the creation of tightly integrated, high-performance architectures for specific industries and consumer applications.
Report: Massachusetts Tops In High Tech
A Milken Institute report says Massachusetts and California are the in the best position to take advantage of the high-tech economy as it bounces back from a downturn.
Opportunity Knocks For Voice Over IP
Jeff Pulver,who this year convinced the FCC to keep his company's Free World Dialup service free from regulatory constraints, says the industry needs to set its sights higher than merely providing voice services over the Internet.
RFID's First Real Hurdle: Bar Codes
Privacy concerns will create some turmoil, but near-universal investment in bar codes is the bigger hurdle now, according to a panel of tech insiders.
Decades after IBM introduced the System/360, the company still believes in mainframes
SmartAdvice: Measuring Business Value Of IT Investments
It's hard to quantify the return on IT investments, but it's in IT's best interests to help in the documentation effort, The Advisory Council says. Also, control VPN access from home computers to improve security, and look at what you want from your system before deciding whether to delay server upgrades.
Defense Taps IBM
Vendor will help the department determine RFID policies and assist in deployments
Bigger & Better
Just a few years ago, a data warehouse or transactional database that approached a terabyte was considered big. Today, "big" means tens of terabytes. Here's the story behind four of the largest data systems in the world, plus a government database project expected to reach up to 5 petabytes (or 5,000 terabytes) within several years and up to 50 petabytes in 20 years. All are examples of organizations pushing the edge of what's possible with database technologies.
IBM Touts Chip Breakthrough
It says it's found a way to apply semiconducting material in thin layers to surfaces larger than conventional silicon wafers at lower cost and with better performance.
A Better Foundation
Construction company upgrades infrastructure and apps to deliver data to employees in real time.
Langa Letter: Cool and Quiet, Part III
Fred Langa wraps up his exploration of the causes--and cures--of noisy PCs. His step-by-step process, including successes and failures, ensures you won't make mistakes as you work to make your PC cool and quiet.
Up And Running In A Disaster
Health First upgrades its data and image storage systems to provide faster recovery should disaster knock out its technology infrastructure