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  • Mincom on track with rail deal

    The money train has come in for Australian solutions and software developer Mincom, after the company stitched up yet another deal with a railway company.

  • "Show Offs" Cop Mate Hate

    IT workers in Australia are either a group of "slackers" or especially prone to peer pressure at work. According to a survey by recruitment specialist Morgan & Banks, almost one third of information technology (IT) workers face coercion by colleagues to slack off at the office.

  • Red Hat Linux to Run Across IBM's New eServer Line

    Red Hat and IBM demonstrated their continued interest in driving Linux toward the enterprise with a Monday announcement that Red Hat Linux will run on all of Big Blue's new eServer line of enterprise servers and with all of its Linux-enabled software.

  • Games R Us share stumbles

    Directors of the newly ASX-listed games retailer Games R Us must be questioning their decision to take the company to market after the its share price reached a low of 13 cents per share yesterday.

  • Novell, Akamai Team to Speed Web Content Delivery

    LONDON (10/09/2000) - Novell Inc. and Akamai Technologies Inc. announced Monday that they will collaborate to increase the speed of delivery of Internet content to their joint customers.

  • EU Says Yes to DVD Manufacturers' Patent Pool

    BRUSSELS (10/09/2000) - The European Commission has approved an agreement by some of the developers of DVD (digital versatile disc) technology to pool their patents, it said Monday.

  • Lifted Sanctions Good News for Euro IT Vendors

    The end of European Union sanctions against Yugoslavia on Monday is opening up a new market for IT vendors. One of the companies that is looking ahead with optimism is Fujitsu Siemens Computers BV.

  • Mining B2B exchange launched

    A consortium of mining suppliers has launched MiningXchange, an Internet-based vertical trading hub which will service the mining, oil and mineral processing industry on a global basis.

  • VivaNET signs up MyAccess

    In just over a week, Internet infrastructure service provider VivaNET has signed up a million-dollar wholesale deal with Internet service provider MyAccess, and announced that Wayne Bos' new economy investment firm, Tomorrow, plans to purchase of a 53 per cent stake in the company.

  • Financial software responsible for negative market

    Retail software sales may be down but the market is definitely not out, according to latest figures from market analyst Inform.

  • SingTel to roll out global MPLS-based network

    Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has launched the Asia-Pacific region's first broadband VPN (virtual private network) service using MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) technology, SingTel said in a statement Thursday.

  • ENEL Close to Infostrada Purchase

    ROME (10/09/2000) - Italian electricity utility ENEL SpA is close to signing a deal with Vodafone PLC of the U.K. for the purchase of the Italian fixed line telecommunications operator Infostrada SpA, industry sources and published reports said today.

  • Oracle and Sprint PCS Ink Wireless Deal

    Oracle Corp. announced Monday it received a big vote of confidence in the wireless game when Sprint PCS Group agreed to use the software vendor's wireless applications for the next line of Internet-based wireless services designed by Sprint.

  • Deleting E-mail Illegal Warns Archive Director

    Federal government agencies have been warned that, for them, deleting e-mail is illegal. E-mail should be treated the same as paper records under the Archives Act of 1983.

  • Securing confidence: NAI attempts to rebuild its channel image

    Security software vendor Network Associates (NAI) has appointed four senior executives to its national channel team in a bid to clean up its muddied channel image.

  • Cost cutting to hit $2b

    Eighteen months after Oracle CEO Larry Ellison pledged to transform the company into a truly Web-enabled business and reduce expenses by $US1 billion, Oracle announced plans to shock sceptics on Wall Street again by doubling those savings. Gary Bloom, Oracle's executive vice president, made the announcement during his opening keynote speech at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco last month. Bloom's remarks coincide with a multitude of product announcements by the company.

  • 'Show offs' cop mate hate

    IT workers in Australia are either a group of 'slackers' or especially prone to peer pressure at work. According to a survey by recruitment specialist Morgan & Banks, almost one third of information technology (IT) workers face coercion by colleagues to slack off at the office.

  • Australian Carriers Offer Broadband in Singapore

    A three-way alliance which includes Australian telecommunications carriers Telstra and Davnet will market broadband services to corporate customers in Singapore, Davnet said in a statement.

  • Sun snaps up Cobalt Networks

    Bolstering the low end of its server family and jumping quickly into the hot Internet appliance market were the ideas behind Sun Microsystems' recent purchase of Cobalt Networks for $US2 billion in stock.

  • Netcomm acquisition moves into DSL

    Having long-touted itself as more than a modem company, Netcomm last week consolidated its move into broadband services, announcing the acquisition of telecommunications company Van Gogh Investments (VGI).

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