Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Susan Kuchinskas

A New Face for Live Search

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. -- For now, Microsoft is ceding the race for users to 800-pound gorilla Google. Instead, executives said, the company will focus on improving the...

Culture Clash in Office 2.0

SAN FRANCISCO -- The so-called Web 2.0 apps -- blogs, wikis, photo-sharing, collaboration, community and other kinds of content generation-- still struggle to penetrate the business community....

Ganging Up on Badware

Good neighbors keep an eye on each other and spread the word on dodgy lurkers on the corner. Sun Microsystems, Google and Lenovo want to do the...

A CRM Sandbox For Wary Customers

Don't you hate it when your new CRM application crashes your system? Enterprises using Salesforce.com's hosted applications will soon be able to crash-test their deployments without fear by...

FCC Wiretap Order Raises ACLU Ire

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has become the latest member of a growing group challenging the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) order that all Voice over IP...

A Job For The Holidays

If the first item on your holiday wish list is a job, you just may get your wish. That is, if you lay off the eggnog and...

Streaming Media Grows Up

The streaming video market seems to have matured -- at least in terms of its audience. A research report recently released found that consumers between the ages...

The Meaning of ‘MemoGates’

''Oh, no! I forgot about the Web!'' This is a nightmare Bill Gates has had before. As he acknowledged in a memo, distributed to news organizations on...

Piecing Together The Sun Google Puzzle

Amid feverish speculation, on Oct 4, Google and Sun Microsystems announced they would work together to promote the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), the Google Toolbar and the...

Flock Browser Released

Does the world need another browser? Flock, a Palo Alto startup, thinks ''social browsing'' makes the difference. A preview of the new Flock browser, built on the...

Study Sees RFID Savings For Wal-Mart

RFID could make for happier Wal-Mart shoppers, a study showed. University researchers found a 16 percent reduction in so-called ''out of stocks'' at Wal-Mart Stores that were...

Microsoft in Open Source Partnership

Microsoft and JBoss announced a cooperation agreement on Tuesday in what is Microsoft's first official embrace of open source. Under the agreement, the two companies will ''explore''...

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