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  • Wireless ISPs flourishing in smaller markets

    The high-profile demises of business-oriented wireless service providers such as Winstar Communications, Teligent and Metricom has given the wireless access market a black eye, but a study from The Yankee Group Inc. released this week found that wireless ISPs targeting residential users in rural areas are having some success.

    22 Feb. 02 12:26 Written by Michael Martin
  • Tech council tackles security, financial issues

    The high-profile demises of business-oriented wireless service providers such as Winstar Communications, Teligent and Metricom has given the wireless access market a black eye, but a study from The Yankee Group Inc. released this week found that wireless ISPs targeting residential users in rural areas are having some success.

    22 Feb. 02 12:26 Written by Michael Martin
  • Legato buys up storage vendor OTG

    Legato on Thursday announced it is purchasing storage software vendor OTG Software in a deal valued at $US403 million.

    22 Feb. 02 11:05 Written by Deni Connor
  • International music piracy treaty ready to roll

    A new international treaty aiming to protect musicians and the recording industry from Internet and digital piracy is set to go into effect in May, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced Thursday.

    22 Feb. 02 09:34 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • ING banks on RealNetworks

    A new international treaty aiming to protect musicians and the recording industry from Internet and digital piracy is set to go into effect in May, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced Thursday.

    22 Feb. 02 09:34 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Intel names co-CIOs

    SafeWeb Inc., a developer of online privacy technology used by consumers, political dissidents and government agencies, including the CIA, last week said there are security gaps in its software that could put the identities of users at risk.

    22 Feb. 02 09:29 Written by Dan Verton
  • SafeWeb users vulnerable

    SafeWeb Inc., a developer of online privacy technology used by consumers, political dissidents and government agencies, including the CIA, last week said there are security gaps in its software that could put the identities of users at risk.

    22 Feb. 02 09:29 Written by Dan Verton
  • MS plans to fold mobile server into Exchange, ISA

    Microsoft Corp. signaled a major shift in its mobile infrastructure strategy Wednesday when it announced plans to deconstruct its stand-alone mobile access server and integrate the pieces into its other back-end servers.

    22 Feb. 02 09:17 Written by John Fontana
  • Symantec unveils 5-in-1 Gateway Security products

    Warning of the influx of integrated security threats that businesses must now face, Symantec Corp. Thursday previewed its new Gateway Security appliances, which are intended to help small and medium-size businesses battle security risks with five key features.

    22 Feb. 02 09:14 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Portals take on transactions

    As enterprise portal initiatives emerge from the first generation of internal, employee-facing deployments to take on more business-to-business chores, vendors such as IBM Corp., Art Technology Group Inc. (ATG), and BroadVision Inc. are strengthening the links between commerce systems and the portal framework.

    22 Feb. 02 09:04 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Legato buys up storage vendor OTG

    Legato Inc. Thursday announced it is purchasing storage software vendor OTG Software Inc. in a deal valued at US$403 million.

    22 Feb. 02 08:48 Written by Deni Connor
  • Microsoft opts to share more code

    Microsoft Corp. will uncloak more of the source code powering its Windows operating system, ostensibly to give system integrators better ability to perform deep security analysis and privacy verification, and to troubleshoot and fine-tune custom Windows applications.

    22 Feb. 02 08:46 Written by George A. Chidi Jr
  • Microsoft Media Player logs users' DVD picks

    Microsoft Corp.'s latest media player software keeps track of what DVDs are played on a PC and shares that information with the software maker via the Internet, privacy watcher Richard Smith said in an advisory Wednesday.

    22 Feb. 02 08:40 Written by Joris Evers
  • Panel proposes Net music royalty rates

    A U.S. government panel charged with helping set royalty rates that Web broadcasters will have to pay for streaming music over the Internet delivered its recommendations Wednesday, handing down numbers that left both the recording industry and the Web broadcasters equally dissatisfied.

    22 Feb. 02 08:39 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Microsoft brews enterprise Hailstorm

    Despite lacking a clear business plan, Microsoft Corp. is preparing to release a new version of its .Net My Services infrastructure platform ahead of its expected deployment in the enterprise.

    22 Feb. 02 08:36 Written by Mark Leon
  • National database puts brakes on car racket

    After many years delay and $20 million spent on integration, a national register of written-off vehicles (WOVR) is finally set to go live in April to tackle a burgeoning vehicle rebirthing racket, estimated to be worth some $7 million a month.

    22 Feb. 02 08:32 Written by Kelly Mills
  • CA readies storage portal for April launch

    Computer Associates will launch its storage portal technology in April at its annual CA World in the US.
    Mark Milford, senior vice president and general manager storage management products for Computer Associates, said the BrightStor storage portal will be vendor-agnostic and provide IT professionals with the ability to manage storage enterprise-wide.

    22 Feb. 02 08:30 Written by Kelly Mills
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    What other challenging opportunities lie within the IT sector? Seeking new frontiers to progress your career? Project management can help you excel

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