Cisco Systems on Tuesday reacted to a warning from the U.K.'s National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre (NISCC) that it had discovered a software flaw capable of causing the company's IP (Internet Protocol) telephones to crash.
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Following in the footsteps of its former parent company, PalmSource Inc. is parting ways with its first chief executive officer (CEO) and will be headed by an executive within the company on an interim basis as it searches for a replacement, the handheld OS (operating system) provider announced Monday.
PalmOne has taken the term "interim" out of Ed Colligan's job title, making him the company's new chief executive officer (CEO) and president, the PDA (personal digital assistant) maker announced Monday. The move comes just days before PalmOne is expected to launch the first device in its new mobile manager range of handheld computing products.
British Airways (BA), Europe's third-largest airline, has tapped Cisco Systems to build a telephone system using VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) for its 14,000 office and airport workers, Cisco announced Wednesday.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) formally launched the Mobile Web Initiative at its WWW2005 Conference in Japan, on Wednesday, putting out a call for participants to join two working groups focused on making Web access from mobile devices as natural and easy as making a telephone call.
IBM is looking into ways it can leverage its Blue Gene supercomputer within the company's BladeCenter line of ultra-thin blade servers, a company executive has confirmed.
Two U.S. private equity firms have bought online advertising company DoubleClick for US$1.1 billion, DoubleClick announced Monday.
Internet browser company Opera Software has added features for tighter security and the ability to surf the Web with voice commands in the latest version of its browser, Opera 8 for Windows and Linux, launched Tuesday.
Reuters Group was able to bring its instant messaging (IM) system back online early on Friday morning, after an outbreak of the Kelvir worm led the company to shut down the system for most of Thursday.
Looking to cut costs and put its executives in closer contact with customers, IBM plans to restructure its operations in Europe and will make them public by the end of June.
The U.K. government is backing a new initiative aimed at promoting the use of open-source software in the public sector, providing a forum for those working in the public sector to test and use such software.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has offered its first peek at "Pacifica," its virtualisation technology for use on server and desktop processors, ahead of the April launch of the Pacifica specifications.
Symbian has licensed a protocol from Microsoft to allow users of mobile phones based on the Symbian operating system to synchronize e-mail and other personal data with servers running Microsoft's Exchange Server 2003.
Reuters Group has awarded BT Group a worldwide network services outsourcing contract valued at US$3 billion over eight and a half years, the companies announced Wednesday. Additionally, Reuters is selling its Radianz unit to BT for US$175 million.
In its latest move to expand beyond online auctions and to grow internationally, eBay late Tuesday said that it now runs Web sites offering free classified advertising in over 50 cities outside the U.S.