Videoconferencing – the easy, elegant and effective way

I'm a late arrival to videoconferencing. I've been skeptical of the picture quality, for one thing. If I want to see someone moving around underwater, I'll watch an old Jacques Cousteau documentary, thank

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2008 James A. Martin

Microsoft’s Yahoo acquisition bid likely to turn ugly

Microsoft plans to intensify its pursuit of Yahoo this week when it authorizes a proxy fight to oust Yahoo's board, meaning the 19-day old acquisition attempt will soon turn a darker shade of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Finding an ISP that shuns data discrimination

If you've been online long enough, you probably remember the days when your local Internet service provider was just some guy down the block with fancy equipment, and he was the only choice

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2008 Mathew Honan

IT reveals hip side in show that blends technology with threads

Servers, e-mail applications and other less-than-chic combinations of hardware and software typically inhabit the technology realm. Linen is rarely equated with LEDs, while discussing couture along with the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard is almost

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2008 Fred O'Connor

Businesses should not delay move to IPv6, caution experts

North American businesses should start switching over to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) now, as in a little over four years there won't be any IPv4 addresses left, analysts say.The IPv6 format was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

MySpace launches developer site, offers strong financial incentives

As expected, MySpace Tuesday launched a new site and released code that will allow developers to build applications for the popular social networking site.The new MySpaceDeveloper Platform site will be open to developers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Download TV shows online…for free

Video is all over the Web, and no wonder. With the advent of superfast broadband connections running at over 5Mbit/sec., widescreen monitors that have finally replaced the boxy CRTs of the past and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2008 John Brandon

Seven IT tools and tips for working effectively…anywhere

You never know where or when you'll need to get work done. With these tools and tips, your vital programs and files will always be along for the ride.For a while now, it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2008 Christopher Null

Spam exploit highlights dangers of free Web-based services

Economical and effective, free online services are especially appealing to budget conscious small and midsize businesses (SMBs) but they are also attracting the attention of spammers.An attempt this week to breach the e-mail

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Phishing attacks unlikely to chill online shoppers’ enthusiasm

Online shopping will carry on at full tilt this Christmas season.Cyber shoppers are unlikely to be deterred by all the recent reports about online fraud, say e-commerce experts. (One of the most recent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Mozilla promises Firefox vulnerability won’t bug you anymore

Mozilla Corp. will patch Firefox against a nine-month-old protocol handler bug, its chief security executive announced Friday, after researchers demonstrated that the vulnerability was more serious than first thought.The bug is another uniform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2007 Gregg Keizer

Facebook for the enterprise?

Enterprises are being offered the chance to use Facebook. Open source enterprise content management company Alfresco has integrated its application with the social networking site to enable its users to communicate more effectively

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2007 Maxwell Cooter

Consumers to drive mobility

Businesses hoping to maintain tight control over future adoption of mobile technologies should open their minds and embrace the notion that consumer devices will continue to filter their way into the workplace, whether

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2007 Matt Hines

Disappearing Gmail messages

When Jeneane Sessum logged into her Gmail account on the afternoon of Oct. 27, she was greeted with a horrifying sight: an empty inbox. A Gmail user since 2004, Sessum, a social media

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 16th, 2007 Juan Carlos Perez