Hard Articles

Samsung Replaces PC Hard Disks In A Flash

The CEOs of Maxtor, Western Digital, and Seagate just received an unwelcome wakeup call from the Korean electronics powerhouse.

Hitachi Lays Groundwork For Increased Hard Drive Capacities

Earlier today, a report concerning Hitachi and the development of increased storage capacities for hard drives across the board.

Auction Sales – Keeping Customers You Worked So Hard To Get!

Congratulations, your auction was successful, payment received and now it’s time to ship the item(s) to the customer.

MessageCast to Launch Keyword Driven RSS Ad Network

MessageCast, a desktop/mobile RSS alerting tool, plans to launch context-appropriate ads for RSS feeds via a new keyword program that sorts feeds into categories that can be purchased by marketers.

Ebay Battles CraigsList – Good Domains Hard to Find

BusinessWeek reports on eBays sneaky entry into the free classifieds and community market that CraigsList dominates.

Sony PSP Will Bring Music To Owners Ears

The much-anticipated Sony Playstation Portable, available 3/27/05, has just received news of another feature that will undoubtedly increase an already high “want” level.

Hitachi to Double CE Hard Drive Shipments

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is rallying company resources to more than double the total shipment of CE hard drives in 2005.

Seagate Unveils 6Gb One-Inch Hard Drive

Seagate is shipping the industry’s highest capacity 1-inch hard drive, a new 6GB model of its popular 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive for handheld applications.

Microsoft, Pfizer Go Hard After Viagra Spammers

Microsoft and Viagra maker Phizer have teamed up to sue Viagra spammers. Here’s how the blogs have reacted …

Netherlands Hard Line On Immigration

The Dutch government is proposing that people applying to live in The Netherlands will have to take an examination to prove that they understand the language and culture, before they get here.

Understanding Copyright Law Is The Hard Part

In the past two weeks I’ve posted two commentaries about copyright – copyright myths and the inadequacies of copyright laws.

Blogs Deliver Details from Disaster Scene

The New York Times (via CNET) reports on how blogs have proved a ready medium for instant news of the tsunami disaster and for collaboration over ways to help.

Harvard Law Event Takes a Hard Look at Web’s Influence on Politics

Harvard Law’s Beekman Center is taking a hard look this week at the blogosphere’s influence on politics during its biennial Internet + Society 2004 conference.

How to Backup Windows XP Home Edition

Your computer cost you from hundreds to thousands of dollars, but the computer itself is not the most valuable part. The data on the hard disk is the most valuable part. How many hours of work did you put into creating that data? One little event, like a power line spike from a lightning strike, and all that work could be lost. Unfortunately, backing up with Windows XP Home Edition is not as simple as it should be.

Working Hard at Smart Things

“Don’t work harder, work smarter.”

If someone tells you that, watch your pocket-book-they are likely about to ask you for a lot of money for the magic “smarts” that will earn you millions.

Are Drop Ship Directories Really Worth The Money? Here Is A Guide…

This question is often asked by many people hoping to start a new ecommerce site or simply adding to an existing one. The answer to the question can be simply answered with another question: How much is your time and online business worth to you? The more experienced ecommerce site owners will often ask the question a little differently: How do I find a useful, and legitimate, drop ship directory? The answer to this question is not immediately straight forward without doing a little homework. However, when you find a great directory, it can be worth the price of admission a thousand of times over. So, in this article we are going to present a couple of important pieces of information that can help you answer some of these questions and guide you through the forest.

Defragmenting Your Hard Drive: The Easiest Problem You’ll Ever Solve

Have you ever noticed how your computer seems to run slower and slower each week? Did you think it was just your imagination? Think again.

Hard Drive Crash? The Essential Data Recovery Report

Your worst nightmare just became a horrifying reality. You keep hearing that little voice in your head mockingly shout “you should have backed that stuff up” The voice keeps echoing throughout your head as you perform a quick inventory all of the important information that you just lost..your client database, a years worth of e-mail, your entire inventory database, even your family photos.

Microsoft’s Robert Scoble Discusses Search Engine Technology

In my recent article “The Future of Search Engine Technology“, I looked at a lot of developments that might happen in the future, that would improve search technology. I strongly believe that we are witnessing the infancy of search engine technology, but I wanted to hear what others had to say. Today, we start a series of interviews with prominent experts, insiders and search engine developers to hear what their thoughts are for the future.

Introduction to IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003
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Welcome to the first installment of Internet Information Services 6.0 on Windows Server 2003. I have decided to write this series of articles aimed at Internet Information Services 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 as both a refresher for the IT professional that is familiar with designing and administrating IIS 4 and 5 as well as allowing some of the newcomers to the service to get their feet wet so to speak.

Rooting Out Spyware + Hard Drive Installation

Can you help? I’ve got XP Professional on my PC, and every now and then it decides it’s going to dial the internet. No particular reason, no applications calling for it, just now and then. If media player is running it interupts that, or otherwise just throws up a screen saying no dialtone (I don’t have it permanently connected to the net). Can I stop it from dialling without asking me?