IBM Corp. today announced DB2 Universal Database Version 7, which is designed to fuel business-to-business over the Internet.
Stories by Rebecca Sykes
By the end of 2002, the world will have more wireless subscribers capable of Internet access than it will wired users, according to a forecast by International Data Corp. (IDC).
Just how wide open to the world is your computer when you use your lightening-fast cable modem? The always-on aspect of broadband poses a threat that is real, panelists at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference held here this week agreed, but they disagreed on the nature of that threat and on how best to neutralize it.
There may be no U.S. privacy czar or constitutional law about privacy, but the U.S. model still effectively punishes privacy violators, a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official said at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy (CFP) conference held here this week.
As the world grapples with how and whether to control the Internet, a model has surfaced at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference held here this week to let control -- and individuals' civil liberties -- flow not from legislation but from the Net's infrastructure itself.
EMC, Cisco Systems and Oracle have announced an alliance to simplify the implementation of networks that use e-business technology from the three companies.
Cisco Systems Inc. today introduced a DSL (digital subscriber line) router designed to help service providers and resellers provide fast Internet access for small businesses and home offices.
Nortel Networks yesterday announced the establishment of a new business-to-business services unit and an alliance with Andersen Consulting to help develop and sell some of the fruits of that new unit.
An internal message to Microsoft Corp. employees sent Monday from Microsoft President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer maintains that the company has made "substantial proposals" to settle the federal antitrust case against it, according to the e-mail as it appeared on the Wall Street Journal's Web site today.
Microsoft Corp. and IT service provider Comdisco Inc. today said they will offer a suite of services aimed at helping businesses maximize their Web-based networks.
Cisco Systems Inc. today said it will purchase SightPath Inc., a maker of Internet appliances, in an all-stock deal valued at approximately US$800 million.
IBM Corp. and Microsoft Corp. today announced the Netfinity A100 Web Server, a Windows 2000-based Internet appliance specifically designed for Web hosting.
Hewlett-Packard Co. will contribute US$1.8 million to help the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) create a digital archive at MIT.
Spyglass Inc. and OpenTV Inc. today announced they will merge in a deal valued at approximately US$2.5 billion.
National Semiconductor and Legend Holdings yesterday announced they will open a jointly run information appliance laboratory in Beijing.
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