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  • With more servings on the way

    Ballmer's Full Plate
    It would be the mother of all understatements to say that Microsoft president and CEO Steve Ballmer has a lot on his plate. Beyond running the $40-plus billion company day to day, he's dealing with the nagging Vista delay, answering questions about lackluster stock performance, swatting competitive threats, such as the launch of Novell's Linux-based desktop, and battling legal disputes with everyone from the European Union to security giant Symantec.
  • Digital Home Brings A Digital Headache
    As the use of technology grows in the home, a rising number of people are expected to turn to professional on-site or remote support services to solve the inevitable problems, according to research firm Parks Associates.
  • Novell Ousts Messman, Names Hovsepian New CEO
    In a management shake-up, Novell on Thursday said its board has elected Ron Hovsepian as CEO, replacing Jack Messman. The software maker also appointed a new chairman and interim CFO.
  • SCO To Unix Developers: We Want You Back
    Trying to become known as something other than the company that sued prominent users of Linux, SCO is offering cash and cars to developers who use its tool kit to produce the wireless applications.
  • CA's Corporate Shuffle
    It's a sure sign of spring on Long Island. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and executives are schlepping packing crates into, out of and around the contemporary-style CA campus in Islandia, N.Y.
  • Review: Make Custom PCs Stand Out With Linux
    System builders can leverage Linux to make their custom PCs stand out from the crowd. Here's a close-up look at three Linux distributions: Xandros Desktop Version 4, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 and Ubuntu.
  • Computing hits the road with this mini-ITX system

    Build an In-Car PC
    Computing hits the road with this mini-ITX Car PC.
  • Company bills itself as first synchronization-as-a-service provider

    Adesso Touts Sync Service
    Adesso Systems this week is launching a beta of its new software development platform—or what it calls the AdessoNow Operating Environment/Service.
  • Computing hits the road with this mini-ITX system

    How To: Build an In-Car PC
    TechBuilder recipe showing system builders how to build an in-car PC system using mini-ITX technology. This automobile computer system features a compact footprint, road-worthy components and some serious media capabilities.
  • StillSecure Strata Guard Is Something For Nothing
    Positioned as a product for entry-level needs, StillSecure's Strata Guard Free sports many of the same features offered by its higher-end commercial brethren. Strata Guard Free offers several key features that make it an ideal security product for small offices, especially when one considers the priceit's free.
  • Ozzie's New Groove
    Ray Ozzie's ascension to Bill Gates' former job as Microsoft chief software architect is no surprise to partners.
  • Developers Anticipate Simplification Of Java
    Developers are still kicking the tires of the newly released Java Enterprise Edition 5, but early adopters say the platform makes good on its architects' pledge to greatly simplify Java development and deployment.