Articles By Laura Rohde

UK jumps back on the biometric ID card bandwagon

UK jumps back on the biometric ID card bandwagon

The U.K. government on Wednesday reintroduced its high-tech plans for a national identity card program using biometric technology, this time...

May 24th, 2005 Laura Rohde
Ask Jeeves buys Excite Europe

Ask Jeeves buys Excite Europe

Ask Jeeves Inc. is continuing its European expansion with the acquisition of Excite Italia BV from Tiscali SpA for an...

May 19th, 2005 Laura Rohde
IBM will mine Blue Gene technology for BladeCenter

IBM will mine Blue Gene technology for BladeCenter

IBM Corp. is looking into ways it can leverage its Blue Gene supercomputer within the firm’s BladeCenter line of ultra-thin...

May 12th, 2005 Laura Rohde
Sabre buys UK’s Lastminute.com for $1.1 billion

Sabre buys UK’s Lastminute.com for $1.1 billion

In a move aimed at creating Europe's largest online travel service company, Sabre Holdings Corp., the operator of Travelocity.com, is...

May 12th, 2005 Laura Rohde
British Airways takes off with Cisco VOIP

British Airways takes off with Cisco VOIP

British Airways PLC (BA), Europe's third-largest airline, has tapped Cisco Systems Inc. to build a telephone system using VOIP (voice...

May 10th, 2005 Laura Rohde
deputy director for Europe, W3C

deputy director for Europe, W3C

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) formally launched the Mobile Web Initiative at its WWW2005 Conference in Chiba, Japan, on...

May 10th, 2005 Laura Rohde
LifeDrive on the horizon for PalmOne

LifeDrive on the horizon for PalmOne

PalmOne Inc. plans a new category of mobile computing products called mobile manager, and will unveil the first such device...

May 9th, 2005 Laura Rohde
Nokia’s Nseries woos with cameras, music, 3G

Nokia’s Nseries woos with cameras, music, 3G

Nokia Corp. on Wednesday launched three new Nseries mobile handsets, hoping users will be seduced by the smart phones' built-in...

April 27th, 2005 Laura Rohde
IDC analyst

IDC analyst

IBM Corp. is looking into ways it can leverage its Blue Gene supercomputer within the company's BladeCenter line of ultra-thin...

April 25th, 2005 Laura Rohde
U.K. patent office workshop mirrors divide, confusion

U.K. patent office workshop mirrors divide, confusion

The divide between software engineers and patent attorneys over the issue of software patents and the corresponding directive before the...

April 11th, 2005 Laura Rohde