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A Platform Switch In Search Of A Killer App
News  |  10/31/2003
Microsoft paves the way for more connections between PCs and the Web
IBM Lotus Readies New Workspace Software
News  |  10/31/2003
Its Team Collaboration product combines elements of instant messaging, online meeting software, and virtual workspaces.
Sun And Texas Instruments Ink Licensing Deal
News  |  10/31/2003
Texas Instruments will integrate Sun's Java technology into its chipsets for mobile phones.
Volvo Gets Proactive About Logistics
News  |  10/31/2003
A new system will help the company optimize its transportation network and find the best shipping routes at the best prices.
Marriott To Consolidate Group Sales Efforts
News  |  10/30/2003
The hospitality company is deploying software from Siebel with IBM's WebSphere and DB2 to tie together its event-reservation systems worldwide.
SmartAdvice: Strategic Value, Employee Retention
Commentary  |  10/30/2003
Here's what The Advisory Council recommends you look at in three key areas of business technology: proving IT's strategic value; what to do about SCO's lawsuit involving Linux; and IT employee retention
IT Spending Fuels Economic Growth
News  |  10/30/2003
Increased IT spending by businesses and consumers helped the economy grow at a 7.2% annual rate in the third quarter, its strongest pace in 19 years.
EU Antitrust Officials Probe Microsoft's Licensing Policies
News  |  10/30/2003
The European Union wants to "assess the conditions offered by Microsoft:" for its licensing policies.
California Firefighters Battle Blazes Using Aging Computer Infrastructure
News  |  10/30/2003
The California Department of Forestry is relying on some systems that go back to the 1980s, along with more modern technology, to battle the most expensive fires in state history.
Bausch & Lomb Well On Its Way To Supply-Chain Transformation
News  |  10/29/2003
Company is using Manugistics software to automate replenishment.
W3C Sides With Microsoft In Patent Fight
News  |  10/29/2003
It's asking the U.S. Patent Office to revoke a patent that it says threatens economic and technical damage to the Web.
IBM Launches Compliance Push
News  |  10/29/2003
It debuted new services, tweaked some software, and disclosed impending enhancements to help businesses comply with federal regulations.
Amazon Expands Book Search To More Than Titles
News  |  10/29/2003
Its Search Inside The Book service is designed to get readers interested in a particular topic to increase their use of the site.
Pharmaceutical Makers Turn To CRM
News  |  10/29/2003
Many drugmakers are turning to the software to generate more revenue from existing products and prime the market for upcoming offerings.
Sybase Sees Database Rebound, But Overall Sales Are Down
News  |  10/28/2003
Application-integration products are drag on an otherwise improving picture for the software company.
Microsoft Settles Class-Action Suits With Five More States And D.C.
News  |  10/28/2003
The settlements, worth $200 million, leave actions with five states unresolved.
Web-Based Invoice Management To Help Airlines Cut Costs
News  |  10/28/2003
About a dozen major carriers have signed up to run invoices for consumables through new system.
Westbridge Offers Web Services Security
News  |  10/27/2003
It's positioning its upgraded XML Message Server as a safeguard for users of Microsoft Office 2003.
SuSE Linux Gets Helping Hand From Veritas
News  |  10/27/2003
Veritas will develop its server software for SuSE's version of the open-source operating system, giving SuSE a boost against rival Red Hat.
Gates Shows Next Version Of Windows
News  |  10/27/2003
He told attendees at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference that Longhorn, due in 2006, will be the most important version of Windows in a decade.
Out Sick
News  |  10/27/2003
Data Center's Red Hue
News  |  10/27/2003
IBM-HP Rivalry Heats Up
News  |  10/27/2003
As Hewlett-Packard tries to challenge IBM's lead in corporate computing, IBM is taking no chances.
Suppliers Sign On As GE Powers Up RFID Effort
News  |  10/26/2003
Power-plant systems division sees faster inventory and on-time projects
Price-Hike Surprise
News  |  10/24/2003
It's been a buyers' market for years, but now some software vendors want to charge more. One CIO warns that the attempts could backfire
Beyond Drug Discovery
News  |  10/24/2003
IBM is building systems for medical research and digital medical imaging
Linux In The Data Center? It's Happening
News  |  10/24/2003
Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 3 is more reliable and scalable
Informatica Previews Integration Software
News  |  10/24/2003
Vendor also targets small and midsize businesses, backs off analytical-apps market
Keeping Spam In The Can
News  |  10/24/2003
Senate passes anti-spam legislation, but the bill's enforcement is questionable
How To Keep Software Costs Down
News  |  10/24/2003
Buyers can try these tips to maintain their leverage before they lose it.
Judge: Key Antitrust Clause With Microsoft Not Yet Effective
News  |  10/24/2003
Lawyers for the government and the trrial judge admit that a key part of the controversial antitrust settlement with the software vendor may not be working out as hoped.
The Observer: Outsourcing Debate Must Move Beyond Cost
Commentary  |  10/23/2003
Outsourcing has proven its usefulness as a cost cutter. Now, says Lou Bertin, it's time to look at its strategic value and the long-term ramifications for IT.
Langa Letter: Make Windows XP Self-Maintaining
Commentary  |  10/23/2003
Fred Langa explains how to automate Windows XP tools and tasks that normally require manual intervention.
Core Software Sales Boost Business Objects
News  |  10/23/2003
Revenue rose 18% and net income more than doubled from the year-ago quarter as demand for the vendor's flagship business-intelligence software soared.
Server Sales Boost Microsoft's 1Q Results
News  |  10/23/2003
Revenue grew 6% in the first fiscal quarter of 2004, but security concerns held back business spending.
Interwoven Inches Toward Profitability
News  |  10/23/2003
Write-offs continued to undermine the company's performance in the third quarter.
PeopleSoft's 3Q Revenue Jumps 33%
News  |  10/23/2003
CEO Craig Conway says the boost is the first look at benefits from the company's acquisition of J.D. Edwards.
WebMethods Narrows Loss Despite Sales Decline
News  |  10/23/2003
The enterprise application vendor reported 2Q revenue of $45.4 million, with a net loss of $4.5 million.
Mercury Interactive Posts 3Q Revenue Gain
News  |  10/23/2003
Sales rose to $126.1 million, though charges related to the acquisition of Kintana resulted in a net loss for the quarter.
Exchange Server 2003: Microsoft's Other Release
News  |  10/22/2003
The debut of Microsofft's newest E-mail server software was almost lost in the ballyhoo over Office 2003.
Informatica Details PowerCenter 7
News  |  10/22/2003
It also promoted its push into the small-to-medium-sized business market and explained why it backed away from analytical apps.
Georgia Decides Against Joining Anti-Terror Crime Database
News  |  10/21/2003
State officials say they opted out due to cost and privacy concerns, making Georgia the sixth state to abandon the Matrix project.
Red Hat Takes Another Step Toward The Data Center
News  |  10/21/2003
Enterprise Linux 3 improves the operating system's performance when running apps with multiple threads operating at once.
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