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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in April 2005
Boston is finally taking a long, hard look at bringing the wireless service across the city, and has scheduled a Wi-Fi Summit for May 19.
The U.S. Postal Service's immensely popular PC photo and imaging stamps program is being re-launched in test mode, and this time it hopes its vendors can stop people from abusing the service.
Two major studies examining different phenomena - venture capital and high-tech employment - reached similar conclusions that the software industry is booming, but communications and electronics manufacturing are in decline.
A recent auction by Christie's New York established that there is not only a market for vintage computer artifacts, but that some items have significant value.
Intuit Inc. has officially begun dropping some online features of some of its older versions of Quicken, to a roar of complaints from users, although most appear to be signing up for new versions.
Amid furious online wagering, Internet gaming site Intrade.com crowed Wednesday that its customers had correctly picked Joseph Ratzinger as the cardinal who would emerge as the new Pope.
Vonage And Skype had been addressing different markets, but now each is finally beginning to move into the other's space.
PC shipments hit double-digit growth in the first quarter, slightly countering the spate of disappointing earnings from technology companies, IDC reported Friday.
This year's college graduates have reason to be optimistic about their employment prospects, a Michigan State University survey reports--if they have computer, engineering, or IT experience.
Before there was Moore's Law, there was Grosch's Law.
Singapore's Immigration & Checkpoints Authority is moving ahead with its effort to use Gemplus International's smart-card technology in its pioneering biometric passport program.
The federal excise tax on communications (FET), established in 1898 to fund the Spanish American War, is still on the books and looming as a tax on Internet access, but U.S. Senator George Allen (R-VA) introduced legislation Monday to ban the tax from being leveled on the Web.
As the world's largest maker of laptops, Taiwan's Quanta Computer and MIT are teaming up to research some really big ideas.
With the days of the 64-bit Alpha processor seemingly numbered, Nemonix Engineering is stepping into the breach with a product that works alongside the aging CPUs.
Who will be the next Pope? Online gambling sites, taking bets on the next pontiff, may be the best predictors.
The first PCs based on Intel's highly anticipated dual-core Pentium processor have begun to hit the market. Velocity Micro unveiled its DCX line on Tuesday, equipped with Intel's Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 840 processor running at speeds of up to 4.0 GHz.
Russia wants a bigger piece of the global outsourcing business, and it is launching a drive next week on its way to becoming what it calls "the next global leader in outsourcing."