Friday, November 04, 2005


Basics: Deleted but Not Gone
Maintaining privacy in the era of digital information requires work on a number of fronts, but one basic measure is easily overlooked: proper data destruction.
THOMAS J. FITZGERALD

Microsoft Introduces Web Services, Competing With Google and Yahoo
Microsoft is offering two new advertising-supported Web services, Windows Live and Office Live, as a direct response to competitors'challenges.
JOHN MARKOFF

Advertising: CBS to Acquire CSTV for$325 Million in Stock
Viacom announced that the new CBS Corporation would acquire CSTV Networks, a cable channel and confederation of Web sites that focus entirely on college sports.
RICHARD SANDOMIR

David Pogue: Corporate Tool, Yes, but Bright and Handy
The new BlackBerry 8700c is a thoroughly modernized version of a gizmo whose technologies were rock-solid but a tad behind the times.
DAVID POGUE

Buying: Stores Look for a Niche as Gadgets Grow Up
If the prices for high-tech gadgets are slightly out of reach for the average Wal-Mart shopper, that is fine by the company. In fact, it is by design.
MICHAEL BARBARO

Video Games Are Facing Soft Demand
Electronic Arts became the second major video game maker this week to warn that it was seeing soft demand from retailers as it heads into the holiday season.
MATT RICHTEL

David Pogue: 10 Ways to Please Us, the Customers
Dear electronics makers, you should worship at the altar of good design and make customer satisfaction your religion. These should be your commandments.