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Peer-to-peer companies attract the attention of venture capitalists

Posted February 28, 2001 - 2:38 pm

THE PEER-TO-PEER BUSINESS model started to receive special attention from the business world only last spring, when venture capital firms invested in several startups, an investor said Wednesday at the O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer conference in San  

Why people do not like consultants

Posted February 28, 2001 - 11:22 am

I work with a lot of other consultants, and I am sometimes appalled by the things they do -- things that not only undermine their own businesses but give other consultants a bad  

Report: Xerox may cut 6,000 more jobs

Posted February 28, 2001 - 11:16 am


DSLnetworks denied injunction against Covad

Posted February 28, 2001 - 11:09 am

COVAD COMMUNICATIONS ON Thursday won a potentially nasty lawsuit filed by one of its ISP customers,  

HP embraces U.S.-Europe 'safe harbor' privacy deal

Posted February 28, 2001 - 10:30 am

HEWLETT-PACKARD THIS WEEK signed up to adopt the  

O'Reilly speaker calls for hands-off p-to-p

Posted February 28, 2001 - 10:22 am

Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University Law School professor, gave a rousing speech here Friday, calling for governments to steer clear of peer-to-peer legislation until the emerging model of computing, along with the Internet, has had more time to  

How to Design Effective Emails

Posted February 28, 2001 - 1:00 am

The best eCommerce experiences often stem from using email

Cisco revs up its announcements

Posted February 27, 2001 - 6:05 pm

Cisco last week announced a series of new products in its IP+Optical group, including a 10G bit/sec OC-192 interface for its routers and the ONS 15327 Sonet  

On the case with Sam Spade

Posted February 27, 2001 - 5:13 pm

In this newsletter, I thought some readers would enjoy seeing the steps in finding out the details of yet another e-mail scam: fraudulent click-throughs. On Dec. 23, 2000, I received an HTML invitation from a stranger to try a "new game." Unimpressed by the warmth of the invitation and suspicious of any attachment, I looked at the source code and found some peculiar aspects: Untitled


Security courses

Posted February 27, 2001 - 5:08 pm

The SANS Institute is widely recognized and much appreciated as providing fine training in network  

Oh No, Not Another O!

Posted February 27, 2001 - 4:03 pm

When Verizon Communications faced a worker strike last August, the company wanted to do all it could to meet customer needs during the  

Invasive Procedures

Posted February 27, 2001 - 3:41 pm

"When a doctor e-mails a patient, he doesn't know who's actually picking up that mail, how quickly it's being read or what frame of mind the patient is in when he gets  

Hotshot envy: Managing smart people

Posted February 27, 2001 - 3:33 pm

AMONG THE MYRIAD CHALLENGES MANAGERS have had to face during the IT revolution of recent years, dealing with an increasingly specialized workforce has provoked particular  

Too Much of a Good Thing -- INTERVIEW: ROBERT REICH

Posted February 27, 2001 - 3:23 pm


Fewer Hail Marys

Posted February 27, 2001 - 2:57 pm

Beer and buffalo  

Field Guide to the Nerds

Posted February 27, 2001 - 2:49 pm

CIO ROLE DON'T LOOK NOW, but while you're going about your busy day, being Lee or Chris or Terry or whoever you are -- a unique human being with a whole universe of associations, connections, abilities, interests  

Washington Watch -- Trendlines

Posted February 27, 2001 - 2:34 pm

Now, on to the Next Election The clamor after Election Day to adopt electronic ballots reflects our collective preference for whatever is  

Should You Join a B2B Exchange?

Posted February 27, 2001 - 2:28 pm

B2B exchanges -- industry-specific consortia that pool buyers and suppliers into online auctions -- claim that they are providing reduced costs and increased efficiencies to their  

The case for working at home

Posted February 27, 2001 - 1:52 pm

We have the technology for telecommuting right now -- but we don't have the management for it  

Overworked? Hire a helping hand

Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:46 pm

Jill Poole had a full  

Policy snapshot: Quality publishing services

Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:42 pm

Telework has always been a part of Quality Publishing Services'  

Instant messaging: Tool, toy or menace?

Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:38 pm

In Dilbert's world, creator Scott Adams defines a "camper" as someone who stops by a worker's cube or office and just won't  

Nortel gleans best practices from teleworkers

Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:33 pm

Say you have a handful or hundreds of teleworkers and remote managers in the  

Managing your 'ecosystem'

Posted February 27, 2001 - 12:14 pm

One way to view a corporation is through the "information ecosystem" it  
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