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  • McAfee.com Rejects Network Associates Bid

    Anti-virus services company McAfee.com Corp. has rejected a $211 million buyout offer from its parent computer security provider Network Associates Inc. as too low, McAfee said.

  • Intel Taps Partners to Build Solution Blueprints

    Intel, in an effort to expand the reach of its server-based solutions to new clients and markets, is forming relationships with a select number of integrators, developers and manufacturers to create repeatable solutions blueprints for industry verticals.

  • Vendors Back Java Standard For Content Repositories

    A Java Community Process expert group kicked off an effort this week to define a common API for accessing content repositories, a proposal that would make it easier for applications to interface with all of the systems that store content in an enterprise.

  • Palm Recovers From 2001 Woes, Sees Profit Ahead

    Shaking off a troubled year that saw it go from dominating the handheld computer market to a possible takeover target, Palm is once again flexing its muscles, and optimistically looking toward turning a profit in the near-term.

  • Internet Worm Disguised As Clinton Cartoon Spreads

    An Internet worm, disguised as a screensaving cartoon of former President Clinton playing the saxophone, that can delete files and slow network connections was spreading Friday, antivirus software vendors said.

  • Intel Gets Inside the Channel

    Intel's new president, Paul Otellini, made a strong statement to the solution-provider channel last month when he flew into town to schmooze with premiere partners and give the opening keynote at Intel's Solutions Summit 2002 in Phoenix. His message: The channel is vital to Intel's go-to-market strategies and is on the minds of even its highest executives.

  • Microsoft Moves Into CRM Marketplace

    For some time now, industry watchers had been expecting Microsoft to make a play for the burgeoning CRM software market, either through acquisition or its own product line. Essentially, Microsoft, which acquired Great Plains Software last year, did both and is now turning the CRM market into a very crowded battlefield.

  • A Shift In IT Priorities

    In the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election crisis in Florida, every voting method,from the infamous butterfly ballots to the ancient lever machines,came under scrutiny. Once the election was decided by a mere 537 votes, Florida sought to dump the outdated voting equipment that had led to the mess and bring the state into the 21st century.

  • What’s In the Stars For Sun?

    As an insider's game, distribution isn't known for producing many candid, frank executives willing to go on record with their concerns or opinions about key markets. MOCA president Rich Severa is a notable exception.

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