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  • Apple strengthens server support

    Despite its nascent status, Apple Computer's server division is gaining momentum among ISV partners and corporate users of its Xserve and OS X operating system.

    28 Jan. 03 07:34 Written by Ephraim Schwartz
  • LINUXWORLD - The death of Unix?

    An underlying theme at this year's LinuxWorld conference is whether or not the stalwart Unix operating systems are still alive and kicking.

    24 Jan. 03 12:56 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • SAP to cut support on 'old' R/3 apps

    With plans to drop regular maintenance of four R/3 versions late this year, SAP AG wants its local customers to upgrade to its latest R/3 apps.

    24 Jan. 03 11:47 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Internet scams top consumer fraud

    A new generation of scam artists has taken to the Internet, e-mailing for money, creating look-alike sites, and stealing your personal information.

    24 Jan. 03 11:11 Written by Malaika Costello-Dougherty
  • Nortel cuts loss in Q4 despite lower revenue

    Nortel Networks cut its loss in the fourth quarter of 2002 compared to the previous year's fourth quarter, even on significantly lower revenue, the telecommunications equipment company announced Thursday.

    24 Jan. 03 11:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Strong sales boost Amazon in Q4

    Amazon.com reported fourth-quarter 2002 results that came up on top of analyst expectations Thursday, thanks to strong holiday sales, steady traffic and increased sales in international markets.

    24 Jan. 03 10:59 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • RSA losses widen in Q4, 2002

    Security software company RSA Security reported Thursday that it lost US$49.8 million ($.88 per share) in the fourth quarter of 2002, compared with a loss of $10.1 million ($.18 per share) in the same quarter in 2001.

    24 Jan. 03 10:31 Written by Paul Roberts
  • LINUXWORLD - Unilever committing to Linux

    After years of running a complex tangle of Unix operating systems in its global IT server operations, consumer products company The Unilever Group is committing its technological future to Linux.

    24 Jan. 03 10:22 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Microsoft issues first security bulletins of 2003

    A security bug in a network service that ships as part of Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 and Windows XP can open systems up to attack, Microsoft warned in its first security bulletin of the year, issued on Wednesday and rated "critical."

    24 Jan. 03 08:06 Written by Joris Evers
  • Crystal Decisions launches Enterprise v.9

    Crystal Decisions this week announced Crystal Enterprise 9 -- the latest version of its report-creating software that boasts a cornucopia of new functionalities.

    24 Jan. 03 08:06 Written by Rebecca Reid
  • EMC reports uptick in sales, but $119M yearly loss

    EMC today reported a net loss of US$119 million for fiscal year 2002 and a fourth-quarter loss of $64 million. Still, the company's earnings report showed vast improvement over last year's results, which included an annual loss of $508 million.

    24 Jan. 03 08:05 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • SCO to enforce its intellectual property in Linux world

    Linux and Unix users and vendors beware: The SCO Group has hired high-voltage attorney David Boies, former antitrust Microsoft slayer, to look into possible violations of SCO's Unix and Linux intellectual property, it said Wednesday.

    24 Jan. 03 08:03 Written by Juan Carlos Perez and Stephen Lawson
  • Tech giants: No government copy-control mandates

    A coalition of technology company heavyweights and consumer groups have joined the chorus of voices calling for the U.S. government to stay away from mandating anti-copying schemes on computers.

    24 Jan. 03 08:03 Written by Grant Gross
  • IBM's Mills sees Linux in 'new era'

    Even now, Steve Mills fields incredulous questions about how his company and other vendors make money working with freely available open-source technologies like Linux, the IBM software head said Thursday.

    24 Jan. 03 08:03 Written by Stacy Cowley.
  • Oracle offers some extended support for 10.7 apps

    Oracle will give users of version 10.7 of its applications suite limited support for another year after the June 30 general support cutoff date, to give them time to upgrade, the company said Thursday.

    24 Jan. 03 08:02 Written by Joris Evers
  • Veritas retools Windows backup software

    Veritas Software unveiled the latest version of its Backup Exec software on Wednesday, adding a variety of new features to the product, which is designed to store copies of data used by Microsoft's Windows operating systems.

    23 Jan. 03 14:34 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Lotus extends Web client to Linux platforms

    IBM's Lotus Software on Wednesday extended its Linux support to the desktop with the introduction of a Web-based client for its Domino messaging and collaboration server.

    23 Jan. 03 14:31 Written by John Fontana
  • XML developer tool is upgraded

    Altova on Wednesday announced availability of XMLSPY 5 Release 3, an XML development environment that adds support for C# code generation and a WSDL documenting utility in the new release.

    23 Jan. 03 14:28 Written by Paul Krill
  • 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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