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  • IBM scores with restructured Euro ASP licenses

    IBM's restructuring of its Lotus hosting partner program for ASPs (application service providers) has this week brought it its largest European customer to date, the BT Ignite division of U.K. telecommunication operator British Telecommunications PLC (BT).

    30 Jan. 02 08:40 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Matsushita sues Samsung over DRAM patents

    Matsushita Electrical Industrial, which is better known by its Panasonic brand name, filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics on Monday.

    30 Jan. 02 08:37 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Fujitsu, Toshiba report Q3 losses as woes deepen

    Two of Japan's largest electronics companies, Fujitsu and Toshiba, reported Tuesday that they lost money during the last three months of 2001 and lowered their already-dismal forecasts for the twelve-month period to the end of March.

    30 Jan. 02 08:36 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Chartered sees light at end of semiconductor tunnel

    Despite recording fourth-quarter 2001 revenue 76 percent lower than for the year before, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd., the world's third-largest silicon wafer foundry, believes that the semiconductor market is beginning to stabilize, according to a company statement issued Tuesday.

    30 Jan. 02 08:35 Written by David Legard
  • Handspring launches PDA phone in Asia

    Handheld device maker Handspring has moved into new territory as it launched its PDA (personal digital assistant)-cum-phone, called Treo, in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

    30 Jan. 02 08:32 Written by Stephanie Sim
  • Unisphere unites ATM, IP in one box

    Looking to smooth service providers' paths toward offering advanced services based on IP (Internet Protocol), Unisphere Networks on Monday announced a new series of routing switches for the edge of service-provider networks.

    30 Jan. 02 08:30 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • LINUXWORLD: Group plans sturdier 'carrier-grade' Linux

    A group of major hardware and software vendors is expected to announce plans this week to develop a new version of Linux optimized for large servers used by the telecommunication industry, officials involved with the announcement said.

    30 Jan. 02 08:25 Written by Matt Berger
  • Gateway follows job cuts with price cuts

    Less than a week after announcing plans to slash 2,250 jobs, Gateway announced a happier sort of cuts Monday: price cuts.

    30 Jan. 02 08:20 Written by Douglas F. Gray
  • Banks take brunt of database breaches

    A new survey has found the banking and finance sector suffers more database security breaches than any other industry forcing Australia's biggest players to beef up security practices.

    30 Jan. 02 08:10 Written by Helen Han
  • LINUXWORLD: More services aimed at businesses

    Last year's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in New York was a time for major vendors like IBM and Hewlett-Packard to debut new hardware offerings running various flavors of the Linux open-source operating system.

    29 Jan. 02 17:00 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Lotus: J2EE is its future for software

    Lotus Development Corp. today used the opening of its annual Lotusphere conference to hang the future of Domino server and its other collaborative software on Java 2 Enterprise Edition, a platform that has been firmly embraced by parent company IBM Corp.

    29 Jan. 02 13:48 Written by John Fontana
  • SMS not the answer in an emergency: ACA

    Mobile users should not rely on short message service (SMS) in an emergency, warned the Australian Communications Authority (ACA).

    29 Jan. 02 12:22 Written by Kelly Mills
  • LINUXWORLD: Sendmail, Compaq ink deal

    In a bid to lower the price of enterprise-class e-mail, Sendmail and Compaq will announce on Tuesday a plan to sell Sendmail's popular Internet mail software bundled on Compaq's Linux servers.

    29 Jan. 02 11:48 Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan
  • Lotus CEO Zollar: New Notes, Domino to be out by Sept.

    A conservative Nixon-era economist turned Hollywood celebrity might be an unusual spokesman for a famously liberal software company located in the famously liberal city of Cambridge, Mass. But Ben Stein proved an appropriate messenger to deliver this year's theme of proven return on investment from the Lotus Software Group's collaboration products.

    29 Jan. 02 11:45 Written by Jennifer DiSabatino
  • Sun prepares iPlanet Application Server for Linux

    Sun Microsystems announced a version of the iPlanet Application Server Monday that will run on the Linux operating system, as the company tries to attract additional users to its software for building out their Internet infrastructure.

    29 Jan. 02 11:38 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Turin Networks emerges

    Turin Networks Inc. emerged from stealth mode last week with three new Multiservice Provisioning Platform boxes geared at both the metro edge and metro core.

    29 Jan. 02 11:15 Written by Terri Gimpelson
  • Global Crossing files for bankruptcy

    International data communication carrier Global Crossing Holdings Ltd. plans to file for bankruptcy protection both in New York and its Bermuda home base, stranding investors in yet another giant corporate bankruptcy of the new year.

    29 Jan. 02 11:00 Written by George A. Chidi Jr
  • TruSecure buys managed security company

    Managed security firm TruSecure Corp. Monday announced that it has acquired managed infrastructure security company Three Pillars Inc. The terms of the all-stock deal were not disclosed, though the deal is already final.

    29 Jan. 02 10:45 Written by Sam Costello
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