24th March 2007 Archive
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Puts self on block
Openwave today formed a committee to consider a possible sale of the company and also announced its CEO is stepping down. David Peterschmidt will be replaced by Robert Vrij, previously the executive VP of worldwide field operations. Peterschmidt will continue to serve on the board of directors and will also chair the committee …
Financial News 24 Mar 2007, 00:24
So that's how APIs are supposed to work!
Shoretel has integrated its IP phone system with Salesforce.com's call centre software. Using the two together will mean call centre agents get a reduced admin workload, with automatic call logging and screen pop-ups with the customer's record, Shoretel claimed. The integration involves an adapter which talks on one side to …
VoIP 24 Mar 2007, 07:02
Beer is as old as civilization. Civilization as we care to remember it, anyway. It was mankind's first stride into biotechnology. It helped push nomadic tribes into agriculture. It founded nations. It got Charlie Bamforth a job. Bamforth, a PhD, DSc, chair of the Department of Food Science & Technology at the University of …
Science 24 Mar 2007, 12:02
Of RVs, backpackers and techno determinism fatigue
Genevieve Bell has a message for technologists who espouse the self-serving view that the more cell phone, laptops and other gizmos we integrate into our life the happier we'll be: people often get fed up. That notion may be obvious to anyone who has experienced the simultaneous, and seemingly unending, flow of instant messages …
Hardware 24 Mar 2007, 13:02