CRN Channel News


  • Bush Signs Anti-Spam Legislation
    President Bush signed legislation Tuesday meant to stem the flood of unwanted e-mail pitches that irritate Internet users and drain the economy.
  • Government Says U.S. Tech Firms Recovering
    The U.S. technology industry is showing healthy growth for the first time since parts of the Internet sector collapsed two years ago, but jobs and wages still are down, the Bush administration says in a new report on the digital economy.
  • Broadcom to pay PCTEL an estimated $3.5M in damages


    PCTEL Settles Patent Infringement Claim With Broadcom
    Wireless software vendor PCTEL said Tuesday it has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with chip maker Broadcom relating to wireless soft modem voice-band technology.
  • Fresh Economic Data Show Economy On Track
    A new batch of economic data show that the housing market remains red-hot, industrial production is surging, and inflation remains subdued,all positive signs for the economy.
  • Ex-Sun exec takes reins at telecom, chip giant


    Motorola Taps Zander As New CEO, Chairman
    Motorola said Tuesday it has tapped Ed Zander, former president and second-in-command at Sun Microsystems, to be its new chairman and CEO.
  • Government Says Tech Firms Recovering
    The U.S. technology industry is showing healthy growth for the first time since parts of the Internet sector collapsed two years ago, but jobs and wages still are down, the Bush administration says in a new report on the digital economy.
  • IBM Offers No-Comment Comment On 'Offshoring' Report
    IBM declined comment Monday on a report that it planned to move the work of several thousand programmers overseas, but said that on a percentage basis, the company expects its "hiring across the Americas to outpace the hiring in the rest of the world."
  • PeopleSoft Readies J.D. Edwards Integration Tools
    Business applications maker PeopleSoft Inc. said Monday it plans to ship later in the week integration tools for connecting software acquired through the J.D. Edwards merger with PeopleSoft's flashship enterprise products.
  • Mirroring Linux development and commercial efforts?


    Allchin Memo: Microsoft Reorganizes Platforms Group
    Microsoft is reorganizing its platforms group, creating a centralized engineering division called the Windows Core Operating System Division (COSD) to be headed by Brian Valentine.
  • Toshiba Develops Tiny Disk For Phones
    Toshiba has developed a hard disk drive about the size of a nickel that can be used to store music and video in mobile phones and other portable gadgets.
  • IBM Moving More Software Jobs Abroad
    IBM plans to move up to several thousand skilled software jobs from the United States to India, China and other countries, which could amount to one of the biggest such actions yet in the technology industry.
  • Joint handheld, scanning solutions aimed at vertical markets


    Symbol, IBM Team Up To Offer Bundled Wireless Solutions
    Symbol Technologies and IBM will collaborate on new wireless handheld and scanning solutions aimed at vertical markets including retail, public sector and travel.
  • Cites channel inventory issues in SEC filing


    Western Digital: Sales Up, Gross Margin Flagging
    Disk drive maker Western Digital said its sales for the fourth quarter are on track to exceed expectations and the company will still meet the profit guidance it provided Wall Street.

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