Is Microsoft a BlackBerry Killer?

Internet Week has an interesting story about Microsoft’s aspirations to kill off Blackberry and make it’s upcoming Windows Mobile upgrade, code-named Magneto the kind of the handheld hill. The reasoning is there- why pay for Microsoft Exchange and RIM’s BlackBerry Enterprise Server software if you can get all of the functionality from Exchange by itself? […]

New FCC chief friendly to schools

According to eSchool News Online: “Kevin J. Martin, President Bush’s choice to lead the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) into a new era of digital transmissions, is a firm supporter of the eRate and other telecommunications programs that benefit education, according to an analysis of his voting record and public statements he has made as an […]

Firefox IDN update

Firefox has released version 1.0.1, which fixes the IDN spoofing issue, as well as about a dozen other security issues, and added some performance enhancements. Right now it’s a manual install, and sounds fairly tricky. You may want to stick with the fix I posted earlier for working around this problem until Firefox releases 1.0.1 […]