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News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2004
pp. 28-30
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 24-26
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2004
pp. 16-18
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:March 2004
pp. 19-21
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:February 2004
pp. 17-19
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News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 17-19
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 15-17
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2003
pp. 26-28
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 21-23
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 24-26
No summary available.
 
Some Users Find the Speed of Light Too Slow for Their Networks
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2011
pp. 18-21
Even light-speed fiber-optic networks experience delays that can prove costly for time-sensitive transactions. To determine how to mitigate latency, MIT researchers investigated how network delays affect performance.
 
Accessing the Internet via Overhead Lights
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 18-21
Light has long been used to convey information—often in long and short bursts, as in semaphores—and today’s world is no exception. Researchers recently found a way for users to access the Internet via visible light.
 
IBM Project Proposes Using Light to Make Chips Faster
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:February 2011
pp. 14-17
News briefs on current topics.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 17-20
No summary available.
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 17-20
Academic researchers have developed an approach that promises to make object-recognition systems efficient users of system memory and thus also of computational resources.
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 15-18
Topics include a prototype system that turns a user's arm or hand into a keyboard or display screen, a device that could enable high-speed wireless communications in place of many of the wired transmissions currently used in homes and offices, a cyberextor...
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 16-19
Topics include a decrease in applications for the US's controversial H-1B visa; a new IBM technology for the real-time analysis of large, unstructured data streams; software that could help Internet researchers; and a professor using technology for the his...
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 23-25
Topics include a new version of Adobe Flash that streams Internet content directly to TVs; a project that is researching ways to build computers that don't require bootups; an open source, write-once-run-anywhere approach for mobile applications; and injur...
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 18-21
Topics include changes to global outsourcing trends, increases in North American computer-science-related university enrollments, a new technique to combat denial-of-service attacks, and smart-bathroom technology.
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 21-24
Topics include a new type of lithography that would make chips faster by reducing their feature sizes, malware that uses a creative two-stage attack, software that lets devices conduct ad hoc negotiations to share content and resources, and a pocket-sized ...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 20-22
A company has developed a hardware platform that lets users build multiple devices and design applications for them with relative ease, an approach that has attracted considerable attention in technology circles. Bug Labs' BUG platform is a collection of e...
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 17-19
Topics covered include nanopower for nanotechnology, a new Semantic Web tool, the One Laptop per Child project, and the Princeton Laptop Orchestra.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 17-20
Topics covered include the use of ultrafast laser pulses to create more powerful optical communications technologies, the use of femtocells to increase the bandwidth of 3G cellular technologies, the use of wireless technologies to control beachfront access...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 20-22
Topics covered include an alternative approach that would increase chip performance by running wiring diagonally, new technology that transmits data via visible light, wireless technology that tracks turtles, and a technique that uses herd computing to fig...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 20-22
Topics covered include a spherical optical system that captures images from all directions, evasive cyberattacks that affect unsuspecting visitors to infected Web sites, a high-tech mirror that helps shoppers reflect on their purchases, and a technique tha...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 17-19
Topics covered include innovative airgap technology from IBM researchers, a Google Web survey to determine the extent and nature of the online malware problem, new eye-tracking technology that could make billboards more effective, and a low-cost system fro...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson, George Lawton
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 15-18
Topics covered include a prototype for a low-cost holographic display system, a system that tests spammers' patience, the efforts of a group that is working on open source interoperability, and a company that cleans up after online messes.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 21-23
Topics include IEEE efforts to develop an energy-efficient Ethernet, new software that visually displays musical structure, and powder-sized RFID chips developed by Hitachi researchers.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 21-23
Topics include a nanodevice that increases optical networks' bandwidth, a fast memory-chip technology from IBM, and a handheld device with a flexible screen.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 20-22
Topics covered include a hardware-software approach that produces smaller, less expensive digital cameras that use batteries more efficiently; new technology that prevents click fraud; a Scrabble program that wins by inference; and a silicon clock that pro...
 
News briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:February 2007
pp. 20-22
A company has developed a new technology that promises lower costs in the popular networked-storage market. Coraid's ATA (advanced technology attachment) over Ethernet (AoE) will now compete with technologies such as fibre channel over IP and iSCSI (Intern...
   
News briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 22-24
Researchers have developed a ballistic deflection transistor that promises to be fast and energy efficient. The BDT has a Y-shaped electrical junction with a triangular deflector block in the middle. The BDT launches an electron into the junction. The elec...
   
News briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 19-21
Mobile-phone carriers are preparing to offer a service that would seamlessly and automatically switch cellular calls to Wi-Fi networks once a customer is within range of a participating network. This dual-mode approach could save consumers service minutes,...
   
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 19-21
Topics include a new mobile screen device that saves energy, the security threat that queen bots pose, and IBM technology that stores data in a single molecule.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 25-27
Topics include a new system that fights steganography; DIAL, a language that eases mobile-content development; using analog technology to reduce mobile power usage; and a new game that helps the blind access Web sites.
 
Services Science: A New Field for Today's Economy
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 18-21
Services sciences, which represents a melding of technology with an understanding of business processes and organization, is such a new discipline that proponents are still trying to determine exactly what it is.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 20-22
Topics include the development of a transparent chip, building batteries with biology, a new tool that enables hands-free coding, and a sophisticated training robot that simulates childbirth.
 
TV Comes to the Mobile Phone
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 13-16
Companies are developing new technologies and standards that enable broadcasting digital TV programming to mobile phones, PDAs, and other portable devices.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:February 2006
pp. 21-23
<strong>False Domain-Name Database Information Plagues Internet</strong><div>The lack of success with efforts to correct inaccuracies in the whois database could pose a problem for Internet security.</div><p><strong>New ...
 
IT Hiring Growth Modest, But Steady
Found in: IT Professional
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 6-9
IT hiring and salaries are expected to increase in 2006, but to thrive in the IT marketplace, employees will need to demonstrate an expertise in more than just a programming language. Soft skills, such as Cobol and SAP can be key differentiators. Increasin...
 
Building Rich Web Applications with Ajax
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 14-17
Developers are going back to the future by using Ajax technologies to build applications that are easier to use and more functional than traditional Web programs.
 
Search Technology Goes Mobile
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:August 2005
pp. 19-22
The competition among search providers to attract users and increase advertising revenues has moved to the wireless battlefield, and vendors are now promoting new mobile services.
 
Is It Time You Considered VoIP?
Found in: IT Professional
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 7-10
A growing number of mid-size and small businesses are starting to look into voice over IP for their communications needs. But many companies are also discovering that the advantages of VoIP are not strictly limited to avoiding long-distance toll costs. The...
 
No Quick Fix for Spam
Found in: IT Professional
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 11-14
Industries such as financial services experience spam in the
 
Technology News: Will Hard Drives Finally Stop Shrinking?
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 14-16
The past few years have seen explosive growth in the sales of small digital consumer electronic devices such as still and video cameras, TiVo personal video recorders (PVRs), and MP3 players like Apple Computer?s iPod. As these devices have gained capabili...
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 24-26
<p><div>Proposed Standard Promises to Enhance Network Operations</div>The proposed application service resiliency standard would help telecommunications carriers maintain service continuity for high-priority applications regardless of net...
 
Squeezing Supercomputers onto a Chip
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 21-23
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:December 2004
pp. 23-25
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 20-22
No summary available.
 
News Briefs
Found in: Computer
By Linda Dailey Paulson
Issue Date:October 2004
pp. 28-30
No summary available.
 
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