Stories by Stacey Cowley

  • Adopting the challenge of open-source

    “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.

  • IBM buys Sydney developer Aptrix

    IBM has acquired Sydney-based Web content management software developer, Presence Online, better known as Aptrix, whose technology IBM intends to add to its Lotus portfolio of collaboration and information management software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • PeopleSoft rejects Oracle bid

    PeopleSoft's board of directors yesterday voted unanimously to recommend shareholders reject Oracle Corp.'s unsolicited $US5.1 billion bid to take over the company.

  • Microsoft unveils Office 2003 lineup

    When Microsoft releases its Office 2003 suite in June, several new application bundles will join the Office line-up, including a high-end Professional edition and a new Small Business edition.

  • HP aims at direct sales

    Hewlett-Packard is seeking to increase its direct commercial sales with the Thursday release of a catalogue showcasing its products for small and medium businesses.