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  • US ATTACK: Hardware vendors moving to help IT hit by attacks

    Hardware vendors, many with major client installations in the World Trade Center, have set up crisis-response teams and command centers to handle emergency requests for equipment by companies affected by Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

  • Some developers embrace Qualcomm's Brew

    Although the Java programming language has already made significant inroads in the mobile phone space, Qualcomm Inc. claims its competing Brew technology is now primed to make its move as well, giving end users access to new types of applications on their cellular phones. In a sign of growing support for Brew, a number of third-party developers showed up at an industry event this week to show off applications for the technology.

  • J.D. Edwards' CRM move bodes well for users

    J.D. Edwards & Co.'s acquisition of customer relationship management vendor YOUcentric Inc. stands to benefit customers of both companies, though the J.D. Edwards sect will have to wait a little longer than their YOUcentric counterparts to reap the rewards.

  • US ATTACK: The toll of terror on Wall Street

    Financial services firms may have to spend billions of dollars to replace IT equipment and software in the wake of this week's terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Center, said industry experts. But customer and business-critical data appear to have been saved by robust automated remote data-backup technologies and effective disaster-prevention strategies.

  • US ATTACK: Red Cross boosting IT capacity

    Officials at a Georgia software company today said they are donating software to the American Red Cross that will enable the organization to effectively double the capacity of its current IT staff.

  • Cisco plans US$3 billion stock repurchase

    The Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) board has authorized a US$3 billion stock repurchase plan to take place over the next two years. The move was made as a vote of confidence in financial markets, which halted trading Tuesday after terrorist attacks shattered New York's World Trade Center. The markets are expected to resume trading Monday, although the city's financial district remains largely shuttered.

  • US ATTACK: Carriers scramble to restore communications

    Verizon Communications Inc. officials said Friday they are "hopeful -- not necessarily confident, but certainly hopeful" that they will be able to repair their badly damaged facility at 140 West Street in New York in time for Monday's planned reopening of U.S. securities exchanges.

  • US ATTACK: Senate OKs use of Carnivore against terrorism

    In response to Tuesday's terrorist attacks, the U.S. Senate Thursday approved expanding the permissible uses of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's Carnivore e-mail surveillance system to include investigating acts of terrorism and computer crimes. The measure would also allow broader use of Internet tapping by law enforcement authorities and calls on the government to "make better use of its considerable accomplishments in science and technology" to combat terrorism.

  • FSF claims Linux company violates GNU GPL

    The Free Software Foundation (FSF) issued a statement Friday claiming that a New Mexico-based Linux company has violated the GNU General Public License (GPL), by using a patent license to restrict distribution of its version of the open-source operating system.

  • E-marketplaces score in long-term strategies

    Popular perception may have it that e-marketplaces are a still a mystery to companies, however a new study into e-business adoption trends worldwide dispels this "myth", revealing that most IT executives intend to use them to boost long-term revenues.

  • ASX upgrades software management

    The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) will have an extra $200,000 in its back pocket over the next four years, with its implementation of volume licensing and software purchasing management.

  • Out of Apax comes Damovo

    Australia is one of five key markets in 19 countries to be targetted by the newly formed global business solutions provider Damovo.

  • US ATTACK: Crisis cuts short N+I show

    The terrorist attacks in New York and Washington last week significantly diverted vendor and attendee attention away from the news and technology being presented at an abbreviated NetWorld+Interop (N+I) Atlanta 2001 conference.

  • Oblix integrates software with BEA server

    Oblix this week released a plug-in that will tightly integrate its access management software with BEA Systems' WebLogic application server.

  • American Greetings snaps up e-card rival

    American Greetings said Thursday it would pay US$35 million in cash to acquire Blue Mountain Arts, the electronic greeting card arm of Internet access company At Home.

  • IDC: Windows holds desktop, battles Linux on servers

    Microsoft's Windows operating system will remain the dominant client operating environment for the foreseeable future, and only the open-source Linux operating system stands in the way of Windows also dominating the server side, according to market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • US ATTACK: FBI to investigate Internet's role in attacks

    More than 22,700 tips have poured into the special Web site set up by the FBI to manage leads in the investigation of Tuesday's terrorist attack against the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon, Attorney General John Ashcroft said today.

  • Sydney's pitch may snatch 2002 symposium

    NSW may be poised to break Queensland's decade-long stranglehold on one of the most prestigious conferences on Australia's IT calendar.

  • US ATTACK: Consumers urged to be aware of relief scams

    E-mail protection and consumer advocacy groups are warning users to beware of online terrorism-related scams.

  • US ATTACK: Many US trade shows postponed

    In the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York and near Washington, D.C., most IT industry trade shows scheduled to take place this month were postponed in the U.S., but most shows abroad are set to continue.

  • CIOs are finding agility through cloud-based communications

    Companies grappling with new customer expectations turn to Communication-as-a-Service model (CaaS) for a more agile, cloud-based omnichannel experience.

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