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Articles by Antone Gonsalves
posted in May 2005
Yahoo Inc. has released in beta a tool that sorts search results according to whether they are commercial or more informational, such as from academic or research-oriented sources.
Cingular Wireless, the largest wireless carrier in the U.S., says it will offer business customers Good Technology Inc.'s e-mail service.
The Mozilla Foundation plans to release in alpha early this week the next upgrade of the Firefox browser.
Motorists looking for the lowest possible gasoline prices over the Memorial Day weekend overwhelmed the American Automobile Association's new Fuel Price Finder, temporarily shutting down the web tool.
Tibco Software was sued by a New York law firm that claimed the software company misled investors in the progress of its integration of Staffware PLC, which was acquired in 2004.
Microsoft launches a Web site and an analytical service to help Internet service providers in their spam-reduction efforts.
Market researcher Gartner increased slightly its forecast for worldwide PC sales this year, as mobile-computer shipments were higher than expected in the first quarter.
Earthlink Inc. on Wednesday launched a personalized portal for non-subscribers that the Internet service provider hopes will attract customers to its high-speed service.
Worldwide revenues in the computer server market showed strong growth in the first quarter, as leader IBM and the other top vendors held on to their positions.
Yahoo offers subscribers personalized recommendations for movies, DVDs and videos. Such personalization is attractive to advertisers, the source of most of Yahoo's revenues.
IBM unveils software that makes it possible for organizations to work together without compromising the privacy of each other's data.
Since illegal copies of the film made their debut on the Internet, it's estimated that "tens of thousands" of digital copies have been downloaded from popular file-sharing networks, mostly by young, tech-savvy males.
SAP on Wednesday said tech-heavyweights Cisco Systems, Intel, Microsoft, and others have licensed the German company's technology for using its applications to automate business processes.
In a bid to fend off Sun's rejuvenated Solaris operating system, Red Hat and IBM are teaming up to convince customers to migrate over to Linux.
Microsoft and Sun Microsystems on Friday unveiled jointly developed specifications that will enable Web single sign-on between Sun's Solaris operating system and Java Enterprise System and Microsoft's Windows Server.
The big jump in broadband penetration is good news for Internet companies, which can offer more advanced services requiring higher bandwidths.
Google Inc. has bought Dodgeball.com, a social-networking startup that helps people find and talk to each other through mobile text messaging.
Aided by a Microsoft investigation, Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly filed suit Wednesday seeking a court order to shutter a spam ring that's peddled bogus prescription drugs, mortgages, and porn.
The company plans to move to the web many of its desktop-application features, which include access to six different search engines and online retailer Amazon.com, and the ability to organize files in a PC's hard drive into visual clusters.
An industry group hoping to reverse the trend toward cookie deletion by consumers plans to begin work next week on a plan to help improve the image of the technology used to track Web activity.
While remaining healthy, online ad spending growth is expected to decrease steadily through 2009, a reflection of a maturing market.
Google launches beta software that the company says will speed up the time it takes to search the Internet and to load Web content.
Yahoo's engine searches both the Web and the content of its media partners and those companies that distribute video via Media Really Simple Syndication, a self-publishing specification that enables publishers to distribute audio and video to Web-content aggregators.
Driven by its success in the enterprise, Blackberry maker Research In Motion Ltd. toppled PalmOne Inc. from the No. 1 slot in the first quarter in the handheld-computer market.
Hackers still love Windows and other Microsoft gear, but they're increasingly targeting alternative operating systems, particularly Linux and Mac.