Stories by Douglas Gray

Fujitsu, Caldera sign Linux deal

Caldera Systems yesterday announced a strategic alliance with Fujitsu for the distribution of OpenLinux 2.3 on Fujitsu servers.

Agency to report all large UK banks Y2K-ready

The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) will reveal at its National Infrastructure meeting in October that all the major financial institutions in the country are prepared for computer issues that may arise due to the date change to 2000.

GNU launches free encryption tool

Open-source software group GNU yesterday announced the release of its message-encryption tool GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) version 1.0.0.

Linux extension doubles memory on Intel servers

Siemens AG and Linux distributor SuSE announced yesterday a Linux extension, which allows for the use of up to 4Gbytes of RAM (random access memory) on servers powered by Intel processors.

Nokia to merge units to create Net operation

Finnish mobile communications giant Nokia announced yesterday that, effective October 1, the company will combine three of its business units to create a new internet-specific operation.

Belgrade's B92 Internet station throws online party

Almost three months after the Yugoslav Federal Telecommunications Ministry shut down the physical headquarters of Belgrade-based radio station B92, the now Internet-only station threw a 24-hour party in the hope of reinstalling itself on the radio airwaves.