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  • IBM tries to rev up Linux

    Trying to grow the library of applications for Linux, IBM Corp. on Tuesday announced a program for developers that makes a server available to them over the Internet so they can develop, test and port their applications to IBM's iSeries server.

    19 Dec. 01 08:15 Written by Ed Scannell
  • Progress Software debuts disaster recovery services

    A business unit of Progress Software Corp. announced a new set of online disaster recovery services on Monday to be offered to customers as part of a managed services program, dubbed ASPen.

    19 Dec. 01 08:15 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • J.D Edwards integrates CRM, ERP packages

    J.D. Edwards & Co. plans to detail a new version of its collaborative customer relationship management offering, CRM version 1.1, that links to the company's ERP applications.

    19 Dec. 01 08:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • Microsoft delays Expedia sale

    Microsoft Corp.'s planned sale of Internet travel retailer Expedia Inc. has been delayed after the buyer, USA Networks Inc., entered negotiations to sell off some of its assets to entertainment giant Vivendi Universal SA.

    19 Dec. 01 08:00 Written by Matt Berger
  • Conexant, Alpha form US$3B wireless chip venture

    Conexant Systems Inc. and Alpha Industries Inc. have agreed to merge their wireless chip manufacturing operations into a US$3 billion, yet-to-be-named new company that will produce a broad range of components for mobile devices.

    19 Dec. 01 08:00 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Nortel taps Greg Mumford for CTO post

    Nortel Networks Corp. yesterday announced the appointment of Greg Mumford, 55, as chief technology officer, a position that hadn't been officially filled since February, when Bill Hawe left the company.

    19 Dec. 01 08:00 Written by James Cope
  • Red Hat Linux now available for IBM S/390 mainframes

    Two months after releasing the latest version 7.2 of its popular Red Hat Linux operating system software, Red Hat Inc. yesterday announced the availability of Red Hat Linux for the IBM Corp. S/390 mainframe.

    19 Dec. 01 08:00 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Jobs: Microsoft settlement still not good enough

    As Microsoft Corp.'s lawyers once again sit down with mediators and lawyers for the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit today, Apple Computer Inc. CEO Steve Jobs has offered a statement reiterating his company's position.

    19 Dec. 01 07:57 Written by Peter Cohen
  • BMI grants music licenses to MSN, Yahoo

    U.S. performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) said Tuesday that it forged a long-term deal granting music licensing rights to Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Music and Yahoo Inc., in a move that highlights the industry's desire to legitimize music on the Internet.

    19 Dec. 01 07:45 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • HP/COMPAQ: CEOs struggle to keep the brand alive

    "Carly Fiorina has taken a brand that was growing steadily and cast it into chaos - for no good reason, as the Compaq merger) deal, while it may be good, was not communicated in a clear and articulate manner, leading to the current negative perceptions," claims an anonymous survey respondent.

    18 Dec. 01 16:23 Written by Mark Jones
  • Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington

    The pending appointment by President Bush of Microsoft Corp.'s chief security officer Howard Schmidt to the No. 2 position at the U.S. government's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board raises an important question about the homeland security effort: Should private-sector experts be heading for the White House or frontline security agencies? .

    18 Dec. 01 14:50 Written by Dan Verton
  • SAP plans to roll out SRM solution

    SAP AG said Monday it plans to enter the SRM (supplier relationship management) market in a move that could jeopardize its relationship with key partner Commerce One Inc.

    18 Dec. 01 13:52 Written by Heather Harreld
  • E-learning scores big wins

    Several big-name organizations such as General Motors Corp., the U.S. Army, and EMC Corp. will soon be hitting the books online, tapping e-learning services and products from vendors Saba Software Inc., SmartForce, and KnowledgeNet.

    18 Dec. 01 13:48 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Palm signs deal with TI for wireless chips

    After months of speculation over the direction of the Palm Inc. product road map, the company announced Monday its choice of Texas Instruments (TI) as its processor partner for its next generation of PDAs.

    18 Dec. 01 13:40 Written by Ephraim Schwartz and Laura Rohde
  • Court denies AMD's request for sealed Intel evidence

    A U.S. District Court on Friday denied a motion filed by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) in which the chip maker sought to make sealed documents from a 1997 antitrust suit against rival Intel Corp. available for a European Commission (EC) inquiry into alleged anticompetitive behavior by the company.

    18 Dec. 01 13:35 Written by San Francisco
  • Survey: Salary, demand for security pros increasing

    Cyber terrorism fears in the age of insecurity has spread to Australian organisations who have reprioritised IT budgets to increase security spending in 2002.

    18 Dec. 01 13:10 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Revamped Air New Zealand sticks with IBM

    IBM Corp.'s Global Services division is emerging as the winner as Air New Zealand Ltd. consolidates IT suppliers in the wake of its financial woes.

    18 Dec. 01 09:02 Written by Andrea Malcolm
  • Bookham to buy Marconi Optical Components

    Bookham Technology PLC has agreed to acquire Marconi PLC's optical components subsidiary in an all-share deal valued at around 19.7 million pounds (US$28.6 million), based on Bookham's closing share price on Friday, the company announced Monday.

    18 Dec. 01 08:50 Written by Peter Sayer
  • PeopleSoft to release Customer Behavior Modeling

    PeopleSoft Inc. on Monday plans to announce the ity of its Customer Behavior Modeling tool as part of an upgrade to its Enterprise Performance Management suite.

    18 Dec. 01 08:46 Written by Paul Krill
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