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  • WilTel focuses on disaster recovery

    By Jim Duffy | 07 June, 2005 09:01

    At Supercomm 2005 , WilTel Communications Group introduced a portfolio of managed wide-area storage extension services for business continuity and disaster recovery.

  • Ballmer tells of 'New World of Work' at TechEd

    By Paul Krill | 07 June, 2005 08:08

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer at the Microsoft TechEd 2005 conference in Orlando touted the theme of a "New World of Work" focused on information access, business processes, and collaboration.

  • JBoss updates partner program, eyes client software

    By James Niccolai | 07 June, 2005 08:07

    JBoss is reorganizing its partner program and considering moves into new types of software, including tools for building rich client interfaces, as it prepares to fend off increased competition from other providers of open-source middleware.

  • Siemens to name partner, buyer for mobile phone unit

    By John Blau | 07 June, 2005 08:05

    An extraordinary meeting of Siemens's supervisory board, held Monday, could result in an announcement this week of a partner for the German manufacturer's ailing mobile-phone unit, a company spokesman said.

  • Symbol unveils Windows CE RFID reader

    By Ephraim Schwartz | 07 June, 2005 08:00

    Symbol Technologies will announce this week at the Microsoft TechEd conference in Orlando, Florida, the first RFID reader embedded with Microsoft's Windows CE operating system.

  • MSI offers graphics card for AGP, PCI Express

    By Dan Nystedt | 07 June, 2005 07:54

    Taiwan's Micro-Star International showed off a PC graphics card at Computex capable of being used with two popular interfaces, PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) and AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port), in order to help users save money.

  • Apple shifting from PowerPC to Intel

    By Tom Krazit | 07 June, 2005 07:39

    Macintosh computers using Intel chips will be on the market by this time next year with all Apple Computer Macs moved over to Intel chips by the end of 2007, Apple said Monday at its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.

  • Nortel readies Outlook multimedia plug-in

    By Stephen Lawson | 07 June, 2005 07:38

    Nortel Networks reached out to enterprises with multimedia communications software on Monday, announcing a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook to let companies integrate voice and other forms of communication with the widely used e-mail client.

  • Microsoft plans mobile e-mail push upgrade

    By John Blau | 07 June, 2005 07:31

    For its Windows Mobile 5.0 handset software announced in May, Microsoft plans later this year to offer an upgrade that will provide push e-mail technology and improved security management, the company announced Monday at its Tech Ed conference.

  • NEC in joint venture with India's HCL

    By John Ribeiro | 07 June, 2005 07:10

    Japanese electronics maker, NEC, is setting up a software joint venture in India with HCL Technologies, an Indian software services company.

  • VMware launches subscription service

    By Jennifer Mears | 06 June, 2005 15:40

    VMware Monday introduced a new developer network that includes cheaper access to its virtualization products, with the aim of making it easier for enterprise customers to deploy applications in virtual environments.

  • Acer breaks $1000 notebook barrier with retailers

    By Tim Lohman | 06 June, 2005 14:56

    Acer has broken the $1000 price point with its Extensa 2355XC notebook but will only offer the model through OfficeWorks and BigW. The news has drawn a mixed reaction from its wider IT channel.

  • Lenovo to launch ThinkPad Tablet PC

    By Tom Krazit | 06 June, 2005 14:01

    Lenovo Group has introduced the Tablet PC concept into its ThinkPad product family with a lightweight convertible tablet computer, the company is expected to announce Monday.

  • Skype, VOIP handsets on show at Computex

    By Martyn Williams | 06 June, 2005 13:55

    East Asian hardware makers seeking to turn the popularity of Internet telephony services and Skype Technologies SA's Skype VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) application into sales were plentiful at Computex, which took place last week in Taipei.

  • Reports: Apple to switch to Intel chips

    By Martyn Williams | 06 June, 2005 12:38

    Apple Computer will announce this week that it intends to transition its computers to Intel's architecture over the next few years, according to several published reports.

  • Dell to launch high-end PC line

    By Tom Krazit | 06 June, 2005 12:00

    Dell plans to bolster its PC business with a new high-end product category for buyers with more expensive tastes.

  • Sun/StorageTek deal could affect HP reseller pacts

    By Lucas Mearian | 06 June, 2005 12:00

    Though they disagree on the timing, analysts claim the planned buyout of Storage Technology (StorageTek) by Sun Microsystems will probably force the cancellation of StorageTek's reseller agreement with HP.

  • O2 finally gives Intel's Manitoba a home

    By Tom Krazit | 06 June, 2005 12:00

    UK mobile phone carrier, mmO2, will ship the first mobile phone to use communications technology from Intel when it arrives later this month, according to an Intel executive.

  • Inspired by Apple

    By Martyn Williams | 06 June, 2005 11:54

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then Apple Computer executives walking around the Computex show in Taipei last week should have been feeling pretty good. Several products were on display from local Taiwanese vendors that, while perhaps not exact copies of Apple products, were surely inspired by them.

  • Latest Nvidia GPUs likely out in July

    By Dan Nystedt | 06 June, 2005 11:38

    The latest upgrade to Nvidia's popular Geforce 6800 line of GPUs (graphics processing units) for PCs should be out by July, according to Taiwanese motherboard and graphics card makers at Computex.

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