Stories by James Niccolai

IBM Shows Auction Software for Net.Commerce

IBM Corp. today detailed enhancements it has made to its Net.Commerce server and offered customers who use certain versions of the product a sneak peak at a software package that allows them to set up e-commerce auctions on the Internet.

White House names new Internet policy adviser

US Vice President Al Gore's chief domestic policy adviser has been named as the likely successor to Ira Magaziner, who currently advises President Bill Clinton on a range of issues including Internet governance and electronic commerce.

AOL's case pledges support for

Steve Case, chairman and chief executive officer of America Online, has pledged his support for, the open source group within Netscape Communications which helps oversee the development of its Web browser software.

COMDEX: Internet Software Abounds

Software products designed to help manage corporate networks and publish a range of multimedia content to the Internet featured strongly among the deluge of Internet software on display at Comdex/Fall '98 here this week.

Academics Get Teraflop Computer of Their Own

The National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (NPACI) has signed an agreement with IBM Corp. to install the first computer dedicated to academic research that is capable of teraflops performance -- or one trillion calculations per second, NPAC and IBM said today.

Oracle Pitches Warehousing Strategy

Oracle Corp. today outlined its strategy to target the growing data warehousing market, with new products and partnerships that it hopes will allow it to get the attention of small, medium-sized and large businesses.

HP's e-commerce strategy promises quality of service

Hewlett-Packard has unveiled a new electronic commerce strategy focused on enabling businesses to allocate system resources to their most important customers and applications as a way of making their Web sites more user-friendly.