Saturday, October 16, 2021

Kate Stoodley

WeatherBug Rides Out Traffic Storm

Moments before Hurricane Katrina crashed ashore, some people in Southern Louisiana accessed warnings on WeatherBug.com and sought shelter, prior even to hearing local hurricane warnings go off....

Bank Puts Money and Time into IT Savings Account

When Jim Hochstatter started working at Ulster Savings Bank in October, 2004, the bank ran two separate networks. One was tied into the Internet -- the other...

Cleaning up Databases to Save Time… and Money

Before a global consulting firm integrated new software into its 5-terabyte database, the company's IT staff spent so much time cleaning up their information that bigger projects...

Ad-Aware Cleans Up in Malware Removal Category

Lavasoft Inc.'s Ad-Aware SE Professional Edition won over users in Datamation's 2005 Product of the Year contest, receiving just enough votes to claim first place in the...

BlackBerry 7100 Wins Datamation Handheld Award

Research in Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry 7100 claimed a decisive first place in the Handheld Category in Datamation's Product of the Year 2005 reader survey. The Treo 650 by...

Phishers Focusing in on New Targets

Phishing attacks are the fastest growing type of Internet scam out there today. And industry analysts say this nasty scheme shows no signs of slowing down. Phishing scams...

Biometrics Not Quite Ready for the Enterprise

Little yellow sticky notes cling to computer screens throughout American offices, displaying users' passwords for coworkers, bosses... and possibly hackers to see. The passwords, generally as simple as...

In 2005, Organized Crime Will Back Phishers

Phishers proved to be the IT security manager's biggest threat this year. And analysts say the growth of online organized crime will make it even...

Father of Spam Speaks Out on His Legacy

Back in 1978, when the thing we now all think of as annoying, unsolicited, inbox-clogging email was just the canned, spongy sandwich meat, one man...

Is the Answer to Offshoring… Insourcing?

As the flood of U.S. IT work continues to flow toward foreign shores, some analysts are watching a trickle of jobs starting to move back in this...

Candidates on Jobs, Spam, Security Questions

As election day nears, presidential candidates President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) have taken on high-tech issues like spam, cyber security and globalization in...

Bush and Kerry Debate Technology

The IT industry is a vital driver in the U.S. economy, according to presidential candidates Sen. John Kerry (D.-Mass) and President George W. Bush. Both...

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