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  • Microsoft To Expand Language Support
    Microsoft is known for aggressive efforts to extend its global reach. Now, it's taking that further, with a project to double the roster of languages its software can speak.
  • Use Of Mesh Network Technology May Expand
    A company whose emergency-response devices communicate through each other rather than through a centralized hub alone is expanding the technology to work on other kinds of wireless equipment.
  • Retailers Look Again To IT
    Retailers are once again spending more on information technology, stirred from their slumber by better products and the need to improve customer service.
  • Retail desktop OS first to be based on 2.6 kernel

    Novell Unveils SUSE Linux 9.1
    Setting the stage for its annual BrainShare developers' conference next week, Novell on Thursday introduced SUSE Linux 9.1 Personal and SUSE Linux 9.1 Professional.
  • PeopleSoft Revamps Old J.D. Edwards Line
    PeopleSoft played in SAP's neighborhood Thursday when it journeyed to the German trade show CeBIT to announce the first major upgrade to EnterpriseOne, a former J.D. Edwards enterprise application product.
  • The 2004 VARBusiness 500 Season Opens
    It's time to make sure your company is included in the 2004 VARBusiness 500, the IT industry's definitive ranking of the largest solution providers, integrators and IT consultants in North America, ranked by revenues. Since its inception in 1995, the annual issue has developed a following as the industry's most anticipated benchmark for documenting the fortunes and failures of the VAR market.
  • Wireless Group Says Interoperability Problem Rising
    Increasing complexity and stronger security is making it harder for new wireless computer networking products to hook up with each other, an industry group promoting the technology said Thursday at the CeBIT tech fair.
  • SAP Ups Ante In Integration Wars
    The world's largest software company used the world's largest technology show to tout the latest version of its consolidated integration and application platform.
  • Mercury Rounds Out App Management Capabilities
    With the introduction this week of an application suite that prevents, diagnoses and solves problems in the data center, Mercury Interactive added another brick toward construction of what it calls business technology optimization.
  • Web Services Group Unveils Testing Tools
    The Web Services Interoperability Organization Wednesday announced the general availability of software tools for testing the interoperability of web services.
  • Microsoft Documents Spice Minnesota Class-Action Trial
    The jury trial in the class-action suit against Microsoft got under way in Minneapolis this week, as plaintiff attorney Rick Hagstrom argued that Microsoft abused its Windows "monopoly" to overcharge for software.
  • Software giant continues settlement talks with regulators

    EU On Track To Decide Antitrust Case Against Microsoft Next Week
    The European Union insisted it was 'on track' Wednesday to conclude its antitrust case against Microsoft next week, even as the world's biggest software company scrambled to reach a deal to avert sanctions for allegedly abusing its Windows monopoly.