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YouTooCanTube: How Businesses Can Put Web Video To Use
Features  |  9/29/2006
New products from Cisco and others will help them make informal video like YouTube's relevant to their companies.
A Computer Display You Can Put In Your Pocket
News  |  9/29/2006
Brits work on thin, flexible display that can be rolled and folded.
Startup Turns To Specialized Processors For Low-Cost Supercomputing Power
News  |  9/29/2006
PeakStream uses graphics and other chips to boost performance of scientific and financial apps by 20 times.
Highlights At Demo Show: Carry Your Desktop On Your iPod, $70 PCs, And Virtual Apps
Features  |  9/29/2006
Startups vied for attention and weren't shy with the on-stage tricks at this year's coming-out party
Intel Touts Advancements In Energy Efficiency At Developer Forum
News  |  9/29/2006
The new chips provide more power and consume less energy, CEO Otellini says.
Intel Sets Sights On Quad Core With New Processors
News  |  9/29/2006
Intel hopes to become the defining force in an emerging market for mainstream multicore processing with its first quad-core chips, slated to hit the market in about a month.
Battery Boasts USB Rechargeability
News  |  9/29/2006
The batteries, which recharge by plugging into a USB port, are already for sale in the United Kingdom and will be available soon in the United States.
Panduit Licenses IBM Server Cooling Technology
News  |  9/28/2006
Panduit plans to incorporate the technology into its line of networking and electrical products for the data center.
Google, Intel Call For Vastly More Efficient PC Power Supplies
News  |  9/26/2006
Google says it has increased the efficiency of power supplies from 60-70% to 90%, and the same efficiency is within reach for consumer PCs.
Intel To Land First Blow In Quad-Core Fight With AMD
News  |  9/26/2006
Intel's first quad-core x86-based processors will hit the market in November and be used in high-end gaming systems. Its first mainstream desktop version will be ready in the first quarter of 2007.
Quad-Core Processor Forecast
Features  |  9/26/2006
Here's a quick guide to help you sort through the blizzard of CPU information spewing forth from Intel and AMD as they preview their respective quad-core plans.
Opinion: High-Definition Video--Bad For Consumers, Bad For Hollywood
Commentary  |  9/26/2006
Digital rights management gadgetry has turned high-definition video into a lumbering dinosaur that consumers won't want to buy. And a good thing, too--because Hollywood doesn't know what to do with HD, says Cory Doctorow.
Battery Fires A Different Beast From Data Center Heat Issues
News  |  9/22/2006
Battery problems have led to recalls, and also airplane bans.
New Cooling Technologies Tackle Data Center Heat
News  |  9/22/2006
From water-cooled systems to spraying liquids directly on chips and motherboards, IT managers need to consider new ways to cool off their data centers.
Motorola Sleek Meets Symbol Rugged In $3.9B Buyout
News  |  9/22/2006
Some customers see the acquisition as a marriage made in heaven.
India, IBM Set Out To Build Billion-Person Web Portal
News  |  9/22/2006
India central government has enlisted IBM to help it build a Web portal that citizens can use to access thousands of services, ranging from business permits to housing subsidies and tax advice.
Disrupt-O-Meter
News  |  9/22/2006
A look at emerging technology that's disruptive--and that isn't.
Intel Laser Chip May Transform Data Center Management
News  |  9/22/2006
Intel says it will create transceivers that can operate at 1 terabit-per-second speeds -- or about 1,000 times faster than the Ethernet connections now used in data centers.
New Challenges For Data Center Managers
Features  |  9/22/2006
You need to know about power, cooling, facilities management, real estate, security, and a host of other issues.
AMD's New Chip Ploy--Open Source Sockets
News  |  9/20/2006
By publishing its Opteron socket specification, AMD is making it easier for chipmakers to design processors that just snap into an AMD motherboard.
Miniature Storage Arrays Deliver Space-Saving Punch
News  |  9/20/2006
You might think storage using miniature drive cages isn't fast enough and doesn't have sufficient capacity to be practical. But you'd be wrong, says columnist Eric Hall.
Intel Laser Chip Could Transform Future Data Centers
News  |  9/19/2006
The chipmaker says it can create transceivers that operate about 1,000 times faster than the 1 Gbps to 10 Gbps connections currently used in data centers.
Startup Aims To Harness Specialized Chips To Make Supercomputing Affordable
News  |  9/18/2006
PeakStream is working on using graphics chips and other specialized processors to boost performance for scientific and technical applications up to 20-fold.
Brief: Microsoft Readies Zune For The Holidays
Features  |  9/18/2006
Its portable media player has at least one feature the iPod doesn't: the ability to wirelessly transfer content.
Brief: Symantec-Juniper Partnership Makes Sense Amid New Rivals
News  |  9/18/2006
Microsoft and Cisco are among those ramping up security capabilities.
With New Software, PDAs Can Manage Windows Servers Remotely
News  |  9/18/2006
The Avocent software runs on a BlackBerry or any Windows Mobile 5-based device. Two packages provide different levels of administration features and functions.
IBM Adds Problem Resolution Toolkit In Drive For Self-Healing IT Systems
News  |  9/18/2006
The toolkit helps developers build a database of common problems and their solutions.
Former PC Industry Darling Tries For Comeback As Dell 2.0
News  |  9/15/2006
Founder and Chairman Michael Dell acknowledged that the company's direct sales model is no longer enough.
Startup To Release Cheap, Fast Programmable Chip
Features  |  9/15/2006
Velogix says its digital-signal FPGAs cost a third of what other programmable chips cost and are 10 times as powerful.
Extreme-Temperature Battery Touts Itself For The Data Center
Features  |  9/15/2006
Altair's new batteries are designed to endure tens of thousands of full-charge cycles, compared with less than 700 for more conventional lead-acid batteries.
In Depth: The Transformation Of EMC
Features  |  9/15/2006
Best known as a storage hardware vendor, EMC has spent more than $7 billion to become more of a software and services company. Is the strategy working?
Sun, IBM Offer Technology To Protect Customer Data
News  |  9/15/2006
Building encryption technology into tape drives will make data impossible to read if it's stolen or lost.
The Ticker
News  |  9/13/2006
Technology and business news briefs.
Dell Seeks To Reinvent Itself Amidst SEC Probe And Other Distractions
News  |  9/12/2006
Michael Dell and other execs talked up "Dell 2.0" on Tuesday, the company's new strategy for growing its business.
New IBM Technology Designed To Combat Consumer Data Theft
News  |  9/12/2006
The technology encrypts Social Security numbers, credit card information, and other customer data archived on magnetic tape.
AMD Virtual Trade Show Targets IT Decision Makers
News  |  9/11/2006
The online trade show is aimed at high-level tech buyers who often don't attend shows in person.
'We Are A Company In Transition,' Says HP's Hurd
News  |  9/11/2006
Hurd has identified three big growth areas: commercial printing and managing networks of printers, data center automation, and selling more laptops and handheld computers paired with better data security software.
It's No Game: IBM Uses PlayStation Chip For New Supercomputer
News  |  9/8/2006
IBM is working with Los Alamos to install the first phase of the latest supercomputer, dubbed Roadrunner, by next month. The hybrid machine will get a speed boost enabling it to break the petaflop barrier when the Cell processors are added to AMD's Opteron technology.
Sun Microsystems Moving In The Right Direction
Features  |  9/8/2006
Proprietary and expensive? CEO Jonathan Schwartz insists that label is "dead dead dead," and some new product and market share developments back him up.
IBM Supercomputer Expected To Blow Past Petaflop Barrier
Features  |  9/8/2006
By harnessing a processor originally built for the Sony PlayStation 3, IBM is building a machine that's expected to work at a speed of 1,000 trillion calculations per second.
Palm, BlackBerry Compete For The All-You-Need Title In Smart Phones
Features  |  9/8/2006
The Palm Treo 700wx is smarter than earlier models, with more memory and better Microsoft Exchange support, while the BlackBerry Pearl is a skinny first for Research In Motion.
In Depth: How The InformationWeek 500 Cracks Businesses' Toughest Problems
Features  |  9/8/2006
It's not the frothy dot-com days. But new technologies and opportunities for change have made IT fun again.
Cisco Gears Up For Huge Consumer Marketing Push
Features  |  9/8/2006
The networking giant plans to bring the Cisco brand into the home for data, video, and music. It's a big reversal in strategy and highlights the growing impact of consumer technology.
MassMutual Clients Use Pocket PCs To Build Nest Eggs
Features  |  9/8/2006
The company’s interactive, self-service system has dramatically improved enrollment rates during clients’ retirement planning meetings.
From Bankrupt To Innovative In Four Years
Features  |  9/7/2006
Global Crossing is using presence-enabled collaboration tools in ways that many companies haven't yet dreamed of.
American Power Conversion Gets Serious About CRM
Features  |  9/7/2006
APC's CRM program identifies customers' touch points with the company, captures information on failed interactions, and figures out what's needed to make the fix.
AMD Taps Into Sun Utility Grid
News  |  9/7/2006
Sun will also let software vendors list their applications, then create connection points to allow potential customers to access the Sun grid compute resources to run the specific applications.
Ad-Supported Software Proves Popular With Small Businesses
News  |  9/6/2006
Spiceworks is adding more IT management features to its free, ad-supported software, for which over 5,000 customers have signed up in about a month's time.
Intel Announces vPro Business PC Platform Availability
News  |  9/6/2006
PCs built on vPro will offer a 50% increase in performance on base-level office applications and as much as twice the performance for processor-intensive applications compared to the existing Intel 2005 Professional Business Platform.
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