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  • Report: Tech Slump May Be Near End

    The high-tech industry's extended slump finally could be over, according to a report released Monday by an analyst firm that predicts next year will see the first significant increase in technology and telecom spending since 2000.

  • Tools Check Content For Compliance

    With the rise of more stringent regulations and the backlash against spam, the need for products that help filter content is becoming a major new opportunity for solutions providers.

  • Gateway Intros All-In-One Slim PC For Businesses

    PC manufacturer Gateway on Monday introduced its newest all-in-one Profile PC, this model targeting businesses that want to deploy a slim system that can still be serviced like traditional desktops.

  • Microsoft Talks The Voice-Activated Talk

    Microsoft on Monday launched its new Voice Command voice-activated control software for Pocket PCs and cell phones, giving users hands-free access to some of the most commonly-used features of their PDAs and phones.

  • Mimail Worm Variations Launch Multi-Pronged Attack

    Variants of the Mimail worm released over the weekend continued to plague businesses Monday with higher-than-usual volumes of e-mail traffic as the worm propagated by stealing addresses and mass mailing itself to new unsuspecting victims.

  • Network Associates Finishes Restating Results

    Computer security firm Network Associates has completed a restatement of its earnings in the last five years, resulting in a far larger loss in 1998 and better results in more recent years.

  • Borland Updates .Net, Java Tools

    At its BorCon conference in San Jose, Calif., this week, Borland Software will unwrap updates to its .Net and Java toolsets aimed at tying application modeling closer to application development, according to the company.

  • PTC Seeks VARs To Broaden Reach

    Parametric Technology Corp. is on the hunt for VARs that can push the company beyond its CAD roots and into smaller accounts looking for collaborative technologies.

  • Xythos' WebFile Server Makes Sharing Easy

    Xythos Software's WebFile Server is an excellent, easy-to-use tool for enterprise users who wish to to share documents of any type, both inside and outside their organization. The CRN Test Center believes this is a platform that integrators can build upon and use to develop many vertical enterprise applications. In fact, engineers think the next generation of document management, portals and collaboration servers will exploit the WebDAV file system used by the platform.

  • More Model Citizens

    Borland Software and Rational Software, a division of IBM, aim to deflect attention away from Microsoft this week when they unveil tools that marry visual modeling with application development.