Monday, January 29, 2007
Nokia, Siemens to share proposed product plan ... Symantec to buy Altiris
News: Nokia, Siemens to share proposed product plan
News: Verizon revenue up, but net income down
News: Symantec to buy asset management software maker Altiris
News: IBM, Intel pace each other with improved transistors
Opinion: Trapping attackers and naming names
Interview: Five things companies must do to better manage third-party data sharing
ITwhirled: Big Brother arrives -- for wasps
Nokia, Siemens to share proposed product plan
In another sign that Nokia Corp. and Siemens AG are confident that the merger of their network equipment divisions will go through, the companies announced they will start sharing their proposed product portfolio in early February.
Verizon revenue up, but net income down
Verizon Communications Inc. posted net income of US$1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2006, compared to $1.7 billion for the fourth quarter of 2005, the company reported Monday.
Symantec to buy asset management software maker Altiris
Symantec Corp. will acquire Altiris Inc., a maker of asset management software for mobile devices and other hardware, for $830 million, the companies said Monday.
IBM, Intel pace each other with improved transistors
IBM Corp. and Intel Corp. accelerated their horse race in semiconductors when each unveiled at midnight Saturday Eastern Time similar chip-manufacturing advances.
Vista holds clues to Microsoft's future
It's just days before the consumer launch of Windows Vista, and by now most everyone has heard about Vista's new and improved Aero user interface, desktop search, security and various multimedia enhancements. But there's far more to Vista than the features consumers will experience when they use the OS.
YouTube may share revenue with users
Video-sharing site YouTube Inc. may start paying users for their content, the company's cofounder said in a video displayed on the site.
Adobe looks to have full PDF spec become ISO standard
Adobe Systems Inc. is taking the first step towards having its entire Portable Document Format (PDF) specification recognized as a global standard by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
WebEx adds e-mail to hosted apps suite
WebEx Communications Inc. has developed an e-mail service for its WebOffice hosted applications suite for small businesses, which already includes a document manager, group calendar, database, task manager and Web meetings.
Honeynets: Trapping attackers and naming names
By Brent Huston, MicroSolved, Inc.
The Web Honeynet Project, an independent group of Honeynet researchers from Securiteam and the ITOSF have decided to launch web application honeynets with a new twist. They plan to name not only the attack details, as usual, but they also plan to divulge the IP addresses and other tracking information about the attackers themselves.
New Ernst & Young survey says most organizations fail to manage risks associated with sharing data with third parties -- Jose Granado
In this interview, Jose Granado, a Principal and Service Delivery Leader at the Security and Technologies Solutions Practice for Ernst & Young shares findings from the survey, and the top five things companies must begin to do in order to better manage this data and mitigate risks.
Big Brother arrives -- for wasps
The more privacy conscious among us have long worried that RFID tags will allow the government or big companies to track our every move. Perhaps we shouldn't tell them about this study, in which the tags helped scientists understand the family lives of paper wasps.