• WorldCom Exec Sidgmore Dies

    John Sidgmore, an Internet entrepreneur who rode the boom and bust of the dot-com bubble, died Thursday. He was 52. The cause of death was reportedly complications caused by acute pancreatitis.

  • Tech Data Turns Digital

    In a move that signifies emerging opportunities in the home and business digital environments, distributor Tech Data is shifting its strategic focus to digital products and solutions from low-margin PCs and related computing components.

  • Verio Unwraps IPv6 Gateway Offering

    The telecommunications industry drew a step closer to the much-hyped Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) last week as Verio, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, unveiled the first such commercial offering in North America. The technology, which many say could someday assign an IP address to every object on earth, is available now through Verio's Network Services channel.

  • SunGard Data Systems To Buy SCT

    SunGard Data Systems, a Wayne, Pa.-based financial-services solution provider, said it has reached a tentative agreement to acquire Systems & Computer Technology Corp. (SCT) in an all-cash deal valued at $584 million.

  • Attack On SCO Servers Ends

    The SCO Group said Friday that the denial-of-service attack that caused serious disruptions in the company's business operations had ended, and the software maker's computer systems were running normally.

  • Sun Adds Faster Processors To Fire V1280 Server

    Sun on Thursday boosted the speed of its midrange Sun Fire V1280 server by swapping out earlier 900MHz UltraSparc III processors in the 12-way server and replacing them with 1.2GHz CPUs.

  • Arizona School Installs Facial Scan System

    Face-scanning technology designed to recognize registered sex offenders and missing children has been installed in a Phoenix school in a pilot project that some law enforcement and education officials hope to expand.