Stories by Laura Blackwell

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SAN FRANCISCO (03/08/2004) - Benjamin Franklin pointed out that nothing is certain but death and taxes. And it's hard to dispute Scarlett O'Hara's addendum: It's never a convenient time for either of them.

Instant messaging gets the picture

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (10/21/2003) - Video instant messaging and videoconferencing are becoming harder to tell apart, both in quality and in price. A handful of new products shown at the recent Instant Messaging Planet Conference and Expo here cover the spectrum from US$25 monthly for video IM to thousands of dollars a year for full-fledged groupware.