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  • Hackers Battle Erupts, Disrupting Contest

    A battle among hackers erupted on the Internet as some factions disrupted a loosely coordinated "contest" among other groups trying to vandalize thousands of Web sites around the world.

  • Adobe Tests Anti-Piracy Technique

    Adobe Systems has begun testing online activation of its Photoshop 7.0 application in Australia as a way of stemming the illegal use of its software.

  • Delivering The Goods

    Microsoft alleviated channel concerns about more product delays last week by announcing final versions of Exchange 2003, Small Business Server 2003 and

  • Convergence, Channel Key To MCI Strategy

    As the fall deadline set by MCI Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas for his company to emerge from bankruptcy draws nearer, the carrier is bombarding the market with a new image and a services strategy centered around convergence.

  • Dell Extends Discount

    Bringing its aggressive pricing strategy to its unbranded white-box lineup, Dell Computer made an end-of-quarter push last month to boost its numbers in the space.

  • Veritas Begins Software Push

    Veritas Software has begun a limited channel rollout of two technologies it received as part of its acquisition of Precise Software Solutions last week.

  • Promicro Readies Higher-End Storage

    Promicro is getting involved with higher-end solutions, rolling out new clustering and custom storage designs that executives think could give the company an edge in specific verticals, including biotechnology and life sciences.

  • Hard Facts: July 7, 2003

    The overall level of solution provider satisfaction with hardware vendors' channel programs dipped in May, ending a two-month upward move, according to the CRN Monthly Channel Satisfaction Survey.

  • Some HP Support Providers Get The Ax

    Hewlett-Packard last week blindsided most of its Authorized Support Providers for HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario notebook and desktop products by handing out deauthorization notices, effective Aug. 1.

  • Midmarket VARs Can Ride IBM Express Train

    IBM is following its recent pledge to make its services offerings more available to the channel with an integrated set of services, products and financing aimed at solution providers serving midsize customers.

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