Stories by Jana Sanchez-Klein

Lotus Ships 'Sametime'

Lotus Development plans to ship its Sametime 1.0 collaborative products today, company officials announced last week.

E-Purse spec for smart cards to be published

A specification that aims to allow the world's electronic-purse programs to work together will be published on December 30, according to a group of companies that have been working on the standard.

MCI WorldCom won't confirm 3750 Layoffs

MCI Worldcom would not comment yesterday on a published report that it will lay off as many as 3750 workers in a bid to trim billions of dollars in expenses.

BT lets outsiders in network

British Telecommunications PLC (BT) will this week demonstrate a technology it hopes will spur the creation of many new services and features for the public phone network.

Network Convergence accelerating, GartnerGroup says

New technologies coming onto the market next year will accelerate the convergence of voice and data networks within enterprises, said Terry Wright, an analyst with Gartner Group's Dataquest speaking Tuesday at Gartner Group Symposium/IT Expo98.