Microsoft Corp. has formalized a promised expansion of its Windows source-code sharing program, detailing plans to give about 1,000 of its large corporate users in the US an opportunity to view the closely guarded code.
The widespread adoption of new technologies has created new opportunities for fraud that any Internet user is susceptible to, a situation made worse by ignorance about the issue, according to a new study released this week.
Experts have recommended that access to the Internet's Whois service that allows users to look up ownership information on Internet domain names in the .com, org and .net TLDs (top-level domains) be made simpler.
The Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI), a group formed in August to define a standard way to model business processes, is prepared to release the first draft of specifications for BPML (Business Process Modeling Language), an XML (extensible markup language) schema that is the first step toward the group's goal.
Oracle Corp. announced new software Wednesday designed to make it easier for companies to maintain a backup copy of their database, with the goal of preserving data in the event of a system failure, human error or natural disaster.
On a 150-acre patch of land on the edge of San Jose, California, there's little more than dandelions, wild mustard and a cluster of greenhouses. It's a strong reminder of the area's agricultural past. But a different kind of farm is a year away: a massive server farm where a complex of buildings humming with networking equipment and powered by a dedicated energy plant will spread across the property in an experiment of grand proportions.
Bob Aldrich, a 30-year veteran of the energy business, had plans for a small, innovative electric generator that could power shopping malls and corporate campuses. There was just one problem: Potential customers wouldn't give him a contract until he had a factory to build the generators, and he couldn't get financing to build a factory until he signed a customer.
The lack of GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) mobile handsets which has been hampering the roll-out of these services should ease by the third quarter of this year, according to David Almstrom, vice president of business strategy for L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. in China.
While most Antarctic bases must economise on high-cost satellite communications, a fortuitous deal with the South African Department of Environmental Affairs has helped researchers at that country's SANAE IV base ensure continuous data, fax and phone connections that have bridged the distance back to South Africa.
American scientists taking advantage of the clear, dark skies and dry atmosphere at the South Pole to do cutting-edge astrophysics face numerous drawbacks working at this remote location. Besides the physical and perhaps psychological discomforts, the lack of consistently available data communications links makes their work at the Amundsen-Scott Station more arduous. But a new satellite connection that recently went into service is giving these researchers improved access to e-mail, the Web, and their colleagues back in the U.S.
A new mass-mailing trojan worm called "NAKEDWIFE" is circulating and, if executed, can delete files that are necessary for everyday computer operation, several computer security companies confirmed Tuesday.
Pushing for consistent profit growth, J.D. Edwards & Co. is shifting its focus to supply-chain management offerings and launching a reorganization that will slash US$75 million from its operating costs over the next 18 months.
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced a beta version of its first update of the Visio drawing and diagramming software suite, which the software giant acquired through its purchase of Visio, first announced in September 1999.
In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.
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