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Articles by Antone Gonsalves
posted in January 2005
Time Warner Cable plans to offer America Online's services and a customized version of its portal in a deal that's expected to boost the cable company's Internet business and expand AOL's advertising footprint.
Yahoo Inc. is providing mobile text messaging with local search, joining rival Google Inc. in targeting the growing popularity of cellular phone messaging.
IBM starts a service that provides a road map for building service-oriented architectures, which leverage Web-services standards to integrate IT systems to support business processes.
Google Video searches the closed captioning content of television programs to return still photos and a text excerpt at the point where the search phrase was spoken.
Most search-engine users are unaware of the distinction between paid and unpaid results, yet more than half say they're very confident about their searching abilities.
The latest version of the email client is the first product within the popular Office productivity suite to be offered as a downloadable subscription service.
The retail industry is projected to spend 1% less on IT this year than it did in 2004, when the industry opened its purse 5% wider than in 2003, according to the Meta Group.
Verizon Communications Inc. has signed a multiyear agreement to provide Yahoo Inc.'s premium services to Verizon's high-speed Internet subscribers.
CIOs have changed their spending focus from products that help control costs to those that can help grow their businesses. Think security enhancement tools and business intelligence software for starters, says a Gartner report.
Google remains the search leader, but Microsoft and Yahoo are narrowing the gap through improvements in customer loyalty and perception in the quality of search results.
Google unveils a "mini" search appliance aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, expanding the company's reach into the corporate market.
The plan is to provide joint management services for IT and telecom systems, while they move from traditional telephones to Internet telephony.
Yahoo joins Google Inc. in trying to embed itself in consumers' PCs, releasing a beta version of its promised desktop-search application.
Consumers spent a record $117 billion online last year, with many of them preferring to shop with retailers that had Internet and brick-and-mortar stores.
Verizon Wireless launches a multimedia service for its high-speed network that will deliver news, sports, music videos and 3D games to subscribers' handsets.
Online banking has become the third most important factor in choosing a bank, following only free checking and fee and service charges.
The largest retailers, overall, have done a good job at listing privacy policies, but are also sharing customer data without permission.
Hewlett-Packard and Matsushita have agreed to work together in supporting DVD formats, a confusing list of acronyms for most consumers.
Sirius Satellite Radio will use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Media Video player within Sirius's upcoming mobile entertainment platform for the car.
GuruNet drops its subscription model, in an attempt to grab a piece of the growing Internet advertising market that's driving the success of Google.
Motorola has developed with apparel maker Burton a line of outerwear for snowboarders that includes cell-phone technology and a portable music player.