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Latest Posts

Ready, aim, prosecute

CDEX, Inc. has developed (though it still needs a lot of field testing) a nifty, yellow, $10,000 UV-based gun that will detect trace amounts of illegal substances on a surface such as a door handle or (presumably) your lips.

October 10, 2006 by Ed Gottsman


The dynamics of Enterprise 2.0--follow the ants

Rod Boothby has an interesting post on how the social dynamic of work is changing due to the influence of the Web and related technologies. There is something very interesting happening in the field of enterprise technology.

October 10, 2006 by Dan Farber


Office 2.0: GoogleDocs in the works

Mary Jo Foley posts on Steve Bryant's report that tomorrow at the Office 2.0 conference, Google will unveil its GoogleDocs project, which merges Writely and Google Spreadsheets into a unified collaboration suite.

October 10, 2006 by Dan Farber


Voting electronically? Be very afraid!

This November's election marks the first widespread use of electronic voting in the US. There is considerable concern among computer security professionals and others that electronic voting is not secure and evidence keeps mounting that the current crop of machines are not secure as they could be.

October 10, 2006 by Phil Windley


Ballmer: Software should be click to run

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is on stage now at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo talking about blurring the lines between software that's delivered locally, or via the Internet. Below is a photo.

October 10, 2006 by David Berlind