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  • T-Systems beats 67 others to develop construction exchange

    Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems has been successful in its bid to develop a trading exchange for a consortium of Australia's leading construction companies.

  • Y2K and GST lay the way for B2B

    The impact of Y2K and GST on organisations' IT infrastructure has set them up for the move towards B2B-enabling technologies.

  • Ximian aims to ease Linux use -- for a price

    Open source software developer Ximian Inc. announced Monday a fee-based version of its service for downloading, installing and maintaining applications on Linux and Unix computers, as well as desktop productivity suite also for Unix and Linux systems.

  • Siemens secures ETT for smartcard solutions

    Siemens has entered into an agreement with payment card solutions provider Electronic Transaction Technology (ETT), to provide smartcard solutions to financial institutions, banks and large retailers.

  • Acer Labs unveils Pentium 4 DDR chip set

    Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALi) unveiled a new chipset for Intel Corp.'s Pentium 4 processor Monday that uses DDR SDRAM, a move that should help lower costs for computers using that type of high-speed memory, one industry analyst said.

  • Software upgrades on the cards, seriously

    IT managers are perkily optimistic that their organisations are ready to pump resources into serious software upgrades this financial year.

  • Deloitte: B2B lives on

    Asia-Pacific business are moving towards collaborative commerce, with a preference for private exchanges, according to Deloitte Consulting.

  • Sun lashes out at Microsoft for Javaless Windows XP

    Microsoft Corp. shipped its Windows XP desktop operating system to PC manufacturers Friday, accompanied by much fanfare from the software giant and gripes from rival Sun Microsystems Inc.

  • PeopleSoft picks at Cohera bones

    PeopleSoft announced Monday that it has acquired the intellectual property and certain assets of Cohera, a catalogue management and content integration company.

  • User group presents MS Office License Calculator

    A Dutch group of system administrators last week presented a tool to help businesses estimate the cost of Microsoft's Office software under the new licensing policies that will go into effect on October 1.

  • Microsoft delays Xbox launch in Japan

    Microsoft will delay the launch of its Xbox games console in Japan to allow it to devote all its resources to a successful U.S. launch, the company announced Monday in Tokyo.

  • iPlanet introduce new Web services platform

    IPlanet E-Commerce Solutions, the joint venture between Sun Microsystems and AOL Time Warner, announced the launch of a Web-services enabled integration platform Monday, meant to position the company for competition in the burgeoning Web services market.

  • 'Parasitic grid' wireless movement may hurt telecoms

    An underground movement to deploy free wireless access zones in metropolitan areas is taking hold. If it turns out to be successful, wireless network operators may be fighting against a grounds-up movement that could undermine their multibillion-dollar campaign to offer next-generation 3G (third-generation) wireless services in major metro areas.

  • Linux community gathers for 10th anniversary

    As the Linux community gathers this week in San Francisco to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Linux, a host of vendors led by IBM Corp. will roll out a range of products intended to boost the fortunes of the open operating system in corporate accounts.

  • IBM gives Identrus a lift

    As IBM gears up for its SecureWorld security conference in Washington next Monday, Big Blue lent a major helping hand to secure business-to-business this week with the introduction of a new security testing lab and products to help support Identrus.

  • FBI could use Carnivore to sniff wireless packets

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation may well use its packet-sniffing Carnivore system to intercept wireless data, because the wireless industry is now struggling to develop a technical and legal framework that would narrow law enforcement intercepts.

  • It's all about speed

    As this week's Intel Developer Forum (IDF) Fall 2001 kicks off in San Jose, Calif., the chip maker and its technology partners will gather to reaffirm the direction of Intel-based computing.

  • Datasweep, KPMG collaborate on supply chain product

    Datasweep and KPMG Consulting on Monday announced they have formed a partnership to deliver Web-based supply chain solutions to high-technology manufacturing companies.

  • AT&T's technology officer moves to Palm

    Former AT&T Corp. chief technology officer (CTO) and president of AT&T Labs David C. Nagel today was named president and CEO of a new operating system subsidiary for Palm Inc.

  • Excite@home pelted with payment demand

    Beleaguered broadband service provider and portal At Home, best known for its Excite@Home brand, has been hit with yet another potentially fatal blow, announcing Monday that two holders of the company's Convertible Notes are demanding payment of US$50 million on those notes by the end of this week.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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