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  • CA posts Q3 revenue drop but narrowing net loss

    Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) posted a US$231 million net loss for its third fiscal quarter of 2002 amid declining revenue from a year ago.

    23 Jan. 02 13:55 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Netscape files antitrust suit against Microsoft

    Netscape Communications Corp., a subsidiary of Internet and media giant AOL Time Warner Inc., filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. Tuesday, alleging that the software maker harmed Netscape with anticompetitive practices related to the Windows operating system.

    23 Jan. 02 11:49 Written by Matt Berger
  • Panel: Storage options improving

    Storage experts say IP storage and performance advances present a variety of opportunities for enterprise customers who have not yet implemented storage-area networks.

    23 Jan. 02 10:27 Written by Deni Connor
  • Survey: Banks hit by most database breaches

    Database software developers in the banking and finance industries reported more security breaches than database developers in any other industry polled in a survey released Monday.

    23 Jan. 02 09:45 Written by Matt Berger
  • Sycamore rolls out new switches

    Sycamore Networks Inc. on Tuesday expanded its line of service-provider switches with a device that can serve at the core of small and medium-sized metropolitan-area networks.

    23 Jan. 02 08:45 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • ScanDo pokes, prods, secures Web apps

    Web application security firm KaVaDo Inc. beefed up its line of products Tuesday when it announced a new vulnerability-assessment tool for Web applications called ScanDo.

    23 Jan. 02 08:45 Written by Sam Costello
  • Compaq targets utility computing

    Compaq Computer Corp. is pushing storage, thin client standardization, and the benefits of measured server usage as the next phase of its Computing on Demand initiative.

    23 Jan. 02 08:30 Written by Brian Fonseca and Dan Neel
  • Startup first with 'legacy MPLS' services

    Edge router startup Laurel Networks Inc. this week unveiled a management system for provisioning IP and Multi-protocol Label Switching-based services in networks employing the company's equipment.

    23 Jan. 02 08:30 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Where to for IT in 2002

    Australian IT managers are clear about what's hot and what's not in 2002. IT outsourcing and security spending remains hot but long-term projects without immediate returns are out.

    23 Jan. 02 08:22 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Oracle revamps software pricing yet again

    Pricing for Oracle business applications, which has been a long-standing source of contention with its user base, has been revamped yet again.

    23 Jan. 02 08:20 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Job drought in ICT persists in 2002

    As eastern Australia suffers through a long, dry summer, the job drought within the ICT (information and communication technology) sector looks set to face a wintery chill in 2002 as the number of 'hot' skills sets reduces to a trickle.

    23 Jan. 02 08:18 Written by Kelly Mills
  • Kavado, Okena focus on application defenses

    Okena Technologies and Kavado Inc. introduced products on Tuesday designed to safeguard applications from complex computer attacks that can run roughshod over firewall and intrusion detection systems.

    23 Jan. 02 08:15 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Pressplay extends service; sings through MP3.com

    Online music subscription service Pressplay widened its potential audience Tuesday by announcing that the service is now available to all U.S. consumers and through a fourth affiliate, MP3.com.

    23 Jan. 02 08:15 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Lucent tops revenue projection, predicts profits

    Troubled telecommunication-equipment maker Lucent Technologies Inc. said Tuesday that revenue for the first quarter of its 2002 fiscal year, ending Dec. 31, was slightly better than its own expectations, with losses narrowing.

    23 Jan. 02 08:05 Written by George A. Chidi Jr. and Rick Perera
  • Distributed computing to be used for anthrax research

    A special project to accelerate the hunt for a cure for anthrax by harnessing PCs around the globe using a distributed computing model was unveiled Tuesday. The goal behind the project: to shorten the time it takes to find an antidote for the deadly anthrax toxin.

    23 Jan. 02 08:00 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Privacy Act overloads computer system

    Enquiries triggered by the new Privacy Act helped overload an award-winning customer call centre run by electricity and gas retailer Energex.

    22 Jan. 02 12:34 Written by Pete Young
  • IBM support lock-in 'reasonable': users group

    "Inadequate" technical support problems should be resolved with IBM's revamped software licensing model, according to IBM's Australian user group.

    22 Jan. 02 12:28 Written by Kelly Mills
  • Jackson leaves Cisco, joins Enterasys

    Gary Jackson, who was Cisco Asia vice president, has been named as president of enterprise networking solutions provider, Enterasys Networks Asia Pacific.

    22 Jan. 02 11:12 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Telstra denies ADSL price hike

    Telstra BigPond ADSL residential users face another price increase, according to reports on broadband community site Whirlpool.net.au.

    22 Jan. 02 11:10 Written by Steven Deare
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