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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in July 2006
Boston, coming late to the Wi-Fi access party, unveils a plan that calls for as much as $20 million to be raised by local businesses and foundations.
The two companies are pushing the Telmex Internet Box Personal Internet Communicator, which is aimed at providing Internet and PC experience in Mexico.
Worldwide shipments are hot--except in Europe, where, according to IDC, potential PC buyers were distracted by the soccer World Cup and increased shipments failed to meet expectations.
WebMD is buying the company to give its pharma and biotech customers new tools to improve sales and marketing.
Online recruitment dipped in 24 of the top 28 metro markets, with Denver, Sacramento, and Cincinnati hit worst, and Minneapolis and St. Louis showing gains.
After this week's arrest of a gaming kingpin, a former New Jersey gaming regulator says online gaming can't be effectively stopped because there are so many sites--at least 70 of them, according to a recent count.
Researchers are predicting another wave of USB flash drive growth, saying better security and operating system compatibility will drive demand.
Most mobile phone users don't have the foggiest what kind of cell phone they have, and that makes it difficult for mobile data service marketing.
Version 9 of the software is very accurate straight out of the box and improves with usage. The new version also eliminates the need for users to train the software before using it.
As the second largest island in the U.S., Kodiak Island's 100-mile length, 60-mile width, and mountainous terrain make it one of the country's most remote regions. The fiber optic links will provide customers with voice, Internet, and data services.
The $199 card will be bundled with a MicroMate USB 2.0 reader and can store more than 2,000 high-resolution pictures, over 1,000 digital songs, and up to eight hours of MPEG-4 video.
Microsoft, which was historically the "most ardent critic of ODF," recently said it will offer free translation software for conversion of Microsoft Office documents to the vendor-neutral format.
Customer satisfaction for cable TV telephone service ranked higher than traditional phone service.
The Nike + iPod Sport Kit lets running shoes communicate with the user's iPod Nano and track speed, distance, and calories burned.
The company plans to charge for a secure VPN connection, but offer the Wi-Fi service free.
The issue that dominated so much of Europe's intellectual property discussions last year threatens to overwhelm talks again this year.
The city is offering a series of tax breaks to installers in an effort to spur quick deployment of the citywide network.
Subscribers to NuVisions' in-building broadband service at $24.95 per month can use the company's Wi-Fi service without charge at any of its hot zones in the city.
The telco has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but says it will make a final decision on the matter by year-end.
Meetinghouse's 802.1X supplicant security software lets enterprises restrict network access to authorized users.
The drives could overheat and pose a burn risk to consumers.
The service will be available in 10 parks, including Central Park, later this summer.
The company releases free software to bridge the gap between its Office XML format and the open-source OpenDocument format -- a step that could hasten the move towards standardized, fully interoperable office document formats.
The pension plan is unique in China and the first in that country to register with the authorities.
James Bryant will report directly to John Swainson, president and CEO of CA. Among other duties, Bryant will ensure that the company's accounting and other corporate changes continue apace.
The 17-inch, widescreen LCD machine, which replaces the discontinued eMac, lacks some features of the $1,299 base iMac.