• Advisor says U.S. should fund, test 'Net security

    The U.S. government should fund and test Internet Engineering Task Force developments and initiatives to bolster the security of Internet communication, including extensions to the BGP protocol, a presidential advisor said this week.

    04 Nov. 02 15:05 Written by Jim Duffy
  • IT&T jobs down 1.3%

    Information technology and telecommunications jobs showed a slight fall of 1.3 per cent in the latest Olivier Internet Job Index.

    04 Nov. 02 11:04 Written by Staff Writers
  • IBM touts on-demand computing

    Bold and risky plans from technology vendors aren't the norm these days, but IBM Corp. is trying to buck that trend.

    04 Nov. 02 09:25 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • HP intros Gallatin-based servers

    Hewlett-Packard recently introduced two Intel-based servers that let users increase protection for memory, while growing the server for performance.

    04 Nov. 02 09:09 Written by Deni Connor
  • OzEmail names new MD

    OzEmail announced Friday that Malcolm Smith will be appointed managing director of the Internet service provider.

    04 Nov. 02 08:39 Written by Staff Writers
  • W3C close to ratifying SOAP 1.2

    SOAP 1.2, the proposed revision of the Simple Object Access Protocol Web services specification, may be finalized by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) within two to three months, a W3C representative said on Friday. But intellectual property rights could hinder the process.

    04 Nov. 02 08:35 Written by Paul Krill
  • aligns with Eloqua Inc. and lead generation vendor Eloqua Corp. will unveil a partnership this week designed to deliver tightly integrated CRM and digital marketing analytic applications to allow companies to boost sales via effective communication with prospects.

    04 Nov. 02 08:33 Written by Heather Harreld
  • Report: SEC probe of Lucent broader than disclosed

    A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) investigation of accounting practices at telecommunication equipment company Lucent Technologies Inc. is more extensive than initially disclosed, covering bookkeeping maneuvers occurring several years earlier than the improper transactions already acknowledged by Lucent, according to a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal.

    04 Nov. 02 08:31 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Opera browser comes to FreeBSD, Linux version upgraded

    Opera Software ASA upgraded its browser for Linux for Intel Corp. and PowerPC users this week, while simultaneously adding a new port to the Unix variance FreeBSD operating system.

    04 Nov. 02 08:30 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • SCO offers developer perks for more UnitedLinux apps

    To encourage software developers to invest in building a wide range of business applications for its upcoming SCO Linux Powered By UnitedLinux operating system, The SCO Group Inc. has unveiled a program of incentives and marketing moves to help make that happen.

    04 Nov. 02 08:28 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • FBI: DNS server attacks came from US, Korea

    The distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against 13 of the Internet's core servers has been traced to computers in the U.S. and Korea, according to statements made by U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Robert Mueller.

    04 Nov. 02 08:18 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Analysis: Legal experts say Microsoft got off lightly

    The behavioral remedies imposed on Microsoft Corp. Friday in its four-year antitrust battle with the U.S. government go soft on the company, legal experts said. Microsoft and the government argued that they will bring a tough but fair resolution to the case.

    04 Nov. 02 08:15 Written by Matt Berger
  • Microsoft unlikely to appeal decision

    Microsoft Corp. does not expect to appeal a ruling handed down Friday by a U.S. judge in its antitrust case, according to the company's top executive.

    04 Nov. 02 08:13 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Judge accepts most of settlement agreement

    U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly Friday approved most of the provisions of a settlement deal between Microsoft Corp. and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and nine states that sued the software maker in a landmark antitrust lawsuit. In doing so, she brushed aside harsher remedies proposed by nine states that had refused to sign on to the agreement.

    04 Nov. 02 08:11 Written by Nancy Weil
  • MS/DOJ - Dueling remedy proposals are far apart

    A ruling due for release Friday from U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly is expected to detail the remedies to be imposed on Microsoft Corp. in the landmark antitrust case filed against it by the federal government. What follows is a summary of a proposed settlement agreed to by Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and nine states, which are plaintiffs in the case, and a summary of harsher remedies sought by nine other plaintiff states refusing to sign the proposed settlement.

    01 Nov. 02 13:23 Written by Matt Berger
  • Nortel to launch VoIP certs

    In November, Nortel will introduce two enterprise voice-over-IP certifications targeted at those who support core VoIP technology and products. The two programs are "Support Specialist: VoIP Meridian 1 IP Enabled 25.40" and "Support Specialist: VoIP Succession CSE 1000 Release 2.0."

    01 Nov. 02 11:05 Written by Amy Schurr
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