Articles By Carol Sliwa

‘Showdowns’ expected as bar-code deadline nears

‘Showdowns’ expected as bar-code deadline nears

Many North American retailers are preparing to comply with an approaching Jan. 1, 2005, "Sunrise" deadline that requires them to...

June 13th, 2004 Carol Sliwa
Web retailers go open-source

Web retailers go open-source

Fry Inc. has been using Microsoft Corp. software to design, develop and host e-commerce sites during much of the past...

February 22nd, 2004 Carol Sliwa
Eclipse conference turnout, developer interest strong

Eclipse conference turnout, developer interest strong

IBM Corp. officials said turnout for last week's inaugural EclipseCon 2004 exceeded expectations by drawing 634 paid attendees from 226...

February 8th, 2004 Carol Sliwa
German retailer’s RFID effort rivals Wal-Mart’s

German retailer’s RFID effort rivals Wal-Mart’s

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. isn't the only major retailer to issue an RFID edict to its top suppliers. Metro Group, a...

January 20th, 2004 Carol Sliwa
Web services: Users say they’re proceeding cautiously

Web services: Users say they’re proceeding cautiously

IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp. and other vendors that have been pounding the Web services drum for more than two years...

November 25th, 2003 Carol Sliwa
Rudder on Longhorn, Indigo, Web services

Rudder on Longhorn, Indigo, Web services

Eric Rudder, senior vice president of servers and tools at Microsoft Corp., declined to nail down a time frame for...

November 6th, 2003 Carol Sliwa
PDC: Rudder on Longhorn, Indigo, Web services

PDC: Rudder on Longhorn, Indigo, Web services

Eric Rudder, senior vice-president of servers and tools at Microsoft Corp., declined to nail down a time frame for Longhorn,...

November 4th, 2003 Carol Sliwa
Microsoft unveils plans for Web services mgmt. packs

Microsoft unveils plans for Web services mgmt. packs

Microsoft Corp. disclosed last week that the next version of its operations management software will introduce a set of packages...

October 14th, 2003 Carol Sliwa
Microsoft extends mainstream support for Exchange 5.5

Microsoft extends mainstream support for Exchange 5.5

Corporate users who may have been getting anxious about the impending end date for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 support will...

August 26th, 2003 Carol Sliwa
Electronic retailers hurt by spam flood

Electronic retailers hurt by spam flood

A New York-based online jewellery retailer blasted an e-mail to customers with the subject line "Hot Summer Styles." Even though...

August 18th, 2003 Carol Sliwa