Saying that the court asked the wrong questions and therefore arrived at the wrong answers in its preliminary injunction ruling that allowed Lindows.com Inc. to continue to use the name Lindows, Microsoft Corp. filed a motion for reconsideration late last week with United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.
A wireless telecommunication technology being tested by a small startup in Ridgeland, Mississippi, could allow mobile operators in developing countries to take advantage of an existing infrastructure with far greater population reach than most cellular networks: television broadcasting systems.
ONI Systems Monday announced that metro optical systems rival Nortel Networks has agreed to dismiss all claims related to four patents purportedly infringed upon by ONI, but is pursuing litigation on a fifth.
Carriers and other service providers will be able to set up several different kinds of VPN (virtual private network) services using an enhanced VPN platform to be introduced Tuesday by Unisphere Networks, company officials said Monday.
A recently discovered security vulnerability in a software debugging component of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT and 2000 operating systems can allow an attacker to elevate their privileges on a system and take the system over, according to intrusion detection system vendor Entercept Security Technologies Inc. An exploit is already circulating among potential attackers, the company said.
Teoma.com, a new search engine that went live Monday, should provide a boost to parent company Ask Jeeves Inc. and could provide a serious challenger to Google Inc.'s dominance of the market, according to analysts.
Sun Microsystems Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. are taking their battle for Unix server sales to a new low, in the form of entry-level systems that start at less than US$1,000 and are aimed at uses such as running Web sites and e-mail systems.
Looking to extend the purview of its antivirus software and to help its customers discover network vulnerabilities that viruses might exploit, McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates Inc., Monday announced the release of McAfee ThreatScan, a virus vulnerability assessment tool.
In continuing fallout from the hotly contested merger between Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) and Compaq Computer Corp., HP's board of directors said Monday that it did not include Walter Hewlett in its list of candidates to be re-nominated to the board.
A glitch in Cisco Systems Inc.'s IP PBX software could leave an enterprise's Cisco-based voice-over-IP system open to a denial-of-service attack, according to a notice issued this week by Bugtraq, a security alert mailing list.
Under public criticism for promoting an oligopoly in the local software market, the Hong Kong government has for the first time outlined its stance towards the use of open-source technology in the support of public service provision.
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