Computerworld

Brian Fonseca, Computerworld

Brian Fonseca, Senior Writer
Computerworld
March 2008 
 
Nice Guy
Brian is known to be very friendly and empathetic. “It’s one of those things; why are reporters short-tempered? I was brought up in a house where if the phone’s ringing, pick it up. If someone is calling, I try to take the time.
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RSS-as-Battleground for the IT Trades

The IT trades compete in many ways, and one of them is with RSS. How many feeds does each title provide? How are they segmented?

We've been studying this lately and here are some nuggets for you:

* eWeek/Ziff Davis Enterprise has 137 feeds, just nine more than Computerworld at 128. Network World has 71, InfoWorld only 21 and InformationWeek even less than that at 19. What a gap! We'll examine additional IT destinations in subsequent SWMS research.

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Video is Hot!

Video is hot. It's cheaper than ever to produce, and fresh distribution channels are emerging. On the consumer tech front, CNET Networks yesterday announced CNET TV, a video-on-demand (VOD) package of instructional content, news and reviews to be available in June through Cox Communications, TVN Entertainment and TiVo, and on the web later this summer. The videos will run 15 minutes and will feature CNET editors and reviewers on camera. ClickZ filed this article yesterday.

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Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld

Jaikumar Vijayan, senior editor
Computerworld
April 2007
 

The Beat

Information security and data privacy: Breaches, securing enterprise data, regulations and legislation. While security used to be "virus and worms," the focus today has changed to an information risk and operational risk standpoint, says Jai.

 

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