Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tim Gray

Telecommuting Eases NYC Transit Strike Pain

UPDATED: New Yorkers have come a long way since the last transit strike 25 years ago. In that relatively short timeframe, the city has grown from business...

New Worm Uses The Force

Security firm PandaLabs says a worm that spoofs Google (Quote, Chart) is wending its way through the Internet via P2P networks. Some downloaders hoping to snare free Star Wars...

Is AOL in Microsoft’s Sights?

Time Warner and Microsoft are reportedly in advanced talks over Redmond buying a big stake in the media company's America Online unit. The New York Post, citing...

Firefox Losing Its Grip?

For nearly two years The Mozilla Foundation has enjoyed continued success after releasing its revolutionary browser, Firefox. And much of that success was squarely on the underdog's...

Windows Worm Goes Global

A computer worm slamming corporate networks running Windows 2000 operating systems continued to make the rounds today after slowing down numerous high profile organizations on Tuesday. The Zotob.B virus,...

WorldCom Execs Face Sentencing

Former WorldCom director of accounting Buford Yates has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his part in the massive fraud that led...

Ebbers Gets Long Stretch

Former WorldCom founder and CEO Bernard Ebbers was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison for his role in the massive accounting fraud that brought down...

Next Stop For Google Toolbar: Mozilla’s Firefox

Next stop for the Google toolbar is the open-source Mozilla Firefox browser, according to an e-mail posted on the Mozilla site. The July 1st e-mail, posted on...

Big Blue to Cut Up to 13,000 Jobs

IBM said it would lay off up to 13,000 employees, or about 5 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring plan to address a sagging...

Tightening Honchos’ White Collars

With seemingly more CEOs crunching numbers in the courtroom than in the boardroom, and as a wave of legislation controlling corporate affairs rolls on, there is no shortage of...

IRS Giving Goods Away

When it comes to the work at the IRS, most employees are trained not to give it away for free. And they tend to do a good job...

Ebbers Found Guilty

UPDATED: NEW YORK -- Former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers was found guilty today on charges he ordered the telecom's finances inflated to cover massive losses. Ebbers, 63, was...

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