• Dataquest: Mobile-phone sales fall for the first time

    Mobile-phone sales fell 3.2 percent last year, the first-ever decline in an industry that saw a compound annual growth rate of close to 60 percent between 1996 and 2000, according to a survey released Monday.

    12 March 02 09:18 Written by Joris Evers
  • Wireless LAN to spread its wings with new chips

    High-speed wireless LAN users may get more freedom and better security as the provider of IEEE 802.11a chips to many equipment vendors rolls out its second-generation silicon over the next few months.

    12 March 02 09:16 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Check Point deploys software, OS on a CD

    Check Point Software Technologies says it has found an easy way for companies to install, configure and deploy its security software with its new SecurePlatform Media Pack, which the company announced yesterday.

    12 March 02 09:15 Written by Sam Costello
  • Veritas upgrades flagship backup suite

    Storage software giant Veritas Software announced on Monday an upgrade to one of its flagship storage software products, NetBackup 4.5.

    12 March 02 09:12 Written by Dan Neel
  • Pirus Networks connects storage with utility switch

    Pirus Networks Inc. on Monday introduced the PSX-1000 storage utility switch, which is intended to provide a simple and direct way to link multiple storage devices running different data protocols.

    12 March 02 09:10 Written by Dan Neel
  • Intersil to acquire Elantec in US$1.4B deal

    Intersil Corp. is to acquire Elantec Semiconductor Inc. in a cash and stock deal valued at US$1.4 billion, the companies announced Sunday.

    12 March 02 09:01 Written by Laura Rohde
  • HP/COMPAQ: Two pension funds join opposition

    A pair of pension funds, including the United States' largest, have decided to vote their shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) against the company's planned acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp.

    12 March 02 08:58 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Compaq, Lucent team on 3G compatibility

    In a deal designed to push the adoption of 3G (third generation) wireless technology, Lucent Technologies Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp. Monday announced that they would work together to ensure compatibility between Compaq's iPaq handhelds and Evo laptop line and Lucent's 3G network hardware.

    12 March 02 08:41 Written by Sam Costello
  • ESC - Linux digs in at embedded systems show

    In a world where cars, gadgets and even household appliances are becoming smarter and connected to networks, software inside them that previously went unnoticed is attracting increased attention.

    12 March 02 08:34 Written by Matt Berger
  • HP/COMPAQ: Survey - CIOs divided about acquisition

    Technology executives are just as conflicted as shareholders about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HP) planned acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp., according to a Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. survey released Monday.

    12 March 02 08:32 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Qwest under SEC probe

    Amid increased federal scrutiny of corporate financial reports, Qwest Communications International Inc. Monday confirmed that it is the subject of a probe of its accounting practices.

    12 March 02 08:25 Written by Matt Berger
  • Motorola releases new security processors

    Motorola Inc. revealed a series of new microprocessor technologies Monday, including two network security processors, the first audio chip based on the company's 32-bit ColdFire architecture and new microcode for integrated communication processors.

    12 March 02 08:23 Written by George A. Chidi Jr
  • Startup Bodacion claims unhackable server

    Claims of unhackable products come and go in the computer industry, with the unhackable product always ending with a crack in its once-shiny armor. Last week, yet another company claimed to have an unhackable product, this time a Web server, but according to at least one user, the claim may be right.

    12 March 02 08:19 Written by Sam Costello
  • HP taps researchers for Linux love

    Hewlett-Packard Co. Monday joined forces with a number of scientific bodies around the globe to examine how the Linux operating system running on HP's cutting-edge servers can serve as a key platform for research.

    12 March 02 08:17 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Navy names Seasprite system winner

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has awarded a multimillion deal to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) to develop a tactical system software for the Navy's 11 new SH-2G(A) Super Seasprite Helicopters.

    11 March 02 17:15 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • NSW Rail signs up $17m virtual training centre

    The NSW State Rail Authority (SRA) is establishing a $17 million virtual reality and simulation centre for staff training which is set to go live in October.

    11 March 02 13:30 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • AOL Broadband leader goes on 'break'

    The president of America Online's (AOL) broadband unit is taking a "break" and will be replaced by another unit leader, an AOL spokesman said last Friday, leaving investors and users to speculate over the future of the company's broadband plans.

    11 March 02 13:15 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • 3G gets real, Gorbachev to address show

    Wireless technology in homes, on highways, in hospitals and in national defense will take center stage at the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association's (CTIA) annual trade show for wireless products and services at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando from March 18-20.

    11 March 02 13:11 Written by George A. Chidi Jr
  • Kangan Batman Tafe signs $750,000 IT deal

    Kangan Batman TAFE in Melbourne has signed a deal worth more than $750,000 for a new technology environment suited to the needs of its students and staff.

    11 March 02 13:00 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • 3G prospects look grim

    For veteran telecomms analyst David Swift the real story about the future of high bandwidth mobile telephony applications is a grim tale.

    11 March 02 11:32 Written by David Beynon
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