Content by Thomas Claburn - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
Member Since: November 15, 2013
Blog Posts: 4491
Posts: 1146

posted in August 2006

20 items Debuts Human-Driven Search Site
News  |  8/31/2006
Can't find what you're looking for online? will direct you to a guide who gets paid to get you a good answer.
Google, Microsoft Online Apps Raise Security Questions
News  |  8/29/2006
While the trend toward Web-based apps could send the traditional desktop computing model packing its bags, IT managers are just beginning to ponder how the security landscape might change.
Brief: Google CEO Joins Apple Board
News  |  8/29/2006
Eric Schmidt brings a deep resume in the tech industry. He was formerly CEO of Novell and CTO of Sun.
How Google Might Fail
Commentary  |  8/25/2006
Google's success has a downside--a lot of enemies. Beyond reflexive contrarians who hate Google because they enjoy swimming against the currents of popular culture, beyond governments around the world that prefer limited rather than universal information access, there are many businesses that feel threatened by the scope of Google's ambitions. Could Google really fail?
Profile: Google Technologist Knows Problem Solving Firsthand
Features  |  8/25/2006
Engineering VP overcame his own disabilities in determining which challenges matter most.
Google Goes Its Own Way In The Data Center
Features  |  8/25/2006
With patents on cooling baffles and fan mounts, its next big step is hydropowered electricity.
Google Revealed: The IT Strategy That Makes It Work
Features  |  8/25/2006
A unique mix of internally developed software, open source, made-to-order hardware, and people management is the secret behind the search engine.
Chip Weather Forecast: Cool
Features  |  8/25/2006
Ballistic computing design could mean terahertz processes that generate little heat.
Google Wrestles With Brazil's Requests For User Data On American Servers
News  |  8/24/2006
Google says it will cooperate with a request for user information from Brazilian authorities "if their requests are reasonable and follow an appropriate legal process."
New Chip Design Promises Terahertz Processors
News  |  8/18/2006
Proponents of the new Ballistic Deflection Transistor technology say it will produce computers that are faster, more powerful, and more efficient at using power.
Security Firm Disclaims Mac Hack Demo
News  |  8/17/2006
SecureWorks did a demo at the recent Black Hat conference showing how it could hack into a MacBook. Now the company has posted a disclaimer on its site to make it clear that the MacBook was modified.
Google Puts Coupons On The Map
News  |  8/14/2006
Measuring online marketing dollars in the real world has been a vexing problem for advertisers, one industry watcher says. He sees Google's actions broadening the adoption of online coupons.
Brief: Google Report Criticizes Click-Fraud Audits
News  |  8/14/2006
The report contends auditors inflate the size of the problem. But Google shows it's taking the issue seriously.
Steve Jobs Lives!
Commentary  |  8/11/2006
In the days following Steve Jobs' keynote at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this week, a number of online publications expressed concern that Steve Jobs was sick. This isn't simply wild speculation brought on by lack of a world-shaking product announcement: Two years ago, Jobs
Google Claims Auditors Overstate Click Fraud Problem
News  |  8/8/2006
The company says auditing firms exaggerate the damage done to advertisers.
Ad-Blocking Using Apple's Web Clip
Commentary  |  8/7/2006
Among the many intriguing features of Mac OS X Leopard that Apple previewed on Monday, Web Clip is the most subversive. Web Clip allows anyone to create an Apple Dashboard widget--essentially a small application--that displays a portion of any Web page. As demonstrated, a user can select a specific area of any given Web page, such as a video feed from a Web cam, without showing any other part of the originating Web
Apple's Jobs Unveils Xeon-Based Systems, Talks Up Next Mac OS
News  |  8/7/2006
The Mac Pro and Xserve, introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, signal Apple's completed transition to Intel. The upgraded Mac operating system, code-named Leopard, will offer improved animation and backup and recovery capabilities.
Brief: Google Breaks 60% Search Market Share
News  |  8/3/2006
During four weeks in July, Yahoo Search also gained market share, according to a metrics firm.
Apple MacBooks, Wintel Notebooks Vulnerable To Wireless Attack
News  |  8/2/2006
Plans by two hackers to demonstrate wireless vulnerabilities at the Black Hat Conference shoot "a pretty big hole in the 'bulletproof' image Apple is trying to project," according to the SANS Institute.
Meebo Adds Instant Messaging To Any Web Page
News  |  8/1/2006
The company's new IM widget, meebo me, lets social networking sites, blogs, and other Web sites make IM communication instantly available to online visitors.

2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
This new report from InformationWeek explores what we've learned over the past year, critical trends around ITOps and SecOps, and where leaders are focusing their time and efforts to support a growing digital economy. Download it today!
InformationWeek Is Getting an Upgrade!

Find out more about our plans to improve the look, functionality, and performance of the InformationWeek site in the coming months.

Remote Work Tops SF, NYC for Most High-Paying Job Openings
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  7/20/2021
Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  7/22/2021
Seeking a Competitive Edge vs. Chasing Savings in the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/19/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Current Issue
Monitoring Critical Cloud Workloads Report
In this report, our experts will discuss how to advance your ability to monitor critical workloads as they move about the various cloud platforms in your company.
White Papers
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll