BEA Systems is taking steps to unify the various products that comprise its WebLogic platform, though customers will have to wait until at least the end of the year before it "tastes and smells like one product," the company's chief technology officer (CTO) told developers here this week.
Institutional investor advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has postponed until early next week a report expected to significantly influence shareholder voting on Hewlett-Packard Co.'s planned acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp.
A growing number of businesses are choosing to do their own research into cybercrime rather than go to the police, and are signing up for forensics training to help them uncover employee misdeeds and security breaches, according to Guidance Software.
Chinese technology firm Great Wall Technology will begin manufacturing IBM Corp.'s new hard disk drives for the global market, and will also market them under its own brand name in a deal expected to heighten Big Blue's presence in China, the companies said Thursday.
Microsoft Corp., the U.S. government and nine U.S. states revised their proposal to settle the long-running antitrust case against the software maker. Filed with a federal court late Wednesday, the revised proposal further restricts Microsoft in its dealings with PC makers and forces it to treat competitors' software in an unbiased manner.
Microsoft Corp.'s push into the CRM (customer relationship management) market this week has not fazed vendors offering CRM as a Web-based service, who say their business model will not be affected by the move.
Written by Peter Sayer , Paul Krill , Cathleen Moore , and Jack McCarthy •
01 March 02 08:05
The time may soon come when your cell phone has more processors than your personal computer. NEC Corp., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. and Matsushita Communication Industrial Co. Ltd. have decided to employ two microprocessors in 3G (third-generation) cellular telephone handsets that are expected to start hitting the market within the next 12 months, they said Thursday.
In a move that underscores the growing importance of China's telecommunication market, some of the biggest names in mobile-handset technology -- including Texas Instruments, Nokia Corp. and LG Electronics -- will today announce the creation of a Shanghai-based design company, Commit Inc., that will focus on the development of multimedia handsets for 3G (third-generation) mobile networks.
Qantas will outsource its desktop service and LAN environment management in a five-year, managed services agreement with Telstra for the supply of desktop services and management of the airline's worldwide LAN environment.
Computer Associates International hopes to ease the headaches of users running heterogeneous storage and security management applications -- without making them buy the company's enterprise management applications.
Intel presents its Itanium processor as a key part of the company's future, but company executives here at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) seemed bent on comparing the chip to one from a competitor's past.
With the shareholder vote on Hewlett-Packard's (HP) planned acquisition of Compaq Computer likely to be exceptionally close, a question on the minds of many is how HP will regroup if the deal is defeated. HP Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Carly Fiorina glossed over queries on that point during her afternoon question-and-answer session at HP's meeting here with securities analysts.
Warning that technology has become too complex to manage and integrate, IBM Global Services VP Doug Elix today called on industry to stop focusing on unleashing the power of IT and look at "unleashing the enterprise".
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