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Email: Still the One for Developers

Email was born sometime between 1965 and 1970, depending on how you define its genesis, and by 1980 it was considered by many to be the killer app. It drove the proliferation of PCs in the workplace and allowed people all over the world to work together. SMS texting and tweeting can take some credit...

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What’s Good About Computer Viruses

Ahhh-choo! Ahh, lucky you. Every time you are exposed to a virus, your immune system builds resistance to that particular bug. So, why can't we build computers that do the same thing? "If our bodies functioned like computers, we'd be extinct," said Steve Hofmeyr, founder and chief scientist of Sana ...

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Internet Esperanto – Web Services Enter the Mainstream

It's official: Web services technology has gone mainstream. The technology -- which consists mainly of software designed to let business systems communicate with each other across the Internet without human intervention -- is already making a huge impact on how companies share information and conduc...

Education and Technology: The Future of Handheld Learning

U.S. schools will spend nearly $6 billion on technology before the 2003-2004 school year is over, much of it on wireless PDAs. Why do small screens have such a big impact on K-12 students and their teachers? For one thing, they're just the right size, said Elliot Soloway, a professor of education an...

Plasma Screens and the Future of Display Technology

In the ever-expanding arena of large-display technology, is plasma here to stay? "Plasma displays, I think, are a very awkward technology," James Jaskie, chief scientist at Motorola's Microelectronics and Physical Sciences Laboratory, told TechNewsWorld. Plasma display panels use emissive technology...

Technology Recycling Costs and Consequences

Technology's global impact is hardly limited to Internet communication and speedier business cycles. One uncelebrated truth about the information age is that hundreds of thousands of electronic items are disposed of daily -- and not always properly. Unfortunately, in spite of growing awareness regar...

Artificial Caregivers Improve on the Real Thing

The universal shortage of nurses in particular and healthcare workers in general is getting worse. Meanwhile, baby boomers are moving like a tidal wave toward assisted-living homes. Soon, patients could face the choice of being cared for by a robotic nurse or no nurse at all. When Pearl, a robotic n...

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Internet Esperanto: Web Services Enter the Mainstream

It's official: Web services technology has gone mainstream. The technology -- which consists mainly of software designed to let business systems communicate with each other across the Internet without human intervention -- is already making a huge impact on how companies share information and conduc...

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