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  • Verizon Wireless To Launch National 3G Data Net
    Verizon Wireless announced Thursday plans to expand its wireless high-speed data service across the country, with many large cities scheduled to be online this summer. The service has been in operation in San Diego and Washington, D. C., since October.
  • Dell Wants $60B In Revenue By 2006
    As Dell prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, founder and CEO Michael Dell doesn't see his company slowing anytime soon.
  • Business Objects And Crystal Decisions Describe Merger Plan
    Business Objects SA will integrate Crystal Decisions' reporting applications with its own software in stages during the next two years, starting with integration tools due in the next few months that will let users access reports using either company's business-intelligence software.
  • PalmSource Debuts 'Expert Guides'
    PalmSource Thursday unveiled a Web-based directory featuring Palm OS applications, e-books, user stories and other resources aimed at educating solution providers and mobile users and gaining market exposure for Palm products.
  • Electronics giant rolls out new platform; says technology part of new standard

    Panasonic Exec: Next Step In Consumer Electronics Is Connectivity
    Panasonic's top A/V executive said his company is now working under a new blueprint for digital convergence, saying it will guide future product development and margin opportunities along with technological advances.
  • Philips Execs Pledge Business Renewal
    At the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, two of Philips' top senior executives pledged to reinvent the company's business model and grow its presence in the North American market.
  • Linksys Unveils Wireless DVD Player At CES
    Linksys, the wireless networking unit of Cisco Systems, said it would soon launch a new wireless, networkable DVD player that allows streaming of several kinds of digital media throughout the home.
  • Execs spell out 2004 A/V, IT road maps at CES

    Sony Banking On High CE Growth
    Electronics giant Sony, banking on a year of strong growth in segments, including HDTV, wireless networking for digital media and a content-fueled upgrade to newer notebooks and PDAs, Wednesday spelled out a broad 2004 product strategy.
  • New client software gives home users multiroom access to digital content

    Microsoft Extends Reach Of Windows Media Center
    In an speech at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Wednesday night, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates unveiled the Windows Media Center Extender, a new software client designed to give Media Center PC users access to digital content from any room in their home, regardless of where their computer is located.
  • Gates Outlines Digital Vision, New Products and Services
    Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said his company will take broad steps to better integrate audio, video and information into electronics and PC technologies in 2004, including advances to MSN, its Media Center PC and vision for the digital home.
  • Grand Central Opens Doors To Next Release
    Grand Central Communications Wednesday released the latest edition of its integration service. The three-year-old company, which originally described itself as a Web services orchestration service, switched to the integration message when its founder, Halsey Minor, took the helm this summer.