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Articles by Laurie Sullivan
posted in October 2005
Forrester Research said traditional items from consumer electronics to toys will prove popular, noting apparel will be popular because more women are shopping online.
At the University of California Irvine Extension, five courses totaling 150 hours are required to complete the program.
The new materials and design will make the labels more sensitive and easier for readers to pick up signals, the manufacturer promises.
The big two were the Red Cross and FEMA. But Americans also visited smaller "grassroots" sites to aid in hurricane relief, with religious sites the highest-gaining category in terms of growth.
CEO Patrick Byrne issued a "My Bad" mea culpa and invoked a Japanese slogan of remorse in his efforts to apologize to investors for posting a net income loss of $14.2 million (75 cents per share) loss for the third quarter. Byrne also blamed a schedule of overly ambitious and overlapping IT projects.
One of the world's largest shipping concerns will conduct a pilot program in Asia in a move that underscores an unprecedented wave of RFID adoption in the maritime industry.
The vendor is using its own products and services to maintain over 10,000 servers in one facility; Sun says that within an hour it can verify any item's location and physical characteristics from type, to age, to expiration date-- all without needing a network connection.
The $24 million deal pushes VeriSign squarely into delivering point-of-sale data, which is gathered at cash registers when customers pay for merchandise at stores.
U.S. passports issued after October 2006 will contain embedded radio frequency identification chips that carry the holder's personal data and digital photo. Terrorism and ID theft fears drive most consumer objections.
Underground sensors will pick up vibrations from cars to help assess traffic demand and to determine the correct length of time a light should remain green.
Fans looking for live action might not have to search any further than their cellular phone or mobile device next season.
The company didn't provide specifics, but said that mobile content will be key to future growth for Disney ABC Television Group.
Sun Microsystems is working with an undisclosed beer distributor to install an application based on radio frequency identification technology on cases and kegs. The RFID tags, which will help track the age and temperature of the beer, is a sign of product tracking to come.
Stores already using some form of bar code or autoID technology are better equipped to handle the transition to RFID, the Frost & Sullivan report points out.
SAP's high-stakes gambit to rip apart its enterprise applications and rebuild them as Web services is showing results, but by no means is complete.
Enterprise software maker SAP AG reported third quarter revenues up 13%, while net income rose to 1.29 per share, up $1.22 per share in the same period last year.
Research finds technology companies are growing revenue at the slowest rate since 1995. While surprising, the growth rate is still good.
Most U.S. businesses lack the IT infrastructure and other pieces needed for the uptick expected in international business within the next three years.
The device supports KiMs' 70-person sales force at a cost of about $5,000 each for hardware, software, installation, training, and wireless connectivity subscriptions to secure data transfers.
The program offers Siebel customers training, services, a roadmap to integration with other enterprise applications, and up to 75% credit on previous Siebel purchases to put toward SAP licenses and software.
Study also shows that RFID-equipped stores were 63% more effective in replenishing out-of-stock merchandise compared to stores without the technology.
Study results due this week are expected to show that RFID helps reduce out-of-stock problems at Wal-Mart stores.
In-store televisions to show high-definition digital video portraits of everyday Americans.
Vendor says series of upgrades show it's committed to PeopleSoft apps
New Hollywood film post-production facilty pushes the envelope in leveraging information technology.
New release of PeopleSoft applications aimed at keeping PeopleSoft users in Oracle's camp.
Move expands Deltek's customer base with small engineering and architecture firms.
But does it mark a major advance in film technology, or is it just the next "Sensurround"?