Stories by Clare Haney

Informix On a Roll with Q4 Results

Informix on Wednesday announced strong results for its fiscal 1999 fourth quarter, another sign that the US database and tools vendor is still headed in the right direction on the road to financial recovery.

CA's Q3 Boosted by Demand for Software, Services

Computer Associates International Inc. saw financial results for its third quarter boosted by demand for the company's software and services, especially in the area of facilitating customers' electronic business operations, CA said today.

WORLDBEAT: Driving on the Bleeding Edge in SF

You're a taxi driver in downtown San Francisco and you're driving one of those Yahoo Inc. cabs. Emblazoned with the Yahoo name - to the extent that visitors would be forgiven for thinking the Web portal vendor company is the latest Bay Area cab company - the cabs are each outfitted with an Internet-enabled notebook computer.

AMD: Ruiz 'Ideal Choice' as New President, COO

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) has appointed long-time Motorola Inc. executive Hector de J. Ruiz as the company's new president and chief operating officer, the U.S. chip maker announced today.

AMD Picks Motorola Veteran as New President, COO

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) is appointing long-time Motorola Inc. executive Hector de J. Ruiz as the company's new president and chief operating officer, the U.S. chip maker announced today.

Intel warns of revenue slide in 2000

Buoyed by strong demand for its microprocessors, chip sets, motherboards and flash memory, Intel recently announced good fourth quarter results that contributed to its thirteenth consecutive year of revenue growth.

Sybase Ends Fiscal Year on a High Note

U.S. database and tools vendor Sybase Inc. topped off a fiscal year of financial recovery today by announcing positive fourth-quarter and year-end results, thanks to the performance of the company's mobile and Internet businesses.

Microsoft reports healthy Q2 revenue

Microsoft yesterday announced strong second-quarter results for fiscal 2000, reporting revenue of $US6.1 billion for the quarter ending on December 31

Compuware, Viasoft Cancel Merger

Software vendors Compuware Corp. and Viasoft Inc. are to cancel their merger plans in light of a civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last year to prevent the move. Both companies offer products for testing and debugging mainframe software applications.

Microsoft Reports Strong Revenue for Q2

Microsoft Corp. today announced strong second-quarter results for fiscal 2000, reporting revenue of US$6.1 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 1999. The company cited both continuing demand for its Office application suite and its SQL Server database, along with growing demand in Asia as contributing factors to its good financial showing.

UPDATE: Microsoft Reports Strong Q2 Revenue

Microsoft Corp. today announced strong second-quarter results for fiscal 2000, reporting revenue of US$6.1 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 1999. The software maker cited continuing demand for its Office application suite and SQL Server database, along with growing demand in Asia as contributing factors to its good financial showing.

Intel Reports Strong Q4, Fiscal '99 Results

Chip giant Intel Corp. announced good fourth quarter and fiscal 1999 results today, citing strong demand for its microprocessors, chip sets, motherboards and flash memory.