CRN Channel News


  • Psion Faces Revolt Over Symbian Sale To Nokia
    The future of the Symbian mobile phone operating system group has been clouded after the largest shareholder in Psion announced its opposition to the mobile computing company's $252 million sale of its Symbian stake to Nokia.
  • Intel Narrows Forecast, Lowers Midpoint
    Semiconductor giant Intel Corp. lowered the midpoint of its first-quarter revenue estimates Thursday, saying demand for its microprocessors was at the lower end of seasonal expectations.
  • Michael Dell to keep present role, chairman title


    Rollins Tapped As Dell CEO
    Dell's board of directors tapped Kevin Rollins, its current president, to assume the additional title of CEO from founder Michael Dell, the company said Thursday.
  • Judge Puts IBM Lawsuits On Hold
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- More than 40 lawsuits against IBM Corp. are on hold after a judge ordered the parties to try settling the disputes.
  • EU May Force Change In Microsoft Windows
    Going beyond Microsoft's settlement of U.S. antitrust charges, the European Union wants to force the software giant to offer computer makers a version of Windows without any multimedia program to give rival companies a better shot at getting their products on consumers' desktops, sources said Wednesday.
  • Former WorldCom CEO Turns Himself In To FBI
    Former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers surrendered Wednesday to face federal charges that he conspired with his chief financial officer to cook the company's books in the biggest corporate fraud in American history.
  • Calypso Warns It Will Enforce Roaming Patent
    Calypso Wireless said Wednesday it is contacting mobile device vendors to warn them that it will enforce a patent that covers roaming between cellular data systems and shorter-range networks such as wireless LANs.
  • Westcon Seeks $115 Million In IPO
    Westcon Group has registered for a $115 million initial public offering, according to a document filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • With as competitive portfolio as it has had in years, Big Blue looks to grow


    IBM In the Driver’s Seat
    There's a swagger and spirit in the step of IBM not seen in years.
  • PartnerWorld attendees report more services revenue due to channel initiatives


    Regional Integrators Claim IGS Making Strides In Partnering
    Regional integrators attending IBM's PartnerWorld said IBM Global Services has made an about-face in partnering with the channel, and as a result they are seeing increased services revenues.
  • Aspire 1710 product offers workstation performance at $1,499


    Acer Goes Big With 15-Pound, Graphics-Intensive Notebook
    While rivals are offering lighter notebooks, Acer America is bucking the trend with the release of a new 15-pound notebook offering workstation graphics performance at an estimated $1,499 price tag.

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