Stories by Linda Rosencrance

  • CA names new chief

    In a major corporate realignment, Computer Associates International (CA) last week announced that founder Charles Wang is giving up his CEO job and that it plans to spin off some of its software and services businesses.

  • Online retailers hit by pricing glitches

    Pricing glitches at Staples.com and Amazon.com within the past two weeks left some customers happy but others miffed, as the firms scrambled to recover from discounts unintentionally given to some customers.

  • FedEx helps businesses online

    Hoping to attract new customers, Federal Express announced last week it will launch a service to help small-to-medium sized businesses build online stores.

  • US air control system open to threat

    The US air traffic control system may be susceptible to intrusion and malicious attacks because the Federal Aviation Administration didn't investigate dozens of foreign nationals hired to fix year 2000 computer problems, violating its own security policies, according to congressional investigators.