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  • IDC: ASP Sector Will Not Rock Software Market

    The emergence of ASPs (application service providers) will have a greater impact on the services market than on the software vendors' market, according to Wilvin Chee, market analyst for cross product research at International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • FTC Closes Intel Investigation

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Tuesday formally and finally closed its investigation into anticompetitive behavior at Intel Corp.

  • Covisint, Start Your Engines

    They're celebrating again at Covisint's temporary headquarters in Southfield, Mich.

  • MARKETING CLINIC: IT high flyers - Downunder

    Looking on the personal side to outdo the competition

  • Unified Messaging Still Needs Ironing Out

    Users and vendors at the Electronic Messaging Association conference here last week were looking for ways to integrate their various forms of corporate communications into a single messaging system. But the consensus was that despite years of hype, it's going to take time for that to actually happen.

  • Mobile Phones Reach Street-Level in the U.K.

    LONDON (09/26/2000) - The U.K.'s homeless problem is as severe as that of most other European countries, and so even in the old university town of Oxford it came as no surprise recently to come across a beggar sitting on the sidewalk. The man was wrapped in blankets and had placed a hat on the pavement in front of him containing a few copper coins. An elderly lady walked by and dropped a couple of pound coins in the hat, multiplying his fortune by at least ten times.

  • Market Movers: Kodak Drags Dow Down

    A drop in Eastman Kodak Co. (EK) took the Dow down today, and it seems the Nasdaq decided to go along for the ride. Both indexes fell about 1.5 percent, unable to reverse recent losses.

  • Opposing Vendor Groups Merge for Metadata

    Two opposing camps of database and data-warehousing software vendors Monday ended a five-year rivalry, deciding to combine forces in search of a single metadata standard aimed at creating a plug-and-play environment for users who are building data warehouses.

  • Red Hat's Chairman Touts New Open Source

    Red Hat Inc.'s Chairman Robert Young said Tuesday that he is unconcerned by Microsoft Corp.'s domination of the proprietary PC operating systems market. Red Hat plans to sell and service the Linux open source OS to the rest of the world, Young said.

  • Microsoft, IBM Release UDDI Specifications

    IBM and Microsoft have developed a language standard for the new UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) business directory, which is designed to fuel business-to-business commerce.

  • Microsoft Launches Datacenter, Enterprise Servers

    Microsoft Corp. launched its much talked about line of Enterprise Servers, a new .NET server, and a number of partner initiatives here on Tuesday.

  • Day Sends a Communique to Asia

    Content management software provider Day Management AG has opened its first Asian office in Singapore to better support and extend its base of multinational customers and to tap on Asian fund sources.

  • Supply-Constrained Palm Reports Record Revenue

    Palm reported record revenue for the first quarter, but executives admit that demand still outstrips supply and will continue to do so for the next couple of quarters.

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    Veritas, Tivoli, Computer Associates, Compaq

  • Enterprise Solutions Briefs: Compaq, Oracle, Red Hat

    Compaq sees need for new partners, Oracle's Q1 income hits $US501m, Red Hat revenue up 76pc

  • Telcordia, VeriSign to Marry Phone, Net Numbers

    Telcordia Technologies Inc. and VeriSign Inc. Tuesday will announce the first large-scale test of an emerging technology called Enum that integrates telephone numbers with Internet domain names.

  • Lotus Hits Delays in Raven Shipment

    Lotus Development Tuesday said that it is rolling back the release dates for it Raven knowledge management server and will now ship the platform in two phases.

  • Web Program Guides Buyers in Complex Purchasing

    A French company is introducing software that guides business-to-business users in buying complex products, such as specialised manufacturing gear or interrelated financial services.

  • The Placebo Effect

    Arash Aziz-Golshani lived and breathed stocks. Only one year out of the University of California at Los Angeles, Aziz-Golshani had a business selling leather coats on the Internet from his Beverly Hills, Calif., home. But his passion was the market. A sophisticated daytrader with numerous accounts, the 23-year-old was something of a pied piper for pals in the Persian community, tipping them off on stocks about to move.

  • Fiorina Says HP Evaluating UDDI Proposal

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) is evaluating a proposal from the Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI) project formed earlier this month by a coalition of vendors and consultants aimed at developing a new standard to ignite business-to-business electronic commerce.

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