Open source software maker Ximian Inc. on Tuesday released the latest version of its bundle of desktop software, Gnome 1.4, for Linux and Unix operating systems.
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Compaq reported earnings on Monday for its fiscal first quarter, meeting the low end of its revised estimates, but falling short of analyst estimates by a cent.
Efforts to curb software piracy in Asia are beginning to pay off, according to software industry associations battling the problem. For software vendors like Microsoft, that pay off comes in the form of revenue.
Business-to-business software vendor Commerce One Inc. plans to announce a partnership next week with Microsoft Corp. that includes joint development of Commerce One's online exchange software and a US$25 million loan from the Redmond, Washington-based software giant.
Software giant Microsoft Corp. released earnings Thursday for the fiscal third quarter, beating Wall Street estimates by US$0.02. The company reported earnings of US$0.44 per share on revenue of $6.46 billion for the third quarter ended March 31.
Technology and management consulting firm Accenture Inc. filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday.
Memory and storage maker Transintl LLC released a 512M-byte SDRAM (synchronous dynamic random access memory) module for Apple's new PowerBook G4 Titanium laptop Thursday, offering the first chip that will allow users to upgrade the machine to its full memory capacity.
VA Linux Systems began shipping on Tuesday its latest network-attached storage (NAS) appliance, aimed at customers bogged down by increasingly large amounts of data such as digital media companies and storage service providers.
Microsoft on Tuesday extended its relationship with Hewlett-Packard's new business accelerator, making a number of its servers available to start-ups for testing free of charge.
Compaq Computer Corp. said Monday it has settled a lawsuit against RLX Technologies Inc., a server maker run by former Compaq executive Gary Stimac.
Microsoft Corp. continued its effort Monday to recruit new small business partners to use its Web software and services, unveiling a tool for its FrontPage software which the software maker said will enable developers to add simple and low cost e-commerce functions to a Web site.
Question-and-answer search engine developer Ask Jeeves Inc. launched its DirectHit Network Monday, an advertising service that blends search with paid placement.
Responding to a brutal day on Wall Street and a published report questioning the company's cash position, Motorola Inc. Friday issued a wordy statement denying that it was facing a liquidity problem. The vendor is set to announce its first-quarter financial results on Tuesday.
The semiconductor arm of Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corp. announced Friday it would reduce operations at one of its U.S. fabrication facilities and lay off 700 employees from a number of its business units.
Internet infrastructure developer VeriSign Inc. inked a deal Thursday with electronic-payment developer eONE Global LP to co-market online payment systems for business-to-business marketplaces and to develop new technologies that enable corporate customers to buy and sell online.