In a move to be more "customer friendly," AT&T said Tuesday that it is altering its fee structure for customers that change wireless calling plans.According to a statement from AT&T, customers who change to any of the company's plans during a current contract won't have to extend their contract or enter a new one.
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Apple made it official. Mac OS X Leopard will go on sale Oct.
Google launched the beta of its "highly complicated" YouTube copyright tool dubbed YouTube Video Identification.In its corporate blog Google notes that "Video Identification is the next step in a long list of content policies and tools that we have provided copyright owners so that they can more easily identify their content and manage how it is made available on YouTube.
Notable headlines:David Berlind: Does payback on email alone make Google Apps' $50/yr. worth it?
Dennis Howlett is reporting that (as predicted by Vinnie Mirchandani) that John Wookey, the head of Oracle's Fusion project to unify its various business applications a cohesive, SOA-based suite is leaving the company. Wookey joined Oracle in 1995.
Microsoft has filed a patent for filtering EEG data so that it can be used to improve the design of human-computer interfaces. Brain signals from sensors attached to the scalp are interpreted by software to classify the brain states associated user interaction.
James Governor at RedMonk says "Twitter is like walking to school with your friends and hanging out, while reading blogs is reading their homework."That makes the Twitter a prime spot for making money since, as James points out, marketers would rather hit you while you're talking with friends and happy than when you're concentrating on some deep technical argument.
In various technology budget surveys information security is always top of the list. But how do you really do it cheaply to save a few bucks.
Time Warner's AOL unit plans to cut 2,000 jobs, or roughly 20 percent of its global workforce. The layoffs, which come as AOL transitions from a subscriber-based business to an ad-supported one, aren't unexpected.
Broadcom on Monday launched a "3G phone on a chip" that combines key mobile technologies on one low power processor. Typically, these sort of announcements wouldn't grab my attention, but if you carry this 3G phone on a chip concept far enough you could feature-packed phones on the cheap by cutting manufacturing costs.