Monthly Archives: December 2004

Microsoft Contests Patent Decision

Microsoft is in court today contesting a Federal Court ruling in favour of Eolas for $565 million. The court upheld a lower court ruling that Microsoft´s popular Internet Exporer browser infringed on patents held by Eolas, a company founded out of University of California.

Skype – The Google of VoIP?

2004 has been a stellar year for adoption of Voice Over IP here in the United States as the FCC cleared the way for open competition by ruling that VoIP is not interstate in nature and is subject to Federal jurisdiction for future laws and regulations.

Skype – The Google of VoIP?

2004 has been a stellar year for adoption of Voice Over IP here in the United States as the FCC cleared the way for open competition by ruling that VoIP is not interstate in nature and is subject to Federal jurisdiction for future laws and regulations.

Nokia 6170 Released

The Nokia 6170 will be available to buy across Asia and Europe from today. The sleek and sexy flip-phone is seen as Nokia’s best rival to the Motorola Razr V3.

PalmOS Goes Linux

PalmSource, the makers of the PalmOS are looking to acquire China’s MobileSoft. MobileSoft will provide PalmSource with a solid footing in the lucrative Chinese and Asian markets, as well as providing valuable IP which would allow the OS maker to produce a Linux version of PalmOS.

Bush Told to Get in Step with Cybersecurity

The Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA) has recommended that the Bush administration get a handle on cybersecurity issues, and has issued a 12 point recommendation to the White House to aid in the education process.

frontbridge and ferris research to provide tips to enterprises on avoiding the latest email scam

WHAT: FrontBridge Technologies is hosting the second installment of its two-part webinar series, “Spam Wars.” Session two – “Preventive Approaches to Avoiding Spam Scams” – will explain how new strains of spam are preying on unsuspecting email users — stealing confidential data, emptying bank accounts and wreaking havoc on corporate networks — and what companies… Read More »

Groups Uses Honey Pots to Track Threats

Imlogic announced today that they will begin using “honey pots” to track malicious activity in instant messaging (IM) and peer-to-peer (P2P) networks. The move was announced in partnership with nearly every major IM and P2P company in the world.