Optical equipment manufacturers are on the brink of releasing equipment that will pave the way to 40G bps (bits per second) network transmission speeds that are four times current data rates -- the equivalent of transmitting seven CD-ROMs worth of data in one second.
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Xerox on Thursday announced that it will exit the small office/home office (SOHO) business segment, a move the company says will sharpen its focus and support its restructuring plan.
A group of 24 IT companies are banding together to form the TV Linux Alliance, which will focus on developing a Linux environment for the digital set-top box market.
Internet traffic between the networks of Internet service provider PSINet Inc. and carrier Cable & Wireless PLC (C&W) came to screeching halt for four days in the past week after the two companies could not come to an agreement on a "peering" contract.
IBM and Hitachi Data Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., on Wednesday said they will work together to extend interoperability between the two companies' storage servers.
Increased e-mail and messaging usage coupled with inexpensive wireless devices and company-specific mobile applications will be factors in building the North American wireless subscriber base to 137.5 million users by 2005, a new study released Wednesday concludes.
Citing the turbulent economy, market researcher International Data Corp. (IDC) Wednesday revised its forecast for U.S. PC shipments downward and said it now expects a decline of 3.1 million units or a drop of 6.3 percent this year compared to a year ago.
Business software maker Computer Associates (CA) on Tuesday introduced new versions of two of the company's mainframe security software packages.
Networking company Cisco Systems Inc. offered up a grab bag of new offerings, including a host of Internet routers, to showcase during SuperComm in Atlanta this week.
Worldwide sales of semiconductors in April fell 10.2 percent, or roughly US$1.56 billion, compared to the same time in 2000, a new Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) study released Monday said.
Despite tacking on a fee for each auction transaction done on its Web site in January, Yahoo Inc. on Friday said its sales, bidding prices and the quality merchandise for sale on its Yahoo Auction site have all increased.
A U.S. federal grand jury on Thursday indicted three men for conspiring to steal Lucent Technologies Inc. trade secrets and sell them to a Chinese government-owned company, prosecutors said.
Agere Systems Inc., the former microelectronics unit of Lucent Technologies Inc., on Thursday said it filed suit against Proxim Inc., alleging that the wireless networking company is infringing on three of Agere's wireless local area network (WLAN) patents.
Worldwide sales of mobile phones reached 96.7 million units in the first quarter of 2001, and the cellular phone market remains on pace to reach as many as 500 million units sold by the end of 2001, according to a new study released Thursday.
Managed services provider Loudcloud Inc. on Wednesday said it is partnering with CacheFlow Inc. to offer corporations a caching option designed to improve the delivery of content from Web sites.
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