Report: Massachusetts Tops In High Tech
A Milken Institute report says Massachusetts and California are the in the best position to take advantage of the high-tech economy as it bounces back from a downturn.
Adaptec Array Backs Up Local Data
Adaptec unveiled a storage array expressly designed for backing up the local data on company desktops and laptops that escapes copying when business application servers are backed up.
Spim, Like Spam, Is On The Rise
Research firms have different numbers, but all agree that there's no shortage of the unsolicited commercial instant messages.
Gates Aims For 2006 Longhorn Release
The Microsoft chairman committed to an alpha release of the operating system this year, but didn't commit to a beta release, which the vendor had scheduled for this year.
OpenOffice Updates Free Suite
The newest release of OpenOffice.org's business application suite includes bug fixes, improvements in the PDF files export function, and a tool to download spelling and thesaurus dictionaries.
Red Hat CEO Backtracks From Channel Plans
The Linux software leader will continue to work with "large-scale" systems integrators but won't have a traditional channel program. Its strategy focuses on the enterprise marketplace.
Business Objects Signs Distribution Pact With Agilysys
Business Objects penned a distribution deal with Agilysys, a computer products reseller, in move that Business Objects said will allow it to increase its emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses that use IBM equipment.
Google Gets Personal
It rolled out a test version of tools for personalized searches as it tries to boost user loyalty in an effort to maintain its lead as the Web's most popular destination.
Veritas Updates Data Lifecycle Manager
Veritas ships Data Lifecycle Manager 5.0, software designed to help companies account for data from creation to deletion as they’re pressed to meet various regulatory requirements.
Veritas, Princeton Partner On Data Management
The vendors have integrated Princeton Softech's database archiving with the Veritas' Data Lifecycle Manager for customers who need to manage structured data and application performance.
Up For A Fight
The European Union, product delays, and Linux momentum test Microsoft, but they also may drive its competitive spirit
Share Fixes, NASA Asks
Open-source agreement, if approved, would require developers to reveal code modifications
VF Outlines Its RFID Deployment Plans
It will be ready to comply with Wal-Mart's January 2005 deadline but doesn't expect real benefits until the industry moves to tagging individual items with RFID chips.
Terrorism Database Still Far From Reality
The head of the FBI's Terrorist Screening Center says the database's expected completion date is now December, but some lawmakers are skeptical that date will be met.