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Articles by K.C. Jones
posted in September 2005
Baby boomers are likely to face some of the same battles as others who have difficulty hearing, seeing or controlling their movements, and IBM is aiming to offer them new tools to stay productive.
Two job openings have been posted on the agency's online board. The chosen candidates will be asked to help integrate, monitor, optimize, and manage databases and applications.
Big Blue is touting it as the industry's first "fully enabled" 4-gigabit-per-second storage-area network, with switch modules available in 10-port or 20-port sizes.
Drivers include lower-cost hardware, a new standard, and more user-friendly software, the report says.
IBM's consulting services will help companies cope with the problems caused by having massive numbers of Baby Boom employees getting older and retiring.
Computer Associates, Yosemite Technologies, and CommVault Systems are among the companies touting new software for use alongside Microsoft's just-released System Center Data Protection Manager 2006.
"NERDS: A Musical Software Satire" is sold out, and includes such potential future classics as "Let's Merge," "Windows Rap," and "I am Just a Nerd."
Advanced cyber-security projects auger a growing market, with some analysts forecasting a $170 billion industry in 2006.
The consumer camera provides wireless access to a photo gallery.
The first modernized Global Positioning System satellite was launched by a Delta II rocket at Cape Canaveral Sunday. It is expected to improve navigation for U.S. military forces and civilians.
Nearly half of public companies that filed for extensions to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are likely to miss the next deadline, according to a poll by Akonix Systems Inc.
Yahoo News began airing its exclusive news content Sunday with a veteran war correspondent's dispatches from Somalia.
With globalization considered one of the key factors in IBM's restructuring, Big Blue is scouting for new IT talent with numerous openings in Russia, China, Brazil and India--as well as the U.S.
Few executives are aware of fines and jail time that they can get for improperly disposing of old hardware.
IBM announced Thursday that Bryant University and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) have chosen eServer p5 systems.
The vendors are testing a BI platform that integrates SAP’s NetWeaver new high performance analytics capability with IBM BladeCenter and TotalStorage DS4300 system configurations.
An Internet-based pro-telecommuting group urges the federal government to take its own advice on energy conservation.
Accelerators have boosted the number of hours the U.S.'s 36 million dial-up customers spend online, according to a J.D. Power survey.
Hospitals in Connecticut, Alabama, and Pennsylvania are using RFID to improve equipment management and to track patient and staff movement.
Some 150 customized kiosks allow consumers to preview virtually all of the CDs, DVDs, and games available in Virgin Entertainment's refurbished, three-story flagship store in New York.
GSI Global Commerce, which runs Web sites for a host of sporting goods stores, will reform its practices to prevent illegal price-fixing among the sites it manages.
Transactions over the Web will account for 13 percent of all U.S. retail sales by 2010, a new Forrester study says.
The Korea Meteorological Administration will use a Cray XD1 supercomputer to improve the accuracy of weather predictions.
In the pre-storm weeks, all but two of the 28 metropolitan areas Monster tracks saw a jump in online recruitment for sales jobs.
The two are the latest government entities to broadcast safety tips, speeches, and other information to the public.
Electronic filing of legal documents will cut down on paperwork and help courts manage increasing caseloads.
The National Nuclear Security Administration will use a new tool to give emergency responders complete images of one of its facilities in Nevada.
The 'enon' can escort guests, transport objects, and patrol for security.
Rutgers University is controlling access to expensive equipment in some of its research laboratories by using fingerprint technology.
In a move signaling a major shift for the company, Yahoo News is sending a veteran war correspondent on a journey to cover every armed conflict in the world within a year.
Dealing with Hurricane Katrina is the department's major job these days, but progress on its security-related science and technology priorities is unclear.
IBM rolls out its next generation of the IBM Infoprint 4100 high-speed, high-volume continuous form printers.
The flying lab can notify rescuers on the ground if shifting winds are blowing a toxic plume their way.
America Online played Robin Hood on Thursday, delivering more than $85,000 in cash and gold bars, as well as the keys to a Hummer H2, to 53-year-old welder Marc Daniels.
Sales of the company's flagship IT governance technology were up 63% year-over-year.
One call-center company executive suggests ways to keep going, even without satellite phones.
IBM and Computer Associates have reached a long-term cross licensing agreement. CA announced the agreement Wednesday, while pledging open access to innovations covered by 14 of its U.S. patents.
Engineering students are among the 100,000 at 30 colleges and universities on the Gulf Coast displaced by the disaster.
Recording artists will soon have a place on the Internet to record and scout for people who have worked with Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney and other big names in music.
The Monster Employment Index shows a "promising snapshot of our current economy," says Monster North America.