Making Apple's imac look obese, the $2,500 Panasonic CF-E1 Audio Video Personal Computer that we saw last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starts with a 15-inch flat-screen display instead of a bulky, heavy, space-heating CRT.
Attendees at the mis Training Institute's recent conference on PKI, in Atlanta, learned that the public-key infrastructure in Microsoft's Windows 2000 Advanced Server Edition lacks features essential to enterprise-level security.
Those of us who live in the 'burbs and work in the traffic hell of Manhattan have no trouble predicting that the real business opportunities in the foreseeable future are going to lie in infrastructure technologies and communications services.
Although conservatives are often elected with the expectation they'll reduce, rather than expand, government, President-elect George W. Bush may find that IT warrants the creation of a subcabinet position of its own.
The latest episode in the 3Com and U.S. Robotics story might play out like something from a PBS television nature special: The offspring grows up and attacks its parent in a vicious fight for territory.