Articles By Lynn Greiner

Gates: ‘You don’t need perfect code’ for good security

This week's Microsoft Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles marks the debuts of early versions of the company's next-generation operating system, relational database, and developer tools. It also highlights Microsoft's realization that security

Published on: October 29th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

Life or something like IT

In his first book, G-Forces: The 35 Global Forces Restructuring Our Future, futurist Frank Feather took a look at the global economic forces affecting our world. In Future, he talked about the

Published on: August 29th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

Mining those dusty stacks

Storage rooms stacked high with defunct hardware may not get much attention from the bean counters on a daily basis, but it can weigh heavily on the mind of any IT manager or

Published on: August 13th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

How-to guide offers tips for content contentment

When people hear the word ""content"" they often think of what's on a Web site. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Every bit of paper, every ad, every manual, every press

Published on: June 27th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

HP develops a menu of print offerings for SMB

SAN DIEGO – Hewlett Packard’s Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) is aiming its sights at the small and medium business (SMB) market with a series of services tailored specifically for them. At HP's

Published on: May 21st, 2003 Lynn Greiner

After selling 200 million printers, HP eyes digital market

SAN DIEGO -- While celebrating the shipment of its 200 millionth inkjet printer, Hewlett-Packard Thursday laid out its plans to grab a larger share of the 18 trillion page per year digital printing

Published on: May 8th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

Reading, writing and burning

If any medium can supplant the venerable floppy disc, it's the compact disc. Cheap, easy to use and store, and with drives supported by many manufacturers as boot devices, these 650 or 700

Published on: April 3rd, 2003 Lynn Greiner

Linux book begins new chapter on OS management

When you get into religious discussions, it's always safest to tread carefully. And, let's face it, Linux is a religion of sorts. So when I received The Business and Economics of Linux and

Published on: February 28th, 2003 Lynn Greiner

Oh, the humanity!

Consider the cost of technology.It's not just an issue of dollars and cents. Part of its price is paid by workers whose jobs cease to exist. Part of the cost comes through changes

Published on: August 9th, 2002 Lynn Greiner

Copyright and wrong

Consumers and businesses will be paying a lot more for their recordable media next January if the Canadian Private Copying Collective has its way, and you now have less than a week to

Published on: May 3rd, 2002 Lynn Greiner

Worth Keeping: NetWare 3.2

Community television, unlike its commercial cousin, is not the home of big budgets.When the folks at Rogers Cable were able, in the mid 1990s, to fund an expensive and sophisticated application that integrated

Published on: September 21st, 2001 Lynn Greiner

Worth Keeping: Borland C++ 3.1 for DOS

When the folks at Longford Equipment International Ltd. write software, it’s got to be fast.Scarborough, Ont.-based Longford builds packaging and inserting machines that bop along at a brisk 160 to 400 items per

Published on: July 6th, 2001 Lynn Greiner