Latest Trade Show news* NEWS FROM VOICECON:VoiceCon: All the headlines from the show, updated through the weekVoiceCon continues through March 9. Catch all the headlines here as news happens through the week.VoiceCon reporter's notebook: Seen and heard at VoiceConIP telephony helps Allstate handle good and bad times; AT&T looks to open source telephony; A VoIP double-edged sword; AT&T buy: Bad but inevitableIP communications drives business transformation at Cisco, CEO says, 03\/07\/06Cisco CEO John Chambers used is keynote at the VoiceCon show in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday to explain the benefits his company sees in its own IP telephony and unified communications network, and urged his business customers to follow his company's ...Microsoft gets partners to rally around its VoIP tools, 03\/06\/06Microsoft on Monday lined up Cisco and a number of telecoms equipment vendors behind its VoIP platform to provide support for emerging voice protocols with the promise of integrating desktop phone systems and the PC.Cisco, IBM demonstrate telephony integration, 03\/06\/06IBM\/Lotus said Monday that it is forging a partnership with Cisco as part of its efforts next year to revamp its real-time collaboration platform.VoIP vendors get serious about SIP, 03\/06\/06VoIP vendors poised to make news at VoiceCon this week say they will deliver on the multimedia and interoperability promises of Session Initiation Protocol with a lineup of products that use the protocol as a core IP PBX technology.* NEWS FROM INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM:Intel mobile WiMAX card coming this year, 03\/08\/06Intel Tuesday demonstrated the technology on which mobile WiMAX will be based and said it will deliver a PC Card using the system in the second half of this year.Intel seeks efficiency with dual-core design, 03\/07\/06Announcing it had found a way to strike a new balance between power and performance, Intel on Tuesday said it would release three new dual-core processors in coming months.Intel could launch new dual-core processors by June, 03\/03\/06Computer makers are planning to use Intel's next generation of dual-core processors to build smaller, cooler machines. The first of those chips will launch in volume quantities by June, Intel is expected to announce at its Intel Developer Forum trade ...* CEBIT PREVIEW:T-Mobile first to launch branded Opera Mini, 03\/08\/06T-Mobile is the first operator to offer a branded version of the Opera Mini Web browser, Opera Software announced Wednesday at the Cebit trade show in Hanover, Germany.CEBIT - Samsung shows first Origami device, 03\/08\/06Samsung is showing the first device designed around Microsoft's Origami project at the Cebit electronics show in Germany. It is a handheld computer that falls somewhere between a tablet PC and a PDA and runs a special edition of Windows XP.AT&T deal won't reduce spending, Lucent says, 03\/08\/06Lucent doesn't expect investments in new equipment to slow as a result of the proposed acquisition of BellSouth by AT&T, an executive of the U.S. manufacturer said Wednesday.Metro shows voice-operated RFID device, 03\/08\/06German retail giant Metro AG has unveiled a new voice-operated, smart-tag system designed to help warehouse personnel quickly and accurately fill merchandise orders.Germans unwrap Europe's fastest supercomputer, 03\/08\/06The German Research Center J\u00fclich unveiled Europe's most powerful supercomputer this week, an IBM Blue Gene system that will be used by European scientists to do environmental and particle physics research.Deutsche Telekom plans networked city competition, 03\/07\/06Deutsche Telekom AG is taking a different approach to generate interest in new broadband services. The telco is inviting about 300 German cities to participate in a competition focused on developing innovative ways to use state-of-the-art broadband ...Cebit: T-Mobile to stream 20 World Cup soccer games, 03\/07\/06T-Mobile International will stream 20 World Cup soccer games live to customers with phones using high-speed connections.Security in the spotlight at Cebit, 03\/06\/06Security will be a major focus this week at the giant Cebit show in Hanover, Germany. This year, the annual IT trade show will hone in on the multiple layers of security threats facing enterprise networks. Now it's not just data networks that are ...Cebit: Microsoft Origami is one of many consumer gadgets on show, 03\/03\/06Cebit is not just about IT for the enterprise: exhibitors will also be showing new consumer gadgets and services.Microsoft offers a few more 'Origami' details, 03\/02\/06Despite the buzz being generated by its Origami Project, Microsoft plans to give it only brief mention at the upcoming Cebit trade show, even though that event coincides with when the company has said it will offer more details. The project apparently ...* NEWS FROM ORACLE OPENWORLD JAPAN:Oracle readies stand-alone enterprise search, 03\/02\/06Oracle Thursday entered the stand-alone enterprise search market with a new product that it hopes will do for corporate data when Google has done for public data on the Web.* NEWS FROM 2006 GOLDMAN SACHS TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM:EMC's Tucci sees changes for storage in 2006, 02\/28\/06EMC President and CEO Joe Tucci Monday predicted that the storage market will undergo significant changes in 2006 due to the prevalence of emerging technologies and growth potential in new customer segments.* UPCOMING TRADE SHOWS (March, April, May):CeBIT 2006March 9-15, Hannover, GermanySpring VON 2006March 14-17, San JoseNovell BrainShare 2006March 19-24, Salt Lake CityGartner Outsourcing SummitApril 3-5, Orlando, FloridaForrester's IT Forum 2006: GigaWorldApril 3-6, Las VegasLinuxWorld BostonApril 3-6, BostonCTIA Wireless 2006April 5-7, Las VegasBroadband Wireless World 2006April 26-28, Las VegasInterop Las Vegas 2006April 30 - May 5, Las VegasGartner Symposium ITxpo 2006May 14-18, San FranciscoJavaOne 2006May 15-19, San Francisco* FREE NETWORK WORLD SEMINARS:IT Roadmap: BostonMarch 20, 2006It's where you'll hear brilliant IT strategies delivered direct to you from Network World editors six months ahead of outsiders even knowing about it. 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