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  • User says DoCoMo's 3G video phone could be smarter

    Since NTT DoCoMo launched the world's first 3G (third-generation) telecommunication service on May 30, much of the talk, despite its boasts about being first with 3G, has been mostly about technical glitches, handset recalls and the delayed distribution of its video phone.

  • Ariba shuts down New Zealand office

    E-commerce software vendor Ariba Inc. has closed its New Zealand operation and New Zealand manager Mark Heard and a support engineer in Wellington have been made redundant.

  • Compaq sues alleging $20M fraud

    Compaq Computer Corp. has filed lawsuits against executives of two U.S. companies for more than US$20 million after the companies allegedly defrauded Compaq of product rebates and special marketing funds, the company said Wednesday.

  • Entrust answers Microsoft users' security needs

    Entrust Technologies Inc. this week will ship upgraded digital certificate management software that aims to address network security concerns of Microsoft Corp. customers.

  • China to launch 3G services by mid-2002

    China will begin to roll out commercial 3G (third-generation) mobile services based on TD-SCDMA (Time-Division Synchronous Code-Division Multiple Access) technology from the middle of next year, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers expected to sign up for 3G services by the end of 2002, according to Klaus Maler, general manager of TD-SCDMA at Siemens AG, a supplier of the technology.

  • Oracle upgrading contract management package

    Eyeing a growing market opportunity, Oracle this month plans to release an upgrade to its contract management software, which helps companies better manage contracts and potentially mine new sales opportunities.

  • Gateway plans to exit Europe, possibly Asia

    Direct PC seller Gateway is planning to withdraw from the European market and is weighing its options for its Asian business, the company confirmed Thursday.

  • Code Red II spreading in Asia

    The Code Red II worm has hit much of Asia-Pacific hard this week and is continuing to spread quickly in some areas.

  • Via's P4 chip sets risk lawsuit with Intel

    In a move that raises the stakes in a looming legal battle between two of the world's largest PC component suppliers, Via Technologies is pressing ahead with plans to launch DDR chip sets designed for Intel's Pentium 4 processor, despite the threat of legal action from Intel.

  • Chinese users get some color with GPRS

    Nearly every GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) mobile phone on display at this week's CeBIT Asia exhibition included a small black-and-white LCD (liquid crystal display) screen and basic functionality, such as support for WAP (Wireless Application Protocol). One phone that stood out from the crowd was Haier CCT (Qingdao) Telecom's Wancaixing GPRS handset, scheduled to begin shipping later this year.

  • China's police put wireless PDAs on the beat

    Police officers at China's Public Security Bureau (PSB) are making use of a tool that has become indispensable to many Western business executives: a PDA (personal digital assistant) that offers two-way pager functionality and wireless data access over GSM (Global Standard for Mobile Communications) networks.

  • Microsoft fails to patch Hotmail servers, hit by Code Red

    Proving again that it doesn't practice what it preaches, Microsoft on Thursday confirmed that the Code Red worm infected two servers used for its Hotmail Web-based e-mail service.

  • Intel's Itanium to power research system

    Intel Corp.'s Itanium and McKinley processors will be used in a distributed scientific computing system allowing researchers to analyze, simulate and help solve complex scientific problems, Intel announced Thursday.

  • Twenty years on, the PC is still going strong

    A hint of nostalgia hit the high-tech world Wednesday night, as luminaries who drove the PC's success gathered to honor the 20th anniversary of the world-changing machine.

  • SunGard bids for Comdisco's computer services unit

    Financial services company SunGard Data Systems said it has offered US$775 million for bankrupt Comdisco's computer services unit. Hewlett-Packard had previously bid $610 million for the technology unit.

  • Study: Code Red costs top $2 billion

    The worldwide labor costs associated with cleaning up the Code Red worm and its variants, including the still-rampaging Code Red II, now total more than US$2 billion -- and are rising, according to one research firm tracking the menace.

  • AAA to analyze travel data of popular destinations

    The American Automobile Association (AAA) wants to sort and analyze its customer data to cut better travel and hotel deals for its members.

  • FBI ordered to reveal PC snooping technique

    A federal court ordered the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday to reveal technology used to track the computer keystrokes of a suspect, in a case observers say has an impact on privacy in this era of IT surveillance.

  • HP adds Trinagy to OpenView portfolio

    Making another step toward its mission to deliver integrated network management through its OpenView division, Hewlett-Packard announced that it had acquired privately held Trinagy, a performance management company.

  • No new news: Microsoft icons rule the desktop

    When it comes to desktop warfare, the rules haven't changed. That was the message Microsoft sent Thursday when a spokesman for the company clarified confusion surrounding which icons can appear on the desktop of its forthcoming Windows XP software.

  • The evolution of public cloud in Australia

    Despite early resistance to Cloud migration, the evolution of Public Cloud offerings has reached a tipping point and mainstream adoption of such services is on the rise.

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