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  • Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch

    Widely accepted projections of a shortage of mobile spectrum may not be as dire as many analysts in the mobile and tech sectors are making it out to be, according to a new study.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Aug. 14 04:02
  • How the CIO came to be: The history of chief information officers

    In the first of a two part series, CIO looks at the history of the chief information officer; when the role came into being and why many CIOs are still considered technology boffins rather than business strategists.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 Jan. 13 12:33
  • Amazon redesigning site for tablets, report says

    Online retailer Amazon.com is reportedly redesigning its Web site, which sells everything from books to electronics and handbags, with a focus on supporting tablet computer users.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin08 Sept. 11 07:33
  • Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' overwhelms Amazon

    Amazon.com came up with a good marketing idea in its battle against Apple's iTunes, but it worked almost too well as execs vastly underestimated the sheer might of Lady Gaga fans.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin25 May 11 06:16
  • Facebook fights California privacy push

    California is considering legislation that would tighten Facebook's privacy practices, and the social network is not happy about it.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin18 May 11 00:30
  • Royal wedding could be royal pain for IT

    If your corporate network starts to get a bit sluggish Friday, you might have to blame Prince William and Kate Middleton.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin29 April 11 06:19
  • Cisco grapples with transition as routers and switches lag

    Cisco is in the throes of a companywide transition away from the switches and routers that form the bedrock of its business toward new markets to fuel future growth -- and the shift is affecting Cisco's revenue.

    Written by Jim Duffy18 Feb. 11 05:24
  • What would China deal mean to Facebook?

    When a photo of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meeting with the head of China's largest search engine hit the Internet, speculation began to run wild.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin21 Dec. 10 07:52
  • Hot e-reader sales will continue into 2011, Gartner says

    Global sales of e-readers like Amazon.com's Kindle will reach 6.6 million devices by the end of 2010, and then jump 68 per cent to 11 million devices in 2011 as it battles popular media tablets such as Apple's iPad, Gartner said Wednesday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen09 Dec. 10 07:21
  • T-Mobile kicks off sales of Galaxy Tab

    The Samsung Galaxy Tab T-Mobile USA kicked off sales of Samsung's 7-in. Galaxy Tab tablet computers today, with other U.S. carriers soon to follow suit.

    Written by Matt Hamblen11 Nov. 10 05:18
  • Wireless networks, apps gaining ground in unlikely places

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Mobile and wireless applications are already profoundly affecting underdeveloped areas of the world, experts on a "Future of Mobile" panel said at the EmTech@MIT 2010 conference here Wednesday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen23 Sept. 10 03:19