Stories by Jaikumar Vijayan

Dot-coms: Ready for Some Football

The first hits came only seconds after LastMinuteTravel.com Inc.'s commercial hit the air during the waning moments of Super Bowl XXXIV.

Sun in Deal to Tie Stores to Web Sites

Sun Microsystems Inc. and start-up Found.com Inc. joined forces last week in a deal they said would make it easier to integrate Web storefronts with their existing brick-and-mortar counterparts.

IBM Sets Up $500M Fund For Internet Startups

The $500 million fund set up by IBM Corp. this month to finance Internet ventures builds on the company's campaign to push hardware, software and services to Internet startups.

Wireless Markup Language

Wireless Markup Language (WML) was designed to describe content and format for presenting data on limited-bandwidth devices such as cellular phones and pagers. In essence, WML, which is based on the content-tagging language XML, provides a tool to make Web pages accessible from handheld, wireless devices.

Insurer Bets on Intel Server

Penn National Insurance is the first U.S. customer to bet on Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys Corp.'s new 32-processor Intel Corp. server. The server will run Windows 2000 Data Center Edition, the companies said last week.

Insurer Bets On 32-Processor Intel Server

Penn National Insurance is the first U.S. customer to bet on Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based Unisys Corp.'s new 32-processor Intel Corp. server. The server will run Windows 2000 Data Center Edition, the companies said this week.

IBM Has Big Plans for Linux

IBM today announced a major initiative to expand the use and marketing of Linux across its entire range of server hardware.