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  • Intel: 1.13GHz P3 Will Return in 'Couple of Months'

    Intel will take a couple of months to review and refine its speediest chip before the company continues its production and begins shipping it again, the company said Tuesday.

  • IIA puts e-biz 'on notice' to design disabled-friendly sites

    In a move that has implications for Web developers, the Internet Industry Association (IIA) has warned online businesses to design user-friendly websites for the disabled or face the risk of legal proceedings.

  • Parents' Guide to Ergonomics

    Today's kids spend hours in front of computers every day. If you think that's good news, you're not alone -- parents and educators everywhere are clamoring for increased funding for computers in the classroom. And after school comes even more computer time, as kids play games, chat, and do homework.

  • Microsoft Offers Office 10 Details

    BOSTON (08/29/2000) - Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced its newest version of Microsoft Office, which currently is undergoing its first technical beta testing and will hit retail stores in about 10 months.

  • Stopped Before You Start

    You know you're in trouble. Almost as soon as you turn on your Mac, it makes a noise you've never heard before - it may sound like glass breaking in a car crash or like a series of beeps. If you have an older Mac, the dreaded Sad Mac icon may appear, or you may just get a blank gray screen. After that, your Mac acts as though it's dead in the water. What do you do?

  • Corral Your E-mail

    The blessings of e-mail are many: almost instant communication with family and friends; easy business collaboration; and of course, endless opportunities for workplace humor. The downside is unsolicited commercial e-mail, often known as spam. Almost as soon as you open a new e-mail account, you start receiving unwanted offers for fraudulent business opportunities and steaming hot pornography. This load of spam is on top of your legitimate mail, which, however welcome, adds up quickly.

  • Jobs: OS X Public Beta to Be Out in Two Weeks

    SAN FRANCISCO (08/29/2000) - The public beta for Apple Computer Inc.'s Mac OS X will be rolled out on Sept. 13 at the Apple Expo in Paris, company Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs said in a keynote speech here Tuesday in which he addressed the OS delay with humor.

  • Sun Adopts GNOME 2.0 for Solaris

    Sun Microsystems recently became a member of the GNOME Foundation, a group of technology companies and open community developers that plans to promote GNOME as an open user environment across the industry. In addition, Sun announced plans to implement GNOME 2.0 as Solaris's desktop. It's anticipated that Sun's adoption of GNOME for Solaris will be beneficial to Linux developers, and will ensure quality and reliability from the GNOME Foundation.

  • Dot-Orgs Keep Community Alive at LinuxWorld Expo

    With more than 150 commercial Linux vendors at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, including industry heavyweights such as Compaq Computer, IBM, Computer Associates, Red Hat , and Corel, it was easy to overlook the people and organizations that truly make Linux what it is. Many attendees were no doubt taken in by the glitzy marketing blitz, by the magicians, acrobats, and flashy displays. Personally, I went to the Expo to meet the community. I wanted to know what was going on with the people who actually created Linux as we know it today. They are the ones who started developing for Linux on an old 386. They are the people who generally don't get paid a dime to work on their beloved operating system. I wanted to talk to the folks who get their hands dirty with Linux, the ones involved with KDE, GNOME (not Helix or Eazel), and GNU.

  • ASPs: Is it all Bells and whistles?

    Among the hype and hoopla surrounding the application service provider (ASP) market, analyst International Data Corp (IDC) is finalising a report into the current state of play for the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Intel, Telesystem Sink US$10.8 Million in Popcast

    STOCKHOLM (08/29/2000) - Popcast Communications Corp., a provider of business-to-business streaming media software and services, announced Tuesday that it has received a total of US$10.8 million in investment from Intel Capital and Telesystem Ltd.

  • Network Solutions Briefs

    NDC up for grabs, IntraNet Solutions upgrades Xpedio server, 3Com serves Xircom with patent lawsuit

  • Sabre Buys GetThere, Announces Layoffs

    Arguments over which company was leading in the business-to-business travel procurement space were put to rest Monday as Sabre Holdings Corp. purchased its chief competitor, GetThere Inc. in Menlo Park, Calif.

  • Australia gets global eTick

    An Australian technology company has taken credit for a global e-commerce standard designed to allay consumer fears, particularly of privacy and security, over the Internet.

  • Microsoft Invests in Another Game Company

    Microsoft Corp. has agreed an exclusive distribution deal with Maryland-based strategy games developer Big Huge Games Inc., the companies announced Wednesday. Microsoft has also made an equity investment of unspecified size in the company.

  • Analysis: New standards orbit XML

    Are recent changes to the XML standard and new XML extensions leaving you feeling lost in space? This primer will help you catch up on useful XML standards, soon-to-be standards and satellite technologies

  • Latecomer launches management software

    The GST has come and gone but Attaché Catapult has just launched a $1.3 million advertising and marketing campaign for its new business suite.

  • Mom Knows Best: Palm Pilot M100

    Palm Inc. has won the hearts of techies with its self-named personal digital assistant (PDA). Now the company has its sights set on a new market -- consumers who have yet to jump on the handheld-organizer bandwagon.

  • Report: Beijing Court Issues Cybersquatting Rules

    A court in Beijing has issued rules against registering domain names that violate trademarks, according to a report Tuesday on the Web site of the official People's Daily newspaper.

  • The lure of eData

    As eDataGroup prepares to enter a new era, co-founder Garry Humphreys spoke to Agnes King on what it takes to keep a company alive for 12 years in an ever-fragile marketplace

  • Economist survey foresees shift in IT service delivery

    63% of LOBs expected growth of third-party tech services, while increased spending on enterprise IT services is anticipated by 65% of CIOs


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