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  • Mitsubishi develops one-time password system

    Engineers at Mitsubishi Electric have developed a one-time password system for use on mobile Internet services that is intended to answer the security concerns of corporate network managers about rolling out access to internal resources via cellular handsets.

    20 Feb. 03 07:44 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Cisco's loss is Juniper's gain

    The worldwide router market declined by as much as 32 percent in 2002, according to recently released market share data.

    20 Feb. 03 07:43 Written by Jim Duffy
  • DEMO - Demo searches for next big thing

    Panelists at IDG Executive Forum's Demo conference on Tuesday offered a reality check on the "state of innovation," given the current negative economic climate.

    20 Feb. 03 07:33 Written by Mark Jones
  • NEC demonstrates solid step forward for quantum devices

    Researchers at NEC have made a breakthrough in quantum computing that brings closer the realization of powerful computers that make today's most advanced machines look like pocket calculators.

    20 Feb. 03 07:27 Written by Martyn Williams and David Legard
  • IDF - Intel sheds more light on server processors

    Intel Corp. revealed new details on both its Xeon and Itanium server processors on Tuesday, as the company continues its quest to unseat IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. from their positions atop the high-end server market.

    19 Feb. 03 14:18 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • IBM to offer expanded subscription levels

    IBM Corp. next week will announce a wider range of subscription levels along with new support options for its developerWorks Toolbox subscription, which offers access to 1,000 IBM products and technologies programmers can use to create Web services and applications.

    19 Feb. 03 14:15 Written by Ed Scannell
  • Microsoft plans reporting engine for SQL Server

    Microsoft Corp. last week announced plans to embed an analytical reporting engine in the upcoming 64-bit version of its SQL Server database, adding another element to the decision-support capabilities it offers to corporate users.

    19 Feb. 03 11:26 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • Fortifying the code

    Under intense pressure to identify and fix potential vulnerabilities in code earlier in the application development life cycle, weary developers are gaining new allies in their Herculean quest.

    19 Feb. 03 11:22 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Internet community more constructive says Cerf

    Vint Cerf, head of the board of Icann, the body that oversees internet domain administration internationally, says the effort to come up with a structure for such a body was "in turmoil from day one".

    19 Feb. 03 11:02 Written by Stephen Bell
  • Users tout open source security

    When the right technology doesn't exist or isn't available at the right price, many large companies get creative and build their own custom systems, such as routers, firewalls or VPN gear.

    19 Feb. 03 10:49 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • Australia comes third in IT rankings

    Australia has ranked in the top three in the latest IT annual globalisation technology index which compares 62 countries representing 85 per cent of the world's population and 95 per cent of world economic output.

    19 Feb. 03 10:46 Written by Staff Writers
  • PARTNERWORLD - IBM adds products to Express line

    IBM will roll out in the next few months several additions to its Express line of software tailored for midmarket customers, the company said Tuesday at its PartnerWorld conference in New Orleans.

    19 Feb. 03 08:35 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • PARTNERWORLD - IBM shows off Power5 chip

    IBM kicked off its annual PartnerWorld conference on Monday by unveiling a number of new reseller programs, promising some US$100 million in marketing and co-marketing funds to partners, and giving a glimpse at two future technologies to the 6,000 business partners and resellers in attendance.

    19 Feb. 03 08:30 Written by Ed Scannell
  • HP's eight-way Xeon servers arrive

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced two new eight-way servers in its HP ProLiant DL700 series with a new chipset and RAID (redundant array of independent disks) memory, the company said in a release Monday.

    19 Feb. 03 08:29 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Fortifying the code

    Under intense pressure to identify and fix potential vulnerabilities in code earlier in the application development life cycle, weary developers are gaining new allies in their Herculean quest.

    19 Feb. 03 08:28 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Western Digital unveils ATA disk with SCSI speed

    Leveraging an economy of scale built on the manufacturing of 40 million disk drives per year, Western Digital said Monday that it has developed an ATA drive that rivals the speed and performance of SCSI drives at a 30 percent cost savings.

    19 Feb. 03 08:25 Written by Lucas Mearian
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