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  • NSW police put finger on crime

    NSW police will use biometric technology to verify the attendance of bailees at police stations, beginning next week.

    18 March 03 07:56 Written by Steven Deare
  • Color phones, PDAs highlight wireless show

    Cameras, color, and expanding connectivity are among the top trends at the wireless telecommunications industry's largest trade show, which begins Monday in the US.

    18 March 03 07:43 Written by Yardena Arar
  • Complex solution drives WebCentral growth

    Increased interest in its managed exchange solution and growth in its Complex division has helped Brisbane-based WebCentral to post a 22 per cent growth in revenues for the second half of 2002.

    17 March 03 14:52 Written by Brian Corrigan
  • Hack to the future

    Oracle not only has a chief security officer, it also has a chief hacking officer.

    17 March 03 14:32 Written by David Watson
  • Platform bake-off declared a tie

    J2EE and .Net were both declared winners from bake-offs held last week as part of Software Education Associates' development conference.

    17 March 03 14:29 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • GBU

    Each week, News editor Sandra Rossi checks the inbox for hot news tips and awards an exclusive GBU mug.

    17 March 03 11:45 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Citrix launches new certification

    Remote access vendor Citrix Systems last month announced the creation of the Citrix Certified Integration Architect certification track. The advanced-level certification allows systems integrators and architects to demonstrate their knowledge of Citrix products and the technical expertise required for design and implementation.

    17 March 03 10:35 Written by Amy Schurr
  • Google gains visual searches

    Data-visualization software provider anacubis, an I2 Ltd. company, this week integrated its anacubis Viewer technology with the Google Inc. Web APIs service to allow developers to visually explore relationships between Web sites.

    17 March 03 08:38 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Microsoft dips toe in choreography waters

    In a temporary change of heart, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday participated in an industry effort to standardize Web services choreography.

    17 March 03 08:36 Written by Paul Krill
  • Microsoft steers apps toward collaboration

    Microsoft Corp. this week will detail plans to push out technology designed to simplify software integration and to support increased collaboration capabilities for users of its business applications.

    17 March 03 08:32 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • Allegro Networks closing down

    The three-year-old telecom slump has claimed yet another young company. Edge router start-up Allegro Networks Inc. is closing its doors after laying off 89 percent of its staff this week.

    17 March 03 08:30 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Accenture cuts 760 employees

    About 760 manager-level and employees at management and technology consulting business Accenture Ltd. are being laid off as part of a global workforce reduction at the company.

    17 March 03 08:22 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • WS-I to vote on Sun's fate

    A consequential joust for power in Web services standards development will unfold this week with Sun Microsystems Inc. making a bid for one of two board seats being added to The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I).

    17 March 03 08:20 Written by Paul Krill
  • Users want face-time, not just technology

    IT shops are no longer in the technology game of creating big enterprise applications and even operating environments, today it is all about "face-time".
    Technology is easy to buy; instead customers want face-to-face relationships so that IT professionals are in touch with the business problems they are responsible for solving.

    17 March 03 08:16 Written by Frank Hayes
  • CSC names new chief

    IT network specialist Computer Sciences Corporation has appointed Mike Shove as its new managing director and chief executive of Australian operations.

    17 March 03 08:11 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • PeopleSoft adds instant messaging to portal

    PeopleSoft Inc. announced Enterprise Portal 8.8, an update to its portal product integrating enterprise instant messaging from IBM Corp., Yahoo Inc. and Microsoft Corp. and adding multiple site-management features, PeopleSoft said Friday.

    17 March 03 08:03 Written by Joris Evers
  • Security firm finds a hole in Sun One

    Security specialist @Stake Inc. has said that a module that ships with Sun Microsystems Inc.'s One Application Server has a flaw which could be exploited by outside attackers and which could give them control of the running Web server.

    17 March 03 08:02 Written by David Legard
  • Authors spar over HP-Compaq merger

    The tale of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp. is one of intrigue, executive wrangling and even allusions to castration, according to two authors who penned books on the topic and discussed their viewpoints last recently.

    17 March 03 08:00 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • IETF members to discuss internal problems

    The Internet Engineering Task Force will meet in San Francisco this week to discuss, among other things, problems within its internal structure that may be throwing hurdles in the way of protocol work.

    17 March 03 08:00 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • The Ongoing IT Struggle: Delivering Availability 24x7x365

    Today, there is more pressure than ever for businesses to be always on and always available. The enterprise ecosystem has expanded to include customers, employees, partners, and suppliers — and all of these stakeholders are demanding services be available 24x7x365.

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