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  • Microsoft-AOL Deal Looks To Future Of Digital Media

    In its $750 million settlement with AOL Time Warner Inc., Microsoft Corp. not only cleared one of its largest legal hurdles but also turned a longtime enemy into a potential ally in the fast-emerging world of digital media.

  • D&H Doubles Credit Lines

    D&H Distributing plans to double the credit lines of up to 1,000 solution providers, making an additional $20 million in credit available to customers, company executives said.

  • Microsoft Gives Key Value-Add

    Microsoft channel partners say they are upbeat about,not threatened by,the vendor's move to include value-added services such as technical support and training in its Software Assurance upgrade program.

  • Hard Facts: June 2, 2003

    Midsize companies continue to grow more optimistic when it comes to their plans for technology spending, according to the CRN Business Spending Survey in May. This renewed optimism builds on gains first seen in the previous survey in February.

  • Superior Speed, Performance Fuel Adoption OF USB 2.0

    In every corner of the IT and consumer markets, USB 2.0 and its progeny for mobile devices,USB On The Go (OTG),are quickly taking over as the de facto USB standard for enabling the speedy exchange of data and communication among an ever-growing list of devices.

  • Symantec Retools Certification Plan

    Symantec this week plans to roll out a simplified and retooled certification program that aims to certify solution providers faster by recognizing vendor-neutral security certifications.

  • Tips For Federal IT Arena

    Partnerships are key for small solution providers interested in getting a piece of the growing federal IT budget, the federal government's CTO said.

  • MySQL To Take On SAP DB Development

    The world of open-source databases converged a bit last week with the news that MySQL will take over future development of SAP DB from SAP. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • AOL Time Warner, Microsoft Settle

    Microsoft's $750 million peace treaty with AOL Time Warner could help speed adoption of digital rights management and give solution providers a broad platform for building secure applications, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said last week.

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