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  • NBCi Lays Off 20% of Staff

    Two weeks after beating analyst estimates in its second-quarter earnings report, NBCi has laid off about 170 employees, or 20 percent of its staff, according to sources within the company.

  • Bug Caught in Netscape's Browser

    A recently discovered flaw in Netscape Communications Corp.'s Internet browser software could let malicious hackers retrieve and view any directory or locally stored file on a victim's computer.

  • MVP.com Makes a Play for PlanetOutdoors

    In the latest sign of consolidation in the Internet retail industry, sports retailer MVP.com Inc., agreed Tuesday to buy PlanetOutdoors.com, an outdoor gear and apparel Web site.

  • IDC: Singapore to Retain Regional Notebook Lead

    Singapore will retain its standing as the largest purchaser of portable PCs in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) until at least 2004, but the CAGR (compound annual growth rate) for such products in the nation is expected to be less than those in other regional countries.

  • What's new from...MYOB, Attaché, Humanic Books, Sage, Pastel

    Touted as an "entry-level" bookkeeping solution for small service-based businesses, FirstAccounts provides a series of features small businesses need to manage their accounts including chequebook, debtors, creditors, invoicing and more than 80 management and financial reports.

  • Sick of Ads? Don't Read This

    Despite debates over the efficacy of online advertising, companies continue to pour more cash into their Internet ad campaigns.

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Linux

    Forget the argument about spreading Linux on desktops. IBM Corp. is squeezing the open-source operating system down to run on a wristwatch that would one day be able to display e-mail messages, look up stock quotes, locate phone numbers and automatically dial them on one's cell phone.

  • DEEPSKY lands $A15 million UK reseller deal for inventory app.

    DEEPSky Software is poised to hit European markets with a new Oracle-based stock and merchandising management system, which it will resell offshore under a $A15 million deal signed with UK partner Torex Retail.

  • ACCC cracks down on pyramid seller

    A Perth man has been charged by consumer watchdog the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for participating in a pyramid selling scheme via the internet.

  • Net app vendor changes direction

    Change is definitely not a dirty word for Internet appliance vendor S3.

  • States More 'Freewheeling' in E-Gov

    Under pressure to provide better government services, states and municipalities are jumping into e-government faster than their better-financed big brother, the federal government, according to a survey of 37 states and 60 federal agencies.

  • ASP NetLedger Upgrades Accounting Package

    NetLedger Inc. has unveiled the latest version of its accounting software, which was designed from the outset to be delivered as an Internet service, accessed via a Web browser.

  • Nah nah, didn't hurt

    The long-running tussle between HN and Compaq looks to be over . . . or is it?

  • Cisco Heir Apparent to Defect

    Cisco Systems Inc. said Tuesday that the person widely assumed to be in line for the company's No. 2 slot, Executive VP Don Listwin, is leaving for the top job at a networking industry startup.

  • Sun Rolls Out Linux Storage Option

    Sun Microsystems Inc. is expected to announce at LinuxWorld a fault-tolerant Linux failover option for its Sun StorEdge T3 storage array that lets large enterprises protect their data and avoid downtime. LinuxWorld starts August 14 in San Jose.

  • Telstra's ADSL Service: High Price For Speed

    Telstra is rolling out its Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) service in capital cities at the end of the month, and regional centres in the remaining of the year.

  • Palm set to release new PDA

    While most consumers would not dispute the convenience of using a personal digital assistant (PDA), there remain a few major obstacles to mainstream adoption of the devices.

  • RSA takes a portfolio approach to e-commerce security

    Security solutions vendor RSA Security has created a user authentication portfolio of products designed to provide PKI levels of protection at a fraction of the cost.

  • SAP Realigns Development and Marketing Operations

    SAP AG Monday announced a major realignment of its 6,000-employee software development operations, completing a series of organizational changes aimed at making the business applications vendor more nimble and at improving its sluggish financial results.

  • Japanese Mobile Subscriptions Smash 60 Million

    TOKYO (08/09/2000) - The total number of mobile telephone subscriptions in Japan smashed through the 60 million mark during July as mobile Internet service users also passed 15 million, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Telecommunication Carriers Association announced Tuesday.