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  • Nokia, IBM set sights on public wireless LAN market

    IBM Corp. and Nokia Corp., the world's largest mobile-phone maker, have agreed to jointly pursue the public wireless LAN market with the hope that in combining their strengths, they can add extra momentum to the spread of WLAN networks, the companies announced Monday.

  • Lucent posts another quarterly loss

    With Monday's second-quarter earnings announcement, Lucent Technologies Inc. has posted losses for eight straight quarters. And even after slashing its employment roster in half to cut costs, further reductions will be necessary, the company said.

  • Ericsson plans 20,000 job cuts amid more losses

    L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. cut its forecast for the year and said it would slash up to 20,000 more jobs as part of further cost-cutting measures as it reported another quarterly net loss.

  • Japan takes world's fastest supercomputer title

    A supercomputer used to analyze global climate change at a Japanese government research institute has stolen the title of fastest computer in the world from a machine at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in the U.S.

  • Better times ahead for softswitches

    Recent softswitch announcements indicate that while tough times still lay ahead for the companies trying to sell these devices, better times are coming.

  • TruSecure adds security console, new services

    TruSecure Corp. bolstered its security services offerings Monday when it announced the release of TruSecure 5.0, which is built around a new security console. The company also announced the full integration of services provided by Three Pillars Inc. into TruSecure's services lineup, a company it bought in January.

  • NOIE: Australia's home broadband market a poor performer

    Australia's domestic broadband take-up continues to lag behind its Asian counterparts, a new report by the National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE) has found.

  • ISP moves to assist Dingo Blue customers

    In a bid to scoop up abandoned Dingo Blue customers, Internet service provider Internode has stepped in to assist those customers who are destined to lose e-mail and Internet access.

  • Australia a hot bed of hack activity

    Australia is victim to more hack activity than the rest of the world simply because of its "au" country code on the Internet.

  • CA WORLD - Kumar: Customer service is show theme

    An internal reorganization aimed at better aligning Computer Associates International's (CA) staff resources with its products was announced Sunday by CA Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Kumar during his customer service-themed opening keynote here at CA World.

  • Caldera offers courseware for 2.4 kernel

    Caldera has announced its latest OpenLearning courseware for Linux is now available.

  • CEO slams 'beneficiary' claim

    Australia's $3.5 billion software trade deficit and poor performance as an IT producer has turned the country into a remote outpost of the new economy that is being held hostage by US multinationals, according to the CEO of one of Australia's top publicly listed companies.

  • HP/COMPAQ: Despite favourable vote tally, hurdles remain

    Walter Hewlett's determination to legally contest Hewlett-Packard's merger with Compaq Computer despite an initial vote tally favouring the union needlessly complicates an already complicated situation, analysts said.

  • Linux moves into the storage mainstream

    During the last few years we have watched Linux move steadily, if slowly, into the enterprise. The open source operating system, a long-time favorite among hobbyists and engineers, has been making forays into the corporate world. It has perhaps been most popular with xSPs, but is now appearing with increased frequency on machines found at the "edge" of traditional corporate infrastructures. Even Sun has announced its willingness to support Linux in addition to its own Solaris. And vents of the last few months indicate that Linux is also moving into mainstream commercial storage too.

  • WorldCom lowers 2002 revenue outlook

    WorldCom Inc. shares were clobbered in after-hours trading Friday after the company slashed its full-year 2002 financial guidance, saying the change reflects the current telecommunications market with Internet and data network cutbacks by corporate customers and shrunken voice volumes.

  • Former Cisco exec is fugitive from justice

    The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California has issued an arrest warrant for Robert Gordon, a former Cisco Systems Inc. vice president who is under indictment for wire fraud.

  • WLAN security tools on the horizon

    Embarking on two different approaches to proactively secure the number of mushrooming WLANs (wireless local area networks) cropping up, Funk Software Inc. and Network Instruments LLC have new security solutions on tap for release Monday.

  • MS/DOJ - Gates to take the stand Monday

    Adding some heft to its antitrust case, Microsoft Corp. on Monday plans to call its top official, Bill Gates, to the stand.

  • IDC: World PC market gains in first quarter

    Though the worldwide PC market has not achieved positive year-over-year growth, the market is not declining as much as had been projected, according to new market data released Thursday by IDC.

  • EMC reports $77M first-quarter loss

    Data storage company EMC reported a $US77 million first-quarter loss on revenue that totalled $1 billion less than the same quarter a year ago.

  • CIOs are finding agility through cloud-based communications

    Companies grappling with new customer expectations turn to Communication-as-a-Service model (CaaS) for a more agile, cloud-based omnichannel experience.

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