Sunday, September 19, 2021

Colin C. Haley

Yahoo!: 2003 Big Year for Enterprise IM

BOSTON -- At Instant Messaging Planet Conference and Expolast year, speakers hammered on a common theme: While IM started as a consumer phenomenon, it is destined to...

IDC: Cisco Will Make Optical Acquisition

Like its peers, Cisco Systems embarked on an optical networking binge in the late 1990s, leveraging its mushrooming market value to acquire startups in the promising field.When...

MSN Intros Mobile Always-On IM

Software giant Microsoft and wireless carrier Korea Telecom Freetel have launched new mobile Internet services, including always-on messaging, in South Korea, a market that may serve...

EMC Co-founder Resigns Diplomatic Post

Richard Egan, an EMC co-founder, has resigned as U.S. ambassador to Ireland after only 15 months on the job, prompting speculation about the 66-year-old billionaire's next career...

2002: Telecom’s Trying Year

For the telecommunications industry, 2002 was a year in which convoluted (and in some cases criminal) accounting practices were exposed, slack demand continued to buffet growth and...

Enterprise Linux Conference Hits Hub

IT managers will flock to Boston tomorrow for Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo, a trade show highlighting how Linux and Linux-based data center applications can cut...

Microsoft Unveils Applications, Strategy

Microsoft today introduced new security and mobile workforce software while mapping an 18-month strategy taking a holistic view of IT systems. First, the Redmond, Wash., giant...

Verizon CEO: Fed Moves Could Jump-Start Industry

NEWTON, Mass. -- Relaxing federal regulations on Baby Bells and establishing a national broadband policy will jump-start the IT sector and broader economy, Ivan Seidenberg, president and...

Privacy Advocate Voices Mobile Spam Concerns

As advertisers gear up for a mobile marketing push in the United States, a privacy advocate is concerned the menu of messages will consist largely of spam. The...

IT Recession, Depression — Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

For 18 months, analysts and economists have debated the severity of the ongoing tech slump (recession, depression, let's call the whole thing off). But whatever it's called, software...

Users Urge Disclosure of Security Flaws

Two years ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), at the urging of individual investors, adopted a "fair disclosure" rule barring insider stock transactions based on company...

Instant Messaging: Coming to An Enterprise Near You

BOSTON -- Don't let the emoticons, slang and sound effects fool you into thinking that instant messaging is a novelty confined to the Britney Spears set --...

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