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  • IBM sets sights on medium-sized customers

    IBM launched a new portal Friday aimed at helping IT buyers from medium-sized companies research, select and purchase hardware, software and services from Big Blue and its business partners.

  • MS/DOJ - States to MS: 'Commingling' must end

    The nine states still pursuing Microsoft in a federal antitrust case took an opportunity in a Thursday court filing to remind the company that the remedy phase of the trial isn't about whether the software maker broke the law, but about what should be done about its operating system monopoly.

  • Japanese tech giants hit hard by economic woes

    The nine states still pursuing Microsoft in a federal antitrust case took an opportunity in a Thursday court filing to remind the company that the remedy phase of the trial isn't about whether the software maker broke the law, but about what should be done about its operating system monopoly.

  • Klez worm rating upgraded as spread continues

    The W32.Klez worm and its variants are still loose in the wild over a week after the latest variant was discovered, moving antivirus software vendor Symantec to upgrade it to a "level 4 virus threat" on its danger scale of five.

  • Sybase pockets portal tool provider

    Aiming to strengthen its position in the rapidly maturing portal market, Sybase last Thursday acquired OnePage, a provider of technology designed to speed portal application development and simplify the development of Web services through portals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • IBM looks to boost access control in WebSphere

    IBM plans to add an instance-based authorization function, which would provide system access to more specific sets of data, to its WebSphere Web services environment, according to IBM officials.

  • Veritas brings software to IBM's AIX

    Veritas Software is expected to announce next week that its suite of storage-management software will run on IBM's AIX operating system.

  • MS/DOJ - Gates in court: Would he really pull Windows?

    Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was poised and engaging as he delivered a stunning message from the witness stand last week in the still ongoing remedy hearing: Adopt the wrong remedies, and he'll have to withdraw Windows from the marketplace.

  • Australia Post monitors speech-recognition postcode helpline

    Australia Post is monitoring the success of a speech-enabled postal code helpline that Singapore Post (SingPost) debuted last week.

  • Report: CIA warns of Chinese cyberattack preparations

    Australia Post is monitoring the success of a speech-enabled postal code helpline that Singapore Post (SingPost) debuted last week.

  • Instant messaging may bring bad news

    Instant Messaging (IM) is emerging as the new battleground for IT security managers with users unwittingly exposing corporate information to hackers and exposing networks to malicious worms.

  • CA WORLD - Customers: CA's service reforms are working

    Efforts begun several years ago by Computer Associates International to improve its then-rocky relationship with its customers appear to be paying off, as attendees at this year's CA World overwhelmingly report satisfaction in their dealings with the software vendor.

  • HP/COMPAQ: HP/Compaq trial adjourns; decision due soon

    A court trial in which Hewlett-Packard director Walter Hewlett challenged a vote in favor of HP's merger with Compaq Computer ended today, with a ruling expected soon from the judge who presided over the three-day proceedings.

  • Intel sees computing, communications convergence

    Developing new chips and technologies that further the convergence of communications and computing will be a top focus for Intel in the years ahead, company executives said here Thursday.

  • IT spending boost likely from Q3

    IT spending is set to rebound in Australia and Asia with modest recovery in the second half of 2002, according to the latest research from Gartner.

  • Wollongong Uni notches up early ROI on $2m upgrade

    Wollongong University expects a full return on investment within six years on its recent $2 million enterprise resource planning upgrade.

  • Sun's CFO steps down

    Sun Microsystems will lose another top executive with chief financial officer Michael Lehman saying he will retire in July, just over a week after the head of the company's hardware business made a similar decision.

  • IBM to release Xeon server blades in Q3

    IBM said today that it plans to release the first server blades based upon the Xeon processor from Intel by September.

  • AMD readies Opteron to challenge Intel's Itanium

    Opteron: It sounds like one of Godzilla's mechanical foes, but it's actually Adavanced Micro Devices Inc.'s name for its next-generation 64-bit processor, formerly code-named SledgeHammer. And instead of challenging the big lizard, Opteron is gunning for another giant: Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor.

  • Gates ends testimony at remedy hearing

    Developers are gearing up for Web services and battening down the security hatches, according to the results of a survey released by Evans Data Corp. on Wednesday.

  • CIOs are finding agility through cloud-based communications

    Companies grappling with new customer expectations turn to Communication-as-a-Service model (CaaS) for a more agile, cloud-based omnichannel experience.

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