Mobility Archives - Page 284

The Grapes of Roth

Frank Dunn is sweating in a hot seat that should feel like a throne.Less than 24 hours after Nortel's CFO was named the surprise successor to outgoing Nortel chief executive John Roth, Dunn

Published on: October 3rd, 2001 Shane Schick

Bankruptcy begins @Home

Mitsubishi's a part of it, though Sony reportedly stays out. The top eight banks in the world are all supposedly members, as are a number of trading companies. Now that Excite@Home has filed

Published on: October 1st, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: The hard realities of software licensing (Sept. 27)I would just like to note that there is always the option of not upgrading at all but sticking with what works. If a current

Published on: September 28th, 2001 Readers

Who moved my “E”s?

There has always been a Rule of Three for measuring impacts on popular culture and it goes something like this. If it happens twice, it's a fad. If it happens three times, it's

Published on: September 28th, 2001 Shane Schick

Novell enters i-Planet’s orbit

Score one for the underdog. Just two weeks ago, Novell Inc. won Yahoo's stamp of approval for its directory server technology, which will become the default directory for the latter's corporate portal services.That's

Published on: September 28th, 2001 John Saunders

The hard realities of software licensing

The end of the four-year upgrade cycle is nigh.Friday marks the end of an era for many enterprise IT managers, when Microsoft's new Software Assurance program kicks in and they have to make

Published on: September 27th, 2001 Shane Schick

A model of virtual reality

I have come face-to-face with my virtual self. I want him to put some clothes on.With what may be one of the most compelling applications to hit the business-to-consumer e-commerce market since Web

Published on: September 26th, 2001 Shane Schick

A snowball’s chance in Dell

Nothing like a market meltdown to encourage co-operation.If the rumours are true that EMC is forming a channel relationship whereby Dell will resell its midrange Clariion storage systems, then the industry has finally

Published on: September 25th, 2001 Shane Schick

Pick it up and shake it

Handhelds that operate like Etch-a-Sketches? Now you're talking.A sincere happy birthday to Microsoft's research and development unit, which turns 10 years old today. At a celebration from its headquarters in Redmond, Wash., the

Published on: September 24th, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Silence please (Sept. 14)If CA, MS or IBM didn't make their support known in some fashion, I suppose your ignorance of such behaviour would result in your being critical of them for

Published on: September 21st, 2001 Readers


I predict that the next major Internet virus will be called Rekcus. That's right: "sucker" spelt backwards. Surely it only makes sense, after a week in which the Nimda worm brought down networks

Published on: September 21st, 2001 Shane Schick

PLM means please learn more

Earlier this summer, when a sudden gas leak threatened to blow up the building where I work, I decided to take an interest in fire safety and security. The day the gas leak

Published on: September 20th, 2001 Shane Schick

Storm brewing over storage

He's sneering again.It happens every time Mark Canepa mentions EMC, even if he's not referring to the company by name. We're sitting in a boardroom at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Toronto, where

Published on: September 18th, 2001 Shane Schick

Crisis management

Missing In Action:The CEO of Network Associates.The chief strategy officer at Borland Software.Executives from Xerox's color printing division.Don't worry, they're not among the unfortunate victims of last week's terrorist attack in the United

Published on: September 17th, 2001 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re:And a hacker shall lead them (Sept. 13)You are right, it does encourage kids to do worst. Probably someone will turn this story into a movice or write a book with the assistance

Published on: September 14th, 2001 Readers