• Palm Says Antitrust Case Got Microsoft's Attention

    Microsoft was close to sharing a key programming tool after learning that Palm was participating in the antitrust case against the software giant, an executive from the No. 1 handheld computer maker told federal court Thursday.

  • Andersen Partners Explore Leadership Options

    Andersen's top U.S. executive began a five-hour closed circuit television broadcast for its roughly 1,700 U.S. partners on Thursday morning to discuss the next steps in dealing with Enron fallout ranging from merger plans to a new worldwide chief executive.

  • For Elusive GE IT Services, Revenue Down But Profits Up

    Corporate giant General Electric, which after years of tight-lipped financial reporting finally agreed to release earnings results for its labyrinthine GE Capital Services divisions, revealed that it saw a significant drop in revenue last year for its multibillion dollar IT solutions division.

  • Walter Hewlett Files Suit Against HP

    Walter Hewlett on Thursday said he filed a lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard regarding the way the company solicited votes for its acquisition of Compaq Computer, particularly from shareholder Deutsche Bank.

  • Study: Web Sites Ease Consumer Profiling

    Commercial Web sites are gradually collecting less personal data from visitors and giving them more control over how that information is used, according to a study released this week.

  • SAP CEO: Software's Future Is In Components

    Software vendors must become more like automobile or airplane manufacturers--or perish, the chief executive and co-founder of SAP AG, Germany's software behemoth, told his industry peers and rivals.

  • EMC's Investment Income Pads Switch To Software

    As EMC 's once-dominant position in data-storage comes under attack and it pursues a risky strategy to sell more software, income from the firm's $5.1 billion in conservative investments is becoming increasingly important to EMC's bottom line.