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  • NRMA outsources staff to gen-i

    Insurance company NRMA's 14 IT staff will be transferred to systems integrator gen-i under a $40 million outsourcing contract negotiated between the two companies.

    16 Aug. 02 08:40 Written by Andrea Malcolm
  • IBM introduces low-end managed server

    IBM this week announced a new server for small and midsized businesses that contains fault-tolerance and self-managing capabilities not seen before in systems of this size.

    16 Aug. 02 07:55 Written by Deni Connor
  • Torvalds: Commercialization balances Linux

    There's plenty of room at the Linux party for both profit-seeking vendors and technical purists, according to Linus Torvalds, founder of the open source platform.

    16 Aug. 02 07:53 Written by Paul Krill
  • Groove adds integration with Lotus Notes

    Groove Networks next week will add to its recent string of integration announcements this time joining up with Lotus Notes, another brainchild of Groove founder Ray Ozzie.

    16 Aug. 02 07:47 Written by John Fontana
  • Ellison touts Oracle Linux clustering

    Oracle's Linux embrace includes running Oracle.com and its internal mail system on the open systems platform, but don't expect the company to make its database open source anytime soon.

    16 Aug. 02 07:41 Written by Paul Krill
  • Dell offers business open-air PCs, without Windows

    Dell Computer is selling business PCs that do not come with Microsoft's Windows operating system to some business clients, a practice it has been involved in for a while, the company said Thursday.

    16 Aug. 02 07:39 Written by Tom Krazit and Steven Deare
  • Dell revenue, net income grow in Q2

    Dell Computer released strong second-quarter results amid a weak PC market Thursday, and predicted strong third-quarter earnings.

    16 Aug. 02 07:35 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Router market dips 6 percent in Q2

    Worldwide router sales in the second quarter declined 6 percent sequentially to US$1.5 billion, according to the latest figures from Dell'Oro Group'Inc. Declines in higher-end routers -- those greater than or equal to 1G bit/sec -- offset gains in the lower-end.

    16 Aug. 02 07:22 Written by Jim Duffy
  • HP updates Linux offerings

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) this week used the LinuxWorld conference here as the platform to announce several additions and enhancements to its Linux offerings.

    16 Aug. 02 07:22 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • IBM, Paybox offer wireless payment system

    IBM and German software vendor Paybox.net AG will combine their efforts to offer customers the ability to make secure payments from wireless devices, the companies announced Thursday.

    16 Aug. 02 07:15 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Airlines, FAA turn to Web for security, flight planning

    Several major airlines and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration are turning to the Internet, with all of its inherent security vulnerabilities, to improve antiterror information sharing and the safety of flight operations.

    16 Aug. 02 07:07 Written by Dan Verton
  • Sale of Ericsson unit to Infineon approved

    All regulatory hurdles for the sale of Ericsson Microelectronics AB to Infineon Technologies AG have been cleared and the deal is set to close next month, L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. announced Wednesday.

    16 Aug. 02 06:42 Written by Joris Evers
  • Microsoft: SSL flaw is in OS not IE

    Microsoft said Wednesday that the SSL flaw recently uncovered by an independent researcher is in multiple versions of the Windows operating system and not its Internet Explorer Web browser.

    15 Aug. 02 13:27 Written by John Fontana
  • St George takes ATMs beyond five 9s

    St George Bank claims it can schedule 100 per cent availability of its Multicard Eftpos and ATM network after upgrading it to continuous processing capability .

    15 Aug. 02 13:16 Written by Helen Han
  • Telstra cuts stolen mobiles' connections

    Telstra will introduce new technology tomorrow to protect the 10,000 mobile phones reported lost and stolen in Australia each year which contribute to spiralling corporate communication costs.

    15 Aug. 02 13:03 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Itanium 2 system on the way from IBM

    IBM used the LinuxWorld conference here this week to flex its 64-bit computing muscle, showing off a system running on Intel's Itanium 2 processor and a version of its DB2 database for Advanced Micro Devices's (AMD) Opteron processor.

    15 Aug. 02 10:40 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • AOL raises red flags over three past deals

    AOL Time Warner (AOLTW) disclosed Wednesday that it is investigating three transactions in which it may have improperly accounted for revenue totalling about US$49 million.

    15 Aug. 02 10:21 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Metro Ethernet Forum notes "significant" progress

    The Metro Ethernet Forum Wednesday said it has made "significant progress" in defining specifications for employing Ethernet as a transport infrastructure and service offering in metropolitan area networks.

    15 Aug. 02 09:35 Written by Jim Duffy
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