Natalie is a ZDNet staff writer based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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First commerical 3D chip targets tweens

"What makes this product so interesting is that it is the first implementation of 3D memory" Start-up company Matrix Semiconductor has a customer for its unusual 3D memory chips. And no, it's not a major high-end computing vendor, but rather a toy company, Mattel.

December 7, 2004 by Natalie


Research firm predicts what isn't going to happen in 2005

Predicting what the future will bring is not an easy task, so instead ABI Research identified over-hyped technologies that won't be next year's Big Thing. Of course it's easy to think of improbable events and trends, so ABI analysts focused on the company's core areas of expertise such as energy, semiconductors, wireless communications, and RFID.

December 6, 2004 by Natalie


On the tech radar

ZDNets Dan Farber covers a set of realistic technology predictions for the next 10 years from Gartner, a major research firm which in the same vain as Microsoft gets dissedat times because of its clout. Heres what the analysts are predicting: By 2008, intermediary services that manage the dissemination of personal data, purchase authorizations, payments and other transaction processes will develop in the United States and Europe.

December 1, 2004 by Natalie


The IT Priorities Research Program

The IT Priorities Research Program is ZDNet's and TechRepublic’s way of staying in very close touch with the technology plans of medium and large organizations. The program launched in October 2002 and has been collecting data continuously since that time.

November 21, 2004 by Natalie

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BT Trax, at a glance

Business Technology Trax ("BT Trax" for short) is our proprietary reporting tool that allows near-real time views into the content and vendors that CNET Network's enterprise site users are interested in. It works by determining which content items (i.

November 20, 2004 by Natalie


Welcome to our new Research Blog

If you are reading this, consider yourself lucky. You've stumbled upon the source for IT research that's timely, relevant, filtered, and digested just for you.

November 19, 2004 by Natalie