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Cell Phones at School: Nuisance or Necessity?

The use of cell phones at school has generated conflict between school officials, who view cell phones as a nuisance that distracts students from school activities, and parents, who say the devices let them stay in touch with their children more easily. Widespread cell phone use at schools clearly i...

Macs, Hackers and the Computer Security Game

Computer security is a game of leapfrog in which vendors plug certain vulnerabilities and hackers find new ones. This game has lead to a new platform -- the Macintosh -- becoming the apple of some hackers' eyes. "Recently, there has been a lot of interest among the hacking community in attacking the...

Could Coaxial Cable Ease Home Video Distribution?

Home networks have become relatively commonplace and now are following a trend similar to one found in business networks: creating ways to fulfill a need for higher speed. Because users are now working with more high bandwidth video transmissions, they are on the lookout for new network options to s...

Software Shift in the Mobile Device Market

Cell phones have been transformed from mere telephones into handheld computers capable of a variety of tasks, such as supporting e-mail, surfing the Web and transmitting video. Consequently, handset vendors have been focused on enhancing their products' software capabilities, which means adding more...

Is VoIP Call Quality Enterprise Ready?

Changes are afoot in many enterprises as more and more of them switch from traditional voice connections to Voice over IP services. Market research firm Gartner found that three out of every four PBX lines sold in 2005 were VoIP links; that number is expected to grow to more than four out of every ...

Service Providers Throw Weight Behind WiMax

The drumbeat of support for WiMax products has begun to sound a bit more loudly. In August, Sprint Nextel became the largest domestic telecom carrier to throw its weight behind the next-generation wireless option. "The Sprint endorsement was a bit of a surprise because the company had other options ...

Mergers Reshaping Telecom Equipment Market

Shareholders approved last week the merger of Lucent and Alcatel, a deal first announced in March. The pairing is one of a handful that has taken place in the telecommunications equipment market since the year began. The changes underscore the diminishing vitality of the telecom equipment market and...

Next-Gen Devices May Integrate Cellular, WiFi Connectivity

A growing number of consumers are walking around with a cell phone for voice communications and a laptop for data connections. Soon, that may no longer be necessary, as handset vendors are delivering new devices and carriers are rolling out new services that support both cellular and WiFi connection...

Municipal WiFi Networks Popping Up All Over

Across the U.S. -- and in fact throughout the world -- municipalities are adding broadband WiFi to their list of services. Improving their own communication infrastructure, bridging the digital divide, making the community more attractive to business and bringing a few extra dollars into city coffer...

New Technique Could Ease Encryption Management

Users want to keep their data safe from outsiders but they do not want their security products to make their computing experiences tedious. Vendors often find it difficult to maintain that delicate balance, but that could change if a new encryption technique gains momentum. Ideally, users want their...

New Metric Promises to Illuminate Application Performance

Enterprises have armed themselves with a bevy of management and monitoring tools. These products calculate bandwidth utilization, gauge system response time, and identify system and network bottlenecks. Yet amid all the information gleaned, for many firms a simple question often goes unanswered: How...

Voice Adds to IM’s Allure

Enterprises have begun to recognize that instant messaging can be a useful tool to help improve employee productivity. The ability to instantly determine where an employee, supplier, or customer is at any time, coupled with the tools to exchange information with the person instantly, can cut down on...

Enterprises Grapple With E-Mail Growth

Companies are seeing e-mail usage grow at exponential rates. While the rise in e-mail use can improve employee productivity, it also presents challenges to IT staff, many of whom are struggling to keep pace with the rapid increases as related management, security and storage tasks increase. Some are...

Goliaths Square Off in Game Console Battle

The battle plans have been laid, and the combatants are poised to attack. After months of mystery, the big three game console makers -- Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo -- have each revealed their next-generation gaming machines. Whether the coming market showdown will result in any dramatic reshaping o...

Enterprises Look More Closely at Messaging ROI

Handheld devices now tie top executives to corporate e-mail systems and application servers. Since this capability allows mobile workers to be better informed and more responsive, companies are thinking about expanding their reach. As usage spreads, more formal metrics are being put into place to de...

Microsoft Eyes Mobile Messaging Market

Cell phones have been steadily morphing into portable computers that busy executives are using to keep in touch with clients, suppliers and co-workers while on the go. Now, after passively watching this market take hold, Microsoft has decided that it wants to become a key player, an attainable but n...

Qualcomm Brews Up an Intriguing Software System

To some, it might seem like an unlikely pairing: wireless handset chipsets and mobile application development tools. To Qualcomm, however, it is a match that makes sense and is starting to have an impact on the wireless data industry. Qualcomm is best known for its CDMA chipsets that are found in p...

Microsoft’s Windows Mobile OS Gains Traction

Cell phones have been transformed into handheld computers capable of supporting e-mail, Web surfing, and video transmissions, which has necessitated the development of more sophisticated cell phone operating systems. After a number of failed attempts to emerge as a significant force in this market,...

Vendors Test Gaming Fee Models

As the future of video gaming services comes into focus, Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony are all enhancing their online gaming services in a bid to offer gamers richer, more challenging interplay experiences than they can find when playing just by themselves. What is not as easy to discern is how the ...

IPTV Emerges as Must-Have for Network Builders

Convergence is a common theme among telecommunications and cable television suppliers. These companies think that by offering a portfolio of bundled voice, video and data services they will be able to gain customers and increase their market share. This desire has created a ripple effect in the netw...

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