Articles By Dave Webb

Gadgets

I'VE SACRIFICED MY DESKTOP PC in the home office on the altar of cable management. There were just too many damned wires attached to the damned thing. A cordless mouse and keyboard probably

Published on: July 27th, 2004 Dave Webb

Two sides to the story

Companies are under increasing compliance pressure on a number of regulatory fronts, but the biggest stumbling block to meeting requirements is an internal divide, according to David Mann — executives and IT professionals

Published on: July 27th, 2004 Dave Webb

York Region gives nod to Microsoft’s integration efforts

SAN DIEGO — Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer admitted he borrowed heavily from Redmond's new ad tagline — Do More With Less — for the theme of the of Tech Ed 2004 opening

Published on: July 8th, 2004 Dave Webb

Microsoft beats security drum, partners chime in

SAN DIEGO — Security may be a hot-button IT issue, but you wouldn't know it from Mike Nash's keynote at the recent Tech Ed 2004. Microsoft's corporate vice-president of the security business and

Published on: July 8th, 2004 Dave Webb

Security expert: Communication breeds compliance

SAN DIEGO -- Companies are under increasing compliance pressure on a number of regulatory fronts, but the biggest stumbling block to meeting requirements is an internal divide, according to David Mann -- executives

Published on: May 27th, 2004 Dave Webb

Empty seats greet Microsoft security speaker

SAN DIEGO -- Security may be a hot-button IT issue, but you wouldn't know it from Mike Nash's keynote at Tech 2004 this week.Microsoft's corporate vice-president of the security business and technology unit

Published on: May 26th, 2004 Dave Webb

WiFi networks bring new threats to the enterprise

There has been an explosion in wireless LAN product use in the last two years. Albert D’aoust of Evans Research Corp. predicts WiFi product sales for 2004 will be about $115 million in

Published on: May 26th, 2004 Dave Webb

Ballmer tells how Microsoft will help developers do more with less

SAN DIEGO – Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer admitted he borrowed heavily from Redmond’s new ad tagline – Do More With Less – for the theme of the opening keynote address of last

Published on: May 26th, 2004 Dave Webb

Microsoft builds bridges, forms teams at TechEd

SAN DIEGO -- Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer admitted he borrowed heavily from Redmond's new ad tagline -- Do More With Less -- for the theme of the of Tech Ed 2004 opening

Published on: May 25th, 2004 Dave Webb

Fujitsu LifeBook B3010 Touchscreen Notebook

I've always been a closet Lifebook fan, especially the sleek, shiny, tiny ultracompact models. Encountering the touchscreen model, though, was a little unfulfilling, like meeting someone's twin sister whom you expected to be,

Published on: April 8th, 2004 Dave Webb

The visible supply chain

A career or two ago, I was a co-ordinator at a commercial print shop. Fresh from my IET classes, I was anticipating a just-in-time environment, a recent but maturing manufacturing concept at the

Published on: April 8th, 2004 Dave Webb

Executives are putting the scissors away: Study

Let's not declare the economic downturn dead, but executives worldwide look to be cautiously optimistic, according to a worldwide survey of CEOs commissioned by IBM Corp. John Fursey, leader of Big Blue's strategy

Published on: April 8th, 2004 Dave Webb

Big OS, tiny PC

Of all the burdens of celebrity, the heaviest must be the knowledge that there is more than one tier of celebrity, and you just ain't on the same one as Mike Holmes, honey.

Published on: April 7th, 2004 Dave Webb

Storage in 3D

British journalists use the affectionate term ""boffin"" to describe the scientifically inclined, much the way we call the technologically enthusiastic ""geeks."" Glenn Horner's got a labful of boffins.Horner is a co-founder of Aprilis

Published on: March 30th, 2004 Dave Webb

The threat of the net

My doom passed, and fortunately, I'm still standing. Sorry, make that Mydoom. The latest Worst Virus Ever — bigger than SoBig.F, messier than Melissa, a deeper hue than Code Red — made a

Published on: March 5th, 2004 Dave Webb