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  • Sun sides with analysts on revenue estimates

    Sun Microsystems Inc. Tuesday provided analysts with a glimpse into its finances for the current quarter, predicting that it would meet revenue estimates despite a challenging market for sales of its server hardware.

    28 Nov. 02 08:02 Written by Matt Berger
  • First-ever UMTS phone call claimed by H3G

    H3G SpA, the Italian third-generation (3G) mobile operator controlled by Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., Tuesday demonstrated what the company said was the world's first mobile phone call using UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) technology.

    28 Nov. 02 08:01 Written by Philip Willan
  • IDC: Server market stabilizing as Dell gains share

    Dell Computer Corp. was the only top-five vendor to post year-over-year revenue growth in the server market during the third quarter, according to research released Wednesday by IDC.

    28 Nov. 02 07:58 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Builder calls up IP telephony

    The Asian Pacific Building Corporation (APBC) is spending more than $1 million on an Internet Protocol (IP) telephony solution to provide services for more than 3000 building staff and tenants in its office complex in Queens Road, Melbourne.

    27 Nov. 02 16:19 Written by Staff Writers
  • IBM, BEA spar over products and partners

    An IBM-funded report entitled "IBM Business Partner Profitability", produced earlier this year, has elicited a war of words between IBM and BEA Systems.

    27 Nov. 02 14:29 Written by Paul Krill
  • Microsoft bends on small business software licenses

    Microsoft said Tuesday that it will launch a program early next year aimed at easing the financial burden for small and medium-sized companies that sign multi-year contracts to license its software.

    27 Nov. 02 14:13 Written by Matt Berger
  • IT spending priorities need a joint approach

    Leaving business units solely responsible for defining IT investment priorities inevitably fails particularly if a project spans multiple units within an organisation. IT spending plans should be developed jointly between business and IT units through the establishment of an in-house project priority scheme, according to Meta Group analyst Wissam Raffoul.

    27 Nov. 02 12:20 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • HP, Microsoft collaborate on real-time PC

    Banking on a future that positions the PC as an all-purpose business communications tool, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft announced that they are developing a device that emphasizes real-time communications.

    27 Nov. 02 10:00 Written by Ryan B. Patrick
  • HP Australia pushes .NET

    Aiming to become an architectural leader in the application development space, Hewlett-Packard is throwing its weight and investment dollars behind developing applications and infrastructure for Microsoft’s .NET framework over rival platform J2EE.

    27 Nov. 02 09:45 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • HP Australia pushes .NET

    Aiming to become an architectural leader in the application development space, Hewlett-Packard is throwing its weight and investment dollars behind developing applications and infrastructure for Microsoft's .NET framework over rival platform J2EE.

    27 Nov. 02 09:42 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • IBM, National Geographic team up on Web site

    For years, the National Geographic Society has sold the rights to use many of its most amazing photographs to advertising agencies, publishers and others seeking striking and colorful images for ad campaigns, books and more.

    27 Nov. 02 08:35 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Software helps Telecom pull gold from legacy systems

    A multimillion-dollar application integration project is helping New Zealand's Telecom link its legacy systems together to extract locked-up functionality and ease program changes.

    27 Nov. 02 08:20 Written by Darren Greenwood
  • IBM's blades have the edge: experts

    Dell Computer yesterday announced its first server blades will ship this week and that price-wise, they come in at less than half IBM's offering, which also begins shipping this week.

    27 Nov. 02 08:11 Written by John Dodge
  • Intel to hike flash memory prices in January

    Prices for Intel's flash memory chips, a vital component in cell phones, will rise 20 percent to 40 percent on Jan. 1, said an Intel spokeswoman Tuesday.

    27 Nov. 02 08:11 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Experts warn of buffer overflow flaw in Solaris

    A vulnerability in Solaris puts systems running the Sun Microsystems operating system at risk of being taken over by an attacker, experts warned late Monday.

    27 Nov. 02 08:08 Written by Joris Evers
  • IBM Tivoli License Manager tracks software assets

    IBM on Tuesday unveiled IBM Tivoli License Manager, a productized version of a popular IBM Global Services (IGS) offering designed to help customers get a leg up on remedying software license tracking and compliance complexities.

    27 Nov. 02 08:01 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • It's back: Sun posts download of Solaris 9 x86

    Ending nearly a year of debate with its users, Sun Microsystems on Monday will make available on its Web site an early access version of its Solaris 9 operating system that runs on Intel compatible processors.

    26 Nov. 02 14:23 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Optus launches MMS news service

    Australian Associated Press (AAP) has announced a deal with Optus for the provision of news content for Optus' Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS).

    26 Nov. 02 12:36 Written by Staff Writers
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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