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  • Security rented via ASP model

    E-business service provider eGlobal has announced the availability of Check Point software's Virtual Private Network and Firewall software via the ASP model.

  • Early Market Movers: Waiting for Greenspan

    Earlier this week, the most potent catalysts of market activity were specific earnings announcements. But Wednesday morning, investors wait for U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's statement on the macro state of the U.S. economy.

  • EDS Affirms Service Model

    LAS VEGAS (11/15/2000) - Electronic Data Systems Corp. (EDS) reaffirmed its commitment to a service model aimed at eliminating boundaries between companies and developing new ways to collaborate during a keynote here Wednesday by company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dick Brown.

  • Kodak Moments May Help IT

    Eastman Kodak CEO Dan Carp Tuesday unveiled a number of future products and services, including one that may interest IT managers struggling with managing documents in formats no longer readable by commercially available systems.

  • IBM Portables to Go Wireless by Mid-2001

    LAS VEGAS (11/14/2000) - IBM plans to integrate support for a fast-emerging wireless LAN (local area network) technology in all of its commercial notebook computers by the end of the first half of next year, a senior IBM executive said here Tuesday.

  • COMDEX : EDS integrates site design, IT support

    At Comdex 2000 earlier this week, consulting giant Electronic Data Systems announced the formation of a subsidiary that combines its teams of Web site designers with a staff of technical consultants responsible for working with users on back-end IT support issues.

  • MS Invests $50M in USi, Raises ASP Stakes

    Microsoft Corp. today took a giant step into the application service provider market, announcing a US$50 million equity investment in USinternetworking as part of a strategic alliance to develop and market managed application services built on the Windows 2000 and .NET platforms.

  • Food-Industry Exchange Taps Kraft Exec

    Looking to add technical spice to its operations, business-to-business exchange Tuesday announced that former Kraft Foods International CIO Nicholas Maturo is being brought in to work as chief operating officer of the Internet-based marketplace for food and agricultural companies.

  • Virus Series: Who Writes Worms

    The friends and business colleagues who send you the likes of the unloving LoveLetter virus attachments and other unpleasant e-mail surprises are unwitting messengers, of course. Who's really responsible for computer viruses? And what's their motivation, anyway?

  • Cars Will Be Major Net-Service Vehicles

    Cars in the future will deliver Internet-based services and entertainment to users, a Mercedes Benz USA executive said at Comdex Wednesday in the first ever keynote address at the trade show given by an automotive executive.

  • Singapore Acts to Counter 3G Collusion

    Telecommunications regulator Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is taking measures to ensure there will be no collusion among bidders for 3G (third-generation) mobile phone licenses here, such as that which has threatened to wreck similar auctions in Europe recently.

  • Cisco's broadband commitment hits $380M

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

  • ACA Pacific extends storage distribution

    Specialty distributor ACA Pacific has signed an agreement with storage giant Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) to supply HDS' Freedom series products nationally.

  • 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.

  • Mercury rising as first PC auctioneers

    Australia's first online auction site dedicated solely to the PC market will launch today as national reseller The Mercury Group opens its virtual doors at

  • Access1 Acquires Didasko Software

    Access1 has announced the acquisition of Australian vocational training developer, Didasko Software.

  • KAZ Thais up deal

    Integrator to develop superannuation administration system for Thai Government

  • Sundata basks in IBM glow

    Queensland-based integrator Sundata has taken the red ribbon, being the second company to become an IBM Certified for e-business Business Partner in the Australia/New Zealand region.

  • Government outsourcing under microscope

    Amidst the din of the Melbourne Cup and the US Presidential election, the Federal Government announced a "small scale" review into its controversial IT outsourcing policies.

  • 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.