Mobility Archives - Page 260

Did you know its name was Simon?

Someone's got to speak up for Simon, and it's going to be me. Intel broke out the party hats Tuesday with news that the industry had sold the one billionth personal computer. According

Published on: July 2nd, 2002 Shane Schick

Source Guide 2.0

When you're launching a Web site, you've got to have priorities. Breaking news was my first priority. Now we've moving on to the second.Computer Dealer News began publishing a printed directory of key

Published on: June 28th, 2002 Shane Schick

Security standard gains a new ally

It used to be called ""co-opetition,"" but it's really just smart planning.This week, Sun Microsystems decided to go along with IBM, Microsoft and VeriSign by supporting the Web Services Security (WS-Security) standard. Sun

Published on: June 28th, 2002 John Saunders

Letters to the editor

Re: No more teachers, no more books (June 25)I would like to add to your point of secondary sources. True, primary is better. For me whenever I take in information, I size up

Published on: June 28th, 2002 Readers

What does it all mean?

So Fruitman comes in yesterday, wearing a tie I'd never seen before. Fruitman is Paul Fruitman, an ITBusiness.ca staff writer. ""Is that new?"" I asked. The tie was a mix of black and

Published on: June 27th, 2002 Shane Schick

As WorldCom turns

Et tu, WorldCom?News that the telecommunications giant filed phony earnings for the last five quarters to the tune of US$3.8 billion late Wednesday did not trigger the usual industry reactions. None of the

Published on: June 26th, 2002 Shane Schick

No more teachers, no more books

Before you can write your first essay in school, you learn about primary versus secondary sources.This is probably introduced at different levels depending on the school, but I got an early start from

Published on: June 25th, 2002 Shane Schick

My mother the phone banker

My parents and I seldom discuss technology, but not long ago my mother couldn't wait to tell me about an access service that allowed her to update her accounts and conduct transactions from

Published on: June 24th, 2002 Shane Schick

Next generation wireless looks to get rolling

Ericsson is doing its best to keep 3G front-of-mind for me. First, there was the invite to tour the ""Drive to 3G"" trailer – 18 wheels of high-tech wireless gimmickry and gadgetry –

Published on: June 21st, 2002 Dave Webb

The multiplication of division

We spent a lot of time in the latter part of 1999 talking about the Y2K problem, but by the time the New Year's ball dropped in Times Square we'd stopped calling it

Published on: June 21st, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Schools' Net speed to increase 8,000 times (June 19)Looks like another case of bad math at the school boards.If the board had gone to DSL in all properties today, their 20 year

Published on: June 21st, 2002 Readers

Tabula rasa

Sumit Agnihotry is not allowed to take a pad of paper into business meetings anymore.Under ""Terry's new law,"" he and the others at Acer America Corp. are only authorized to carry the TravelMate

Published on: June 19th, 2002 Shane Schick

Majority report

Tom Cruise had his eye on me. It bored into my soul with an unusual intensity, demanding my attention and daring me to look away. I didn't. I knew I was being summoned,

Published on: June 18th, 2002 Shane Schick

A telehealth check-up

They call the project ""Sweet Talk,"" but that's just sugarcoating it as far as I'm concerned.A research team at Dundee University in the United Kingdom is working on a plan whereby diabetic teenagers

Published on: June 17th, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Who are you calling a software engineer? (June 12)As a professional engineer and someone with over 20 years experience in software engineering, I happen to believe very strongly that the software industry

Published on: June 14th, 2002 Readers