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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in August 2005
Observers expect to see more MSN-integrated consumer applications that include new the Teleo software Microsoft acquired this week.
The "for sale" rumors have been circulating in recent days along with the report that the firm has hired investment banking firm Morgan Stanley & Co. to perhaps float an IPO.
The worldwide server market continued its growth across virtually all platforms in the second quarter, an IDC study says, fueled by 5.6 percent year-over-year growth.
A group of engineers has been busy raising funds and testing new products.
To help lure young professionals to fill the roles of those who are retiring, IBM and Share have launched a program called "zNextGen."
In a poll, attendees of an IBM user group conference named Bill Gates as having "the greatest impact on business computing in the past half century." Internet pioneer Tim Berners-Lee came in fourth.
Major League Baseball sites are the most popular among sports fans, according to a study, which also found that sports sites that tailored content for broadband, rather than dial-up, are more successful.
Cisco Systems maintains its strong grip on the enterprise router market, but Juniper Networks has come virtually out of nowhere to capture the second place position, according to a poll of users released Friday by Infonetics Research.
A Dutch firm plans to use the Iridium Satellite system to monitor shipping containers remotely to reduce the threat of terrorists tampering with those containers.
IBM's user group will meet next week in Boston to celebrate its 50th anniversary and to examine how IT has changed from the huge bulky mainframe to the networked installation of multiple computers while somehow retaining much of its past traditions.
By acquiring Flarion Technologies, Qualcomm will instantly strengthen its position in the booming wireless broadband market as well improve its international offerings and position itself for the coming battle for dominance in mobile digital broadcast markets.
In a move to create a war chest of patents for the open source software community, the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) is creating a central repository of patents to benefit the Linux universe.
VMware wants to share its code with a powerhouse lineup of vendors as part of its bid to establish itself as the virtual machine standard.
People under 30 years old are the most frequent targets, but still don't take safety seriously--online or off.
Linspire and PC maker Wintergreen have teamed up and already shipped thousands of systems to dozens of schools across the Hoosier state.
Customer demand, said MCI, pushed it to announce on Wednesday the accelerated roll out of its wholesale VoIP product suite.
Vonage and Telecommunications Systems are making progress, Nextel is looking for a waiver.
With more than 45 million users, Skype Technologies has carved out a market by piggybacking on the world's telephony networks; now start-up iSkoot is piggybacking on Skype to bring free international phone calls from cell phones