• Oracle Renews Focus on Application Server

    No longer content to linger behind BEA Systems and IBM in the Internet application server market, Oracle has put the spotlight back on its 9i application server with an upcoming release, a new channel strategy and a number of analyst reports.

  • Lucent To Cut 5,000 More Jobs By End Of June

    Telecommunications equipment maker Lucent Technologies Inc. plans to cut about 5,000 more jobs than previously expected by the end of June because of the slowdown in the telecom sector, a source close to the company said Thursday.

  • HP Names Post-Merger Managers

    Below are the names and areas of responsibility for the senior managers designated to key positions within HP's four new business groups and in the company's global corporate functions. Following the name and title of each new manager is either 'HP' or "Compaq" to identify the company that he or she currently works for. Some executives, notably those in finance, are listed twice, once in the group for which they have financial oversight, and a second time in the HP Finance and Administration area.

  • Economist: Microsoft Sanctions Should Look Ahead

    Antitrust sanctions against Microsoft Corp. should go beyond past misdeeds and stop the company from thwarting competition in businesses such as Internet services, an economist told a federal judge Thursday.

  • Accenture Hangs On In Q2

    Despite slowed revenue growth, IT consulting firm Accenture managed to beat analysts' expectations for its second quarter with revenues of $2.91 billion and operating income of $388 million, the company said Thursday.

  • Groove Bulks Up Software For The Enterprise

    Groove Networks hopes to entrench its collaboration software in the enterprise with a range of corporate-savvy features and products including a new integration server, updated management server and more efficient client software.