LONDON (01/26/2004) - At a conference that began with widespread saber-rattling over the threat China and India pose in taking jobs away from more developed nations, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates encouraged attendees of the U.K. government's Advancing Enterprise Conference to take a more global view of these countries' growth.
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The number of U.S. Internet users downloading peer-to-peer (P-to-P) music files has significantly dropped in recent months, according to a new study proposing that recording industry lawsuits against individual downloaders could have contributed to the fall.
Analyst firm IDC threw some cold water on the hotspot hype this week, predicting that although worldwide commercial Wi-Fi locations are set to grow 57 percent annually over the next five years, the market is still young and rife with uncertainty.
Technology startups may have a more difficult time luring seasoned executives to top posts, a new survey indicates, as candidates increasingly opt for stability and cash over the traditional dotcom trademarks of risky ventures and stock options.
Vulnerability was not seriously exploited says Microsoft
Just one day before AOL Time Warner (AOLTW) is set to release its first quarter 2003 results, reports surfaced Tuesday that a government probe into the company's accounting practices has widened even further.
"The use of email and spam just makes the turnaround faster"
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have become some of the latest members to join the Liberty Alliance Project for implementing open standards for identity management on the Web.
Search juggernaut Google is expanding its reach with a new advertising service that delivers targeted ads and relevant sponsored links to partners' sites.
IT spending is expected to grow slightly in 2003, according to two new reports, as technology buyers grapple with a continued economic downturn and the prospect of a US-led war with Iraq.
Underscoring growing concern over spam, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has created a new Anti-Spam Research Group (ASRG) that aims to put unsolicited commercial e-mail in its crosshairs by setting standards for spam detection and potential legislation.
In recent months, instant messaging (IM) has marched right through companies' back doors and onto the center stage. Widespread use of consumer IM products in the office has led to a rash of enterprise IM offerings, and now that the technology has been upgraded to business class, many are left wondering what will come next.
Internet users are getting straight to the point
Microsoft Corp. rolled out a set of new programs and services this week aimed at bolstering the reliability of its upcoming Windows Server 2003 software which it says will reduce customers' downtime.
At-work instant messaging (IM) addicts beware: Web security firm Blue Coat Systems Inc. is planning to release an application that can monitor, log and manage employees' consumer IM use.