Sun is ratcheting up the heat on IBM, with an open letter from Jonathan Schwartz to IBM CEO Sam Palmisano (text...
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Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
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In the interests of research, one of my colleagues at the Labs is walking around wearing a LifeShirt from VivoMetrics. The LifeShirt contains sensors that track heart rate, body temperature and respiration, and wirelessly transmit the data to a PDA or PC.
Russell Shaw explains why telecom policy won't change under a new FCC commissioner when Michael Powell leaves the post...
When security firm WatchGuard Technologies reported today that spyware is the biggest threat to company networks this...
If you haven't noticed, SCO has been rather quiet lately.
According to an InfoWorld report, the ObjectWeb consortium's most well known open source project -- JOnAS (aka Java Open Application Server) -- is making headway in Europe, particularly in France where ObjectWeb major backers Groupe Bulle, France Telecom, and France's National Institute for Research in Computer Scienceand Control (INRIA) hail from. The report quotes Shawn Willett, a senior analyst at Current Analysis Inc.
Intel, whose processor roadmaps have had their fair share of delays, is shipping something early for a change. That something is its Vanderpool virtualization technology for desktops.
With regard to ZDNet's experiment in media transparency, Dan Gillmor wrote in his blog:"In an ideal world I'd like to have had access to a full transcript as well, because I a) can read faster than I can listen; and b) I can quote more easily from text than audio. But that's asking a lot, partly because it's not cheap to get transcripts.
Silicon.com's CIO Jury, a panel of European IT executives isn't salivating over the latest Apple offerings: Richard Yeo, CTO at easyGroup: "Proprietary hardware and software, overpriced, few applications.
Now, with the election over, you'd think that things over at the JohnKerry.com Web site might have quieted down.