Motorola's handset unit is a sick patient. The solution: Quarantine it or maybe send it packing.
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This week on the Between the Lines podcast, I give a wrap up from my trip to the Demo 08 conference, where 77 products were introduced. We also discuss some of the recent earnings and restructuring news from Yahoo.
Gartner researchers have identified 10 areas that IT professionals should pay attention to this year.Gartner: By 2011, Apple will double its U.
Google on Thursday reported fourth quarter net income of $1.21 billion, or $3.
Countries across the Middle East are sans Internet connections due to a cable break on Wednesday. Two lessons: The Internet in some areas lack redundancy and telecommunications infrastructure is weak.
The majority of Internet and international telephone traffic travels goes under the sea. When two submarine cables in the Mediterranean Sea were cut (most likely by ship anchors) on Wednesday, Internet connectivity in the Middle East and in parts of Asia cratered.
Symantec issued its second annual report on IT risk management. Key findings from "IT Risk Management Report" that surveyed 405 IT professionals include:IT professionals are adopting a more balanced, less security-centric view of IT risk—more of them now see availability risk as critical or serious than any other element.
Amazon's fourth quarter results had a little bit of everything for its various observers: Sales were impressive and the outlook wasn't bad, but worries about profit margins are worrisome. But amid all the talk about consumer demand, growth abroad and adding third party sellers to Amazon's platform the "other" line on the company's breakdown of revenue is far more interesting.
Amazon.com's march into digital distribution of content continues--this time with plans to acquire Audible for $300 million.
Notable headlines:George Ou: Even SSL Gmail can get sidejackedRobin Harris: The data center on your desktopJanice Chen@PMA: Live from Las Vegas: Sony announces two more DSLRs under $900David Morgenstern: Is Apple under attack from a whisper campaign?