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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The largest DSL providers added 5.2 mln subscribers in 2005, according to Leichtman Research Group.
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...
For the full year 2005, worldwide server revenue grew 4.4% to $51.
As of December 2005, the eBay Developers Program had more than 25,000 members who created 1,900 live applications. Approximately 47% of eBay.
The Windows server market continued to show solid growth, with factory revenues increasing by 4.7% YTY.
In 2005, 1.57 mln people paid their taxes by credit card, 54% more than the year before, according to IRS.
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.
In 2005, EMC maintained its lead in the external disk storage systems market with 20.7% revenue share, followed by HP and IBM with 18.
From December 2005 to January 2006, the number of online searches jumped 12%, due to seasonal lowered searching during the holidays. The 5.
Mobile phone penetration saw a dramatic growth across Asia/Pacific over the last few years. In 2005, the number of respondents who owned mobile phones reaching 90.
Nielsen//NetRatings published its findings on top search engines in January 2006.Top US search engines in January 2006Search engineJan 2005Jan 2006ChangeGoogle47.
Two companies are bucking online retail trends by opening walk-in shops catered exclusively to iPod users. Photos: Shops for iPod lovers
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.
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).