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  • Sun pushes back high-end app server release

    Sun Microsystems Inc. launched more than a dozen new products at a press event in San Francisco this week but missing from the pack was an anticipated high-end release of its application server software.

    11 April 03 08:38 Written by James Niccolai
  • Rational exec: Complexity grows for developers

    Complexity poses increasingly difficult obstacles for software developers, who are nonetheless called on to build applications for users who want this complexity hidden, Rational Software Corp. Chief Scientist Grady Booch said during a presentation at the IBM Corp. developerWorksLive conference on Thursday.

    11 April 03 08:37 Written by Paul Krill
  • Network Associates reports Q1 loss

    Already plagued by questionable accounting practices and federal investigation, Network Associates Inc. said on Thursday that it lost US$3.7 million, or US$0.02 per share, in the first quarter of 2003, after earning US$15.7 million in the same quarter a year ago.

    11 April 03 08:34 Written by Paul Roberts
  • After three years of Wi-Fi, hurdles remain

    The widespread adoption of the wireless Internet will change the way PCs, handhelds and Web sites are sold and will alter how computer users live, work and play, if the hype is to be believed.

    11 April 03 08:16 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Microsoft expands Windows CE shared source program

    Microsoft Corp. is expanding a program that provides access to the source code for its Windows CE .Net operating system, allowing device manufacturers, chip makers and systems integrators to make modifications to the code that can be used in commercial products, the company said Wednesday.

    11 April 03 08:06 Written by James Niccolai
  • IBM preps software, services to update old apps

    IBM Corp. on Thursday announced new software and services for companies that want to update old applications, particularly decades-old mainframe programs.

    11 April 03 08:02 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Microsoft expands Windows CE shared source program

    Microsoft is expanding a program that provides access to the source code for its Windows CE .Net operating system, allowing device manufacturers, chip makers and systems integrators to make modifications to the code that can be used in commercial products, the company said Wednesday.

    10 April 03 13:45 Written by James Niccolai
  • Oz researchers win global IBM grants

    Two Australian researchers are among 49 worldwide recipients sharing a $US1.2 million pot available through the IBM Eclipse Innovation Awards for 2003.

    10 April 03 12:38 Written by Brian Corrigan
  • Microsoft extends uni Masters program

    Looking to expand its academic support for software developers, Microsoft has introduced a new .NET-based postgraduate course within its IT Masters education program.

    10 April 03 12:37 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • i2 disclosure spooks supply chain

    Australian users of supply chain software vendor i2 are bracing for the worst following a series of shock disclosures to markets and regulators in the US over the last week.

    10 April 03 09:32 Written by Julian Bajkowski and Marc Songini
  • Yahoo beats Q1 forecasts thanks to paid services

    Yahoo Inc. reported first-quarter 2003 earnings that were above expectations Wednesday as the Internet company continued to drum up revenue from its growing paid services.

    10 April 03 09:12 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Microsoft warns of virtual machine vulnerability

    Microsoft warned users on Wednesday about two new security vulnerabilities affecting its Microsoft Virtual Machine, Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 and Microsoft ISA Server 2000 products.

    10 April 03 08:49 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Heroix helps take guesswork out of application mgmt

    Heroix Corp. this week updated its management software to include new features that could help customers more quickly detect and fix application performance problems.

    10 April 03 08:10 Written by Denise Dubie
  • Tivoli plays role in IBM's On Demand

    To kick off IBM Corp.'s Planet Tivoli conference on Wednesday, Tivoli executives told attendees how Tivoli management software could help network managers automatically tie end users, processes and resources to enable IBM's On Demand computing initiative.

    10 April 03 08:07 Written by Denise Dubie
  • High-tech leaders join on trust, security standards

    The 3-year-old Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA) is being replaced with a new industry group that will establish trust and security standards for all kinds of software and hardware from computers to PDAs and cellular phones.

    10 April 03 08:05 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Oracle pushes Linux to ISVs

    Oracle Corp. has launched a support and marketing program to encourage ISVs (independent software vendors) to develop Linux-based Oracle applications.

    10 April 03 08:00 Written by Gillian Law
  • Curl preps Linux version of app dev tool

    Curl Corp. announced Wednesday a Linux version of its development platform for creating Web-based front ends for server applications.

    10 April 03 07:59 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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