Stories by Clare Haney

  • Asia-Pacific printer market falls 8.7 per cent in Q2 1998

    The printer market is not immune to the financial crisis in Asia-Pacific, according to Dataquest, which has reported a fall in the overall number of printer shipments for the second quarter of this year. Shipments in Australia were down by 6 per cent.

  • Asia-Pacific printer market on the skids

    The printer market is not immune to the financial crisis in the Asia-Pacific, according to Dataquest, which has reported a fall in the overall number of printer shipments for the second quarter of this year. Shipments in Australia were down by 6 per cent.

  • War of words over Quark's intended purchase of Adobe

    Adobe Systems has reacted angrily to a proposed takeover bid by Quark which was made public on Tuesday this week. In a statement, Adobe confirmed the receipt of what it dubbed "unsolicited letters" from Quark. "Such letters failed to state any material terms that would constitute a firm and bona fide offer, including price," Adobe said.

  • Motorola buys Kahn's Starfish Software

    In a rather inauspicious start to Motorola's latest deal - the acquisition of Starfish Software - both companies' leading executives stood by awkwardly one night last week in San Francisco as assistants wrestled for several minutes to actually open the bottle for a champagne toast.