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  • Siemens leverages CDN technology to deliver medical app

    Content delivery networking (CDN) is moving into the enterprise.

  • WorldCom security hole fixed with help of hacker

    Telecommunications giant WorldCom Inc. today confirmed that a computer hacker recently alerted the company to a security hole in its network that apparently left customer networks vulnerable to intruders.

  • Compaq readies new management software, blade servers

    Compaq Computer Corp. will start selling server management software options in addition to the software c ustomers get free with the purchase of a ProLiant server, the company said Wednesday. Compaq also gave out more details on its blade servers.

  • Curtin University switches to IP network

    One of the first Asia-Pacific region deployments of 10Gigabit Ethernet networking technology is under way at Curtin University in Western Australia.

  • Microsoft ships Service Pack 2 for Exchange

    Microsoft Corp. Wednesday enhanced the mobile client features in its e-mail and collaboration server with the release of Service Pack 2 for Exchange 2000.

  • IIJ-Oracle-Cisco venture gives up profit plans

    A joint venture formed by Internet Initiative Japan Inc., Oracle Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. to deliver multimedia content to high-speed Internet subscribers on Japanese ADSL (asynchronous digital subscriber line) and cable networks has quietly dropped plans of making any money.

  • Allied Telesyn extends reach of copper Gigabit Ethernet

    Allied Telesyn International Corp. this week released media converters aimed at stretching the reach of copper-based Gigabit Ethernet.

  • Adobe to buy photo software shop

    Publishing software maker Adobe Systems Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired a privately held maker of digital photography software.

  • VA Linux drops the Linux from its name

    The company known as VA Linux Systems Inc. officially dropped the Linux from its name on Tuesday, becoming VA Software Corp.

  • IT shops miss out in strategy stakes: survey

    IT shops believe they sit low on the value scale in companies if the responses to a recent survey are any indication.

  • Oracle's Jeremy Burton talks XML

    At its Oracle OpenWorld user conference in San Francisco this week, Oracle Corp. jumped into the Web services fray with both feet.

  • Siemens dumps Infineon shares, 'de-consolidates'

    A day before holding an annual conference to discuss its disappointing fiscal year, Siemens AG has announced that it will no longer consolidate the results of troubled semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies AG.

  • Goner worm fails to impact Asian users

    The Goner worm which began circulating in Europe Tuesday has had limited impact in Asia, according to antivirus vendors and specialist response teams in the region.

  • Study: Opera browser holds its own

    Internet browser company Opera Software ASA may be small, but it's giving Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and America Online Inc.'s Netscape a run for their money in Europe, according to a new study.

  • AT&T drops Excite bid; service to end in 90 days

    Bankrupt Excite@Home Inc. will cease operations in 90 days, with the expiration of stopgap funding agreements made Monday to keep the Internet service going, the company confirmed Tuesday evening.

  • CDNs become an enabling technology

    The content delivery market may be facing tough times these days, but attendees at the Content Networking Event Fall 2001 seem to agree on one thing: CDN technology will be key to future online business, including Web services and e-commerce.

  • 3-D chip design promises 10-fold drop in memory cost

    A U.S.-based startup says it will introduce next year a single-use memory chip that will be up to 10 times cheaper to produce than existing memory types.

  • Gartner: IT services market to be worth US$865B by 2005

    IT development and integration will be the largest sector and the leading driver of IT services spending over the next four years, constituting almost one-third of overall IT services spending, according to Dataquest Inc., a unit of Gartner Inc.

  • PCCW lays off 506 staff

    Hong Kong-based Pacific Century CyberWorks Ltd. (PCCW) on Wednesday made 506 employees redundant, attributing intense competition in an extremely difficult economic climate, a company statement said.

  • Gartner: There's life for B-to-C e-commerce beyond PCs

    By 2005, 10.1 percent of all U.S. business-to-consumer (B-to-C) e-commerce transactions will be made on devices other than a PC, such as mobile phones and televisions, accounting for US$22.9 billion in sales, according to study published Wednesday by Gartner Inc.