• AMD gets supercomputing boost from China's Dawning

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) got another vote of confidence in the power of its 64-bit Opteron processor this week when China's Dawning Information Industry took the wraps off an Opteron-based supercomputer, capable of handling more than 10 trillion floating operations per second (TFLOPS).

    28 July 03 08:41 Written by Sumnar Lemon
  • Microsoft renames PlaceWare products

    Microsoft has renamed two real-time collaboration software products and made them a part of its Office System family of applications.

    28 July 03 08:36 Written by John Blau
  • HP, IBM, Sun to unveil server security initiative

    Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM and Sun Microsystems are allying with three security providers to announce an open standards initiative for safe computing on Aug. 5.

    28 July 03 08:33 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Ballmer takes on Linux

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took on Linux in a big way this week during the company's annual meeting with the financial analyst community, saying that "too much abuse has gone on for too long."

    28 July 03 08:30 Written by Carol Sliwa
  • Microsoft studying multilevel security desktops

    Microsoft is working with the US government in studying one of the most pressing challenges in federal information security, one that is critically important to future homeland security and information-sharing efforts: multilevel security workstations.

    28 July 03 08:26 Written by Dan Verton
  • HP tops in supercomputer market share

    IDC announced last week that HP is the worldwide leader in high-performance technical computing for 2002.

    25 July 03 14:15 Written by Deni Connor
  • Kiwi developer to win social use of IT award

    A New Zealand computer scientist has received an international award for his role developing digital library software that is used in developing countries.

    25 July 03 14:05 Written by Matthew Cooney
  • Inadequate IT contributed to 9/11 intelligence failure

    An antiquated IT infrastructure and cultural turf battles among the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and various intelligence agencies resulted in a lack of information sharing and analysis that contributed to the national security community's failure to head off the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to the results of a congressional investigation.

    25 July 03 12:11 Written by Dan Verton
  • IBM offers new financing deals on hardware, software

    To help spark sales, IBM has announced financing deals under its new Power to Choose program, offering qualified customers lower payments with reduced financing rates or no-interest deferred payments until 2004.

    25 July 03 09:50 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • CA readies Managing-on-Demand SDK

    Computer Associates International Inc. is putting the finishing touches on a SDK designed to help customers get their arms around and implement the software giant’s on-demand management technology.

    25 July 03 09:44 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Growth seen for vendors offering to tidy up IM

    Rampant, and previously unsanctioned, use of instant messaging (IM) within companies has created a booming market for vendors who offer to add control such as encryption, archiving and logging.

    25 July 03 08:33 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Open source faces NSW govt evaluation

    As governments across Australia debate the ramifications of open source software, the NSW Department of Commerce has set up an open source evaluation project involving some 40 agencies.

    25 July 03 08:22 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Oracle updates applications suite

    Oracle Corp. is releasing this week the ninth update to its E-Business Suite 11i set of business applications, featuring 900 tweaks and new features aimed at benefiting customers in a variety of industries.

    25 July 03 08:22 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Microsoft to add up to 5,000 jobs

    Microsoft plans to add between 4,000 and 5,000 jobs in its 2004 financial year and increase spending on research and development to about US$6.9 billion, the company said Thursday.

    25 July 03 08:20 Written by Joris Evers
  • Hyperion to acquire Brio for $142 million

    The business intelligence analytics software market is losing a second vendor in less than a week, as Hyperion Solutions Corp. announced Wednesday a US$142 million buyout of Santa Clara, California-based Brio Software Inc. The news comes days after Business Objects SA announced its planned US$820 million purchase of Brio competitor Crystal Decisions Inc.

    25 July 03 08:18 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Oracle warns of security flaws

    Oracle Corp. warned Thursday of two serious security vulnerabilities in its E-Business Suite product.

    25 July 03 08:17 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Gates: Longhorn to come with server and Office updates

    Microsoft Corp. is preparing Office and server products to accompany the launch of Longhorn, the successor to Windows XP, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said Thursday, reigniting speculation about a server version of Longhorn.

    25 July 03 08:15 Written by Joris Evers
  • RFID set to take off in Australia

    The use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology will be widespread in Australia by late 2004 with more than 15 local companies implementing pilots, according to IBM's worldwide director of e-business to smart machines (eb2SM), Dr Cheryl Shearer.

    25 July 03 08:13 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Nortel posts small loss on weaker revenue

    Revenue slipped in the second quarter of 2003 for Nortel Networks Corp., but the telecommunications equipment vendor's net loss narrowed to US$14 million, and it broke even in terms of per-share earnings, the company announced Thursday.

    25 July 03 08:13 Written by Stephen Lawson
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