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posted in June 2009
The online retailer has been dropping affiliates in states that approve the collection of sales taxes for online transactions.
Joe Nacchio is serving six years in prison for illegal insider trading while head of the telecom firm.
In the face of objections from creditors and suppliers, Nortel wants a judge to approve the proposed $650 million sale.
Trying to make up for declining state revenue, North Carolina is preparing to collect taxes on online transactions.
Manufacturers endorsing EU agreement include Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, and RIM. Concept has been endorsed in the US by the CTIA wireless association.
A survey released by the networking powerhouse says work-at-home employees can save companies money. And then there's the bandwidth.
Twitter is this year's social networking phenom. Last year it was Facebook. Next year's is anyone's guess.
A Volvo team's online collaboration experiences demonstrate the importance of finding a human side to virtual teams.
Collaboration Platform 3.0 features a widget-based collaboration architecture. Four new CEM solutions are designed for collaboratively managing the enterprise.
Social networking applications in the enterprise span industries as diverse as education, the military, and software development.
The winner of the show's Cloud Computing Technology Buyers' Choice Award combines business social networking with collaboration tools.
Hearings will likely focus on AT&T's exclusive deal with Apple.
Decision is a victory for the RIAA in its crackdown on illegal music file sharing.
Starent, picoXcell, and Continuous Computing's push for better access point standardization indicates that significant progress is being made.
Open Range Communications is partnering with Alvarion to deliver 4G wireless broadband network service to 17 states over the next five years.
The telecom and IT software partnership is largely based on the concept that many midsize businesses want sophisticated computing services, but can't afford the capital investment.
Businesses implementing blogs, wikis, and other must-have social networking strategies for the enterprise will get a leg up at the Enterprise 2.0 event in Boston next week.
Apple's lack of interest in being a major player in enterprise IT has opened the door for Apperian to work with large corporations to develop applications for the iPhone.
At a hearing Tuesday, senators lavished praise on Julius Genachowski, but had harsh words for the FCC's performance over the past decade.
The 1,200-square-mile area utilizes network equipment provided by Motorola.
Lawmakers say they want to determine whether "exclusivity agreements" between mobile handset makers and wireless carriers "are restricting consumer choice."
An overturned 2007 conviction against a music file-swapper who used Kazaa to share downloaded files goes back to court.
The great majority of television-watching Americans weren't affected by the change to digital broadcasting because they receive their signals from cable and satellite TV providers.
The government may simplify an old law to reflect the ubiquitous nature of cell phones and the plummeting cost of mobile phone calls.
Virtually all TV stations are expected to have completed the switch to broadcasting digital television signals by Saturday. Three million U.S. homes are estimated to be unprepared.
Web site visits and search referral activity for the six leading prepaid providers grew 37% year over year, according to ComScore.
It believes U.S. laws on Internet gambling are a violation of international trade laws.
Legislation seeks to enable some forms of online gambling such as Internet poker and wagering on horse racing.
The service will go live to an additional 60 million customers with 15 new markets at the conclusion of the DTV transition this week.
The 6-foot-4-inch Texan retired from AT&T less than two years ago after taking over the old SBC telecom business.
A public-safety group is launching mobile phone texting technology that allows impaired individuals to contact a 911 dispatcher without specialized communications devices or relay centers.
Most are adopting online software and service delivery with secure hosted environments but are hesitating to adopt the cloud computing concept, a new report finds.
Mary Lou Jepson says that the key to future generations of netbooks and PDAs is the display, because it's a laptop's most expensive component.
President Obama has even gotten into the act, alerting Americans there won't be a delay beyond Friday.
The Telecommunications Industry Association and other groups are asking for the government to act fast and rule fairly in extending faster Internet service.
The initial price tag bandied about was between $2 billion and $3 billion, but reports suggest the bids for its long-distance business never reached $1 billion.
The pace of spending indicates the government will spend $294.1 billion by Sept. 30, 2010, a report from a government market researcher says.
The company's CaaS users will be able to access a real-time self-service portal to manage physical and virtual servers, network devices, storage, and backup services.
Systran says its Hybrid MT could let employees of a company with operations in France and the U.S. translate documentation and e-mails back-and-forth in French and English.
While speed is highlighted, other features included in Opera 10 are a BitTorrent application, inline spell checker, and updated version of Opera Mail.
Decimated by the resignation of former chairman Kevin Martin, the FCC has been functioning with a skeleton staff of commissioners for months.
Dell and HP have said they, too, are looking at Google's open source operating system as a possible OS for their mini-laptops.
Companies are adding staff at a steady but moderate pace, according to Robert Half Technology.
Kevin Howard cooked the books after a video-on-demand scheme failed and it was clear that revenue targets would be missed.
The companies provide electronic paper displays for the Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, and more than a dozen other electronic book manufacturers worldwide.
Chipmaker MIPS Technologies will make its source code publically available within 60 days for small device applications.