Multimedia hardware supplier Creative Technology Ltd. posted a loss of US$101 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2001, ended March 31, with sales down by 20.4 percent from the same quarter last year to $263 million, the company announced in a statement Friday.
The National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC), the cybersecurity arm of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, warned U.S. businesses yesterday to prepare to defend their systems and networks next week from a possible strike by Chinese hackers seeking revenge for the loss of a Chinese fighter pilot whose jet collided with a U.S. plane over the South China Sea earlier this month.
Amazon.com subsidiary Alexa Internet has settled a lawsuit under terms that require it to pay up to US$1.9 million to users whose personally identifiable information is found in the company's database, Alexa's president said Friday.
Oracle and Akamai Technologies planned to announce their first technology collaboration on Monday, a jointly developed markup language dubbed Edge Side Includes (ESI) that is intended to speed delivery of dynamic Web pages.
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday gave users of its Systems Management Server (SMS) a good look at forthcoming features of that product as well as an in-depth tutorial on a new operations management application due in beta form within weeks.
In the latest twist in the semiconductor memory patent infringement battle, U.S. semiconductor company Atmel Corp. said Thursday that customs authorities in the U.S. had blocked imports of chips said to be infringing on one of its patents, while Japan's Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., which has seen shipments of its chips halted, maintained they do not infringe the patents under question.
Motorola Inc. and Nortel Networks Corp. forged ahead in a thriving Chinese telecommunications equipment market with a number of announcements at the PT Supercomm Asia conference in Shanghai, which began April 25. Motorola unveiled a new combination handset and PDA (personal digital assistant) for GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) and Nortel announced three new deals for building GSM (Global System for Mobile telecommunications) networks.
China United Telecommunications Corp. (China Unicom) has selected South Korea's Samsung Electronics and Canadian telecom equipment manufacturer Nortel Networks as two of the equipment vendors for a nationwide CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) mobile phone network.
Altiris Inc., which makes software for managing PCs in networks, will announce plans Monday to purchased the file transfer software product Carbon Copy from Compaq Computer Corp., the company said in a statement.
In a move to temper its sagging consulting revenues, Oracle will soon start offering hosted implementations of its software applications, beginning with a 90-day hosted version of its CRM (customer relationship management) software, the company announced Thursday.
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27 April 01 15:06
Users of Linux, Windows NT and OS/400 will be able to manage their networks less expensively and run multiple applications and operating systems on several low-end to high-end iSeries (AS/400) servers IBM Corp. unveiled last week.
When Bill Clinton spoke to students and administrators at the California Institute of Technology in January 2000, the then-U.S. president talked of future breakthroughs in technology that would lead to a device the size of a lump of sugar which could hold the contents of the U.S. Library of Congress. Now, the market debut of such a device may be in view in Japan, a group of engineers and scientists from Kyoto University and Central Glass Co. Ltd. said Tuesday.
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