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  • Jupiter service tracks cached browser pages

    Jupiter Media Metrix on Monday launched Site Measurement, a Web site analysis and traffic measurement service created in conjunction with LiveTechnology Inc. which takes account of hits on cached pages.

  • Microsoft puts Flash in Windows CE devices

    Microsoft on Tuesday put more of its industry weight behind Macromedia's Flash technology, announcing that it will offer to bundle the Flash Player with its Windows CE embedded operating system for device manufacturers that use the operating system.

  • Intel launches 2GHz Xeon for workstations

    Intel upped the speed of its workstation chips on Tuesday, launching the 2GHz Foster Xeon for dual-processor workstations.

  • NCipher and Broadcom deal on encyption

    Chip manufacturer Broadcom Corp. and security firm nCipher Corp. Ltd. announced a partnership Tuesday through which Broadcom will integrate nCipher's technology into its products to help secure transactions coexist with content aware networks, the companies said.

  • D-day comes for dStore database

    A Queensland-based software developer has become the owner of, purchasing the failed online e-tailer from the administrators of dStore's parent company, Harris Scarfe.

  • WorldCom bids $40M for Rhythms' assets

    WorldCom announced Tuesday that it bid US$40 million for a portion of the assets of bankrupt DSL (digital subscriber line) provider Rhythms NetConnections.

  • EYT announces ASP and managed services branding

    EYT, formerly Ernst & Young Technologies, on Tuesday unveiled IBEAM, intended as the foundation for the company's application service provider (ASP) and managed services suite offering.

  • CaseCentral targets hosted service at investment banks

    CaseCentral launched Monday a hosted online documentation and collaboration service targeted at investment banks.

  • Cisco, E.piphany merge contact center offerings

    Cisco Systems and E.piphany Inc. announced Tuesday that they are joining forces and bundling a variety of their software products in an effort to make customer contact centers smarter.

  • BT, Oracle partner on Euro ASP service

    Oracle is taking its ASP (application service provider) model across the Atlantic, marketing to European customers a suite of electronic commerce software that is remotely hosted and accessed via the Internet.

  • Sony's CD promo sparks new round in copy-protection war

    The large music labels are continuing their fight against pirated digital music -- a fight that in the near future may keep consumers from playing their legally bought CDs over their PCs at work or at home.

  • '.Info' Web domain addresses go live on the Internet

    After months of preparations, a few Web sites are beginning to appear online with new .info top level domain addresses that can be visited using Internet browser software.

  • Survey: employers filter e-mail to avoid legal action

    Wary of legal liability, employers are increasingly taking action to clean up employees' e-mail and root out "smoking guns," according to a new survey released Tuesday by the American Management Association, U.S. News and World Report and The ePolicy Institute.

  • AMD closes two factories, lays off 2,300

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will close its two oldest semiconductor wafer fabs in Austin, Texas and restructure its Malaysian operations with the loss of about 2,300 jobs by the middle of 2002, the company said today.

  • Windows XP takes a bite out of Big Apple

    In an effort to revive support in its flagship operating system and in a city devastated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Microsoft announced late Monday that it will officially unmask its anticipated Windows XP operating system at a flashy event in New York City's Time Square.

  • Apple's CEO unveils OS X version 10.1

    As expected, Apple Computer unveiled the latest upgrade of its Mac OS X operating system on Tuesday at the Seybold Conference and Expo here, with an unexpected appearance by the company's chief executive officer.

  • Compaq adds Evo hardware, services

    Compaq Computer unveiled four new products within its Evo family of business PCs Tuesday, and announced plans for leasing the products through its Access on Demand service packages.

  • Intel appoints first ever CTO

    Intel named its first ever chief technology officer (CTO) Tuesday, promoting long-time executive Pat Gelsinger to the position where he can better coordinate the vendor's strategy in all of its technology areas.

  • Markets trade flat; tech shares mixed

    One day after a bargain-hunting rally snapped a week of consecutive losses, U.S. markets traded relatively flat Tuesday, as mercurial investors awaited more clues as to where the economy was headed.

  • Vendors debut USB 2.0, IEEE1394 peripherals

    The gloves came off last week in the battle over next-generation computer interfaces as Japanese vendors took the wraps off a wider range of IEEE1394-based products while also showing their first devices that support the new USB 2.0 interface at the World PC Expo show, held just outside of Tokyo.