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  • Cognos' new Australian divison

    Cognos has appointed Patrick Elliott as division manager of its newly created finance division in Australia, which is dedicated to the sales and marketing of its budgeting, forecasting and reporting software.

    27 May 02 13:34 Written by Staff Writers
  • IBM sees video, not PCs, driving hard-disk sales

    For years the hard-disk drive market has been driven by a simple rule: users are always looking for more storage space. But a series of innovations has lead to big advances in the last couple of years that have left the market on the verge of change.

    27 May 02 08:51 Written by Martyn Williams
  • How to succeed with disruptive technologies

    Good companies don't fail because of radical new technologies. They fail because of the companies' reactions to those new ideas. That was the message from Harvard University professor Clayton Christensen, the keynote speaker at yesterday's TR100 conference honoring the world's top 100 young innovators.

    27 May 02 08:40 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Intel jumps off Infini-bandwagon

    Intel has cancelled its plans to sell chips for Infiniband products, a company spokesman confirmed Friday. One analyst said the move likely isn't a major setback for the emerging I/O technology, which is being supported by several other big vendors.

    27 May 02 08:40 Written by James Niccolai and Matt Berger
  • Comcast faces privacy suit

    Comcast said it will fight a US$1 billion class-action lawsuit brought by a Michigan man charging that the company violated the privacy of at least 1 million of its Internet customers last winter.

    27 May 02 08:38 Written by Brian Sullivan
  • Intel ships RosettaNet tools

    Intel this week helped small and midsize business customers, and itself at the same time, with the release of a new RosettaNet development toolkit.

    27 May 02 08:35 Written by Dan Neel
  • Tivoli eyes Web services management

    Recognizing impending demand for architectures capable of managing complex distributed networks, IBM's Tivoli Systems unit has revealed plans to roll out products supporting its "dynamic e-business initiative."

    27 May 02 08:34 Written by Mark Jones
  • Business partners, third parties can pose security risk

    The recent theft of 13,000 customer records from a major credit reporting agency shows why it's important for companies to ensure that their business partners are following strong security practices, analysts and users said.

    27 May 02 08:30 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • UpShot integrates online CRM with desktop apps

    UpShot will announce next week that it has integrated its online customer relationship management offering with popular desktop applications to boost sales representative productivity.

    27 May 02 08:27 Written by Heather Harreld
  • PwC: Online ad revenue dropped 12 percent in 2001

    UpShot will announce next week that it has integrated its online customer relationship management offering with popular desktop applications to boost sales representative productivity.

    27 May 02 08:27 Written by Heather Harreld
  • Microsoft rolls out first XP service pack

    Microsoft on Friday announced it will release a beta of its first service pack for Windows XP late this month that contains a wide assortment of new bug fixes and features, as well as the first changes that bring the operating system into compliance with the U.S. government's consent decree.

    27 May 02 08:25 Written by Ed Scannell
  • IBM, Landmark deal takes Linux to oil industry

    IBM and Landmark Graphics have signed a three-year deal to provide software, hardware and services to the global petroleum industry and could potentially make Linux the standard platform for oil and gas exploration and production.

    27 May 02 08:25 Written by Nancy Weil
  • Orange looks to boost GPRS with flat rate Net plan

    Orange SA, the French mobile phone group, will launch a program next week in France allowing users unlimited access to mobile phone services over its GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) networks for a flat monthly fee.

    27 May 02 08:20 Written by Laura Rohde
  • LG.Philips LCD opens new plant

    LG.Philips LCD on Friday officially opened what it claims is the world's largest LCD (liquid crystal display) manufacturing facility. The new plant could help curb an LCD price rise or even bring down prices.

    27 May 02 08:00 Written by Joris Evers
  • Insiders slam U.S. Navy intranet

    It's something that has never been attempted: the reduction of hundreds of disparate networks across the globe and tens of thousands of legacy applications into a single, integrated and secure intranet architecture. It's change on a massive scale that has fueled infighting and charges of mismanagement.

    27 May 02 08:00 Written by Dan Verton
  • IBM expands IT security lab

    IBM hopes to contribute $50 million to Australian IT export revenues over the next five years by increasing headcount at its Gold Coast-based security software lab by 65.

    27 May 02 07:00 Written by Helen Han
  • WORLD CUP - Hong Kong punters eye online betting

    According to a recent survey, 70 percent of Hong Kongers pondering a World Cup wager will place it via the Internet, an act currently illegal under Hong Kong law.

    24 May 02 16:00 Written by Stefan Hammond
  • IS outsourcing booms, and may bust some players

    While outsourcing in the local information systems market grew 20 per cent in 2001 and will keep growing, some players will hit the wall in an industry shakeout over the next three years, according to analysts.

    24 May 02 13:54 Written by Siobhan Chapman
  • IBM Australia shy on job cut questions

    IBM Australia will "redeploy" some local staff, but declined to comment on whether the local office would follow the US lead, after more than 700 staff were laid off in the United States.

    24 May 02 12:55 Written by Siobhan Chapman and Stephen Lawson
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