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posted in October 2007
The Grameen Foundation and ITU are working to provide affordable telecom rates to users, while giving owners income to repay loans and earn profits.
High priority expenditures include secured data backup, storage, disaster recovery, IP telephony, virtualization, and consolidation, according to a new CompTIA survey.
SecondRotation also pays cash for cell phones, digital cameras, laptops, and other electronic equipment.
The winner can water plants, remind owners to take their medication, turn lights on and off, and control appliances.
A pro-gaming group supports improved regulation instead of letting U.S. residents continue online gambling by processing their transactions through foreign banks.
A survey by CDW Government of 151 higher education IT directors and managers shows that there has been little progress in improving data security.
The SIIA blasts U.S. policymakers for increasing visa fees while their EU counterparts try to make it easier for skilled workers to enter.
The group's six-point policy change includes seeking a law to exempt search indexing from infringement claims.
The appliances offer server cluster surge protection, add Akamai compatibility, offer Microsoft Web Outlook Access support, and provide HTTP compression.
The unmanned plane Ikhana will fly Wednesday through the fires raging through Southern California, helping firefighters trying to contain the flames.
The product management director at Google Enterprise suggests companies need not only to push their ideas to market quickly but also innovate internally to survive.
Announced at Interop New York, the e-mail feature syncs with Outlook Express, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003, Apple Mail, Windows Mail, and Thunderbird 2.0.
Twenty teams will make it to the urban military training grounds on the former George Air Force Base, for cash prizes of up to $2 million.
An AP investigation revealing the cable company's bandwidth management technology draws protests from net neutrality groups.
The company's collaboration with Thrane & Thrane offers portable satellite services for voice and data access from remote locations.
Many yellow cabs already have the credit card machines, touch-screen video monitors displaying local news and information, and GPS.
"Roommates," which features eight women just out of college, is MySpace's first foray into original programming.
The CPST calls for better programs for women and minorities in the face of 40% reductions of STEM-related bachelor degrees.
On average, 7% of the SMB workforce stays home one or more days a week and 90% of SMBs reported that one or more employees travel on business at least one day a week, according to AMI-Partners.
AnythingIT will provide the trade group's members with low-cost, environmentally friendly, secure equipment disposal options.
Fox, CBS, NBC Universal, Walt Disney, MySpace, Viacom, and Microsoft are on the verge of announcing a copyright protection agreement, but Google isn't part of the deal, according to reports.
More than 200 companies plan to exhibit at Interop, Mobile Business Expo, VoiceCon, and OutsourceWorld next week in New York.
The survey found that 82% of resellers believe that freeing more unlicensed spectrum for wireless broadband would help their businesses.
Universal CEO Doug Morris is reportedly hammering out a way to provide music from Universal, Sony, and possibly Warner, while incorporating the cost into cell phone charges.
A California state senator criticized the RFID industry for being AWOL on the issue and says it should have supported the legislation.
The cable network expands its relationship with social networking site Paltalk to augment clairvoyant Lisa Williams' "Life Among The Dead" show.
The 911 Modernization and Public Safety Act aims to ensure that people using VoIP can reach 911 operators, while the Broadband Census of America Act would require a detailed census of broadband availability.
In one case, AT&T refused to credit customers even though the calls originated in Mexico and the customer had never been there.
The opinion describes how examiners should proceed when rejecting claims on the basis of obviousness.
The idea comes at a time when industry experts predict a worsening space crunch for data centers due to high performance demands and expensive real estate prices.
OnStar says its new stolen vehicle service will remotely reduce the flow of fuel to an engine in a stolen car.
Xerox said it will provide installation and custom mounting of printing equipment on the Navy ships, as well as training, supplies, and worldwide service.
As IT companies continue to file, examiners are pushing to provide more time for quality reviews of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office applications.
For each dollar spent on security, about 42 cents goes toward technology product purchases, researchers with CompTIA found.
Minnesota mom targeted by the RIAA for illegal downloads proclaims that she "will not be bullied."
Still, one-third of executives polled said they seriously considered leaving New York City because of local challenges.
The $26.1 million contract from the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration will standardize computing systems at three nuclear weapons laboratories.
IBM will provide a baggage management system to control and track each bag using robot handling software and RFID.
A Minnesota woman's $220,000 fine for illegally downloading music files is expected to set a precedent for other recording industry lawsuits, a music lawyer suggests.
A GAO report criticizes the USPTO for not hiring fast enough and calls for a review of examiners' production goals.
Gartner predicts that most U.S. enterprise data centers will spend as much on power and cooling as they will on hardware infrastructure over the next five years.
The Conference Board's 2007 report suggests executives are also becoming increasingly aware of the crucial role that people play in growing their companies.
Government examiners found that some stakeholders have prohibited prior knowledge of votes while others do not.
Verizon has sued the FCC in federal appeals court claiming that the FCC's spectrum auction rules violate the U.S. Constitution and federal laws.
U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf suggests a week of working from home could help companies reap benefits, including cost savings, lower absentee rates, and higher productivity.
Software developer ESRI created and deployed a Web application that allows Minnesota commuters to navigate new routes, despite frequent changes in barriers in the area.
Privacy concerns arise over a DHS plan to expand the use of satellites to help national security and law enforcement officials combat crime.
The British band announced this week that it will sell its new album from its Web site as a digital download without copy protection and allow fans to decide how much to pay.
The site sorts through tens of thousands of free Internet radio stations from around the world and provides links to those radio stations.
The Conference Board says advertised job vacancies online rose to 4.27 million in September, up 165,000 from the previous month.
IRobot introduces a gutter-cleaning robot at DigitalLife -- just in time for fall leaf-raking season.
Immem's agreement with Sony BMG is the second major-label deal for the ad-supported streaming music and video service.
Eighty percent of respondents said their organization is at significant risk of deploying services without effective governance.
The space race began 50 years ago this week when the U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik I.