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  • CA Releases Unicenter TNG Upgrade

    Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) announced Monday it has released the newest version of its Unicenter TNG eBusiness management software product.

  • Nortel Sets VPN Sights on Smaller Sites

    Nortel Networks Inc. is introducing two boxes that make it more affordable to hook smaller sites to corporate VPNs.

  • IBM's Red Hot Opportunity Speeds up Web Sites

    IBM Corp. Global Services is partnering with SolidSpeed Networks to enable Web hosters to offer SolidSpeed's CDN (content delivery network) services to speed up Web sites of small and midsize business clientele.

  • .Com Gets Company; Controversy Flares

    The organization charged with managing the Web's domain name system last week took the historic step of approving seven new top-level domains, a move intended to challenge the dominance of .com, introduce competition and open the domain naming system to new kinds of uses.

  • eBay releases own API

    Not many Web sites issue APIs. But online auction house eBay on Monday launched a developer program, complete with an API that the company claims will enable developers at other companies to build applications based on eBay technology.

  • SAS CEO Leaves for Health Reasons

    SAS Institute South Pacific long-serving CEO Brian Wood walked out of the company's doors for the last time after 17 years on Friday.

  • Microsoft Lays Out BizTalk Server Road Map

    Microsoft Corp.'s long-awaited BizTalk Server will feature a heavy-duty enterprise edition and a more economically priced standard version when it ships early next year, a company official disclosed last week at Comdex/Fall 2000.

  • UPDATE: Praxa confirms staff lay-offs

    Melbourne-based reseller and services company Praxa has laid off 63 staff in another major restructure, claiming the changes were made "with regret" in order to streamline the business and focus on its core competencies in IT infrastructure, systems integration and multimedia streaming.

  • Telco Extends Into North Queensland

    Macquarie Corporate Telecommunications is in expansion mode, announcing a move into the Queensland regional centre of Townsville.

  • Coles Myer appoints COO

    Coles Myer has appointed Warren Flick as its new chief operating officer for its Apparel and Home and for Myer Grace Bros.

  • Entrust Gears up for Regional Expansion

    As part of a major assault on the Australian and New Zealand market, Entrust Technologies has formed a distribution partnership with Key Trust to provide e-business solutions.

  • Harvey Norman to take on Europe

    Harvey Norman will move its retail operations into Europe with the planned opening of its first store in Slovenia by November next year.

  • Japan Looking Hard at NTT

    Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications emphasized Friday its desire to re-evaluate the holding company structure of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) , the nation's dominant telecommunications company.

  • U.S. Army Kick-Starts Cyberwar Machine

    The U.S. military has a new mission: Be ready to launch a cyberattack against potential adversaries, some of whom are stockpiling cyberweapons.

  • Web Site Supports IT Students

    To help prepare IT students for working in the industry, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has launched a Web site to promote links between aspiring professionals and those already in the workforce.

  • NEWS FLASH: Buy.com bites the dust

    Buy.com's glitzy Australian etail site has bit the dust today in another kick in the guts for the online retail business model.

  • Bumps on the Road to GML Acceptance

    Although GML is gaining support globally, there are still barriers to its adoption.

  • BPay Picks Sun For E-bill Solution

    BPay has chosen Sun Microsystems to provide technology for its electronic bill presentment (EBP) service which it plans to launch by the middle of next year.

  • Government Boosts Pay for Half Its IT Workers

    The U.S. federal government next year will increase the salaries of nearly half its information technology workers by up to 33 percent - a move intended to improve the government's ability to recruit and retain employees. But while it may help make government service more attractive, it won't solve the government's IT labor hiring problems, according to federal employees.

  • IBM launches trio of Pentium 4-based desktops

    IBM will announce this week its first three desktop PCs featuring Intel's new Pentium 4 processor -- a high-end consumer-oriented PC and two desktop machines aimed at businesses.