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Siebel Systems Inc. in San Mateo, California, this week announced that it will acquire OpenSite Technologies Inc., a Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based maker of online auction software. The deal, which will involve a stock swap estimated at $444 million, will add dynamic pricing capabilities to Siebel's e-commerce software offerings, the company said in a statement. Siebel makes software that manages and automates companies' sales, customer relations and call center operations.
If your firewalls, intrusion-detection software and encryption technologies make you feel safe, think again.
Cabletron Systems Inc.'s Digital Network Products Group business unit this week announced two additions to its MultiSwitch LAN switch line - the MultiSwitch 924TXG and MultiSwitch 916TXG.
New legislation that went into effect in the U.S. today to protect children's privacy on the Web is already running into difficulties.
Microsoft Corp. has relented to customer demands and will include key LAN functionality in the forthcoming release of Windows Millennium Edition (Me).
Federal officials are taking a hard look at increasing the pay rates for information technology employees in order to stay competitive with the private sector.
Computer Associates International Inc. earlier this month said it has delayed integrating newly acquired Sterling Software Inc. into CA products because the deal was finalized too close to the start of the annual CA-World 2000 user conference, held April 9 through 14.
Maryland Governor Parris N. Glendening is expected Tuesday to sign into law the controversial Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA). The act was recently approved by the U.S. state's General Assembly.
In an attempt to answer interoperability questions about its implementation of Kerberos security in Windows 2000, Microsoft Corp. is finally preparing to reveal a key proprietary data format it has been guarding for nearly two years.
The regulatory arm of the National Association of Securities Dealers is investigating Banc One Capital Markets for possible violations resulting from systems integration problems that surfaced from the 1998 merger between Bank One Corp. and First Chicago NBD Corp.
Detective Michael Brausam of the LAPD described Coolio as a genius "who told authorities he'd been using computers since he was three years old and had taken to using the Internet 16 hours a day since dropping out of school last year":
The continuing volatility of technology stocks suggests that there could be even more correction on the way before the market starts stabilizing again, analysts cautioned.
Microsoft Corp. yesterday reported that both its revenue and net income rose 23 percent in the third quarter, mostly fueled by surprising retail sales of Windows 2000 and a continued strong performance from its Office productivity suite.
IBM Corp. will soon debut a high-speed network chip that promises to help users implement quality-of-service rules in their companies.
A Microsoft Corp. official, ending an unusually downbeat earnings call, predicted a slowdown in corporate PC spending last night, setting off a chorus of concerns about the impact that might have on the stock market when it reopens for trading on Monday.
A host of prominent recording artists are planning to follow Metallica's lead in suing Napster, the online service that allows users to download and trade music recorded in MP3 format.
Chiquita Brands International Inc. in Cincinnati will upgrade its information technology infrastructure at nine sites worldwide as part of its global expansion. The IT upgrade is part of an efficiency drive by the fruit and vegetable producer and distributor, which last year cut more than 200 jobs and in March reorganized its operations, for an estimated annual savings of $20 million.
Microsoft Corp.: Some users of Windows 2000 Professional, Server, and Advanced Server may have problems when opening files that were sent using Infrared File Transfer (IRFTP.EXE). When the file is received, the access rights are set to Power User, so regular users will see this message: "Access to the specified device, path or file is denied." As a work-around, users needing these files should be promoted to Power Users.
Microsoft Corp. may be trying to do an end run around arch rival Palm Computing with the new Pocket PC it unveiled last week.
The problem with portable MP3 players is that they just don't store enough music. But IBM Corp.'s Microdrive technology may change that.
This report by Tolly tests the system resource requirements of competing vendor solutions when performing on-demand and on-access scanning functions, during distributed definition updates. Click to download how the four competing options ranked against each other.
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