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  • HP Reorganizes

    Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina said Wednesday that the company will reorganize, creating a new customer organization to be run by Executive Vice President Peter Blackmore and giving his responsibilities to HP Services chief Ann Livermore.

  • Intel To Merge Communications Groups

    Stung by poor performance in the unit responsible for flash memory and handheld communication devices, Intel is combining that group into its mainline communications unit headed by Senior Vice President Sean Maloney.

  • Oracle Rolls Out First Grid Solution

    After spending the past few months hyping its vision for grid computing, Oracle has shipped its first product, Application Server 10g, a middleware solution that simplifies the management of applications running in a grid-computing environment. The company also announced the availability of its JDeveloper 10g Preview, a beta version of the tool that will enable developers to create J2EE applications and Web services optimized for deployment on enterprise grids.

  • Business Advised To Regulate Camera Phone Use

    The growing popularity of cellular phones capable of taking pictures and sending them across the Internet poses a liability and security threat to businesses, which need to adopt policies regulating use of the gadgets in the workplace, an analyst firm said Tuesday.

  • Verio Launches Commercial Next-Gen Internet Protocol

    The telecommunications industry drew a step closer to the much-hyped Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) Tuesday, as Verio, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, unveiled the first such commercial offering in North America. The technology, which many say could someday assign an IP address to every object on earth, is available now through Verio's Network Services channel.

  • ICan Says ‘I Can’ To Managed Services

    Computer Associates International subsidiary iCan SP Tuesday announced the availability of the iCan Service Management Suite (iSMS). The suite is aimed at corporate IT organizations functioning as internal managed service providers.

  • Global Crossing Emerging From Bankruptcy

    Global Crossing Ltd., a company synonymous with the telecommunications industry's rip-roaring boom and humbling comedown, is emerging from bankruptcy after spending nearly two years reorganizing in Chapter 11.

  • Microsoft Issues Fix For SharePoint Services Bug In Small Business Server 2003

    Microsoft released an official fix for the bug in the add-on to Windows SharePoint Services. The bug affected customers after Nov. 24 when installing or upgrading the newly integrated Windows SharePoint Services in the Windows Small Business Server 2003 and in the Windows Server 2003, said Katy Hunter, a product manager at Microsoft.