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  • EMC, SAS form CRM data management alliance

    Storage systems, software and services company EMC, and data warehousing solution provider, SAS Institute, have aligned to provide CRM data management systems to dotcoms.

  • Dell, Quantum Unveil Storage Appliances

    Dell Computer Corp. and Quantum Corp. are making advances in network storage systems.

  • Asia-Pacific server market reaches record $2.9B in first half of year

    The Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) server market grew by 27 per cent in the first half of 2000, compared with the previous year, to reach a sales value of $US2.9 billion, according to researcher International Data Corp (IDC).

  • State Puts Arms Race Online

    The U.S. Department of State has developed an online portal where members of the U.S. arms control community will be able to search through volumes of information on treaties, terms of compliance, inspections and other data.

  • ASPs find help selling services

    More application service providers (ASP) are flying in the face of the one-to-one mantra of Internet supporters.

  • DoCoMo Denies Plans for Internet Palm

    HONG KONG (09/05/2000) - NTT DoCoMo Inc. currently has no plans to offer a Palm Inc. personal digital assistant as a portable Internet access device, an NTT DoCoMo spokeswoman said Monday, refuting news reports.

  • PC Solutions Briefs

    Acer MD moves on, Nvidia files patent infringement suit against chip rival 3dfx, 3Com, Via in networking chip alliance

  • Software distributor goes bust

    Software retailers have been left hanging by the collapse of yet another distributor.

  • The Decline of the Roman Empire

    Here's a look at the future of the Internet:www.---.com. With non-English speakers poised to become the majority on the Web, the Internet's address system is beginning to accommodate languages that aren't based on the Roman alphabet. Think Japanese.

  • Can the Net Revive the Vote?

    In Arizona in the spring of 1996, encountering a voting Democrat was about as likely as finding a snowball in the desert. Of 843,000 registered Democrats, only 12,800 voted in the 1996 Democratic primary. In a state where the governor, both senators and five out of six House members are Republicans - and registered Republicans outnumber Democrats nearly 2-1 - it's easy to see why Democrats might get discouraged.

  • Postal Service Adds Internet Route

    The U.S. Postal Service plans to launch an online mailing program this week designed to make mailing easier and more convenient, especially for those running small businesses or home offices.

  • Retail Solutions Briefs: Amazon and Microsoft, Nintendo, Printers online

    Amazon.com selects Microsoft for e-books, Nintendo gets into cubism, Printers and peripherals are go for online sales

  • What's New From . . .

    Asustek, NEC, IBM, Acer

  • Indie Record Labels Fear Mega-Mergers

    A Brussels-based organization representing 400 independent record labels warned the European Commission on Tuesday that the proposed merger of America Online Inc., Time Warner Inc. and EMI Group PLC, and Vivendi's takeover of Universal could "result in total control of the emerging digital-delivery market for music."

  • U.K. and U.S. Online Ad Brokers Team Up

    U.S.-based Onemediaplace.com, a business-to-business advertising firm that has brokered deals between buyers and sellers for advertising on the Internet, in print magazines and in other outlets, announced Monday that it had taken a minority stake in a U.K.-based competitor, iMediapoint.com.

  • FrontRange pumps Maestro into e-business suite

    Local CRM software specialist FrontRange Solutions has acquired Chicago-based Maestro Commerce to expand its e-commerce and CRM application suite, targeting SMEs globally with "business on the Internet" solutions.

  • What's Next? Office .Net

    While Office 10 includes several new features that are related to Microsoft Corp.'s .Net strategy, such as support for speech recognition and XML, the company has already started to discuss a successor to the product, called Office .Net, slated for 2002 or later.

  • Unisys West opens for business

    Unisys' joint venture company with Perth-based BankWest, Unisys West, opened for business yesterday, appointing general manager Doug Cox to lead the company's national direction.

  • Shark Tank: If It Ain't Broke, Fix It!

    Government agency pilot fish finds a colleague's software model that does almost exactly what the fish's shop needs. Better yet, it's written in an advanced modeling language that accepts data in most common forms, without a lot of instructions, and automatically produces reasonable-looking output -- no format statements required. Perfect, the fish thinks -- until the boss weighs in: "First thing I want you to do," he says, "is rewrite this model into Fortran so I can understand how it works."

  • Doctors Face Talking Computers

    Australian health-care e-business solutions company B2B.net Technology and digital speech technology distributor Powerhouse Systems have formed a joint venture to sell voice recognition systems locally.