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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in September 2006

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Google, Intel Call For Vastly More Efficient PC Power Supplies
News  |  9/26/2006
Google says it has increased the efficiency of power supplies from 60-70% to 90%, and the same efficiency is within reach for consumer PCs.
HP Sponsors Privacy Award
Commentary  |  9/25/2006
The International Association of Privacy Professionals and HP are sponsoring the 2006 IAPP Innovation Awards to recognize "three organizations that demonstrate high levels of integration of privacy protection throughout their entire business process." Yes, HP, the company that hired outside security firms to violate the privacy of its bo
Digg Founders Launch Online Network Designed To Kill Your TV...Sort Of
News  |  9/25/2006
Tuesday marks the official debut of Revision3, a venture capital-funded video site offering original, geek-oriented content with an advertising model reminiscent of 1950s TV programming.
Technology Innovation One Scoop At A Time
Features  |  9/22/2006
MooBella's on-demand ice cream vending machines are powered by open source software and an AMD processor.
ID Theft Task Force Makes Small Step In The Right Direction
News  |  9/19/2006
ID theft victims should be allowed to sue defendants--that's one of seven recommendations issued by the federal Identity Theft Task Force.
Microsoft Hopes New Search Tool Draws Converts From Google
News  |  9/15/2006
Microsoft may finally believe its search engine and search advertising platform have reached the point of being technically competitive with Google and Yahoo. But technology will only get Microsoft so far.
Apple's Future Phone
Commentary  |  9/15/2006
It's pretty much a given these days that Apple is hard at work on a mobile phone. The company won't acknowledge this, but it's hard to find an Apple rumor site or financial analyst covering Apple that hasn't speculated about the iPhone or whatever the fabled device eventually ends up being called. Despite its studied coyness, Apple in
TransMedia Adds Office Apps To Its Glide Document-Sharing Service
News  |  9/13/2006
TransMedia plans to launch business and academic versions of Glide, its consumer online application and social networking suite.
Google Stakes Desktop Claim Through Intuit Alliance
News  |  9/13/2006
The deal threatens Microsoft because Google is staking its claim not just on Internet applications, but on desktop software, too. The alliance unites one of Microsoft's oldest competitors with one of its most recent.
Desktop Defectors
Commentary  |  9/12/2006
Recently, I wrote a story about the vulnerabilities of Web applications in which Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, predicted, "Security will drive people to centralized applications." That's in fact what I'm hearing from some of the attendees at the 2006 InformationWeek Fall Conference. The difficulty
Yahoo CIO Talks Up New Ad Platform, Social Search
News  |  9/11/2006
Lars Rabbe describes the company's new ad platform, its competitive position with Google, and the importance of user-generated content like Yahoo's Flickr service at the InformationWeek 500 conference.
Retail: Technology Improves Business Processes To Help Close The Deal
Features  |  9/7/2006
Retailers find faster networks are a good way to boost productivity
Consumer Goods: Top Priority Is To Put Information To Good Use
Features  |  9/7/2006
Consumer goods companies showed more interest in business intelligence tools as the foundation of future prosperity than they did network infrastructure improvements.
The Achilles' Heel Of Online Storage: Network Bandwidth
Commentary  |  9/7/2006
Someday you'll be able to access all your files from any Internet-connected device. Just don't hold your breath. Despite the commoditization of digital storage, backing up and accessing files across the Internet remains difficult and unwieldy when it comes to large amounts of data. But take heart. The ability to automatically back up files and sync them across devices will be here well before the paperless office and flying cars. Perhaps even before the arrival of
Ad-Supported Software Proves Popular With Small Businesses
News  |  9/6/2006
Spiceworks is adding more IT management features to its free, ad-supported software, for which over 5,000 customers have signed up in about a month's time.
Government Report Finds Health Care Privacy Breaches Rampant
News  |  9/5/2006
Agencies and contractors that experienced privacy breaches collectively have access to medical data for more than 100 million Americans.
Real Live Search
News  |  9/5/2006
Web Apps Come Under Attack In Perverse Coming Of Age
Features  |  9/1/2006
The growth in hosted software, plus attacks on AT&T's site and others, has IT managers worried about the vulnerability of Web applications.

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