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  • Hitachi Cuts HDD Losses

    Hitachi Ltd. dramatically staunched the losses in its hard-disk division (HDD) by about 75 percent, as Japan's largest electronics company announced profitable third-quarter financials.

  • W3C Publishes Voice Standard For The Web

    The World Wide Web Consortium on Tuesday said it had published its latest standard proposal for building applications that support voice communications on the Web.

  • Verity To Acquire Cardiff Software

    Verity stepped into a new area of information management Monday when it agreed to acquire privately held Cardiff Software, a maker of document-capture and forms-processing tools, for $50 million in cash.

  • Extremist Linux Advocates Hurt Their Cause

    Industry watcher Rob Enderle no longer responds to angry e-mails from Linux supporters. The principal analyst for the Enderle Group says he replied to the first thousand or so. But after that, the anger and profanities that many of the missives contained began to wear on him.

  • Good Upgrades Wireless Messaging Product

    Fresh off the launch of its channel program, wireless messaging company Good Technology Tuesday unveiled a major upgrade to its flagship product, touting the new functionality at an event in downtown San Francisco.

  • Mydoom DoS Attack On Microsoft Falters

    Microsoft dodged the denial-of-service bullet fired by the Mydoom.b worm Tuesday, due in equal parts, said an analyst, to a hacker's clumsy programming and the slow spread of the variant.

  • Cisco Revenue Up 15 Percent

    Cisco Systems Tuesday reported 15 percent revenue growth for its second fiscal quarter as the company continues to see signs of economic recovery.

  • Oracle 10g Hits The Streets

    The Oracle 10g database has hit the Web at last, at least for Unix and Linux. The Windows version of the database will follow within weeks, Oracle executives said Tuesday.

  • CRN Interview: Andre Yee, NFR Security

    Intrusion management vendor NFR Security is putting more emphasis on the channel, expanding its partner program with new programs and initiatives. The company also appointed former vice president and CTO Andre Yee as president and CEO. Yee sat down with CRN Senior Editor Christina Torode to talk about his top goals for the security vendor and the importance of the channel.

  • HP Combines Agent Programs For Enterprise And Business Products

    Hewlett-Packard revamped its agent program by combining its business products referral and enterprise products influencer plans into a single program and for the first time has started paying agents rebates for winning new accounts for industry-standard servers.