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  • Carbon nanotubes rewrite memory rulebook

    New technology could soon overrun all the existing forms of memory used in computers, according to the company developing it.

    05 July 04 17:01 Written by Chris Mellor
  • Early row signals challenges for next Net summit

    Tempers flared briefly during a recent meeting designed to define the structure of next year's follow-up global Net summit in Tunis, Tunisia, and what the assembly should deliver in the way of action.

    05 July 04 14:51 Written by John Blau
  • Novell secures Vic Identity with $9.5m deal

    Novell has defeated the likes of Sun and IBM in a multimillion dollar tender that will connect the directories of the entire Victorian Government.

    05 July 04 13:46 Written by Howard Dahdah
  • IT jobs soar, index shows

    The amount of IT and telecommunications jobs advertised online has jumped more than 80 per cent over the last 12 months, according to online recruitment and research firm Olivier.

    05 July 04 13:45 Written by Dahna McConnachie
  • Australia, US and UK unite to battle spam

    Australia, the US and UK have joined forces in the fight against spam with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Washington over the weekend.

    05 July 04 13:43 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • Spam balloons despite legislation

    Since the introduction of antispam legislation in April this year, the spread of unsolicited junk e-mail has increased and continues to rise.

    05 July 04 10:55 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Microsoft pays EU's Euro 497 million fine

    Microsoft has paid the Euro 497 million fine levied against it by the European Commission for abusing its dominance in the operating systems market, a Commission spokeswoman confirmed Friday.

    05 July 04 09:04 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Chip sales continue to grow, industry group says

    The global semiconductor industry reached its highest sales in almost three and a half years last May, and is on track to post strong growth throughout the rest of the year, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) said in its latest forecast.

    05 July 04 09:01 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Microsoft pushes OS updates to fight attacks

    Microsoft is pushing out changes that will alter the configuration of its Windows 2000, XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems to help customers fight off attacks, detected last week, that use Web pages running Internet Information Server (IIS) as launching pads for malicious computer code.

    05 July 04 09:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Oracle merger case moves to next stage

    The final witnesses were called Thursday in the U.S. government's case to block Oracle's hostile US$7.7 billion bid for rival PeopleSoft, ending a month-long trial that has revealed much about the mechanics of the enterprise software industry.

    05 July 04 08:57 Written by Joris Evers
  • Using technology to drive business process change

    While C-level executives no longer see technology is as a black science but a tool for business transformation, there is still plenty of debate about how it should be used and implemented.

    05 July 04 07:30 Written by Michael Crawford
  • Technology park opens in Melbourne

    The Prime Minister John Howard today officially opened the first stage of a $300 million technology park in Melbourne.

    02 July 04 15:57 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Open source Java debate rages

    Should Java be available under an open source format? The debate is raging this week at the 2004 JavaOne conference in San Francisco.

    02 July 04 14:40 Written by Paul Krill
  • New iMacs delayed until September

    Apple Computer will run out of iMac computers before a new model is introduced in September, the company said Thursday.

    02 July 04 14:38 Written by Joris Evers
  • Cisco eyes global support partnerships

    Cisco Systems will work with its biggest international channel partners to offer more comprehensive service and support to customers, especially multinational enterprises, the network equipment giant has announced.

    02 July 04 14:35 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Analyst: Customers should be alert but not alarmed

    Pay close attention to the unfolding drama and be prepared for any unexpected moves. That is Meta Group's warning to companies Oracle has earmarked as possible takeover targets.

    02 July 04 09:22 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • Oracle shopping spree shelves users

    As the litigious saga of Oracle Corporation's attempt to take over PeopleSoft yields a near-daily list of salacious ambitions from the vendor community and media alike, Australian IT users caught up in the fray seem to be taking it all in their stride.

    02 July 04 09:19 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Sybase expects lower Q2 sales

    Sybase said on Thursday that its second quarter earnings are likely to fall short of Wall Street expectations because of difficulties closing large deals in North America.

    02 July 04 09:02 Written by Joris Evers
  • Microsoft reaffirms HPC efforts

    Microsoft has confirmed that it will officially enter the high-performance computing (HPC) arena next year with a version of Windows Server 2003 for the life sciences and parallel computing.

    02 July 04 08:35 Written by Salvatore Salamone
  • 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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