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Content tagged with Mobile posted in December 2004
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Mixed Year For Radio-Frequency Tag Maker
News  |  12/31/2004
Versus, which makes equipment and personnel tags, saw prospects rise for fiscal '04, but soften in the last quarter.
CES 2005 Kicks Off A New Year Filled With High Tech
News  |  12/31/2004
The annual convention, held in Las Vegas Jan. 6-9, will showcase new gaming and telematics products, mobile and wireless technologies, home networking, innovative electronics, and more.
Calif. PUC Files Appeal To FCC's Vonage Decision -- Maybe
News  |  12/31/2004
Setting itself up for a potential regulatory flip-flop, the California Public Utilities Commission has filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit challenging the FCC's recent decision to exempt Voice over IP provider Vonage Holdings from state-by-state regulations -- a petition that the CPUC itself may seek to overturn when new commissioners come on board Jan. 11.
Sprint's Wholesale Cell Phone Business Gets Popular
News  |  12/30/2004
The missing piece in the bundles that telecommunications companies offer consumers is typically cell phone service, which may explain why Sprint Corp. is becoming popular as a reseller of its cell phone service.
Appeals Court Rules VoIP Can't Be Regulated
News  |  12/29/2004
An appeals court agreed with a lower court decision that ruled VoIP is a data service and, as such, can't be regulated by states.
Intel Strikes Up The 'Out-Of-Band'
News  |  12/28/2004
Intel is developing technology to provide more ways to leverage out-of-band system controls.
Convergence Up Close
News  |  12/23/2004
These real-world BPM, text mining and EII deployments demonstrate the value of uniting data and content. But which technologies are ready for your enterprise?
When Worlds Collide
News  |  12/23/2004
To meet compliance requirements, gain a sharper view of customers and achieve process excellence, look to new integration technology that can merge separate data resources.
News  |  12/23/2004
The lastest BI product releases
Real-Time Collaborative Planning in Excel
News  |  12/23/2004
Applix TM1 Planning Manager combats latency in data processing during the budgetary planning cycle.
The Business of Better IT
News  |  12/22/2004
IT service management: Is it the key to running IT like a business? Nationwide Insurance veteran Kelly Cannon shares his insight on ITSM implementation.
Letter Drop
News  |  12/22/2004
Out With the Old? Not So Fast; Oracle vs. PeopleSoft
Dream the Possible Dream
News  |  12/22/2004
The new Intelligent Enterprise, with broader coverage and a fresh look, takes a bow.
Microsoft Looks Beyond UML
News  |  12/22/2004
Microsoft has been coy, saying it will support UML as well as other "domain-specific languages."
Oracle BI and ECM: Who's Buying It?
News  |  12/22/2004
The release of OracleBI Discoverer 10g is more of a coming-out party than a birth.
Poll: Youth Values Technology, But Isn't Aggressive About IP
News  |  12/22/2004
Younger people are more likely than adults to believe that technology will be vital to their future, but they are less likely to support the protection of intellectual property.
SmartAdvice: ThinkPad Quality Should Continue Under Lenovo
Commentary  |  12/21/2004
Lenovo bought the IBM brand, so it should maintain features, The Advisory Council says. Also, RFID and Internet-based collaboration will help soft-goods companies develop nimble supply chains.
TEAC Launches New Family Of External Hard Drives
News  |  12/21/2004
TEAC's Data Storage Products Division has launched a new family of 3.5- and 2.5-inch external hard drives.
Iomega Reworks Triple-Interface External Drives
News  |  12/21/2004
Iomega ships three triple-interface designs of its newly reworked external hard disk for the home and small business backup market.
Cisco Continues Security Buying Binge With $65M Acquisition
News  |  12/20/2004
Networking leader buys Protego Networks, which makes a line of security-monitoring and threat-management appliances.
Cisco's Partners Plan Security-Product Blitz In 2005
News  |  12/20/2004
A wave of products expected in the first quarter would boost Cisco's Network Admission Control, a program that enforces security standards for devices seeking access to a network.
RFID Helps Enterprises Increase Return On Assets Through Tracking
Commentary  |  12/17/2004
Beginning next year, more and more enterprises will look to RFID to get the most mileage and value out of assets that can't easily be tracked with bar codes. Over time, their efforts will yield operating-cost reductions and process improvements.
Cisco To Open R&D Center In Japan
News  |  12/17/2004
The networking vendor will focus on developing new Internet technologies for one of the world's leading broadband markets.
FCC Action Will Encourage Wireless Broadband: WISP
News  |  12/17/2004
FCC action this week will allow both incumbent and competitive telecoms to raise rates, which will encourage migration to WiMAX and similar technologies, a wireless ISP claims.
Vanguard Solutions: Business Intelligence for Manufacturing and Operations
News  |  12/15/2004
BI provider provides robust solution for performance management.
SmartAdvice: Consider Purchasing Real-Time Collaboration Applications Through An ASP
Commentary  |  12/15/2004
Do enough initial planning to confirm that the model works with your business strategy and IT environment, The Advisory Council says. Also, eliminate unproductive behaviors to increase IT cost savings.
Sprint, Nextel Agree To Merge
News  |  12/15/2004
The deal, valued at $35 billion, will create a large wireless service provider to compete with wireless rivals Cingular and Verizon.
Rumored Nextel, Sprint Merger Raises Unique Issues
News  |  12/10/2004
The two firms reportedly attempt to sort out the challenges of merging infrastructure and spectrum allocations.
Don't Take The Name 'Laptop' Literally
News  |  12/10/2004
Years after laptops became a required tool of business, we learn the heat they generate can make men infertile if they put them on their laps.
ClearOrbit Manages RFID in a Small Package
News  |  12/9/2004
News - December 7, 2004
Rethinking (and Re-doing) Financial Consolidation and Reporting
News  |  12/9/2004
New regulations change the economics for financial systems.
SAP Netweaver 2004: A Year of Slow But Steady Progress
News  |  12/9/2004
Organizations using SAP are still evaluating the best path forward.
Oracle Prevails in Tender Offer
News  |  12/9/2004
It's all over but the shouting in the PeopleSoft takeover. But what does the future hold for PeopleSoft customers?
SmartAdvice: Do Up-Front Analysis To Make Sure The Linux Desktop Suits Your Work Environment
Commentary  |  12/9/2004
Before migrating desktops to Linux, consider integration headaches and whether initial licensing savings will be offset by reduced vendor support, The Advisory Council says. Also, plan for change management so the words 'scope creep' don't strike fear into your heart during new projects.
Penguin Announces Linux Cluster-In-A-Box
News  |  12/9/2004
Penguin Computing has unveiled new Linux-based blade servers that can be configured as a "cluster in a box," offering a dense package when combined with Scyld Beowulf Linux clustering software.
10-Gbps Networking Will Be $3.3 B Industry By '09. Here's Why.
News  |  12/8/2004
Research firm says businesses want muscular short-haul networks, which surprises makers of early 10-Gbps Ethernet products.
Hospital Secures Wireless Network
News  |  12/8/2004
Columbus Regional Healthcare System protects staff's wireless devices to ensure secure access to electronic medical records.
Congress Chops $50 Million For E-Health-Care Funding
News  |  12/8/2004
National health-care IT director says $50 million shortfall could put electronic health-records plan in jeopardy.
Cisco CEO Says Change Demands Investment
News  |  12/7/2004
The greatest productivity increases come from changing business processes at the same time that new technology is deployed, John Chambers says.
Treasury Picks AT&T For IP Network
News  |  12/7/2004
A new high-speed, IP-based network will connect more than 1,000 domestic locations and tens of thousands of users in the United States and overseas.
Gamers Eating Up ISP Bandwidth
News  |  12/7/2004
Halo II quadruples Microsoft Xbox Live traffic. Can YOUR ISP handle it?
3Com Lowers Expectations For 2Q
News  |  12/6/2004
The news comes as the company makes a late entry into the market for 10-Gbit switches.
IBM Inks $1 Billion Voice And Data Deal With Lloyds
News  |  12/6/2004
High-capacity fiber network for voice, data, and video will cut Lloyds bandwidth costs and let it offer new high-bandwidth apps.
A Phone Number For Life
News  |  12/6/2004
A New England telecom-services provider pushes on the telecom market with one-price lifetime voice-over-IP package
IDC: Slow Growth In 2005 Means Lower Prices
News  |  12/3/2004
Research firm IDC laid out its prognostications Thursday, including single-digit growth in IT spending that hides what will shape up to be a bumpy year for vendors.
Lycos Europe Appears To Have Canned Its Spam War
News  |  12/3/2004
Lycos Europe has apparently pulled the plug on its effort to orchestrate denial-of-service attacks against selected spammers.
Microsoft Extends Custom Support For NT Server Through 2006
News  |  12/3/2004
With Windows NT 4.0 Server support due to end on December 31, Microsoft is prodding customers to migrate, but also extending its custom support plan for another year.
Firefox Users Don't Click
News  |  12/3/2004
Report says Firefox users click through to Web site ads four to five times less often than do users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Apple Releases Major OS X Security Patch
News  |  12/3/2004
Apple Computer has posted security updates for Mac OS X covering 17 issues, including fixes for a bundled version of the Apache Web server and its Safari browser.
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