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Mobile Phone Style is Key to Customer Satisfaction

A new survey released last week by Strategy Analytics indicates that the "style" of a mobile phone may be the key feature that users rely on when gauging their satisfaction with mobile phone technology. The study by Boston-based Strategy Analytics analyzes mobile device buyer satisfaction across 20 ...

Study: Sarbanes-Oxley Law Not Changing Technology Business Culture

A survey of certified fraud examiners says that the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) law -- passed in the wake of scandals at technology companies like MCI/Worldcom -- is an effective tool in fraud identification, though few believe it is actually changing the culture of business. The survey, conducted by Overs...

Forecast: ID Theft by Insiders to Grow Dramatically in ’06

A leading computer security analyst is predicting that even as companies implement more IT security to prevent Internet hackers from tapping their networks, there will be increased theft of secure data by insiders, like employees. The data security forecast by Joseph Ansanelli, chief executive offic...

Use of “.US” Domain Name Extension Rises Sharply

The usage of ".US" domain extensions is sharply rising, with organizations switching to alternative top level domain extensions rather than ".com" to bolster their online brand with American audiences, according to Sedo.com, a leading online marketplace for the sale of domain names, based in Cambrid...

Online Sales to Increase as Consumers Battle Gas Prices

A national survey by The Ernst & Young Consumer Trends Center predicts that online sales this holiday shopping season will increase, as consumers seek to combat high gas prices by eschewing trips to the traditional shopping mall. A copy of the survey provided to the E-Commerce Times indicated th...

Survey: Consumers Inclined to Switch Banks if Victimized

A forthcoming survey -- commissioned by Sun Microsystems -- indicates that 50 percent of consumers have promised themselves that if they are victims of identity theft at a particular financial institution, they will take their online business elsewhere. An executive summary of the survey -- to be re...

House Dems Debut New Strategy for Technology Economy

House Democrats today will introduce a new "innovation" strategy for the U.S. economy in a speech at the National Press Club by House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi. After convening a number of regional roundtables with business, technology and academic leaders across the United States, House D...

Instant Messaging Grew by Nearly 20 Percent in 2005

A national survey released today indicates that instant messaging (IM) has grown 19 percent since last year and is penetrating the United States market as deeply as e-mail -- with many Americans sending as many, if not more, IMs than they do e-mails. What's more, at-work and mobile messaging usage h...

Data vs. Voice Conflict Intensifies

The technology battle between data and voice communications is intensifying, and data appears to have the momentum now. But, experts say, voice may be making a comeback someday soon as industry's favorite application. A new survey, released mid-October by J.D. Power and Associates, indicates that e...

Controversy Continues Over FCC’s Internet Wiretapping Rule

The controversy over the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to allow wiretapping of Internet telephone calls continues -- as experts on both sides of the question battle it out in federal court and in the court of public opinion. Last week, an alliance of Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP...

Retailers Using RFID for Better Holiday Customer Service

American retailers are turning to radio frequency identification technology -- RFID tags -- to ensure that in-demand items are in stock this holiday season, hoping to bolster end-of-year revenues, experts say. Holiday revenue can account for 25 to 40 percent of a company's annual revenue, and retail...

Think Tank Criticizes VoIP ‘Discussion Draft’ Language

A white paper published this week by the Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank in Chicago, is critical of a "discussion draft" of legislation released by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce concerning a new regulatory regime for Internet telephony. The document, entitled "The Metaphys...

Think Tank Critical of VoIP ‘Discussion Draft’ Language

A white paper published yesterday by the Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank in Chicago, is critical of a "discussion draft" of legislation released by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce concerning a new regulatory regime for Internet telephony. The document, entitled "The Metaphys...

Experts: Cybercrime-Stopping Strategies Fall Short

Government -- and industry -- executives are moving forward with plans to increase the use of authentication technologies, and prevent fraud online. The Direct Marketing Association, based in Chicago, two weeks ago issued a set of rules for its members, and the federal government, a few days earlier...

Notebook Security a Problem on College, Corporate Campuses

Major college campuses aren't the only place where notebook PCs are being boosted -- or even the most likely locale for a theft. Experts say laptop PCs are often stolen at work -- by other professionals. And once the technology has been stolen, it most likely is gone forever, at least as far as its...

Tough State Laws Won’t Stop ‘Phishing’ Scams, Experts Say

Can state laws -- like the one signed in late September by Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneggar (R-Calif.) -- stop phishing scams? Probably not, experts tell TechNewsWorld. In fact, public policy experts say, confidence trickers are already willfully breaking a number of laws, and fear of punishment by author...

We’ll Always Have Paris

The standards for setting charges -- and later sentences -- for hackers differs dramatically on a state by state basis. But one thing is increasingly clear -- authorities are stepping up action against hackers of mobile phones, PDAs and conventional computer systems. New developments in mobile phone...

Alliances Adding Momentum to ‘Home Networking’

A number of non-profit alliances are actively promoting home networking technologies, perhaps providing the momentum to make the "smart home" a reality in the coming years. Eventually, home networks will become reliable enough to be managed from a distance -- when the homeowner is at work or on the ...

Viruses Increasingly Infecting Enterprise Networks Via IM

The latest emerging IT security threat to the enterprise -- viruses conveyed by instant messaging (IM) technology -- is increasingly taking up the time of security experts, who are implementing an array of solutions to staunch the flow of malware. Research shows that among 2,200 identified IM and P2...

Recycling Moves Forward for Old PDAs, Mobile Phones

CEOs of leading firms in the electronics manufacturing industry recently testified before Congress, seeking government support for initiatives that would promote the use of used mobile phones. A number of states and localities have mobile phone recycling projects underway, but some in the industry w...

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