STMicroelectronics NV Thursday said that it has implemented further cost-cutting measures, including the shutdown of its wafer fabrication plant in Ottawa and the transfer of most of the jobs to other facilities.
Agere Systems Inc., the former microelectronics unit of Lucent Technologies Inc., on Thursday said it filed suit against Proxim Inc., alleging that the wireless networking company is infringing on three of Agere's wireless local area network (WLAN) patents.
Microsoft Corp. showered Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates with the full executive-as-rock-star treatment in New York on Thursday, where Gates hosted the company's local Office XP launch event.
Citigroup Inc. yesterday said it will offer its corporate customers the ability to route bills electronically to consumers through an online service backed by three large financial services competitors.
Worldwide sales of mobile phones reached 96.7 million units in the first quarter of 2001, and the cellular phone market remains on pace to reach as many as 500 million units sold by the end of 2001, according to a new study released Thursday.
Open Source Development Lab (OSDL), a nonprofit organization that provides facilities for testing and development of high-performance Linux applications, has announced plans to open its first Asian lab in Tokyo. The new lab, its second, is expected to be established in the fourth quarter this year.
SAS Institute Inc. Thursday announced a major partnership with Compaq Computer Corp. and Electronic Data Systems Corp. to deliver an application service provider (ASP) service designed to enable online retailers to analyze their customer data effectively.
The French telecommunications regulator Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications (ART) recommended to the French government on Thursday that it issue licenses to operate 3G (third-generation) mobile telecommunications networks to France Télécom SA's mobile telecommunications subsidiary, Orange SA, and Vivendi Universal SA's subsidiary SFR.
The failure of Australia's fourth-largest carrier, One.Tel Ltd., on Wednesday marks "a black day" for telecommunication competition in Australia, according to local independent telecommunication analyst Paul Budde.
BERLIN (05/31/2001) - Deutsche Telekom AG's (DT) acquisition of U.S. wireless operators VoiceStream Wireless Corp. and Powertel Inc. becomes final Thursday, as the German telecommunication giant issues new shares to pay for the takeover.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will provide systems integration services to connect trading partners to Viacore's private online trading exchanges under agreements announced this week.
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