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  • New MS program masters IT professionals

    Aiming to give existing IT professionals a new way to further their skills and gain accreditation, Microsoft and Charles Sturt University have launched a Masters level program in Networking and System Administration.

    09 Jan. 03 11:33 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • StorageNetworks cuts half its workforce, replaces CEO

    Storage service and management software vendor StorageNetworks said in a statement Wednesday that it will lay off 50 percent of its workforce and replace its CEO and co-founder, Peter Bell.

    09 Jan. 03 11:06 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Analysis: Key to Wi-Fi security

    Conventional wisdom says wireless LAN access to an enterprise adds enormous risk because the broken security model at the heart of Wi-Fi networking allows crackers to break encryption, snoop traffic, insert packets, and associate at will. WLAN access points must be outside the firewall, with VPN connections tunneling through. No exceptions.

    09 Jan. 03 10:53 Written by Glenn Fleishman
  • BMC releases final Patrol 7 components

    BMC Software Inc. this week released the last components of its Patrol 7 systems management infrastructure, delivering two new centralized consoles for managing resources such as applications, databases and operating systems.

    09 Jan. 03 10:14 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Safari breaks single day download record for Apple

    First introduced during Steve Jobs Macworld keynote yesterday, Apple Computer Inc.'s new Web browser, Safari, broke the single day download record previously held by iTunes, according to Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

    09 Jan. 03 08:55 Written by Jim Dalrymple
  • Blogs refine enterprise focus

    Building on the success of Weblogs for personal Web publishing, enterprises are starting to tap into blogs to streamline specific business processes such as intelligence gathering or to augment traditional content-and knowledge-management technologies.

    09 Jan. 03 08:32 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Survey: More workers turn to Web for news, info

    Online news sites could be the survivors of the dot-com downturn, a survey released Wednesday suggests, as adult workers are reportedly racking up more time reading news and information online than they are consuming traditional media such as television, newspapers, radio and magazines.

    09 Jan. 03 08:14 Written by Scarlett Pruitt
  • AMD, IBM team for future chip-making technology

    IBM and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will work on future chip-making technologies together, under an agreement that could help AMD compete against archrival Intel Corp.'s manufacturing capacity.

    09 Jan. 03 08:10 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Intel to brand wireless architecture as 'Centrino'

    Intel has chosen Centrino, the Italian word for a lace table centerpiece or doily, as the brand name for its forthcoming wireless computing technology, it announced Wednesday.

    09 Jan. 03 08:04 Written by Peter Sayer
  • MACWORLD - TiVo, Brother, Aspyr: Rendezvous products

    The adoption of Apple Computer's Rendezvous networking technology continues with TiVo Inc., Brother International and Aspyr Media announcing new products incorporating Rendezvous networking.

    09 Jan. 03 07:58 Written by Staff Writers
  • OASIS seeks URI scheme to accommodate XML, Web services

    Members of OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) on Wednesday announced a collaborative effort to find a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) scheme for distributed directory services and data sharing, with accommodations for XML and Web services.

    09 Jan. 03 07:46 Written by Paul Krill
  • Trend goes with Postini for spam

    Antivirus company Trend Micro is adding spam protection to its security offerings, licensing an antispam engine from Postini Inc. for use by its corporate customers.

    09 Jan. 03 07:43 Written by Paul Roberts
  • CES - Linux heading for cell phones

    The Linux operating system has made the jump from computer servers to handheld computers, digital video recorders and wristwatches and soon may find a home inside your cellular telephone.

    09 Jan. 03 07:36 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Cisco takes aim at new competitors

    Cisco Systems has signaled its readiness to take on new rivals, such as Dell Computer Corp., that are moving into Cisco's traditional network equipment markets.

    09 Jan. 03 07:12 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • MACWORLD - Apple introduces X11 for Mac OS X

    At Macworld Expo San Francisco 2003, Apple Computer introduced X11 for Mac OS X that allows X11-based applications to run side-by-side with native Mac OS X applications on the same desktop.

    09 Jan. 03 07:08 Written by Staff Writers
  • CES - Microsoft "Smart Displays" begin shipping

    Microsoft's plan to let people access their PCs from wireless "Smart Displays" located about the home draws closer to reality this week. After a slight delay, ViewSonic Corp. on Wednesday will release the first product based on Microsoft's new software in the US, with a similar device from Philips Consumer Electronics Co. due out at the start of February.

    08 Jan. 03 14:40 Written by James Niccolai
  • Nortel chooses alliance executive

    Nortel Networks this week announced that Masood Tariq has been appointed president, global alliances, responsible for managing and expanding the company's strategic alliances and partnerships.

    08 Jan. 03 14:38 Written by Jim Duffy
  • OASIS ponders PKI security for Web services

    OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) Tuesday announced that it has formed a technical committee to advance PKI (public key infrastructure) adoption for Web services and other applications.

    08 Jan. 03 12:22 Written by Paul Krill
  • MACWORLD - Even Woz still uses Mac OS 9

    The division between Macintosh users running Apple Computer Inc.'s new and old operating systems came under the microscope at the Macworld Conference and Expo here as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joined industry experts in a panel discussion Tuesday on the merits of Mac OS X.

    08 Jan. 03 12:05 Written by Matt Berger
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