Taxpayers can now pay their federal taxes with a Debit MasterCard without paying the standard 2.49% convenience fee.
Mar. 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,482
Next-generation locomotive diagnostic system incorporates the leading Java browser SDK.
Mar. 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,533
Yahoo's 'Mingle' project has been formally announced, and re-named 'Yahoo 360' - a social network or 'social software' platform integrating Yahoo's existing products such as instant messenger, photos, local search, music, and groups with new offerings such as blogs, mobile blogs and sh...
Mar. 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 39,162 Replies: 10
New partnership between GMS ad GRSI will enhance FastTrak offering.
Mar. 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,769
Barry Diller's IAC/InterActive has scooped up Internet search engine Ask Jeeves. IAC will use the site to bring in advertising revenue through Internet properties it already owns.
Mar. 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,347
Conax will introduce its CAS7 Advanced Modular Conditional Access System at the Las Vegas NAB show.
Mar. 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,215
Stories from the week in which SAP has seen itself re-raised by Oracle in its bidding war to acquire Retek; Google launched a site for external developers interested in Google-related development; Sun tinkered with Java licensing; and SCO sought to rekindle its Unix business by sending...
Mar. 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,005 Replies: 2
Google yesterday launched Code.google.com, a site for external developers interested in Google-related development. 'It's where we'll publish free source code and lists of our API services,' Google said as it unveiled the site, adding: 'We really care about free and open source softwar...
Mar. 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 54,349 Replies: 8
Isonics has signed a technology agreement with Russia's top nuclear research institution. Isonics is a leader in the development of next-generation technology for homeland security.
Mar. 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,918
Five lawsuits originally filed in various state courts have been reinstated by a divided federal appeals court. Plaintiffs allege the cell phone industry is not protecting consumers from unsafe levels of radiation emitted by handsets. They are seeking monetary recompense.
Mar. 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,513
Bottomline Technologies was included in KMWorld Magazine's listing of the 100 most important companies in knowledge management.
Mar. 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,178
ViewSonic has released the world's fastest LCD monitor.
Mar. 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,318
Results from a recent poll conducted by Web-based job site Dice indicates workers are most stressed about losing their jobs, despite the fact that the IT job market has improved.
Mar. 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,505
Geneva is the first city to sign up for a tax that will contribute money so poor nations can gain basic computer products, skills and infrastructure.
Mar. 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,398
Yahoo is joining rivals Microsoft and Google with its own blogging products.
Mar. 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 23,215
Enables more efficient management of Microsoft PowerPoint files.
Mar. 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,136
In an acquisition that, combined with IBM's middleware portfolio, will strengthen its leadership in key on demand initiatives such as business intelligence, business performance management, business transformation, multi-channel commerce, RFID, merger and acquisition consolidation, mas...
Mar. 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 18,214 Replies: 4
HP announced advances in its server networking and storage technologies to help customers simplify their IT infrastructures, improve manageability and performance and lower the costs of enterprise computing environments.
Mar. 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,520
IBM has begun to offer access to its Blue Gene supercomputing system, the world's most powerful supercomputer, as a commercial offering. 'Deep Computing' on demand is born.
Mar. 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 12,121
Deutsche Telekom is standardizing on Sun hardware in an effort to optimize its entire CRM sector.
Mar. 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,577
The Software Development Forum (SDForum), will hold its SaaS Conferences On March 22, in Santa Clara, and will feature keynote speakers Marc Benioff from Salesforce.com and Gerry Mooney from IBM.
Mar. 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,309
ASUS, Averatec, BenQ, MSI and Packard Bell are among the leading, global computer manufacturers who have indicated they will support AMD Turion 64 mobile technology.
Mar. 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 12,698
Startup Ageia plans on introducing a graphics chip dedicated to so-called gaming 'physics.' Physics-supported chips may become another category, like audio and graphics that most native CPUs cannot support without third-party drivers or dedicated, application-specific CPUs.
Mar. 8, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 12,272
Yahoo and digital-music wholesaler MusicNet have been working together on a new online music service that intends to compete with Apple's iTunes.
Mar. 8, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 15,647
Google has expanded its desktop search tool, enabling users to find e-mail and files stored on computer hard drives.
Mar. 7, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 10,062
Although some folks were predicting a 'bloodbath,' the App Server Shoot-Out at Web Services Edge 2005 in Boston did not result in any serious injuries. Instead, Anne Thomas Manes, VP and Research Director at Burton Group, brought together representatives from a wide assortment of appli...
Mar. 6, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 48,135 Replies: 10
Microsoft is trying to bring the final release of SQL Server 2005 in line with scheduled predictions it laid out, but has not met. Recent efforts by Oracle and IBM to extend their database offerings to SMBs may be the reason for Microsoft's new vigilance.
Mar. 4, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,776
Queen Elizabeth II yesterday conferred an honorary knighthood on Bill Gates in a private ceremony held at Buckingham Palace. Gates was accompanied by his wife, Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Mar. 3, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 21,037 Replies: 3
Mindreef is making it easier for Web services problems to be resolved, Marc Ericson - CTO of Mindreef - told SYS-CON.TV (http://sys-con.tv) at Web Services Edge 2005 recently in Boston. v4.1 of SOAPscope Web services diagnostic tool allows over-the-Web collaboration between developers.
Mar. 3, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 12,667 Replies: 1
Drawing on his more than 20 years experience in the software industry, Enerjy CEO Nigel Cheshire spoke with SYS-CON.TV at Web Services Edge 2005 recently about Enerjy's philosophy, about the Java market for development tools in the age of Eclipse and IDE 'rationalization,' and about En...
Feb. 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 10,721 Replies: 2
A group of Hollywood studios represented by the MPAA filed a broad-based civil lawsuit against people who trade illegally copied films and TV shows on the internet.
Feb. 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,178
Downloaded more than 27 million times and available in 28 languages, the award-winning Firefox 1.0 browser this week released a security update at mozilla.org aimed at covering 'moderately-critical' and other security vulnerabilities. The update also addresses performance issues with t...
Feb. 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,989 Replies: 7
Google has unveiled a service that provides movie showtimes that are accessible using mobile devices.
Feb. 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 14,451
Microsoft Research is using advanced software typically used to analyze large computer databases and complex digital images, or to separate spam from legitimate e-mail, to uncover hidden mutations in the HIV virus.
Feb. 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,575
According to leading German IT publications PC Go and Stiftung Warentest, iolo technologies' integrated antivirus tools offer the best personal antivirus protection.
Feb. 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 11,671 Replies: 1
Microsoft is teaming up with Alcatel - the company that developed Amigo TV, a community TV application, and the world's leading DSL equipment provider - to try and carve itself a slice of the fast-emerging TV and video-over-broadband market.
Feb. 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 54,851 Replies: 32
ESRI, the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, today announced the launch of the ESRI Developer Network (EDN).
Feb. 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 13,601
The formation of the Web Analytics Association (WAA) has been announced. The mission of the not-for-profit organization is to unite and foster the interests of end-users, vendors, consultants and educators involved in measuring the success of their online business initiatives.
Feb. 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 8,960
Starting yesterday, stock of The SCO Group has started trading under the symbol SCOXE instead of SCOX - the extra 'E' being a flag to the world that Nasdaq has served notice on SCO that it is not in compliance with the exchange's listing requirements having failed to file its annual re...
Feb. 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 9,454 Replies: 3
Cato Institute argues that peer-to-peer (P2P) network technology would by and large come to an end, if the US government becomes entrenched in the controversy.
Feb. 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Reads: 10,378