Get The Bugs In
Futuristic efforts under way at MIT and UC Berkeley are using microscopic circuitry to take us into a world we've only imagined.
Videoconferencing Gets Eyeballed
Digital Video Enterprises, along with Microsoft and a handful of startups, is working on systems that allow conference participants to look each other in the eye.
Novell Reports Loss In 4Q
For the year, Novell earned revenue of $1.04 billion, down from $1.16 billion last year, and a loss of $272.9 million, down from a profit of $49.5 million the previous year.
Bowstreet CEO Resigns
Bob Crowley will be replaced on an interim basis by CFO Gary Haroian while the company searches for a permanent replacement.
Taming Intranet Proliferation
A joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft is pushing a software/service combo as a way of turning multiple intranets into one portal.
Saks' E-Billing Gets A Boost
Anthrax scare may have caused online payments at the department-store operator to grow 150% from August to October.
A Terabyte Saved Is A Terabyte Earned
Aircraft parts maker Goodrich Corp. is rolling out Connect Corp.'s TLM desktop backup software. The company expects to save thousands of dollars by avoiding extra hardware purchases.
Desperately Seeking Bin Laden
The notorious terrorist has occupied the top spot on the Lycos 50 list of the popular search terms for four weeks running, but Christmas should unseat bin Laden soon.
Microsoft Releases Windows XP Embedded
Windows XP Embedded replaces Windows NT 4 Embedded as Microsoft's operating system for the dedicated-function computers in cash registers and other devices that run Intel chips and plug into a wall.
Online Sales Inch Forward
A Commerce Department report released Wednesday showed online sales rising .2% from July to September.
Siebel Boosts Scalability Of PRM Software
The new version includes Partner Manager, a suite of applications that helps businesses drill down to view the activity of each sales representative at partner companies.
HP Struts Its Research Stuff
To celebrate the 35th birthday of Hewlett-Packard Labs, CEO Carly Fiorina showed off some of the company's recent research accomplishments, including nanotechnology, E-paper, and a real Shock.
Bank One Hiring 600
The bank holding company needs help with new customer-service initiatives and maintaining systems.
Moratorium Sought For Online Access To Florida Court Documents
A committee of lawyers, judges, and court officials has recommended that the Florida Supreme Court place a moratorium on public Internet access to certain court documents "until policies are developed that appropriately balance privacy with access."
"Why don't we replace corporate CEOs with [foreigners] on the H-1B visa program? Hey, they'd save millions of dollars!"