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  • Microsoft releases public Windows XP beta for Athlon 64

    By Tom Krazit | 05 February, 2004 08:45

    Microsoft has made a beta version of Windows XP available to the public that runs on desktops or workstations using Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon 64 or Opteron processors, Microsoft said Wednesday.

  • Flaw may leave Cisco gear vulnerable

    By Phil Hochmuth | 05 February, 2004 08:42

    A hardware vulnerability may cause some high-end Cisco Systems switches and routers with specific configurations to crash, but only under specific circumstances.

  • Oracle increases PeopleSoft bid

    By Stacy Cowley | 05 February, 2004 08:38

    Oracle raised its bid for PeopleSoft to US$26 per share on Wednesday, boosting the all-cash offer's total to $9.4 billion.

  • 3Com bets big on VoIP lift

    By Julian Bajkowski | 05 February, 2004 08:33

    This will be the year that Australian enterprises fully embrace VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) in an effort to slash operating costs and integrate customer-facing applications and networks, according to network plumbing heavyweight 3Com.

  • It's not big but it's clever says Seagate

    By Chris Mellor | 05 February, 2004 07:38

    Seagate Technology is launching its new Small Form Factor (SFF) hard drive intended for server and storage consolidation needs early next week. Seagate claims that its new 2.5-inch enterprise disc drive platform will enable a new era of rack server and storage arrays and blade servers.

  • Xbox Next hardware specifications leaked

    By GamePro staff | 05 February, 2004 07:20

    According to the San Jose Mercury News, Microsoft has quietly circulated the specifications for its next-generation Xbox video-game console, giving a glimpse for the first time of the internal architecture of the console.

  • P-to-P precedents peer down the years

    By Paul Roberts | 05 February, 2004 07:15

    Questions about two copyright cases and two technologies, separated by almost 20 years of technological innovation, dominated an appeals court hearing on Tuesday that pitted peer to peer (P-to-P) file sharing software companies against leading entertainment industry groups.

  • HDS storage network easy as ABC

    By Nadia Cameron | 05 February, 2004 07:11

    Hitachi Data Systems is in the final stages of implementing a $1.7 million dollar storage network for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

  • SonicWall comes clean on distribution changes

    By Sarah Stokely | 05 February, 2004 07:08

    Security vendor, SonicWall, has finalised a raft of management changes with the appointed of a new A/NZ regional manager. The vendor has also pared down its distribution in A/NZ, after dumping a number of distributors last year.

  • UK grants Bill Gates honorary knighthood

    By Laura Rohde | 04 February, 2004 17:20

    Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect, Bill Gates, has been awarded an honorary Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Acer revs up the notebook market

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 04 February, 2004 17:19

    In a room filled with $600,000 shiny Ferraris, men pumped up on car racing adrenalin, and lemon ball martini mixes aflowing, Acer rolled out its sporty, red Ferrari notebook

  • Losing his locks for autism

    By ARN Staff | 04 February, 2004 17:17

    KAZ Group employee, Greg Bolton, had a close shave to end 2003. After raising $5200 for the Autism Association of NSW, Greg is now sporting a new hair-do (or lack of it) as part of KAZ’s annual fundraiser for the charity.

  • Mydoom spreads gloom

    By Helen Yeatman | 04 February, 2004 16:57

    Mail servers across the globe are choking after the Mydoom mass-mailing email virus emerged last week, spreading at unprecedented speed.

  • January sales rush excites the channel

    By Brett Winterford | 04 February, 2004 16:54

    Australia’s IT distributors had a pleasant surprise when returning to work: a strong sales pipeline.

  • Indemnification unnecessary: IBM

    By Todd R. Weiss | 04 February, 2004 16:51

    Although Novell, SUSE Linux, Sun Microsystems, HP and Red Hat are all offering protection or indemnification programs to protect customers from possible legal threats stemming from their use of Linux, industry leader IBM has quietly remained on the sidelines.

  • Adopting the challenge of open-source

    By Stacey Cowley | 04 February, 2004 16:46

    “I expect some of you are here to see me because you’ve never seen anybody from Novell before,” Novell chairman and chief executive officer, Jack Messman, quipped at the start of his keynote address, opening the LinuxWorld show.

  • IDC: Despite Q4 growth, handheld shipments fell in 2003

    By Tom Krazit | 04 February, 2004 16:40

    Worldwide shipments of handheld devices ended 2003 about two million units shy of the total posted in 2002 as users continued to favour cell phones and smart phones over the traditional personal digital assistant (PDA), according to research group IDC.

  • Lexmark reports record revenue

    By ARN Staff | 04 February, 2004 16:35

    Lexmark International has announced record financial results for both the fourth quarter and full year 2003.

  • MCR catches a wave with SurfControl

    By Helen Yeatman | 04 February, 2004 16:28

    Sydney reseller, MCR Computer Resources, has secured a 4000-user contract to supply Ernst & Young with a range of SurfControl content filtering solutions.

  • FlowCom in receivership

    By Helen Yeatman | 04 February, 2004 16:27

    Flow Communications and its parent company, ASX-listed telco FlowCom Limited, have both been put into receivership by secured creditor, Crown Financial.

  • Silicon Memory Technologies sheds light on partnering with Seagate

    Mobile printing has never been easier. For a busy office, reliable and easy-to-use tools are essential. Samsung's latest smart printers are equipped for wireless printing from mobile devices. Find out more about what is all about.. Read more

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