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  • Tools to tame XML content

    IBM later this month will demonstrate Project Cinnamon, the company's content management technology designed to ease document management and storage through XML tagging.

    13 July 04 10:06 Written by Ed Scannell and Cathleen Moore
  • Windows XP SP2 to go gold in August

    Microsoft expects to finish work on Service Pack 2 for Windows XP next month. The much-anticipated security focused update should be available to users shortly after that.

    13 July 04 09:14 Written by Joris Evers
  • Agere touts promise of 250M-bits/sec WLAN

    Agere Systems Monday unveiled proposals for a 250M-bits/sec wireless LAN specification, which it plans to submit next month to the IEEE 802.11n task group.

    13 July 04 09:13 Written by John Cox
  • IBM opens server development center in Taiwan

    IBM has set up a development center for its xSeries servers in Taiwan to be closer to Taiwanese hardware manufacturers, the company said in a statement released last week.

    13 July 04 08:21 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • CyberGuard makes bid for Secure Computing

    Network security provider CyberGuard has made an unsolicited offer for rival Secure Computing in a move aimed at filling out its product suite and slashing costs.

    13 July 04 08:04 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Marconi adds a virtual presence

    Marconi has launched a video system that offers real-time, face-to-face DVD quality that lets multiple users in the same building or in different parts of the world communicate visually.

    13 July 04 07:49 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • Siemens updates OpenScape software

    With enterprise communications platforms evolving from traditional telephone switches into packet-based systems that bring together many forms of messaging, Siemens Information and Communication Networks (Siemens ICN) on Monday unveiled the second generation of its OpenScape software.

    13 July 04 07:48 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • BPO options a good career move

    With IT managers increasingly keeping one eye on their resumes when making business decisions, Gartner's warning this week that CIOs who ignore business process outsourcing (BPO) options in their strategic planning are making “career-limiting decisions”.

    13 July 04 07:41 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • WLAN management vendors bombard IT with solutions

    With wireless LANs becoming a major component within an enterprise network, a new class of vendor offering distributed wireless monitoring and management is coming to the fore.

    13 July 04 07:39 Written by Ephraim Schwartz
  • RFID falls prey to patent trouble

    RFID's promise of low-cost tags for asset tracking seems set to sour thanks to a patent lawsuit that is casting a cloud over standards work in the previously harmonious RFID world. Barcode supremo Intermec Technologies has sued RFID tag and reader maker Matrics, basing its claim on four patents.

    13 July 04 07:34 Written by Peter Judge
  • ITU - Global Net regulators aim to turn the tide on spam

    Net regulators from around the globe ended last week's antispam conference sponsored by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with a pledge to try and turn the torrential flood of unsolicited commercial e-mail into a trickle -- if not dam it altogether.

    13 July 04 07:25 Written by John Blau
  • Fujitsu, Toshiba begin 65nm chip trial production

    The first semiconductor wafers produced by Fujitsu and Toshiba using a next-generation production technology have begun rolling off trial production lines at factories in and near Tokyo.

    13 July 04 07:24 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Polycom expands videoconferencing product line

    Polycom on Monday expanded its line of videoconferencing technology with the addition of several new products, including rack-mounted hardware for use in high-end settings such as conference rooms.

    13 July 04 07:20 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Enterprises struggling with SOA: Gartner

    Enterprises racing to reap the benefits of Web services and service-oriented architecture are missing the big picture when it comes to applications and integration, according to analyst firm Gartner.

    12 July 04 13:11 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Microsoft further delays patching product, service

    Microsoft has delayed a significant update to its patch management tool and its single patching service until the first half of next year because of security work it had to do first related to Windows XP, a company executive said Monday.

    12 July 04 13:00 Written by Joris Evers
  • MS SQL crash course served up on disk

    Microsoft certified instructor Kalman Toth conducts an interactive multimedia Microsoft SQL Server training course presented on three CDs. The Crash Course for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 course is divided into units that are typically 10 minutes in length and shows how to install and configure an SQL Server.

    12 July 04 11:48 Written by Dahna McConnachie
  • Phillips: PeopleSoft cannot survive without Oracle

    Listen to Oracle president Charles Phillips talk about the PeopleSoft acquisition and it sounds like the company is engaged in a community service rather than a hostile takeover bid.

    12 July 04 10:42 Written by Sandra Rossi and Rodney Gedda
  • Lotus ships messaging server with eye on Exchange

    IBM/Lotus on Friday fired another shot at rival Microsoft by adding what it calls an "Exchange Killer" to its line of Express software for small and medium-sized businesses.

    12 July 04 08:14 Written by John Fontana
  • Samsung Portable SSD T5: Picture This - Light and fast portable storage

    Storage is always a problem for photographers, find out how the Samsung Portable SSD T5 can solve this

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