Mobility Archives - Page 280

Silence please

I observed my moment of silence on Tuesday.It seemed ridiculous, as people were jumping or falling out of windows at the World Trade Center, to start pontificating about the latest developments in the

Published on: September 14th, 2001 Shane Schick

And a hacker shall lead them

What exactly is the government planning to do with Mafiaboy's 160 bucks?That was the laughable fine, along with the equally pathetic eight-month sentence, imposed on the 17-year-old hacker yesterday by a Montreal court.

Published on: September 14th, 2001 Shane Schick

Internet under attack

The Internet was given an important test Tuesday, and in many respects it failed. How quickly did you try logging on to, Yahoo News or any of the other news sites once

Published on: September 12th, 2001 Shane Schick

Via derailed

They landed in Taipei at midnight, touching down at the headquarters of Via Technologies in a helicopter with the "Intel Inside" logo branded on the door. Out came the Pentium Power Rangers in

Published on: September 10th, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the Editor

Re:Open source, closed networksPerhaps in 10 years you will have enough experience to see the flaws in your logic:In many organizations, the upper levels of management have neither the experience nor the time

Published on: September 7th, 2001 Readers

Call me Internet News Overlord

The boring titles are back. When we reached that moment in 1999 and early 2000 when it seemed like anyone with a half-baked idea could start an Internet company, we also saw a

Published on: September 7th, 2001 Shane Schick

Hot flashes

At one point, there seemed to be no reason why the IT industry wouldn't spit out Sony's Memory Stick like the piece of gum it resembles. The company spent a lot of time

Published on: September 6th, 2001 Shane Schick

When Carly met Capellas

It was about 18 months ago, in Washington, D.C., and they were sitting next to each other at a public policy conference. At some point during the umpteenth presentation, Compaq CEO Michael Capellas

Published on: September 4th, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

RE: Open source, closed networks (Aug. 29 2001)I've read several of your editorials for and generally find them to be provocative and well thought out. I was surprised, though, when I read

Published on: August 31st, 2001 Readers

IT’s long-term training plan

In the wake of ITI's collapse, there's been a lot of talk about the value of technology training. What troubles me, however, is the silence about long-term plans for training IT workers. How

Published on: August 31st, 2001 John Saunders

Telephony revolution on line two

I have heard the future, and it is speaking to me over a DSL line. It's all starting again, the excited buzz over the possibility that next generation DSL modems could come equipped

Published on: August 30th, 2001 Shane Schick

Open source, closed networks

Linus Torvalds has probably walked many miles in those Birkenstock sandals of his, but to some degree they are the reason the open source movement has failed to take some important steps forward.

Published on: August 29th, 2001 Shane Schick

Gigahertz grows up

It's up to you, Doug Cooper.You, and you alone, must convince people like me to convince customers everywhere that there is a reason to upgrade to the 2 GHz Pentium 4 that was

Published on: August 28th, 2001 Shane Schick

What I learned on my summer vacation

Taking last week off to recharge my batteries reminded me that for many IT companies, this was a summer that provided little time to rest. Between mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and downsizing, we've

Published on: August 27th, 2001 Shane Schick

The slippery slope toward . . . nationalization?

For those of you just returning from an extended vacation on Mars, there's been some trouble in the competitive local exchange carrier market.CLECs are demonstrating the shelf life of an open jar of

Published on: August 24th, 2001 Dave Webb