Monthly Archives: March 2009

Netbooks: The Next Wireless Revolution

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks This week, cell phone provider Verizon confirmed it plans to release its own netbooks this year. Verizon’s decision to move into the computer market is fuelled by two key factors: 1.) the demand for wireless data is growing 2.) most people in the U.S. already own cellphones. I think Verizon […]

LogMeIn Improves Remote Access

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Earlier this month, remote access enabler LogMeIn released it’s latest version of LogMeIn Rescue, the company’s help desk and troubleshooting support product. Remote access use has gone up substantially in the last few years as technology and demand have converged to create more flexible, universal and accessible work platforms. Along […]

Google Begins Behavioral Targeting

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Google announced last week that its Adsense system would begin using behavioral targeting to determine which ads it displays to users. What exactly is behavioral targeting? Primarily it is gathering information about the types of sites a user visits to place that user into interest and demographic categories. But it […]

The Truth About Micropayments

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks In recent weeks, there has been a lot of buzz about micropayments and if they can save journalism as we know it. With more local papers closing monthly and even giants like The New York Times teetering on the brink of collapse, newspapers and loyal readers are crying out for […]

The Internet: From Anonymity to Instant Accountability

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks In the beginning of the web, it was a wild frontier of anonymity. Nothing that was written was held to any kind of accountability. It was almost an informational Las Vegas where the most exciting but unreliable personas came to play.  But recently the internet has made enormous steps to […]