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posted in May 2006
In a case of life imitating survey results, Diebold's decision will cost the company about $7 million.
The service will have a unique "Do Not Answer Registry" giving users the ability to block unwanted calls.
The Palm OS-based smart phone, priced at $399, will be in Sprint stores and channels by the end of the month.
The technology is likely to appear commercially in about five years.
The service employs image processing technology to overcome low lighting, shadows, blurring and other imaging challenges to provide a clear scan, said scanR.
The $107 million transaction, which Qwest said it expects to close on in the third quarter, will widen Qwest's footprint in the Ethernet market.
Cognos already has some 23,000 customers--most in business intelligence--and it envisions using the FAST search engine to help enterprises generate more and better data.
Announced Monday, the 160 Gbyte Travelstar device is aimed at the notebook and mobile computing markets.
An FCC frequency auction under way this week will likely pave the way for VoIP calls in-flight.
The offerings range from Arabic to Vietnamese for VoIP customers and cost $2.99 a minute.
The group's directors voted 9 to 5 to reject the proposal for a dedicated "adult-only" content domain, as parties on both sides continue to make their case.
A working group to help figure out a common ID standard for federal employees has been disbanded. Among the reasons, an Input analyst says, are lack of executive-level support and no guidance from key agencies.
xDoc Server 2.02 creates PDF documents from Microsoft Word files more efficiently and less expensively than Adobe's PDF maker, claims CambridgeDocs.
The open-source battle over Office continues, with Initiative for Software Choice claiming Massachusetts is unfairly excluding Microsoft.
The phone number would compete with eBay's Skype VoIP service, which charges $4 for a number.
Forking over corporate dollars on business intelligence will be an emerging priority in IT budgets for the next 12 months, a pair of studies says.
The index is up 24% over the same time last year, but down a bit from March.
Qualcomm's technology already occupies a major position in smart phone technology, while Microsoft's operating systems lag way behind Symbian and Linux in the market.
The reported $70 million settlement is for one of the scores of lawsuits that were filed across the nation in the wake of the federal government's antitrust action against Microsoft.
Some 28 free hotspots have already been created in the mesh network.
The International Standards Organization's nod to ODF gives the anti-Microsoft forces more fodder.
Helio hopes to cash in on the youth market exploited by
MySpace. The service starts at $85 per month.
With this advertising-supported service, each song may only be listened to five times. After that, users are asked to pay up to $14.95 a month for different options to use the service.
The new products are part of an effort by the eBay unit to drive into the corporate market.
TelCove, a private company, provides metropolitan and regional Internet access and voice services and runs a network serving 70 U.S. markets.