… a Better Way to Manage Remote, Distibuted Software Teams…

August 9th, 2004

Take a Glance at a Better Way to Manage Remote, Distributed Software Teams:

"One such use is to collect metrics to form an administrative dashboard. This concept is not new; customer relations management (CRM) and sales management software have used the idea for years.

Next-generation search tools to refine results | CNET News

August 9th, 2004

Next-generation search tools to refine results | CNET News.com:

"Other tools, such as Inxight and GeoFusion, produce graphical representations of data obtained through searches. GeoFusion, which makes software that can extrapolate from geographic data, was able to render a map of the movements of a tagged tuna.

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | the vloggers

August 8th, 2004

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Forget the bloggers, it's the vloggers showing the way on the internet:

"Mr Bouwman is the vanguard of the latest internet trend: video logging or vlogging. One step up from the now familiar internet blogger, vloggers upload personal video clips of everything from the US Democratic convention to what they had for their tea, via rants about tax rises and conspiracy theories.

Has cell phone blogging found its place? | CNET News

August 6th, 2004

Has cell phone blogging found its place? | CNET News.com:

"We're adding location to blogging, something that's really never been done before,' said a WaveMarket representative.

Cell phone service providers have high hopes for such data services, which they are counting on to offset dramatic, competition-driven declines in the prices of cell phone calls, their primary moneymaker.

Wi-Fi phones make a splash | CNET News.com

August 5th, 2004

Wi-Fi phones make a splash | CNET News.com: "Cell phone makers plan to release so-called Wi-Fi phones ahead of schedule, bringing new threats and opportunities to wireless carriers and traditional phone service providers.

The highly anticipated hybrid phones let people make connections using a local wireless Internet access point and seamlessly switch over to a cell phone network whenever necessary.

In Japan, Microsoft gives blogging a try | CNET Ne…

August 4th, 2004

In Japan, Microsoft gives blogging a try | CNET News.com:

Speak of the devil...

"Microsoft is turning to Japan to launch its first blog service and aims to have 1 million users in the first year, intensifying competition with Google.

Web logs, or blogs, have been around for several years, serving as online journals for Web-savvy disseminators of information, ranging from personal ramblings and product reviews to social commentary.

techDaily.info | Pocket PC Latest to Get NeoMedia’s Mobile Go-Window

August 2nd, 2004

techDaily.info :: Pocket PC Latest to Get NeoMedia�s New �Mobile Go-Window�: "The Mobile Go-Window is a horizontal text-entry bar on the screen of a cell phone, smartphone, PDA or other Web-enabled wireless device where users enter numeric strings from UPC or other bar codes to link directly to targeted online information via patented PaperClick� technology and software

NeoMedia�s newest Go-Window product is compatible with devices running either Pocket PC 2002 or Pocket PC 2003 on Intel� and non-Intel processors designed by ARM, including the Dell� Axim� family of PDA�s. The expanding PaperClick Mobile Go-Windows product line is also compatible with the popular Palm and Java operating environments.

Microsoft’s Longhorn: “Microsoft Reinvents Desktop…

July 31st, 2004

Microsoft's Longhorn: "Microsoft Reinvents Desktop Graphics in Windows Longhorn

From games to the desktop itself, 3D graphics will be everywhere in the new Windows Longhorn OS. Take a sneak peek at Microsoft's forthcoming WGF architecture that will make it happen.

PC World New Zealand – PC World at 15: “July 1989 …

July 22nd, 2004

PC World New Zealand - PC World at 15: "July 1989 |

IBM's 486 steals show

"The past 10 years have seen a dramatic increase in clock rates, from just under 5MHz for the original IBM PC to 33MHz for the latest 386 systems. This more than six-fold increase will not be repeated.

Forbes.com | Around the World in 80 Days: “But let…

July 21st, 2004

Forbes.com | Around the World in 80 Days: "But let's return to happier news. No story is more inspiring than Ireland's. As recently as 1987 Ireland suffered 18% unemployment. The country's GDP per capita was then two-thirds of England's. Desperate, Ireland cut income tax rates by 15% and courted technology companies.