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  • Cars Will Be Major Net-Service Vehicles

    Cars in the future will deliver Internet-based services and entertainment to users, a Mercedes Benz USA executive said at Comdex Wednesday in the first ever keynote address at the trade show given by an automotive executive.

  • SAN Management Dominates Show Floor

    As SANs (storage area networks) grow, managing them becomes difficult. A number of new hardware and software products announced at Comdex are focused on managing SANs.

  • Oracle Strikes Deal With Citigroup

    Database and applications software giant Oracle Corp. and international banking group Citigroup Inc. Tuesday announced a strategic electronic business agreement that spans several divisions of both companies.

  • NetActive Looks to Role as Download Police

    Many people come here to Las Vegas trying to make a quick buck. NetActive Inc., however, sauntered onto the Comdex floor looking for customers with content to secure.

  • Microsoft Makes Early .Net Move

    Microsoft Corp. planted a .Net stake in the ground Monday by rolling out the beta of its Visual Studio.Net and .Net framework at Comdex in Las Vegas.

  • Job Fairs Lose Their Luster

    As organizations rely increasingly on the Internet to find job candidates, some attendees at the International Quality and Productivity Center's recruiting conference questioned whether job fairs are still an effective hiring channel.

  • PGP Readies Gigabit-Speed Ethernet

    PGP, a division of Network Associates, Monday announced it is developing a firewall with gigabit-strength throughput to sell to the service-provider market.

  • Early Market Movers: Waiting for Greenspan

    Earlier this week, the most potent catalysts of market activity were specific earnings announcements. But Wednesday morning, investors wait for U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's statement on the macro state of the U.S. economy.

  • COMDEX : SAN management dominates floor show

    As storage area networks (SANs) grow, managing them becomes difficult. A number of new hardware and software products announced at Comdex are focused on managing SANs.

  • XML Development Specification Hailed

    The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on Monday recommended that the Document Object Model Level 2 (DOM Level 2), a set of objects for representing XML documents and data, is ready for widespread deployment.

  • Intel, AMD Preview 1.5GHz Processors

    Users itching to get their hands on a speedier PC will soon get their wish fulfilled. Chip giant Intel Corp. and its rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. demonstrated processors running at 1.5 GHz at Comdex here Tuesday.

  • Rambus Looks Beyond the PC

    Faced with uncertainty over the future use of memory chips featuring its proprietary high-speed interface in PCs, Rambus looks to carve a niche in networking hardware and expand its reach into the consumer electronics markets, a company executive said in an interview with IDG News Service here at Comdex.

  • Kill Viruses Before They Infect Your System

    You don't need to be paranoid about computer viruses--just alert, aware, and willing to take steps to protect yourself.

  • 3Com Buys Alteon's Gigabit Ethernet NIC Business

    3Com Corporation has purchased Alteon Websystems Inc.'s Gigabit Ethernet NIC (network interface card) business for US$110 million in cash, 3Com announced Wednesday.

  • InfoExpress Forces Security Compliance

    InfoExpress has new software to help keep in line remote access VPN users who are too smart for your own good.

  • IBM, Sharp to Create ERP, CRM Solutions Company

    IBM and Japanese electronics company Sharp Corp. announced Wednesday that they intend to form a company specializing in the development of ERP (enterprise resource planning) and SCM (supply chain management) solutions.

  • COMDEX : Rambus looks beyond the PC

    Faced with uncertainty over the future use of memory chips featuring its proprietary high-speed interface in PCs, Rambus looks to carve a niche in networking hardware and expand its reach into the consumer electronics markets, a company executive said in an interview with ARN at Comdex.

  • Qld IT Buying Group slips into voluntary administration

    Qld IT Buying Group is on the slippery slide to expected liquidation after creditors this week received notice of the company's move into Voluntary Administration with debts in excess of $3 million.

  • Interface Problems Hold Back Linux, Users Say

    Oddsmakers in this town probably aren't betting against Linux, but the operating system's users and vendors both believe that its old-style command-line interface makes it a long shot for moving beyond its current niche as an Internet infrastructure building block.

  • COMDEX : EDS integrates site design, IT support

    At Comdex 2000 earlier this week, consulting giant Electronic Data Systems announced the formation of a subsidiary that combines its teams of Web site designers with a staff of technical consultants responsible for working with users on back-end IT support issues.