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  • Citrix VPN on tap over the Web

    Thin-client software vendor Citrix has announced the release of new security software that lets remote users securely access Windows and Unix applications protected by a corporate firewall and, according to Nabeel Youakim, managing director of Citrix Australia, the outlook for resellers is promising.

  • Rein in the Regulators

    SAN FRANCISCO (09/19/2000) - Half of all Americans say the private sector is better equipped than the government to determine policies for the Internet, according to Yankelovich Partners. Only 31 percent said the government could do a better job..

  • Sydney Switched on for IT

    As Sydney shines under the world spotlight during the Olympic Games, the State government is actively selling the message that NSW is the digital state of Australia.

  • Dell, Toshiba sign components pact

    Toshiba has signed a deal to supply Dell with components on a worldwide basis.

  • Miniature servers arrive

    Will Randi take to wearable servers? After hearing from several readers about how silkworms are boiled alive to harvest their silk, my peace-loving girlfriend Randi gave up on the idea of growing them as part of her back-to-nature, self-sufficiency kick.

  • Vendor seeks national distie

    Hardware storage vendor Maxtor is hoping to forge stronger links with its resellers by broadening its distribution model and forming strategic alliances with Australian systems integrators.

  • NOTES FROM THE FIELD: Miniature servers arrive

    Will Randi take to wearable servers?

  • StarHub Launches WAP Roaming in Malaysia, HK

    Singapore telecommunications company StarHub Pte. Ltd. will launch WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) roaming in Hong Kong and Malaysia for customers of its iPower WAP service on October 1. The WAP roaming offering will soon be extended to the U.K. and India, StarHub said in a statement Friday.

  • States Clamor for Civilian GPS

    Federal officials and representatives of a dozen state departments of transportation on Sunday proved there's momentum behind expanding a satellite positioning system that garners little support from Congress.

  • Big cash for grabs has announced a $50,000 cash prize, along with a new Apple iMac, for any individual or group that can come up with the best codec for Quicktime MPEG-4 multimedia.

  • Creative ships Jukebox

    Creative Technology has announced shipment of its NOMAD Jukebox digital audio player.

  • U.S. Dominates E-Commerce

    SAN FRANCISCO (09/19/2000) - In 1999, the U.S. generated 67 percent of global business-to-business and 76 percent of business-to-consumer e-commerce revenues, according to Andersen Consulting Inc. Europe accounted for 14 percent of both b-to-b and b-to-c global revenues, but 60 percent of European executives think the continent can become the hub of the global network economy..

  • Napster, Napster Everywhere (Still)

    SAN FRANCISCO (09/19/2000) - The number of people using Napster Inc. at home grew from slightly more than 1 million in February to almost 5 million in July - a 345 percent increase in only five months. Napster is now the 43rd most popular home application, according to Media Metrix Inc..

  • CA Sells Sterling's Federal Unit to Northrop

    In a story posted yesterday, Computerworld incorrectly reported that Computer Associates International Inc. had agreed to sell its Sterling Software Inc. unit to defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. In fact, the $150 million deal involved only Sterling's federal systems group, an operation that provides information technology services to users in the federal government.

  • to Buy Streaming-Audio Site

    Marking its first acquisition, online music directory has agreed to buy WiredPlanet, a provider of customizable streaming MP3 stations.

  • Accelerated Adds VPN Capability to IADs

    Integrated-access device maker Accelerated Networks Inc. Tuesday unveiled Internet Companion, hardware that enables Accelerated's customer-premise gear to support IP VPNs.

  • VivaNET lists slightly below issue price

    Internet infrastructure service provider (IISP), VivaNET, listed at 19 cents per share at the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday, slightly below its issue price of 20 cents.

  • Excite@Home Chief Resigns; Search Begins

    High-speed Internet service provider Excite@Home Inc. announced Tuesday that George Bell, its chairman and chief executive officer, will resign from his position as CEO soon as a suitable replacement is found. The ISP's board of directors has already set up a search committee to find a new CEO.

  • Baltimore Acquires Content Technologies for $1B

    In a deal worth almost $US1 billion, Dublin-based Baltimore Technologies PLC announced that it was acquiring U.K.-based Content Technologies Holdings Ltd.

  • OracleMobile Launches Hosting Services

    OracleMobile Inc., the wireless subsidiary of U.S. database, tools and applications giant Oracle Corp., launched a hosting service Tuesday for companies looking to deliver content via data-enabled cell phones and other wireless devices.

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