Monthly Archives: April 2009

Piracy is Just Part of the Film Industry’s Problem

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Last week the Swedish creators of file sharing community The Pirate Bay were convicted of copyright violation and given a one year jail sentence. The story once inflamed the ongoing debate about copyright and ownership of information. Both the studios and the “pirates” are sticking to the same familiar arguments […]

The Future of the Web: It is All About Usability

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Last week I found out about Vysr’s Firefox extension RoamAbout and it made me excited. Why? Because finally I discovered a highly-customizable toolbar to bring me the best of the internet whatever site I am on. RoamAbout widgets are mini windows to the web. RomAbout, is a vertical “shelf” that […]

Android Comes to Your Home

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks Last week I wrote about Verizon’s plans to make netbooks. On Sunday, another news story broke about the convergence of cell phones and computers. Confidential documents from T-Mobile have revealed that the company will release a home phone in early 2010 and, sometime after, a tablet PC– both powered by […]

The Cloud Is Safer Than You Think

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks When you think of cloud computing you probably think of millions of devices, many of them wireless, communicating and spreading information around the globe. If you are more pictorially minded, you might think of a huge cloud of information that can be accessed from anywhere. Both images bring to mind […]