Stories by Gillian Law

IBM, Akamai boost J2EE app development

IBM Corp. and Akamai Technologies Inc. have developed software that makes it easier for users of Akamai's computing platform to deploy Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Web applications that are written using IBM's WebSphere software.

Microsoft steps into child-protection training

Microsoft has teamed up with Interpol and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) to launch a training program for law enforcement workers who investigate computer-related crimes against children.

Transatlantic Net traffic survives cable damage

Damage to a France Télécom (FT) transatlantic cable slowed Internet traffic between Europe and the U.S. on Tuesday, but traffic returned quickly to normal levels, according to the London Internet Exchange (LINX), the largest Internet exchange point in Europe.

ITU: Australia 19th in global ICT rankings

People in Slovenia have the same access to technology as people in New Zealand and France. That's one of the surprising results of a global index of information and communication technology (ICT) access put together by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva.

Infineon makes profit at last

Improved prices for memory chips have brought the first profit in over two years for German chip maker Infineon Technologies.

Yahoo settles with NY AG over marketing practices

Yahoo will change its marketing policy after being told by New York State Attorney Eliot Spitzer that its practices were "neither appropriate nor legally-permissible," the Office of the New York State Attorney said Wednesday.

Firms team on online identity theft

Online retailers and technology companies, including Microsoft Corp., eBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., are teaming up to fight online identity fraud.

AMD64 logo program launched

PC manufacturers expect a new marketing campaign announced by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) on Tuesday to improve awareness of the company's 64-bit processors among consumers and corporate buyers.

HP buys Swedish VoiceXML company

Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to expand its OpenCall business unit with the purchase of Swedish VoiceXML company PipeBeach AB, it said Thursday.

NetRatings buys European ad monitoring company

Internet audience measurement company NetRatings Inc. is boosting its European presence with the purchase of NetCrawling SA, which offers the LemonAd online advertising monitoring service, it announced Monday.