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  • WORLD CUP - Hosts compete on phones, not pitch

    The only way South Korea and Japan could ever face each other in the World Cup soccer tournament they will jointly host one month from now is if each makes it through to the final -- an unlikely prospect. However, that doesn't mean the co-hosts won't be battling on other fronts. The two North East Asian countries are fast becoming rivals in IT and telecommunication markets, and will be trying hard during the tournament to convince visitors that their country is the most advanced.

    03 May 02 09:50 Written by Martyn Williams
  • American University to roll out campus wireless system

    American University in Washington, D.C., will roll out a campus-wide wireless system designed to give students, faculty and employees wireless access to university data.

    03 May 02 09:46 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Caldera expands beyond Linux and Unix

    Caldera last week broadened platform support for, and maybe also the future of, its Volution Manager application by extending beyond Linux and Caldera Unix servers.

    03 May 02 09:08 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • Sun readies UDDI offering

    Sun Microsystems is preparing within a few months to launch a server-based product for setting up UDDI registries for publishing Web services, according to Sun officials.

    03 May 02 08:27 Written by Paul Krill
  • MS/DOJ - Microsoft's witness dubious of 'unbound' Windows

    It is "probably impossible" for Microsoft to provide an 'unbound' version of Windows, as the states suing Microsoft would require under their proposed remedies, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology testified during the company's remedy hearing Thursday.

    03 May 02 08:21 Written by Cara Garretson
  • Compaq targets IBM with new Xeon-based servers

    Compaq Computer on Thursday introduced its first Intel-based server with hot-swappable memory, a 4-way ProLiant DL580. The company also released a new 2-way ProLiant ML530 and issued upgrades to two other Intel-based systems.

    03 May 02 08:13 Written by Dan Neel
  • ISS and NAI team on new products, research

    Responding to the growing security threat of blended attacks like the Nimda and Code Red worms, Internet Security Systems (ISS) and Network Associates Thursday said that they will integrate a number of their products and research teams, as well as offer some new products, with an eye toward providing customers with more comprehensive security protection.

    03 May 02 08:12 Written by Sam Costello
  • Siemens silences Unisphere

    In an effort to round out its packet voice switching portfolio, Siemens AG has absorbed the voice division of Unisphere Networks Inc., a company funded by Siemens three years ago.

    03 May 02 08:06 Written by Tim Greene
  • ProActivity launches new business process analysis platform

    ProActivity will announce general availability of its new business process analysis platform next week featuring new XML export capabilities to support Web services and the integration of data into business process management systems.

    03 May 02 08:04 Written by Heather Harreld
  • IBM welds OLAP, data mining

    Continuing the trend of packing more business intelligence functionality into the database, IBM on Thursday announced it has released DB2 OLAP Server 8.1.

    03 May 02 08:03 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • Tibco rolls out new integration platform

    Tibco Software on Monday will announce its new business integration software product line designed to secure Web services transactions while easing integration challenges associated with linking partners to enterprise systems.

    03 May 02 08:01 Written by Heather Harreld
  • IBM bolsters eLiza

    IBM on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of its Project eLiza -- an initiative to stitch self-managing, self-healing capabilities into its servers -- by taking the wraps off several new technologies that make servers more intelligent in the way they automate infrastructure-level functions across an enterprise.

    03 May 02 07:59 Written by Ed Scannell
  • CERT: Sun Solaris hole requires patch

    Hackers can potentially exploit a format string vulnerability in remote wall requests in order to execute arbitrary code in Solaris, Sun Microsystems's version of the Unix operating system, security experts have warned.

    03 May 02 07:55 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Servers converge as part of Unisys strategy

    With three new releases, Unisys is building on efforts to migrate users of its two proprietary mainframe lines to a common architecture based on Intel and Windows technologies.

    03 May 02 07:55 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • Micron calls it quits over Hynix

    Micron Technology is walking away from further negotiations with Hynix Semiconductor after a deal between the two collapsed earlier this week.

    03 May 02 07:51 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Recruiters endorse HR-XML proposal

    Micron Technology is walking away from further negotiations with Hynix Semiconductor after a deal between the two collapsed earlier this week.

    03 May 02 07:51 Written by Martyn Williams
  • 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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