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  • Newsgroups get a new life

    Seeking refuge from commercialism on the Web, more people are turning back the technological clock to rediscover the Internet's once-vibrant spirit of community.

    21 June 02 07:45 Written by Tom Mainelli
  • Nokia lowers second-half sales forecast for 2002

    Nokia Corp., the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, now expects sales in the second half of 2002 to rise no more than 10 percent year on year, lowering an earlier forecast of at least 15 percent growth, the company said on Thursday at a meeting with analysts. The lowered forecast reflects lower spending by consumers and companies

    21 June 02 07:45 Written by John Blau
  • Technology One takes action against SAP over product branding

    Software company Technology One has taken action over e-business solutions provider SAP's naming of the latter's new SME business software product Business One, while SAP has dismissed the action as a "publicity stunt".

    21 June 02 07:45 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Cloudmark taps P-to-P to fight spam

    Attempting to take combat the insidious problem of unwanted e-mail, commonly referred to as "spam," Cloudmark Inc. on Wednesday introduced SpamNet, a Microsoft Outlook add-in tool designed to block spam from reaching users' inboxes.

    21 June 02 07:45 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Nielsen/NetRatings release new multimedia numbers

    Market research firm, Nielsen/NetRatings Inc. Thursday released a new report that tracks users of RealNetworks Inc., Windows Media Player and Apple Computer Inc.'s QuickTime format.

    21 June 02 07:43 Written by Jim Dalrymple
  • Jabber pumps up IM client

    Jabber Inc. this week rolled out a new version of its Jabber WebClient instant messaging offering for enterprises.

    21 June 02 07:40 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • VeriSign ordered to stop 'deceptive' marketing

    Internet registrar VeriSign Inc. was ordered by a federal judge to stop engaging in a marketing practice that duped its competitors' customers into switching their business to VeriSign.

    21 June 02 07:37 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Apache exploit circulating, users urged to patch

    If users have put off patching their Apache Web servers against the vulnerability discovered Monday, they should wait no longer, as an exploit to attack the security hole is now circulating on the Internet, according to Oliver Friedrichs, director of engineering at SecurityFocus Inc.

    21 June 02 07:30 Written by Sam Costello
  • Wall Street firms get hands-on look at Linux from IBM

    IBM Corp. is accelerating its push of Linux in the financial industry by opening a Linux showcase in Manhattan where customers can get hands-on views of what the operating system can do for their businesses.

    21 June 02 07:30 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Peregrine to cut jobs, close offices

    Peregrine Systems Inc. this week announced it would be cutting 1,400 jobs, or 48 percent of its workforce in the next few weeks in an effort to streamline its business.

    21 June 02 07:28 Written by Denise Dubie
  • Q-Link does drag-and-drop Web services

    Business process management player Q-Link Technologies Inc. this week built support for Web services into its development platform.

    21 June 02 07:27 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Tibco soaks up Talarian technology

    Officials at middleware titan Tibco Software Inc. this week said the company has finished absorbing Talarian's products into its fold and will deliver what it calls a "complete suite" of messaging products to the market.

    21 June 02 07:26 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Reuters offers monitored IM

    News and technology company Reuters Group PLC has developed an instant messaging (IM) application for the financial services industry, and on Wednesday announced an agreement to incorporate monitoring technology from FaceTime Communications Inc. into the software.

    21 June 02 07:25 Written by Gillian Law
  • HP to furlough 4,000 contractors

    Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is furloughing for three weeks most of its North American network of outside contractors that provide IT support, a move the company estimates will save it US$15 million to $20 million.

    21 June 02 07:23 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Shopping online is fraudsters paradise

    A massive 97 percent of UK online retailers were victims of credit or debit card fraud last year, according to security software firm Experian Information Solutions Inc.

    21 June 02 07:15 Written by Wendy Brewer
  • Sycamore cuts workers, products

    Optical telecommunication equipment maker Sycamore Networks Inc. is halting development of optical transport devices and will cut approximately 235 US employees in a reorganization, the company announced Wednesday.

    20 June 02 12:06 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • HP to help countries build data centers

    Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to use grid computing to make available large amounts of computing resources in countries around the world that are looking to build out their technology infrastructures.

    20 June 02 10:53 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • WS-I to expand board, Sun peeks through

    An industry consortium cofounded by Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to appoint two new members to its board, one of which could be Microsoft rival Sun Microsystems Inc. This could pave the way for the consortium to develop Web services standards that are embraced by software rivals.

    20 June 02 10:12 Written by Matt Berger
  • VoIP carrier goes quietly

    After burning through US$88 million in four years, TollBridge Technologies Inc. last week joined the long list of companies that have shut down due to their inability to secure additional funding from a now-capricious venture capital community.

    20 June 02 09:17 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • Sun strips price tag off application server

    Sun Microsystems Inc. will give away a basic version of its Sun ONE Application Server, the company said Wednesday, part of an effort to broaden the customer base for its middleware products beyond companies running its own Solaris operating system.

    20 June 02 09:03 Written by Stacy Cowley and James Niccolai
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