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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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