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  • Stratify tackles stray data

    Stratify Inc. has joined a growing band of companies that support Web services by injecting the standards into its platform for managing the flow of unstructured corporate data, such as documents, e-mail, and presentations.

  • Compaq turns light on new iPaq portable projector

    Compaq turned the spotlight on its new portable projector on Wednesday, saying that it is the brightest of its kind in the industry, delivering more than 2000 lumens, and comes in a compact, versatile style.

  • Sun details identity management strategy

    Striking back at Microsoft's directory and authentication services with a hardware and software combination, Sun Microsystems on Tuesday detailed the Sun ONE (Open Net Environment) Platform for Network Identity.

  • Hewlett: If merger fails, only Fiorina will go

    One of the most vocal opponents of Hewlett-Packard's proposed acquisition of Compaq attempted to assure shareholders Tuesday that voting against the deal would not bring chaos to the upper ranks of HP's management.

  • Vodafone outsources handset distribution

    In what is becoming a common occurrence among carriers Vodafone Australia has outsourced its handset distribution.

  • Is IT purchasing model broken?

    IT managers without a clear purchasing model end up buying the vendor's strategy, but do vendors really understand your business? Not according to a Computerworld survey of IT managers who believe vendors lie to customers, refuse to share business risks, don't understand their business and are not in it for the long haul.

  • Trust us, says Interpol IS chief

    Calling on business to "beef up the world's IT armoury against terrorism", Interpol information systems director Peter Nevitt said the private sector needs to replace its cynicism toward government with trust.

  • Reps weakest link in vendor sales

    Dealing with vendor sales reps is an "absolute waste of time", and a new approach is needed to match IT products and services to business needs, according to a Computerworld US study.

  • Compaq launches online developer program

    Compaq has launched a site to foster a developers' community and spur the creation of applications that run on its hardware and software.

  • Cyclone to spin Web services support

    Cyclone Commerce Inc. will unveil the latest version of its trade connection management suite next week with new Web services capabilities to allow companies to ramp, manage and monitor their trading communities more securely and efficiently.

  • Disappearing e-mails a legal threat

    E-mail's most vexing question: how do you know it's missing if it never arrives - may be annoying for users. However, it could be a serious legal problem for IT managers who could fall foul of federal archiving laws. Under Australia's Archives Act of 1983, e-mail should be treated in the same way as paper records and for public sector agencies deleting e-mails is illegal.

  • CEBIT - Intel launches Xeon MP

    Intel Corp. launched the Xeon MP processor on Tuesday at the CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany, unveiling the long-awaited design for low-end multiprocessor servers, code-named Foster.

  • CEBIT - StarOffice creator lights up new company

    During a recent hiatus from the ranks of high tech executives, Marco Boerries embarked on an effort to solve what he regards as one of the most daunting problems facing the high-tech world.

  • Ascential to buy Vality for $92M

    Ascential Software has agreed to pay $US92 million in cash to acquire data-quality-management software maker Vality Technology.

  • Fujitsu to launch first PDA in Q2

    Fujitsu has taken the wraps off a personal digital assistant, the company's first, which will be sold worldwide from the second quarter of this year, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • Nokia sees lower Q1 sales, better profitability

    Nokia Corp., the world's largest mobile phone maker, expects to easily meet or exceed its own pro forma earnings per diluted share forecast for the current first quarter, even though sales are slower than expected, the company said Tuesday.

  • Trend adds firewall, PDA scan to PC-cillin

    Trend Micro Inc. took a step away from traditional, pure antivirus software Tuesday with the announcement of PC-cillin 2002, its new consumer antivirus package which boasts an integrated personal firewall, protection for mobile devices such as PDAs (personal digital assistants) and tools to repair damage from Trojan-horse programs.

  • Microsoft to offer concessions to EC in antitrust case

    Trend Micro Inc. took a step away from traditional, pure antivirus software Tuesday with the announcement of PC-cillin 2002, its new consumer antivirus package which boasts an integrated personal firewall, protection for mobile devices such as PDAs (personal digital assistants) and tools to repair damage from Trojan-horse programs.

  • CEBIT - NetApp to sell Webwasher.com Net filter

    Network Appliance Inc. (NetApp), the Sunnyvale, California-based specialist in network storage products, has agreed to resell Internet content filtering software made by Webwasher.com AG of Paderborn, Germany, the two companies announced here Tuesday.

  • Hewlett-Packard refreshes 32-bit Intel server line

    Taking the latest wave of new Intel processors and running with them, Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday unveiled six new Intel-based servers in a major refresh of the company's 32-bit server line.