• States Ask Microsoft Judge for Access to Windows Code

    The state attorneys general still pursuing the antitrust case against Microsoft have asked a federal judge to force the company to show them the inner workings of its flagship product.

  • Microsoft Readies Tools to Power Web Services Plan

    It's not Windows or Office, but Microsoft is about to launch what analysts say is one of its most important products, a key stepping stone to the software giant's goal of dominating the dawning era of Web-based services.

  • Palm Dominates 2001 PDA Sales, But Compaq Gains

    Palm's leading share of the handheld computer market tumbled in 2001, but it remained dominant, withstanding gains by rivals Compaq Computer and Hewlett-Packard, according to a study by Dataquest.

  • AMD Says On Track To Return To Profit In 2Q

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc., the world's second-largest maker of microprocessors that run PCs, is on track to meet its targeted return to net profit in the second quarter, chief operating officer Hector Ruiz said on Wednesday.

  • Cable and Wireless Hit By Accounting Worries

    Shares in Britain's Cable and Wireless Plc. fell to a new 10 year-low on Wednesday as investor concerns about its accounting practices compounded the effects of a deeply troubled telecoms market.

  • Apple, Ericsson, Sun Unite For Streaming Media

    Apple Computer, Ericsson and Sun Microsystems on Tuesday formed an alliance that aims to allow network operators to transmit standardized multimedia content to mobile devices such as cellular phones and PDAs.

  • Flaws In SNMP Pose Threat To Net

    Security flaws in a popular protocol used to manage network devices could make a slew of products that provide key Internet services vulnerable to attack, security experts at the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) here said on Tuesday.

  • Storage Start-Ups May Be Missing The Mark

    A host of storage management start-ups are gunning for attention in an increasingly crowded market. But many storage solution providers question whether these vendors are doing the business equivalent of putting the cart before the horse: introducing features rather than a compelling market vision.

  • HP, Hewlett Trade Jabs on Compaq Merger

    Hewlett-Packard and dissident board member Walter Hewlett Monday escalated an increasingly personal battle over whether the company should buy Compaq Computer for $22.3 billion.

  • States Ask Judge to Bar New Microsoft Witnesses

    The nine state attorneys general still pressing an antitrust case against Microsoft told a federal judge Monday she should bar more than a dozen last-minute witnesses Microsoft plans to call to argue against more severe sanctions against the company.