The Pentagon has placed an emergency order for desktop and workstation security equipment in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack that destroyed several classified communications and technical help desk centers.
McAfee ASaP, the managed security services division of Network Associates Inc., said Wednesday that it has added two companies, Watchguard Technologies Inc. and Future Com Ltd., to its partners that resell McAfee ASaP services and products.
Ramifications from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 continue to ripple through the business world this week, as the online travel company Priceline.com Inc. reported a 40 percent drop in bookings Monday, and a 35 percent drop Tuesday.
Due to the terrorist attacks in the U.S. last week, NeuLevel Inc., the company responsible for assigning and controlling the registration of the upcoming .biz Top Level Domain (TLD), has extended by one week its deadline for .biz domain name applications.
The European Commission has given its consent to a joint venture between Hitachi Ltd. of Japan and LG Electronics Inc. of South Korea, arguing that the combine will face stiff competition from competitors.
A hacker has cracked a German-based Islamist Web site, publishing on the Web hundreds of e-mail addresses of subscribers to its mailing list, including one of a suspect in last week's terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York.
During last week's tragic attacks in New York and Washington, mobile workers across the nation found themselves scrambling to make cellular connections work or scurrying to find new, inventive ways to get desktop work done on laptops or on handhelds equipped with e-mail.
Linux software maker Red Hat Inc. Tuesday reported a break-even quarter in terms of adjusted earnings per share as revenue slipped 15 percent from the same quarter a year ago in the midst of a slower market for corporate software.
From a slight morning surge to an afternoon slide, U.S. markets experienced choppy trading Tuesday, closing down as recession fears managed once again to rattle investors. The losses weren't as severe as those posted Monday, however, when most major indices took a tumble in their first day of trading since the devastating terrorist attacks launched against the U.S. a week ago today.
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