• Test Center: HP’s New Media Center PC Packs Multimedia Punch

    By combining top-of-the-line processing power with everything a user needs to create a digital entertainment system, Hewlett-Packard's Media Center m370n Photosmart PC can provide an entry point for savvy solution providers looking to enter the home and SOHO networking/multimedia markets, the CRN Test Center found.

  • Researcher Says Media Center PCs Will Push PC-TV Sales

    A consumer electronics device called a "media center PC" that captures TV programming, digitizes it and stores programming on a hard disk drive could emerge as a key product for manufacturers over the next several years, according to a market researcher.

  • EDS Names Two Executives

    EDS on Thursday named Michael Boustridge VP for its global sales operations unit and Scot McDonald as VP, controller and chief accounting officer.

  • Job Growth Surges In October

    Notions of a "jobless" economic recovery can finally be laid to rest, as data from the U.S. Labor Department show that companies added 126,000 new jobs in October, the third straight monthly increase in employment.

  • Departing Motorola CEO To Stay With Company As Consultant

    Christopher Galvin will stay on at Motorola as a consultant for two years after he leaves as chairman and chief executive of the telecommunications giant, according to a company filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Tyco, Partners Form One-Stop Shop For RFID

    Tyco Fire and Security said Thursday it has banded with several other companies to sell integration services and technology to retailers looking to deploy electronic tags to track goods in the supply chain.

  • Offshore Outsourcing Overwhelmingly Expected To Continue

    IT spending may be showing signs of improvement, but don't expect the trend toward offshore outsourcing to abate as a result. Though companies have incrementally moved IT processes such as application development, maintenance and support operations to countries with highly skilled but significantly lower-cost workers for several years, the trend has hit critical mass in the past 12 months.

  • FTC Recommends Users Disable Windows Messenger Service

    The Federal Trade Commission Thursday took a first step in slamming a new kind of spam delivered not via e-mail, but through the backdoor of Windows Messenger Service, a technology built into Windows used by some enterprises, but totally wasted on consumers and small businesses.

  • Who Owns Gartner?

    Two weeks ago, 700 CIOs and thousands of other technology professionals attended a six-day strategy fest in Orlando, Fla., to hear Gartner analysts talk about everything from application integration to business-process "fusion." The IT research and advisory firm can draw such a large and influential crowd because of its track record for providing top-notch analysis of IT trends and helping companies develop successful business-technology plans.