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  • Lexmark Shares Plummet Following 3Q Warning

    Despite record second-quarter revenue, shares of Lexmark International tumbled to a five-month low following the printer manufacturer's warning that weak demand and pricing pressures will lead to low third-quarter results.

  • Sprint PCS To Begin Offering Public Wi-Fi Access

    Sprint Corp. plans to offer high-speed wireless Internet access for laptops equipped with Wi-Fi by the end of summer, joining a growing number of major phone companies that have embraced the hot technology.

  • SPI Dynamics Rolls Out Channel Program

    SPI Dynamics Monday launched a formal channel program geared toward helping solution providers add Web application assessment to their arsenal of security solutions and services.

  • VARs Could Be Liable For SCO Copyright Infringement

    What began in March as a contract dispute between The SCO Group and IBM over the use of Unix code in Linux evolved into a broader battle Monday as SCO said companies including Linux end users, vendors and solution providers could face litigation for copyright infringement.

  • Compuware Upgrades J2EE Developer Tools

    Compuware plans on Monday to introduce an upgrade to its enterprise J2EE developer environment designed to increase developer productivity and Java application quality.

  • RIM To Deploy ChannelWave PRM Upgrade

    Research in Motion this fall will begin implementing version 6.0 of ChannelWave Software partner relationship management software, which is expected to become generally available in August. Don Morrison, COO for the vendor that makes the BlackBerry wireless handheld devices, says his company has been using versions of the software for the last couple of years to help it create competitive advantages by maintaining close contact with its network of 300 carrier, reseller, and systems-integrator partners.

  • Dell Shareholders Vote To Trim Company Name

    Dell Computer Corp. shareholders approved a proposal Friday to change the company's name to Dell Inc., a move that management felt better reflects its broader range of technology products and services.

  • CRN Research: Lower Dollar Won't Be Much Help For U.S. Technology Exports

    In recent weeks, the business press has been full of stories about the falling value of the U.S. dollar against other currencies and the impact it will have on the U.S. economy. But don't look for the falling dollar to provide too much of a boost for U.S. technology exports, given the pervasive economic weakness in much of the world.

  • CRN Interview: Dan Warmenhoven, Network Appliance

    Last week, Network Appliance said it would for the first time sell products through distribution--via agreements with Arrow Electronics' North American Computer Products group and Avnet Hall-Mark--to serve the bulk of its existing solution provider community and to attract more channel partners. Company CEO Dan Warmenhoven spoke to CRN Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar about the distribution move, the channel and EMC/Legato.

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