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posted in April 2006
In a trial program, the clothing maker began shipping RFID-tagged men's jeans to one retail location in the United States. The idea is to use RFID to help with inventory management.
Once known as Nintendo Revolution, Nintendo's next game console will be called Wii, pronounced "We."
Software has become the preferred tool in an industry traditionally focused on hardware-bound signal processing systems.
The WayPoint patents, which go up for bid in an attempt to help their maker emerge from bankruptcy, help push information or advertisements to GPS-equipped cell phones.
Executives at a broadcasting trade show discussed technology and other problems with mobile video, including the size and audio quality of mobile devices and digital rights management.
Intended for workgroups of at least 100 people, an add-on to QuickBase for Corporations features directory-based LDAP authentication, password administration, and other added security controls.
Yahoo Messenger with Voice is now available to AT&T Yahoo high-speed Internet subscribers, as well as Yahoo users in AT&T's 13-state local service area.
Fox Television has tapped Sun Microsystems's Solaris 10 operating system (OS), servers, and storage, a company executive has told TechWeb.
Cameron, the director of the highest-grossing film of all time, said he's working on several full-length action 3D movies, including Battle Angel and Project 880.
A program attempts to coax high school students toward science and technology careers by demonstrating the "cool factor" in engineering.
Among this week's key announcements: Universal Pictures and Microsoft said they have collaborated on creating high-definition DVD discs using VC-1, the video compression standard recently approved by an entertainment industry trade group.
SAP hopes to double its customer base with the June release of a product that will provide the ability to access its applications through Microsoft Office.
Subscribers who syndicate video clips receive a thumbnail, headline, and summary directly through the ClipSyndicate platform.
Chief executive officers plan to increase head count within the next 12 months, but say finding the correct people for the job has proven difficult, according to Deloitte.
Eighty "best practices" that target industry-specific business processes are on tap for the mySAP All-in-One enterprise resource platform suite.
Burst alleges that Apple's iTunes Music Store, iTunes software, iPod devices, and QuickTime Streaming products infringe its patents.
Oracle targets support for telecommunications carriers, unveiling plans for a service delivery platform.
SAP AG, looking for input from customers, systems integrators, and developers, launches its Enterprise Services Community.
The service will provide video-on-demand, digital video, and Internet content such as photos and music through a set-top box.
Here are four helpful steps for getting started with your own podcast.
The rising interest in digital media prompted conference organizer TNC New Media to make changes for this year's Podcast and Portable Media Expo, organizers told TechWeb.
The famed director will keynote the Digital Cinema Summit on Sunday at the annual National Association of Broadcasters show.
A 10-member jury in Texas said EchoStar willfully infringed on TiVo's Digital Video Recorder patent and has awarded $74 million in damages.
A partition separates the Windows software in a different file system, preventing the Mac software from being exposed to malware, a Gartner analyst said.
Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 will become the exclusive platforms for the world's largest video game tournament, which draws more than a million competitors each year.
The acquisition of Intentia, set to close this month, will allow Lawson to expand more rapidly into worldwide markets, Lawson's CEO says.
Alien makes tags and readers used in industries from pharmaceuticals to retail. If approved, its IPO would seek to sell $120 million of common stock.
A court order restraining the retailer's use of a system recovery tool was issued Wednesday by a U.S. District Court judge. The order stems from a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Winternals Software LP, maker of ERD Commander 2005.
Gearing up to launch the mobile service in spring 2006,
Helio will offer Yahoo services including Search, Mail, Messenger, News, and Sports.
The beta version of Windows Live Academic Search lets users search the Web for journal articles, academic papers, and notes and slides from scholarly conferences.
Zoom wants to do for retail what ATMs did for banking with kiosks that can dispense all types of digital toys.
Developers at the company's India division are working on purchasing, order management, supply chain visibility, and synchronization software and more.
SearchHelp Inc. has launched features to warn parents when their children enter a chat room or receive an IM that might come from a potential sexual predator.
The CRM vendor is launching a suite of application development tools it claims requires no coding, no plug-ins, and no downloads.
The percentage of IT budgets allocated toward software on average is estimated to increase from 30% this year to 35% in 2008, driven in part by software-on-demand and Web services, according to Merrill Lynch.
The company's online help-wanted ad says Google is looking for software experts who know how to create and deploy "robust, high-volume applications for consumer devices." The ad is creating a lot of buzz about what might be next for the search giant.
Chief security officers say their primary reasons for investing in security software have to do with compliance rules, not virus threats.
CellAntenna is asking the U.S. District Court to rule on whether the FCC can ban the use of radio frequency jamming equipment by state and local law enforcement agencies.
At next week's World Finals of the 30th annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, students will compete for $10,000 scholarships, computer equipment, and other prizes.
The company said it will increase investments in digital rights management to guard against piracy, and to support the wireless industry as more tunes, pictures, and video clips are sent over the airwaves to mobile phones.
The platform, based on a record locator service and master patient index, will give physicians throughout the region access to critical patient information.
Open-source company Red Hat offers tools and facilities that help customers plan, develop, and deploy Linux-based projects, while Intel provides resources and equipment.
Software from the privately held Virsa Systems addresses concerns stipulated by Sarbanes-Oxley and other mandates.