• Sun Touts Enhanced JXTA 2.0

    Sun Microsystems Tuesday announced the release of an enhanced version of JXTA as it attempts to push its Java-based peer-to-peer platform for the Web services era.

  • IBM's Mills Describes Pay Changes In Internal Memo

    An internal memo from IBM's senior vice president and group executive for software, Steve Mills, outlines changes to the group's employees' 2003 compensation, which includes delays to salary increases that typically take effect May 1.

  • Symantec Paints Rosy Picture At Analysts Meeting

    In these lean times, analysts conferences aren't the sort of events many people look forward to, least of all the presenting companies. Public companies conduct the shows annually to inform an audience of financial analysts about what their prospects are for the coming year.

  • Former Cyber Security Czar Says Risk of Major Cyber Attack Is High

    GOVERNMENT: IT managers including those who rely on solution providers that offer security products and services may never be able to fully protect themselves against cyber attacks, warns Richard Clarke, former special advisor to the President for Cyber security. That includes those even those who are vigilant and deploy the maximum levels of protection possible.

  • As Lotus Falls From Grace, HP Rages Back

    COLUMN:After attending two partner conferences in Florida within two weeks, I saw a striking discrepancy between the two vendors that were hosting the respective shows. At Lotusphere 2003, I found a company that despite having exemplary technology and a loyal following was in serious trouble. But at Hewlett-Packards' recent Americas Partner Conference, I found just the opposite.

  • Palm Lowers Fiscal 3Q Revenue Guidance

    Handheld computer maker Palm Inc. lowered its revenue forecast for its fiscal third quarter on Monday, citing lower demand for its high-end products in the United States. Its shares dropped.

  • Microsoft Releasing Records To Lindows

    A federal court in Seattle has ordered Microsoft Corp. to release thousands of documents to San Diego-based, as the Redmond company presses its claims that Lindows' name infringes on Microsoft's Windows trademark.

  • Systems Builders Deride Microsoft Pricing

    Solution providers heatedly and repeatedly questioned a top Microsoft channel executive during a public appearance, seeking answers about why the software giant continues to provide pricing advantages to large computer makers at their expense.

  • Intel President: 64-Bit Desktop Not Ready

    Intel President Paul Otellini squashed any thoughts of the Itanium platform moving to desktops in the near term, telling Intel solution provider partners here that the market isn't yet fully primed for the architecture on the PC.