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  • Govt taps interest in OSS after seminar success

    NOIE-sponsored open source seminars may become a regular feature in Canberra after a successful gathering of speakers and CIOs from government departments and agencies earlier this week.

    20 Feb. 03 11:46 Written by Howard Dahdah
  • Lucent taps Russo as chairman

    Patricia Russo will become chairman of network equipment vendor Lucent Technologies Inc., the company's board of directors announced Wednesday.

    20 Feb. 03 11:42 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Embedded Linux Consortium releases spec

    The first version of a specification that the Embedded Linux Consortium hopes will aid application interoperability and spur interest in Linux development in the market for built-in systems software was released Wednesday.

    20 Feb. 03 11:13 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • SecureData joins Brocade Elite

    SecureData has joined the top rung of Brocade's partner program and will begin an aggressive marketing and education campaign promoting storage area network (SAN) architectures almost immediately.

    20 Feb. 03 10:17 Written by Agnes King
  • IDF - Intel CEO remains optimistic on road ahead

    Craig Barrett, chief executive officer at Intel, kicked off his company's developer conference on Tuesday with a familiar message, saying ever-increasing computing power can stir growth in the currently depressed technology industry.

    20 Feb. 03 08:46 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • 3GSM - Microsoft, Sun focus on mobile apps development

    Mobile application development is receiving a boost from companies such as Microsoft and Sun Microsystems this week, and also is getting added support on the Bluetooth wireless platform.

    20 Feb. 03 08:39 Written by Paul Krill
  • Accenture builds .Net hosting platform

    Accenture has partnered with Microsoft and Avanade to create a hosted development environment for Web services applications.

    20 Feb. 03 08:30 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Microsoft to fight spam with subpoenas

    Microsoft is looking to burn spammers targeting users of its Hotmail e-mail service with a lawsuit filed in a California federal court last week.

    20 Feb. 03 08:22 Written by Scarlett Pruitt
  • Retiring exec tells Microsoft to embrace open-source

    Microsoft must take an approach that favors and embraces the diversity of open source software or face oblivion, David Stutz, a departing Microsoft executive wrote in his farewell letter to the company.

    20 Feb. 03 08:20 Written by Joris Evers
  • Quest offers timeline for unifying database tools

    Quest Software on Tuesday announced a timetable for making its database management tools accessible through a single console, a move designed to make it easier for administrators to manage databases from multiple vendors.

    20 Feb. 03 08:12 Written by James Niccolai
  • New security device locks down 'Net connected apps

    Teros, formerly Stratum8 Networks, has announced version 2.0 of its Teros-100 Application Protection System (APS), a security appliance designed to protect applications connected to the Internet against cyberattacks.

    20 Feb. 03 08:06 Written by Joris Evers
  • Flaws discovered in Lotus software

    Three software security flaws could allow attackers to run malicious code on machines running IBM's Lotus Domino or iNotes software.

    20 Feb. 03 08:04 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Intel, CheckPoint team on mobile security

    A new multiyear agreement between Check Point Software Technologies and Intel will couple Check Point's remote access software with Intel's new Centrino mobile computing technology.

    20 Feb. 03 08:04 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Accenture builds .Net hosting platform

    Accenture has partnered with Microsoft and Avanade to create a hosted development environment for Web services applications.

    20 Feb. 03 08:02 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Overture to buy AltaVista for $140 million

    Overture Services has agreed to acquire search technology company AltaVista Co. for US$140 million in cash and stock, the companies announced Tuesday.

    20 Feb. 03 07:46 Written by James Niccolai and Scarlet Pruitt
  • Mitsubishi develops one-time password system

    Engineers at Mitsubishi Electric have developed a one-time password system for use on mobile Internet services that is intended to answer the security concerns of corporate network managers about rolling out access to internal resources via cellular handsets.

    20 Feb. 03 07:44 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Cisco's loss is Juniper's gain

    The worldwide router market declined by as much as 32 percent in 2002, according to recently released market share data.

    20 Feb. 03 07:43 Written by Jim Duffy
  • DEMO - Demo searches for next big thing

    Panelists at IDG Executive Forum's Demo conference on Tuesday offered a reality check on the "state of innovation," given the current negative economic climate.

    20 Feb. 03 07:33 Written by Mark Jones
  • NEC demonstrates solid step forward for quantum devices

    Researchers at NEC have made a breakthrough in quantum computing that brings closer the realization of powerful computers that make today's most advanced machines look like pocket calculators.

    20 Feb. 03 07:27 Written by Martyn Williams and David Legard
  • IDF - Intel sheds more light on server processors

    Intel Corp. revealed new details on both its Xeon and Itanium server processors on Tuesday, as the company continues its quest to unseat IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. from their positions atop the high-end server market.

    19 Feb. 03 14:18 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • 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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