Articles By George A. Chidi Jr

FBI asks for telecom help on surveillance: report

FBI asks for telecom help on surveillance: report

With telecommunication service providers using packet-based transmissions like voice over IP (Internet Protocol) for phone calls more often, the Federal...

November 23rd, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
FTC requests more information on merger

FTC requests more information on merger

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requested additional information into the workings of the proposed merger between Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP)...

November 19th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Hackers are still using tried and true methods

Hackers are still using tried and true methods

A security study released last month sounded another call to arms for network administrators to secure wireless networks, showing how...

November 15th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
FCC creates Homeland Security Policy Council

FCC creates Homeland Security Policy Council

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Wednesday the creation of a council to craft contingency plans addressing a possible...

November 14th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Anemic IT spending growth projected for 2002

Anemic IT spending growth projected for 2002

Last year, IT managers and business executives told Gartner Inc. they planned to spend 8 per cent more on technology...

November 14th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Intelsat opens Rio office

Intelsat opens Rio office

Satellite telecommunication company Intelsat Ltd. opened its first regional service centre in Latin America last month, announcing the opening of...

November 8th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Massachusetts rejects Microsoft settlement

Massachusetts rejects Microsoft settlement

Dissension reverberates in the ranks of state attorneys general over settling the three-and-one-half-year-old U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp., with...

November 6th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
U.S. ‘Patriot Act’ aids law enforcement

U.S. ‘Patriot Act’ aids law enforcement

Under the newly enacted Patriot Act of 2001, ISPs and network administrators may give law enforcement agents access to their...

November 5th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Reaction mixed to Microsoft-DOJ settlement

Reaction mixed to Microsoft-DOJ settlement

The proposed settlement between Microsoft Corp. and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) drew a mixed response Friday from observers...

November 5th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Comdisco agrees to sell division to HP

Comdisco agrees to sell division to HP

Comdisco Inc. formally accepted Hewlett-Packard Co.'s US$750 million offer to buy its disaster recovery services business on Wednesday, leaving a...

November 1st, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr