For many doctors, opting out of the system is the only way in which they can demonstrate their own power in the market. For others it's the way they stay independent.
Dell said Monday that it is launching a premium support service for consumers. Under the arrangement, consumers would be able to contact a dedicated team for their Dell product issues--for a fee.
Over the weekend, Intel cut prices on its high-volume quad-core desktop processors. Intel trimmed the price of the 2.40GHz Core 2 Quad Q6600 by 16% from $266 to $224, and chopped the price of the 2.66GHz Core 2 Quad Q6700 by a whopping 50% from $530 to $266.
From TechCrunch: House Republicans are asking the Democratic leadership to act on Bill Gates' increasingly urgent calls for an increase in H1B visas for foreign high-tech workers. In a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the House Republican Study Group said:As a country, we are effectively handing these highly-educated, extremely desirable individuals a diploma and a plane ticket.
Looking for a good smartphone? Good luck. Out of stock smartphones abound.
If there was a bright spot in AMD's first quarter, it was the new PC and graphics products in the pipeline. The 65nm Barcelona bombed last year. Meanwhile, Intel is minting millions of 45nm chips. So it's no surprise that AMD is shifting to 45nm processors as quickly as possible.
Forrester has released a report indicating that Enterprise 2.0 spending will reach $4.
Despite a huge and growing amount of "webby" online data and content, capturing and defining that data and then making it available to users and processes has proven difficult, due to differing formats and data structures. The usual recourse is manual intervention, and oftentimes cut-and-paste chores. IT departments are not too keen on such chores.
Now that Office Open XML is on its way to becoming an international standard, it could be leaving Microsoft behind
Enterprise 2.0 will become a $4.6 billion industry by 2013 and social networking tools will garner the bulk of the money, according to a report by Forrester Research.
By 2010, the average US household will be using 1.1 TB of bandwidth a month, according to Internet Innovation Alliance. At that level, 20 homes would generate more traffic than the entire Internet did in 1995.
I have no doubt that China is going to get serious about "intellectual property piracy" in my lifetime. Because I have faith in their inventors and writers.
High-speed broadband is now used by 77 percent of EU businesses, compared to 62 percent in 2005, according to the European Commission
On Apr. 10, I attended an e-commerce conference organized by the government and an industry group composed of local e-business companies.
Mondays are usually a bit slow for news, so today I am kicking off my software reviews with the first "Mobile software Monday" article. The first title I checked out is WorldMate from MobiMate. I checked it out on my Nokia N95-3 (S60 device), T-Mobile Shadow (Windows Mobile Smartphone), and BlackBerry Pearl so you get to hear about software running on the 3 major operating systems present today. WorldMate is a wonderful software solution for the enterprise mobile phone user who travels and spends time on the road. Check out my image gallery for screenshots of WorldMate on S60 and Windows Mobile non-touch screen devices.
Despite all the hullaballoo over open source, everything we've written, said and done, we're still just 6% of the market.
A few weeks ago, I was in Shanghai, at the Intel Developers Forum. Intel was keen to show off what it hopes will be the bridging device between high-end mobiles and laptops: the mobile Internet device or MID. Intel was showing off a lot of interesting things at the conference. The MID, sadly, was not one of them.