Marc Ferranti

Articles by Marc Ferranti

IT integration key to fueling drug development

To streamline drug discovery and development in the face of mind-numbing amounts of data, the need for integration and interoperability among applications, databases, and hardware is greater than ever before, according to an array of speakers at the BioSilico 2002 conference, which opened Tuesday in new York.

Demographics, partnerships, key to Web survival

Alliances, the right technical tools, and a focus on a well-defined demographic group are keys to survival on the Internet today, according to an industry panel convened here to offer tips on how to convert Web trends into business opportunities.


Network-oriented diagnostics, combined with better device-driver support, make a compelling case for remote users to upgrade to Windows XP, according to one networking industry expert.

UPDATE: plane attacks leave New York paralyzed, world shocked

In what U.S. President George Bush called an "apparent terrorist attack," two airplanes flew into the twin towers of New York City's World Trade Center just before 9 a.m. Tuesday morning local time, leading to loss of life, paralyzing city ground and air traffic, and halting trading on stock exchanges.

CIO council tackles business issues to weather storm

Under increasing pressure to help tighten corporate budgets, Global 2000 IT executives are set to kick off a new group called the Technology Leadership Council, starting in the United States with the aim of going international, to grapple with business alignment and leadership issues, and examine ways to deal with the current economic crisis.

U.S. government brief defends Microsoft decision

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday issued an appellate court brief in the government's antitrust case against Microsoft Corp., defending both U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's ruling, as well as the judge himself.

Handhelds grab the eyeballs but PCs here to stay

Kicking off Comdex on Sunday night with his perennial opening keynote speech, Microsoft Chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates derided the idea that stripped-down Internet access devices would replace PCs.

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