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My analysis: what will the AT&T-BellSouth merger mean?

My analysis: what will the AT&T-BellSouth merger mean?

 That's AT&T CEO Ed Whitacre, superimposed on a Google Earth map of territory that for the most part,will fall under his company's domain if a blockbuster acquisition of BellSouth goes through.We have lots of details here, as well as my FAQ-style explanation and vision of what is going to happen, how, and why.

March 5, 2006 by

Creating order out of information chaos

Creating order out of information chaos

A EU-funded project has developed a new software to look through unstructured data which has been used for several real-world applications. For example, the Greek Ministry of Defence (MoD) has used the system to identify terrorist activity.

March 5, 2006 by

Tuesdays With Mantu

Tuesdays With Mantu

I just received an email from Rich Siegel one of the scammer scammers that I referred to last week. He has published a book on his experiences with Nigerian 419 scamsters.

March 4, 2006 by

Australian press on Dale Begg-Smith and spyware

Australian press on Dale Begg-Smith and spyware

Editor's Note, 2/17/10: See The Olympic skier known as 'spam king' for more recent coverage of Dale Begg-Smith.The Australian press is taking a dim view of Dale Begg-Smith's history of questionable online activities.

March 4, 2006 by

Code generation considered harmful

Code generation considered harmful

Matisse, the NetBeans GUI editor, was recently described as "bad" because of restrictions on editing the Java source it generates. This is unfair, however, because the whole idea of generating code is fraught with danger.

March 4, 2006 by

Severe weather and emergency policy

Severe weather and emergency policy

This policy offers guidelines for responding to severe weather activity and other emergencies. The download includes both a PDF version and an RTF document to make customization easier. The Severe Weather...

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5,699,528,000 online searches in January 2006

5,699,528,000 online searches in January 2006

Nielsen//NetRatings reported that online search conducted across approximately 60 search engines in the US rose 39% YTY in January 2006 from 4 bln searches to nearly 5.7 bln, the highest number of online searches to date.

March 4, 2006 by

'Space-cooled' jackets down to Earth

'Space-cooled' jackets down to Earth

Several technologies used to design the space suits protecting astronauts are now being adapted to protect workers facing extremely hot and dangerous conditions. Even if these protective clothes are primarily intended for firefighters or steel workers, several applications are possible, such as in sportswear or in cars.

March 4, 2006 by

Extremes will drive online enterprise software adoption

Extremes will drive online enterprise software adoption

Too often cut off from direct accountability and saddled with a long backlog of user demands, IT departments frequently have little incentive or ability to be responsive to the business. And like personal computing did to the previous generation of computing, this will drive businesses to solve their own problems using simple, inexpensive alternatives. Yes, folks, I'm talking about Software as a Service (SaaS).

March 4, 2006 by

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