• Two States Appeal Microsoft Decree

    The attorneys general from Massachusetts and West Virginia will face an uphill battle as they challenge the government's antitrust settlement with Microsoft in court one last time, antitrust experts say.

  • Hard Facts: December 9, 2002

    The overall level of solution provider satisfaction with hardware vendors' channel programs improved in October following a sharp drop in September, according to CRN's Monthly Channel Satisfaction Survey. Eight of the 11 key hardware vendors CRN regularly tracks showed increases in the overall level of channel satisfaction (defined as the percentage of solution providers satisfied with channel programs minus the percentage that are dissatisfied) in October compared with September.

  • Judge Likens Microsoft To Tonya Harding

    The federal judge overseeing Sun Microsystems' request for an injunction against Microsoft Corp. compared the software giant's treatment of Sun to Tonya Harding's knee-capping attack on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

  • IBM, AT&T, Intel Form Wireless Venture

    A joint venture between technology giant IBM, long-distance carrier AT&T and chipmaker Intel will set up high-speed wireless Internet access "hot spots' in hotels, universities and other buildings in the 50 largest U.S. cities, the companies announced Thursday.