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  • ICANN seeks volunteers

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as part of its transition into what it calls ICANN 2.0 is looking for volunteers to fill a number of key positions, it said Monday.

    08 April 03 08:03 Written by Joris Evers
  • Yahoo aims at Google with new search engine

    Yahoo rolled out an updated search engine Monday in a bid to regain its place in the competitive search market, which has been dominated recently by the presence of rival Google.

    08 April 03 08:02 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Compuware laces Uniface with Web services

    Compuware Corp. on Monday detailed a new version of its Uniface development environment. The Farmington Hills, Mich.-based company injected Uniface 8.3 with support for Web services, enhanced connectivity, and new interfaces for Windows XP.

    08 April 03 08:01 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • VeriSign, nCipher team on hardware certificate

    A new SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate will provide stronger protection for online transactions by storing private key information in a hardware security module, according to a statement released by VeriSign Inc. and nCipher PLC.

    08 April 03 08:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Veritas boosts open management, interoperability

    Veritas Software Corp. is expected to release an enhanced version of its storage-area networking management software this week that lets storage administrators manage, monitor and control additional multivendor SAN gear.

    08 April 03 07:58 Written by Deni Connor
  • Microsoft spills new portal features

    Microsoft Corp. on Monday revealed more details on its SharePoint Portal Server, currently in beta testing, that will feature tighter ties with many of the collaboration capabilities woven into the Windows Server 2003 scheduled to be delivered on April 24.

    08 April 03 07:53 Written by Ed Scannell
  • Borland, M7 enhance Java development

    Java will be the focus of moves by Borland Software Corp. and M7 Corp. this week, with Borland forging closer ties to the open-source JBoss and M7 upgrading its Java toolbox.

    08 April 03 07:51 Written by Paul Krill
  • TransACT eyes subscriber bandwidth control

    TransACT, a Canberra-based IP carrier, has set its sights on allowing its customers to dynamically control the amount of bandwidth they use in real time.

    08 April 03 07:48 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Enterasys makes a comeback

    Networking vendor Enterasys has picked up the baton in 2003 and is back in the race.

    08 April 03 07:45 Written by Helen Yeatman
  • CA turns to Linux for integrated security

    Nudging Linux toward adulthood, Computer Associates International Inc. is ramping up efforts to portage its core management products to the open-source platform.

    07 April 03 14:21 Written by Ed Scannell and Brian Fonseca
  • Sparc's future not about to be doused

    With Sun Microsystems Inc.'s show of support for Linux on Intel, what is the future of the Sparc chip? Will it go the same way as Digital's popular but doomed Alpha processor?

    07 April 03 14:19 Written by Andrea Malcolm
  • Red Hat touts content management, portal apps

    Linux software vendor Red Hat Inc. plans to officially announce Monday two enterprise applications it has been developing and selling for the past year: a content management system and a portal server.

    07 April 03 14:01 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Alstom logs in to new vendor partner

    Distributor, ALSTOM Australia, has formed an alliance with security developer, Protocom, to deliver single sign-on and password management solutions.

    07 April 03 12:02 Written by Cameron Roberts
  • European cell phone operators form alliance

    Three of Europe's largest cellular phone operators have formed an alliance to offer simplified cross-border services to business and private customers in a bid to counter the growing market domination of Vodafone.

    07 April 03 11:11 Written by John Blau
  • Avaya extends functions to remote workers

    Already knee-deep in the Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and converged network world, Avaya announced Monday it has extended its capabilities to the branch office/remote worker to increase collaboration between connected and disconnected employees.

    07 April 03 11:07 Written by Carly Suppa
  • ESPN coming to US cell phones

    Up-to-the-minute sports scores should start showing up on U.S. cell-phone screens within the next month as information services from sports broadcaster ESPN go live on wireless mobile networks, according to UIEvolution, which makes the platform on which those services will be based.

    07 April 03 11:03 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Messaging key to Web services, CTOs say

    Reliable messaging came to the fore last week at the InfoWorld CTO Forum in Boston as perhaps the most important missing ingredient in the Web services recipe.

    07 April 03 08:42 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • IBM produces autonomic computing blueprint

    An industry blueprint showing how software, hardware and standards work together in autonomic computing systems is expected to be discussed during IBM Corp.'s developerWorks Live conference this week in New Orleans and will also be posted on the company's Web site.

    07 April 03 08:20 Written by Nancy Weil
  • Sun makes a fresh attack on low-end server market

    Sun Microsystems Inc. on Tuesday will announce two low-end Solaris servers featuring integrated software stacks that it plans to position as low-cost alternatives to Intel Corp. servers running Linux.

    07 April 03 08:18 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • IBM to boost self-healing capabilities in Tivoli line

    IBM Corp. plans to announce new Tivoli systems and storage management and security software on Wednesday, including an autonomic computing offering that analysts say helps give IBM the lead in the emerging market for self-healing systems.

    07 April 03 08:15 Written by Matt Hamblen
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