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Competition fierce in services market

Here are some of IDC's key observations from a new report that analyzes and compares the top 20 services firms:The services market is highly fragmented with the top 20 providers representing just over a third of the market opportunity in 2003. IDC expects that the top companies will become increasingly dominant as acquisitions continue to play an important part in their growth strategies.

August 11, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Top 10 software programs

John Dvorak came up with what he thinks are the top 10 software programs that were either the most successful or the most innovative in the modern era of desktop computing. His column explains the criteria behind the selections.

August 11, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Sun

Speculation persists over why Sun would want to hint at Novell as a possible acquisition target. Was it a mere publicity stunt?

August 11, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Desperately seeking: Widespread adoption of SenderID

After attempting for days to e-mail my entries for this blog to David Berlind so he could post them, and after losing most of those e-mails in a black hole due to aggressive but necessary spam and anti-virus filtering, I just can't wait another year for SenderID (consolidation of SPF and Microsoft's CallerID) to be mandated.

August 10, 2004 by George Ou

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It's 10pm. Have you hacked your router's firmware lately?

As more and more routers are beginning to rely on embedded Linux, the phenomenon of router hacking -- where router owners can substitute their own firmware for the ones that comes from their router vendors -- is beginning to take off like wild fire. To my surprise, it's no longer just for geeks better known for sticking water hoses in their PCs to squeeze out every last megahertz.

August 10, 2004 by George Ou

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Responsible computing tips

Experts at IT advisory firm Cutter Consortium recently got together to talk about strategies for more responsible computing, while delivering some...

August 10, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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