Stories by Paul Krill and Mark Jones

Microsoft embeds HailStorm into .Net

Contrary to reports that Microsoft has abandoned its HailStorm technology, company officials have revealed plans to embed components of the XML schema and data-access technology throughout its .Net application, server, and client stack.

Intel to bear chip fruit

Driven by the advent of Web services, Intel has begun a wide-ranging process of adapting its hardware infrastructure offerings to accelerate the interactions of machine-to-machine computing.