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  • NTRU secures wireless access devices with GenuID

    Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric have agreed to pool their system LSI (large-scale integrated circuit) businesses in a joint venture company, they announced Monday.

  • NTT DoCoMo begins experimental 4G network construction

    With its third-generation (3G) wireless service barely off the ground, NTT DoCoMo has begun research and development on fourth-generation (4G) packet wireless technology and started constructing an experimental network system, the company said Monday.

  • Network Associates to buy public shares in McAfee

    Network Associates plans to acquire all publicly held shares in Sunnyvale, California-based McAfee.com through a stock swap in a bid to merge the antivirus-software vendor with one of its subsidiaries, Network Associates said Monday. The offer is expected to be formally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission on or about March 25, it said.

  • EBay snaps up one third of China's EachNet

    EMC and Dell Computer Monday jointly announced upgrades to several storage management software products, opening up new data back-up options to users.

  • EMC updates software for Clariion line

    EMC and Dell Computer Monday jointly announced upgrades to several storage management software products, opening up new data back-up options to users.

  • HP/COMPAQ: Campaign for votes enters home stretch

    Days ahead of a shareholder vote on Hewlett-Packard's proposed takeover of rival Compaq, the main supporters and opponents of the deal began a last ditch campaign to convince shareholders of the respective advantages and disadvantages of the proposed deal.

  • Netegrity adds management, security to SiteMinder

    With an eye toward helping its larger clients manage broad, distributed installations of the software, as well as adding security and e-business features, Netegrity Monday announced the release of SiteMinder 5.0, the new version of its access control tool.

  • Security still a technical issue

    Information security is still regarded as a technical issue left to the IT department with up to 40 per cent of organisations not even bothering to investigate breaches, according to an Ernst & Young survey.

  • Census Bureau plans for first paperless tally in 2010

    A group of 24 state attorneys general as well as New York's top cop Friday opposed a request by Microsoft Corp. to block nine states and the District of Columbia from continuing their antitrust litigation against the software maker, according to news reports.

  • Reports: 25 states back ongoing remedy hearings

    A group of 24 state attorneys general as well as New York's top cop Friday opposed a request by Microsoft Corp. to block nine states and the District of Columbia from continuing their antitrust litigation against the software maker, according to news reports.

  • Novell names marketing officer

    Novell, long criticized by its users for ineffective marketing efforts, Friday announced that it has appointed its first chief marketing officer, a position important in re-establishing the company's place in system software.

  • ASPs suffer from 'sub-par' security: IDC

    One in four application service providers (ASPs) have sub-par security lacking fundamentals such as user authentication, virus protection, network security and firewall services, according to a recent survey by research organization IDC.

  • Microsoft Japan ex-MD accused of tax evasion

    A warning about the security flaw identified last Monday in the zlib compression/decompression library affecting Linux systems has been broadened to include Windows and any other other operating systems that use the zlib code.

  • Linux zlib security flaw could affect numerous programs

    A warning about the security flaw identified last Monday in the zlib compression/decompression library affecting Linux systems has been broadened to include Windows and any other other operating systems that use the zlib code.

  • Singapore, Ireland sign e-commerce cooperation deal

    A warning about the security flaw identified last Monday in the zlib compression/decompression library affecting Linux systems has been broadened to include Windows and any other other operating systems that use the zlib code.

  • HP/COMPAQ: Analysts, users said firms better together

    As the shareholder vote on the proposed US$22 billion merger between Hewlett-Packard and Compaq draws near, an increasing number of analysts believe both companies' competitive chances are much brighter by merging than if they were to remain separate.

  • HP/COMPAQ: Product lines in question

    While Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp. await the shareholder votes that will take place Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, users and analysts are concerned about the future of both companies' product lines.

  • BMC to upgrade Patrol management software

    BMC Software is set to refresh its family of Patrol management products Monday with enhancements designed to make it easier for customers to install its software as well as to improve the security of their computing environments.

  • CRM evolves upward

    Rather than deploying generic CRM applications, many enterprises are opting to purchase vertically oriented solutions with boilerplate, industry-specific functions, thereby minimizing customization. CRM vendors such as Siebel Systems, PeopleSoft, and E.piphany. are pursuing opportunities to meet the growing demand.

  • Serving the Holy Grail

    Led by IBM, a range of industry players is expected to deliver later this year a variety of solutions that promise to lower the inherent costs associated with running distributed computing environments.