US PC market grew by 10% in 2005, with 64.089 mln PCs shipped in the United States in 2005.
Nielsen//NetRatings named Vonage, General Motors and LowerMyBills.com top advertisers for the month of December 2005.
IT spending in the Western European discrete manufacturing industry will reach $41.3 bln in 2005, with YTY growth of 1.
Mimosa Systems shared the results of a survey by Osterman Research designed to capture the key email management challenges facing enterprises in 2006. Over 88% of the respondents answered that the ability for users to restore their own email was valuable.
In line with expectations, the EMEA PC market displayed solid growth in the final quarter of the year, expanding by 18.9% year on year in Q4 2005.
By 2008, just 3% of European mobile users will still use a GSM-only phone, and this will shrink to a negligible 1% by the end of 2010, Forrester Research says.
Sharing tech is a viable option for small companies that can't afford to invest in the solutions they need. By teaming up with other companies, they can get access to otherwise out-of-reach resources.
Europe, Middle East and Africa PC market grew 19.3% in 2005.
The University of Michigan's preliminary index of consumer sentiment rose to 93.4 in January 2005, from 91.
Not just terrorists, but bankers, too, are in the sights of Bush operatives seeking to circumvent privacy rules. Paul Wolfowitz's World Bank tenure is hardly underway when privacy concerns were raised
In September last year I wrote about Zimbra, which had just introduced its open source email/calendaring application for enterprises. It’s claim to fame was a slick interface using AJAX technologies that reset the bar for Web-based email and calendaring.
This being a blog about the business of Convergence, broadband and VoIP, I generally don't write a lot about consumer entertainment.Except when I can point to an example of an entertainment offering that with the proper marketing, will drive Internet broadband sign-ups and upgrades.
In its former incarnation as SBC, the company that is now "the new" at&t has been pretty quiet about its fiber-to-the-home, 20-25 megabits per second "Lightspeed" trial in San Antonio.Now, some more details are emerging.
A panel at the Sundance Film Festival mulls the issue of mobile content and the future of cinema on the go.
Robert Scoble and Shel Israel have launched their book, Naked Conversations. Your humble correspondent was there, dressed.
Back from the Root Vaultstock day in New Y ork , which was a terrific mix of folks I'd previously seen only in the blogopodosphere and Seth's Gang of Lead G-g-generators. Greg Narain recorded some of it, and we'll try and get some of it on Gillmor Daily in the next few days.
Regarding BellSouth's alleged attempt to charge Google blood money so that the telco's customers could access Google's Web sites, Doc Searls writes: BellSouth wasn't thinking. They were doing what big carriers always do, which is look for ways to make big money with tiered service to big customers.
Lashing together PCs and using its own operating system is the way Google started but today there must be less expensive ways to build an IT infrastructure for Google.
GM's automobile-based OnStar communications platform will be SOA-enabled, soon.