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Most popular broadcast networks, 2006-2008

Most popular broadcast networks, 2006-2008

RankNetworkWebsite2007-08 Season2006-07 SeasonGrowth1.CBSwww.cbs.com0:10:240:07:3039%2.NBCwww.nbc.com0:10:070:11:27-12%3.The CWwww.cwtv.com0:09:420:08:0221%4.ABCwww.abc.com0:08:210:06:3527%5.FOXFox Aggregation0:06:430:06:0311%6.My Network TVwww.mynetworktv.com0:04:100:07:09-42%Source: Hitwise

June 27, 2008 by

Top hotel sites in Q1 2008

Top hotel sites in Q1 2008

Q1 2007Q1 2008Percent Change Y/YIntercontinental Hotel Brands55.148.5-12%Holiday Inn30.730.81%Holiday Inn Express16.218.816%Crowne Plaza13.47.9-41%Intercontinental6.64.9-26%Source: comScore

June 27, 2008 by

Top-visited US broadcast TV show websites in 2007

Top-visited US broadcast TV show websites in 2007

RankNetworkWebsiteAverage Market Share1FOXAmerican Idol14.01%2NBCDeal or No Deal13.33%3ABCDancing with the Stars7.33%4CBSSurvivor: Micronesia4.78%5FOXAmerica’s Most Wanted3.86%6NBCHeroes2.98%7ABCLost2.67%8NBCThe Biggest Loser2.22%9NBCThe Office2.07%10ABCGrey’s Anatomy1.81%Source: Hitwise

June 27, 2008 by

Critical security alert issued for Tor

Critical security alert issued for Tor

If you use Tor for anonymity/privacy on the Web, you might want to pay attention to this critical security announcement from project leader Roger Dingledine.According to the advisory, a known vulnerability in the Debian GNU/Linux distribution's OpenSSL package could allow an attacker to figure out private keys generated by these buggy versions of the OpenSSL library.

June 27, 2008 by

Are IT managers buying into 'green'?

At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., last week, Christopher Mines, senior vice president of Forrester Research, talked about the importance of changing the procurement process to be more eco-friendly. He told attendees that green practices will help refresh infrastructure IT and provide a longer life cycle for equipment. But are IT managers interested in acquiring green goods and services for their businesses?

June 27, 2008 by

Are IT managers buying into 'green'?

At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., last week, Christopher Mines, senior vice president of Forrester Research, talked about the importance of changing the procurement process to be more eco-friendly. He told attendees that green practices will help refresh infrastructure IT and provide a longer life cycle for equipment. But are IT managers interested in acquiring green goods and services for their businesses?

June 27, 2008

Are IT managers buying into 'green'?

At the Business Goes Green conference in San Jose, Calif., last week, Christopher Mines, senior vice president of Forrester Research, talked about the importance of changing the procurement process to be more eco-friendly. He told attendees that green practices will help refresh infrastructure IT and provide a longer life cycle for equipment. But are IT managers interested in acquiring green goods and services for their businesses?

June 27, 2008

24% of European households don’t have landlines

24% of European households don’t have landlines

24% of European households have given up fixed landlines for mobile phones, up from 22% in 2006. The Czech Republic, Finland and Lithuania had the lowest number of landlines in use. 22% are now using their PCs for phone calls or video chatting via programs such as Skype. That is a rise of 5% from [...]

June 27, 2008 by

Gates: Yahoo deal unlikely

Gates: Yahoo deal unlikely

During his last day as a full-time Microsoft employee, Microsoft's Bill Gates told Tom Brokaw he does not think a deal with Yahoo was likely.

June 27, 2008 by

Thoughts on Bill Gates

Thoughts on Bill Gates

When I think of Bill Gates, I can't help but think back to that famous photo taken of his team shortly before they moved up to Washington State from Albuquerque.  This rag-tag band somehow served as the base for a company that now employs 75,000+ people (including myself, until recently) and is the company that occupies so much of the thinking time of journalists and bloggers who write anything related to the market for software.

June 27, 2008 by

Lasers detecting explosives from 20 meters away

Lasers detecting explosives from 20 meters away

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers have developed a super-sensitive explosives detector which uses a laser and a device that converts reflected light into sound. Interestingly, the technique they've used is based on earlier works of Alexander Graham Bell in the late 1880s. In their experiments, the researchers used three explosives such as TNT and 'were able to detect trace residues with lasers 100 times less powerful than those of competing technologies.' Right now, they can detect explosives 20 meters away from their system, but 'they believe they can achieve detection at distances approaching 100 meters.' But read more...

June 27, 2008 by

NFC mobiles on track in Asia

NFC mobiles on track in Asia

Payment via phones outfitted with near field communications chips will happen, industry players assure, and Asia is expected to get the technology first.

June 27, 2008 by

In-class computers vs. labs

In-class computers vs. labs

Most of our decisions have come together fairly well on our elementary/middle school tech refreshes, particularly in terms of platform and software. However, there is some debate about using computers in several small lab stations in individual classrooms vs.

June 27, 2008 by

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