• IBM To Launch Linux Handheld

    Widening its adoption of the Linux operating system, International Business Machines Corp. Friday said it would collaborate with Sharp Corp. of Japan on a handheld computer that runs the open source software.

  • Capellas: WorldCom Will Not Be Broken Up And Sold

    Contradicting some industry pundits' expectations that Michael Capellas was brought in as chairman, president and CEO of WorldCom to break up and sell the carrier, Capellas said Friday that in fact his intention is to get WorldCom out of bankruptcy.

  • Dell Nets $561 Million In 3Q Profits

    Dell Computer Corp. said Thursday that sales and profits surged in the third quarter despite the sluggish market for personal computers and other equipment.

  • HP To Unveil Smaller EVA Array, Faster Ultrium, More Storage Software

    Hewlett-Packard plans to use its National Storage Days, held next week in Scottsdale, Ariz., to introduce a lower-cost version of its EVA array, announce the availability of its latest Ultrium-based tape drives and cartridges, and unveil enhancements to a number of its storage software offerings.

  • Ingram Cuts Ribbon On Its Largest Warehouse Yet

    Ingram Micro cut the ribbon Wednesday on a sprawling, new four-football-fields-long warehouse in Mira Loma, Calif., the largest and final addition to its five-year-old plan to serve the U.S. market through four "super" distribution centers.

  • Top CEOs Offer Sober Advice for 2003

    Even as the moribund IT economy begins to show signs of life, it's clear that some things will never be the same. Take PC upgrades, for example. Will we ever return to the glory days of the 1990s when computers used by millions of deskbound workers were routinely upgraded every 18 to 24 months? Not likely.

  • Dude, Dell’s Getting EDS As a New Partner

    You can bet some heads were spinning inside Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Sun recently when they got the news that EDS, the world's second-largest IT services outfit, named Dell its preferred provider of PCs, notebooks and server products--both internally and when selling solutions to clients.

  • Siebel Forms Unlikely Alliance With Microsoft

    Siebel Systems' recent move to form a major strategic alliance with Microsoft has some scratching their heads. At its Worldwide User Week 2002 conference in Los Angeles last month, the market leader in CRM software rolled out the red carpet for Microsoft,whose decision to enter the CRM market with its own software product line was one of the biggest announcements of the year.

  • HP, Sun And Oracle: Partner Plans For 2003

    Each year, manufacturers tweak their partner programs to create new opportunities or address a burning issue. Sometimes changes help allies, and sometimes they confound partners who must get used to new terms and conditions (T&Cs) each year.

  • AMD To Cut 2,000 Jobs

    Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices plans to eliminate 2,000 positions by the second quarter of next year, the company said in a statement.