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  • Intel Cranks Up Budget PC Chip to 766MHz

    It's Monday so it must be time for some faster chips.

  • Dimension Data ponders Express Data sale

    Dimension Data has refused to categorically rule out the possibility of selling off distributor Express Data after its complete acquisition of the Com Tech Group recently.

  • Wireless at Comdex an Evolution

    Comdex/Fall 2000 showgoers will see evolutionary rather than revolutionary wireless and handheld products this week in Las Vegas, according to analysts and vendors.

  • Rambus Forges Ahead with Next-Generation Memory

    Showing no signs of slowing its development pace for next generation memory technology, officials for Rambus were on hand here at Comdex to preview the company's latest advance, QRSL (Quad Rambus Signaling Level) memory.

  • Cisco Pays $567M for Local Wireless Technology

    Cisco yesterday acquired Radiata Communications, an Australian wireless technology developer for $A567 million worth of Cisco stock.

  • Apache Cofounder Talks Open-Source in Sin City

    The open-source model for software development has plenty of supporters and critics alike. Brian Behlendorf, cofounder and president of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), certainly stands as one of the open-source community's biggest supporters and one who has long believed that collaborative work on free software will pave a solid path for the future.

  • Kyocera Mita merger sparks global restructure

    The days of printing and photocopying convergence have well and truly arrived. Kyocera today announced the finalisation of its merger with Mita and the formation of its Australian operations, Kyocera Mita Australia.

  • COMDEX - Sony expands Memory Stick platform

    Sony is enlisting support in its battle for supremacy in the memory card market. The company, which has been battling alone since the 1998 launch of Memory Stick against formats with wider industry support, demonstrated aat Comdex a selection of products from other manufacturers based on its memory card format.

  • WebCentral offers faster connections

    Caching service to make Australian Web sites faster for overseas users

  • Tandy's Smart e-comm deal

    Smartbuy last week signed an agreement to provide electronics retailer Tandy with e-commerce capabilities, in a deal which cements Smartbuy's transition from a proposed e-tailer to an Internet services and consulting business.

  • PC-to-Stereo Music Playback, With or Without Wires

    With the announcement here of new MP3 file-management, wireless connection and home networking products, sound-technology company Voyetra Turtle Beach Inc. is looking to domesticate the Internet music download revolution. In doing so, the vendor is participating in a race among PC vendors, including Dell Computer Corp. and Gateway Inc., to offer PC-to-stereo connectivity products for plugged-in music lovers.

  • Cash burners asked to ‘please explain'

    The Australian Stock Exchange has queried several listed technology companies over their financial health after Q3 statements revealed many may not have the capital or the revenue to continue past March 2001.

  • corProcure CEO appointed

    The board of corProcure, the procurement hub touted as Australia's largest horizontal e-market place, has appointed Len Ward as chief executive officer.

  • Volante completes merger

    Volante has finalised details and merged with AAG Technology following approval by AAG shareholders.

  • ACT Govt Enrols Cisco In High School Curriculum

    The ACT government has included courseware developed by Cisco Systems for its Networking Academy program in its senior secondary college curriculum.

  • Ellison Trumpets Client-Server

    In his Monday evening keynote address here at Comdex, Larry Ellison, chairman and CEO of Oracle, said he believes that for the past five years the computer industry has been making a "fundamental mistake" by creating PCs that are "more powerful and more complex."

  • MP3.com Will Pay Universal $US53.4 Million

    Online music service MP3.com Inc. (MPPP) will pay Universal Music Group $US53.4 million for infringing on copyrights held by the world's largest recording company. The decision, announced in a New York court Tuesday, was termed a judgment but apparently had the agreement of both sides.

  • Sparkies light up trading hub

    Suppliers and manufacturers of electrical components and data cabling have banded together in the development of another vertical industry exchange that is expected to result in significant savings for the sparky.

  • Cisco's broadband commitment hits $380M

    Cisco has been digging into its wallet of late, rallying around carriers to boost broadband services and adoption.

  • Go the channel

    Phew, what a week! Where news is concerned, the adage "when it rains it pours" could not be more appropriate.