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  • Business Objects' new release contains CRM applications

    Business intelligence software vendor Business Objects has announced the next generation of its analysis tool, Set Analyzer, designed with CRM applications in mind.

  • MS Must Pay $3.7 Million in Legal Fees to Bristol

    Microsoft must pay software maker Bristol Technology Inc. US$3.7 million in legal fees in addition to the $US1 million it was ordered to pay the company in September for unfair trade practices, a federal judge ruled Monday.

  • Sage secures route to market with Inecom

    Professional services company Tetra has changed its name to Inecom following a merger with long-time business applications software vendor Sage International.

  • Borland Becomes ASP Through Acquisition

    Delivering on a vow sworn by president and CEO Dale Fuller in July, Borland plans to branch out into the hosting business, beginning with the acquisition of ASP Bedouin, which was announced on Wednesday.

  • New President to Face Lots of IT Homework

    Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's supertight presidential election, the winning candidate will walk -- perhaps unexpectedly -- into a myriad of complex information technology issues.

  • MS to Detail .Net Vision at ISPCon on Friday

    In anticipation of its keynote speech at ISPCon on Friday, Microsoft previewed how it hopes to win over ISPs (Internet service providers) and ASPs (application service providers) to its Windows 2000 Platform for the ISP market.

  • Internet Influences Close Race

    With the presidential election too close to call as it heads down to the wire, more Americans -- and the candidates vying to represent them -- are grabbing on to electronic tools to either make or influence the decisions that could decide Tuesday's outcome. In one recent survey, 89 per cent of Web users said they would use information they had gotten online in deciding how to cast their vote.

  • Minolta acquires the rest of QMS

    Minolta has finalised a deal to acquire the remaining shares in printing vendor Minolta-QMS over the next four to six weeks.

  • Optus and Cisco Sign IP Alliance

    Aiming to accelerate the adoption of IP (Internet Protocol) products and services in Australia's data and business market, Cable & Wireless Optus and Cisco Systems today announced a joint product, marketing and sales alliance. The alliance aims to encourage the implementation of next generation IP networks, infrastructure and support to enterprise.

  • No Pay TV But Broadband On The Way For Canberra

    Despite missing out on the Pay TV rollout, Canberra will have access to multimedia providers through a communications network rollout expected to be finalised within 18 months.

  • Cisco's Earnings Soothe Wall Street

    Cisco Systems eased Wall Street's worries of slowing growth by posting solid first-quarter results and projecting faster growth for next year than analysts had expected.

  • Pizza Hut Dishes Up Interactive TV Ad

    Ice Interactive, Win Television and Pizza Hut have announced that WIN TV will broadcast Australia's first, fully interactive television commercial on Sunday evening in Orange, NSW.

  • Telstra and Entellect Team on New Wireless Office

    Telstra MobileNet and Entellect Solutions have teamed up to join the wireless mobile office bandwagon.

  • Software AG buys back primary US distributor

    German software vendor Software AG is buying back its main US distributor in a US$360 million deal. Software AG will pay $11.50 in cash for each outstanding share of Saga Systems, which services some 1,500 customers in North America as well as clients in South America, Israel, and Japan.

  • Dimension Data makes final move on Com Tech

    South African based Dimension Data Holdings' has announced the acquisition of the outstanding 24 per cent of its Australian based subsidiary Com Tech communications.

  • Yahoo Has Tough Day in French Court

    Yahoo's court defense against French anti-racist groups took a hit Monday, when a panel of experts told a Paris court that it's technologically possible to bar some French citizens from Yahoo's Nazi memorabilia auctions.

  • Asian Governments Commit to Universal Net Access

    Everyone living in the Asia-Pacific region should be able to access the Internet by the year 2005, and governments across the region have committed to turning this into a reality, according to a declaration made at the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Summit on the Information Society, which ended Friday in Tokyo.

  • UPDATE: Outsourcing office fends off tender worries

    The Office of Asset Sales and Information Technology Outsourcing (OASITO) has denied claims the outsourcing review announced yesterday will interrupt the Group 1, 11 and 9 tenders.

  • IBM, Kymata Team on Optical Chips

    IBM will make next-generation optical networking chips for e-business applications with Scottish optical components company Kymata Ltd. under a multi-year agreement announced Tuesday.

  • Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 6.0 Beta

    Microsoft has released a beta version of Internet Explorer 6, the next iteration of its Web browser, to a group of testers, developers, and partners, the software giant confirmed .