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  • Intel Broadband Router Fights Security Woes

    Offering protection for the rapidly growing numbers of always-on broadband connections, Intel this week introduced a VPN broadband router for small business and branch office environments.

  • Telco market set for a shakeout: analyst

    Telcos won't exist in their current form at the end of decade, rather, they will look like an IBM or a Hewlett-Packard, according to a telecommunications analyst.

  • Future Watch: Smart is not enough, cards need user-friendly appeal

    As you walk into your office building, you pull out a credit card-sized device, slide it through a built-in reader on the wall, enter a PIN, and presto: your picture pops up on a monitor, enabling the guard to verify your identity.

  • MapInfo readies for wireless growth

    US electronic mapping software developer MapInfo has restructured its local senior management team to prepare for a move into the wireless arena in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Oracle withdrawal cuts OAUG conference education focus

    A lack of Oracle user education support at a recent OAUG Asia Pacific User Conference turned the event into a networking opportunity for regional IT executives and analysts, rather than an educational forum, according to Don Payne, executive vice president of the OAUG board.

  • Data Commerce raises $10m for digital TV boom

    Digital television infrastructure provider Data Commerce Limited (DCL) has issued an initial public offering to raise $10 million to back a host of global broadcast projects.

  • Storm brews over outsourcing

    Software support at Australia's Bureau of Meteorology could drop by more than 50 per cent if it is outsourced to private industry, according to a consultancy review prepared for the forecasting body.

  • Beware of vendors bearing year-end 'gifts'

    It's that time of year when many suppliers offer their year-end specials - price discounts and additional goodies - if you sign now. Their motivation is to show year-to-year sales growth and higher incremental profits with a resulting higher stock price.

  • Sony Squeezes Digital Walkman Into Cellphone

    Sony Corp. has married its Walkman technology with a cellphone and come up with a handset that will be music to its owner's ears.

  • Retail sales a winner for Toshiba

    The retail channel has proven fertile soil for Toshiba with the notebook vendor reporting retail sales have grown 144 per cent year on year.

  • Oracle Joins UDDI

    Oracle Corp. has thrown its weight behind the online business-to-business directory formed by IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., and Ariba Inc. designed to help bring together developers interested in creating Web-based services and products.

  • Got some new gadgets?

    Christmas is coming. OK, you know that already. Anybody who walked through a shopping centre or watched all the ads spill out of the Sunday paper this weekend knows that.

  • Board ignorance creates security risks

    A lack of IT awareness in the boardroom is hindering the uptake of forward thinking security measures in Australian companies.

  • China Unicom Goes with Cisco for VoIP

    China United Telecommunications Corp. (China Unicom), China's second-largest carrier, Thursday announced it has contracted with Cisco Systems Inc. to build a nationwide voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) network.

  • IBM Keeps Up Its WebSphere Standards Push

    Trying to bolster its Web-based standards initiatives last week, including its Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI), IBM Corp. made available early versions of a new Web development environment and toolkit that the company plans to integrate into WebSphere and other key middleware products.

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  • Nominations called for Computerworld Fellows

    Computerworld, along with sponsor Marconi, is seeking nominations for the 2001 IT&T Fellows Awards.

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